Bittersweet nightshade ‘bleeds’ to defend itself

Bittersweet nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) keeps producing sugary secretions from wounds caused by herbivores instead of closing them to prevent infections. (Photo: Lucien Daenen, iDiv)

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High school student “traps” beavers in Halle

For the first time in over 70 years, beavers (Castor fiber) have been spotted in the center of the city on the Saale river. (Photo: Max Hofmann & Anne Schmidt, iDiv/MLU)

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Green book ‘Citizen Science 2020 in Germany’

New film demonstrates the individual steps leading to the final script.
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Biodiversity Research in 5 Minutes

What is biodiversity? On what topics does the iDiv research focus on? What does the "i" in iDiv mean? A short film answers these questions and explains what integrative biodiversity research means for us. View film › 


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iDiv Annual Lecture 2016 by Paul R. Ehrlich (Photo: Raul R. Ehrlich, licensed under CC BY 2.5)

4 May 2016, 4:30 pm | Universitätsplatz 11, Halle
Find more information about the iDiv Annual Lecture 2016 here.


04 May iDiv Annual Lecture by Paul Ehrlich 04.30 pm - 05.30 pm
11 May Seminar Series with Kirsten Küsel 12.30 pm - 02.00 pm
18 May Seminar Series with Luke Harmon 12.30 pm - 02.00 pm
22 May International Day for Biological Diversity
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