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Survey on urban ponds

Support the project Urban Algae and participate in the online survey on perception and appreciation of urban ponds by 30th September 2019!
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Science meets soulbottles

Within the workshop series "Uncharted Waters", the IGB regularly invites interesting representatives from businesses, associations and politics to an open exchange. This time, the team of soulbottles was our guest.
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88 Percent Decline of Big Freshwater Animals

IGB scientists have quantified the global decline of big freshwater animals: From 1970 to 2012, global populations of freshwater megafauna declined by 88 percent. Large fish species are particularly affected.
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River Management – It’s the Mix that Matters

IGB scientists Sonja Jähnig and Michael Monaghan point out the complexity of natural ecosystems and their multiple stressors, in reply to a recent comment piece in Nature on river management.
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Research for Free Flowing Rivers

The River Intellectuals bring together young committed people from science and conservation for river conservation in the Balkans. Bonus: behind-the-sciences video about IGB research on the Vjosa. Roll it!
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River fish do not tolerate heavy inland navigation traffic

Heavy vessel operation significantly reduces the number of fishes, says study of Christian Wolter and Petr Zajkcek. They recommend that these results should also be taken into account in the "Blue Belt Germany" federal program, for which the 3rd Status Conference is being held in Berlin today.

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