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The city of tomorrow is "blue"

Much more than foul water in clogged canals: urban waters could make our cities more livable. On the World Cities Day, we have talked to IGB scientist Jörg Freyhof about how this can be achieved.
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Peatlands: at times dreadful, but above all dreadfully important

Peatland restoration plays an important role in protecting the climate and biodiversity. From 21 to 29 October 2018, Dubai hosted the “Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP13)”. Researchers from IGB accompany the restoration of peatlands with their expertise.
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A bit of statistics

There is no doctoral thesis without data. But how do I design my experiment or investigation? How do I test my hypothesis? And how do I deal with my data? On the World Statistics Day, we offer the corresponding course at IGB.
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What swims in the Lake Müggelsee?

Which fish species live in the Lake Müggelsee, how many of them are there, and how big do they get? These were the questions investigated by some 20 IGB employees between 8 and 10 October.
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Fish undisturbed by flash photography

A team of scientists spearheaded by IGB has investigated whether flash photography induces an increase in cortisol levels of fish in aquariums.
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Excellent prospects for collective intelligence

Great news for IGB scientist Jens Krause and his group: Two clusters initiatives on the subject of collective behaviour and intelligence will receive funding through the German Excellence Strategy starting 1 January 2019.
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Light pollution makes fish more courageous

Artificial light at night also makes guppies more courageous during the day, according to a behavioural study led by researchers from IGB and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development.
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Blooms of green

Lakes as the Müggelsee near Berlin are currently covered with an unusually thick carpet of algae. This algal bloom is primarily a result of the warm summer months, but there are also other reasons...    
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A top team

"Good catch!" - Several members of the IGB-research group "Integrative Recreational Fisheries Management" of Robert Arlinghaus were honoured within the last months.

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