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Living Water

Forschende aus 20 deutschen Wissenschaftseinrichtungen haben eine gemeinsame Forschungsagenda zur biologischen Vielfalt der Binnen- und Küstengewässer vorgelegt. Researchers from 20 German scientific institutions have presented a joint research agenda on the biological diversity of inland and coastal waters.
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Tomatofish receives the Dahrendorf Prize

IGB-team receives the Ralf Dahrendorf Prize for the "Tomatoefish". Federal Research Minister Anja Karliczek presents the prize in Berlin. 
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No free flow

Just one-third of the world’s longest rivers remain free-flowing says a comprehensive study, published in the journal Nature. Christiane Zarfl, a former member of IGB, and Klement Tockner, long-time director of IGB, played a key role in the study.

Statement on the IPBES-Report

On 6 May 2019, the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) published a summary for decision-makers on the IPBES-Report. IGB researcher Sonja Jähnig gives a statement.
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Threatened sturgeon learns for the fitness

Sturgeon training can increase their fitness for the wild. Already a two-week "learning lead" made the search for food more efficient, says a recent study of Sven Würtz and Jörn Gessner.
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Measuring buoys on 18 lakes

The IGB-researchers Stella Berger and Sabine Wollrab have a lot to do in the coming weeks. As part of the CONNECT project, their team is installing measuring buoys on 18 lakes in the North German lowlands.

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