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New international research reveals the far-reaching impacts of forest cover loss on global biodiversity.
iDiv economists combine epidemiological model with survey data for the first time
Online forum to further develop citizen science strategy in Germany
Only a few butterfly species appear to benefit from Natura 2000 conservation areas
A comment by Prof Dr Henrique Pereira
You are invited to submit your abstract by 15 May 2020 for the GEO BON Open Science Conference & All Hands Meeting 2020.
New approach to phylogenetically guided drug discovery
Scientists develop global map of future risk areas for plant diseasesBased on a media release by Pablo de Olavide University Sevilla Sevilla / Leipzig / Halle. Global warming will increase the…
New international research reveals warming in temperate regions leads to species gains at sea, but not on land.
Global insect populations show highly variable local trends.
More nitrogen in the soil: common plant species on the rise
New method enables predictions for the development of species-rich forests
Study evaluates and quantifies ecosystem service flows
Scientists and NGOs present policy papers.
Plants growing at extremes follow the global rules
Report by Diana Bowler, postdoctoral researcher at the Ecosystem Services group at iDiv, FSU resp. UFZ and first author of a new publications in 'people and nature' Leipzig. An important step in…
On February 29, the number of 1 billion trait records delivered by iDiv’s research platform TRY was cracked. Founded in 2007 this open-access database has become the primary resource of plant…
Common Agricultural Policy reform: More than 3,600 researchers call for science to be taken into consideration
Colourful fruits may be the reason why primates can distinguish between shades of red, green and blue.
As aridity increases, dryland ecosystems undergo abrupt changes that will reduce their capacity to provide important ecosystem services.
Causes of greening process more complex and variable than previously thought
Plants benefit from more bees, especially bumble bees
About the connection between insect decline, agricultural policy and our own consumption.
Scientists reveal the ecological importance of carion
The rewilding of European ecosystems can help to tackle both the current climate and biodiversity emergencies.
Project brings together experts from all over Germany
Marine protected areas in the Mediterranean Sea are home to more fish species, with the greatest gains found among species most sensitive to exploitation.
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