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Reforestation with a variety of tree species would help biodiversity and climate
Quaas' professorship starts on 1 Oktober 2018
Analysis of comprehensive data set led to publication in Nature.
Talks and exhibition inauguration (in German)
Joint position paper of renowned researchers
Study based on ten years of research in subtropical forests
Brown bears could live in an additional 380,000 square kilometres
Newly discovered dispersal strategy for mites
Scientists have sequenced the genome of the pedunculate oak
Start of research group “Evolution and Adaptation”.
Exhibition on gardening opened on 24 May in the Botanical Garden of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg.
Environment protection should be a priority for the Chinese initiative to promote global trade.
Massive study finds more gorillas and chimpanzees than previously thought, but 80% are outside the safe havens of protected areas
Genetic adaptation to different habitats
The stronger global warming is, the greater the increase in the number of plant species on mountain tops. This was the main finding of a study published in the journal Nature.
Fotos from a camera trap provide the evidence
Common media release by iDiv, UFZ and Senckenberg
Global demand for natural resources has reduced the number of orangutans by more than 100,000 animals in the last 16 years
Study questions assumptions on mechanisms underlying warming feedback.
Specifically in hot and dry summers, forests with more tree species have higher functionality
Scientists from Göttingen University investigate effects of land conversion in South-East Asia
Researchers illuminate the epidemiology of a cryptic pathogen
A new mathematical model shows why the largest animals are not always the fastest.
In meadows with high plant species richness, nematode communities cope better with warming.
Collaborative Research Centre of the University of Jena: AquaDiva funded for further four years with over 9.5 million euros from German Research Foundation
This text is available only in German.
Global hotspots for non-native animal and plant species have been identified for the first time
The research centre was one of two priorities during his visit to the Leipzig University
The iDiv Ecotron will provide insights into interactions among species.
Study by Senckenberg, iDiv, MLU, UFZ and others
Estimating how many animals of a certain species live in a remote region has become easier thanks to a new analytical method
A new study in Nature reports the first high-quality reference genome sequence of barley.
The plant volatile compound bergamotene is alluring, but also lethal for Manduca sexta months, a new study finds.
An experiment shows how rising temperatures change interactions between species.
findings appear in BMC Genomics
The protection status of several species should therefore be reconsidered, researchers from iDiv and MLU say.
When plants are eaten by herbivores, they emit odours to attract the natural enemies of their enemies. These odours vary according to the characteristics of the herbivore species, a new study shows.