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Taxonomists name a new butterfly genus Setteleia
Climate and ecosystem change lead to a global redistribution of wealth
iDiv research centre to receive additional millions
BUND, UFZ and iDiv are starting a citizen science project on stream monitoring
The new forecourt of the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) in Leipzig invites us to discover, wonder and linger, and arouses interest in the research centre.
sPlotOpen contains vegetation data from 114 countries of all climate zones
Some dragonfly and damselfly species suffer from habitat loss and degradation, while many species benefit from improved water quality and warmer climate
Exhibition offers insights into the world of plants and their pollinators.
New workshop report on climate and biodiversity offers guidelines for pioneering policies
New study challenges the nature of ecological trade-offs
Researchers predict massive decline in the range of African great apes over the next 30 years
Patterns and drivers of alien plant species invasiveness in Europe identified by an international research team
Researchers record adaptability of 158 butterfly species to urbanisation
Researchers spent months observing groups of southern pig-tailed macaques
Scientists have made proposals for how EU agriculture could turn the tide in favour of sustainability within the next six years
Plant occurrence data collected with an app uncovers macroecological patterns in Germany
Plantations are home to significantly less beetles than old-growth forests.
Award will give research collaboration with iDiv an extra boost.
Based on a media release of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Gland (Switzerland). Ensuring sustainability of crop and timber production would mitigate the greatest drivers…
Even with well-studied species groups such as mammals, there are huge data gaps
Study on species diversity and human health in Germany shows positive relation on mental health, but no links to physical health.
Researchers investigate for the first time on a global scale how plant populations react to climate change
New publication by iDiv member at IPK Leibniz Institute
A new large-scale study uncovers recent genetic connectivity between chimpanzee subspecies despite past isolation events
Biodiversity doesn’t feature enough in large-scale assessments of ecosystem services
Global change alters microbial life in soils - and thereby its ecological functions
Climate drivers outside of the growing season may have stronger effects on plants than previously assumed.
Biologists study autumn phenology of herbaceous plants
Researchers propose necessary corrections in global biodiversity policy
Researchers show positive effect of urban nature on mental health
Researchers call for greater consideration of soil biodiversity and functions in international conservation strategies
Most comprehensive evaluation of the occurrence of vascular plants in Germany to date
Most important German research award
Study shows: Happier people often congregate in environments with many bird species
City could become a global reference for plant biodiversity researchers
Information system on Europe’s biodiversity and ecosystems for policy makers
Experts from research, authorities and NGOs develop a common vision and evaluate possible measures
New iDiv research group investigates communication between plants and animals
Due to rising temperatures and longer dry periods, two plant species have already gone extinct.
Integration of contributors promotes the quantity and quality of data
A first assessment of the effects of land management on the linkages between biodiversity, ecosystem functions and ecosystem services
Research group of iDiv and Jena University uses novel research method to study effect of insect decline on plant biodiversity
New publication in Science with iDiv contribution
Position paper with participation of iDiv scientists
Biodiversity experiment provides new insights into the relationship between plant traits and ecosystem functions
New method developed at UFZ and iDiv combines image-based particle analysis with artificial intelligence
Data collected at species-rich sites may lead to the wrong conclusions on overall trends
New automated method quickly and accurately reveals which species are most threatened
First international assessment of the protection state of mostly ‘untouched’ forests in Europe
Both historical and recent variation in ecological and environmental conditions are associated with larger behavioural repertoires in wild chimpanzees