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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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Senckenberg researchers help to get Socotra recognised as an EBSA

07.02.2017 The island of Socotra has long been a place where Senckenberg research takes place. In December it was declared an ‘Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Area’ at the COP 13 in Cancun. ...Read more

Alien species on the rise worldwide

15.02.2017 New research shows rates of alien species introduction are higher than ever ...Read more