Urban Ecology is an important field of research for the IGB. The "Long Day of Urban Nature" on 25 May 2019 was also about aquatic species diversity in Berlin and recreation on the water. There was also information on aquaculture.
On January 23rd the Berliner Nachtungen will enter the 10th round. This time Will Straw from McGill University Montreal will discuss media consumption at night with his audience. It starts at 8pm in the Center for Metropolitan Studies Berlin.
A team of international media companies (amongst them the NDR, WDR and Süddeutsche Zeitung) has recently investigated the acitivities of so called predatory publishers in the science system worldwide. Fortunately, there has been no case of predatory publishing at IGB so far - not least due to our library information and advice services on the selection of respectable journals.
Six tanks filled with water of River Spree and exposed to differently-colored artificial light: this is the core element of an art installation shown from July 5th to September 2nd 2018 in Berlin-Charlottenburg.