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Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F) 

Biodiversity loss and climate change are among today's great challenges. To understand them and their close and numerous interactions, science has to address and bridge both processes. This interdisciplinary scientific research is the aim of the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F).
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New deputy director

14.02.2018 Imke Schmitt appointed as new deputy director ...Read more

The blue whale genome reveals the animals' extraordinary evolutionary history

05.04.2018 For the first time, scientists have deciphered the complete genome of the blue whale and three other rorquals. ...Read more