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The new exhibition in the Museum Mensch und Natur, developed with members of the BIOTOPIA team.

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With the new Citizen Science and Arts project www.dawn-chorus.org, thousands of bird voices from all over the world were collected and mapped in a global sound map in the first upload phase in 2020. The project, initiated by the Nantesbuch Foundation and BIOTOPIA, has now been awarded the UN Decade of Biodiversity.

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Regrettably, we have to announce that this year's BIOTOPIA SENSE Festival will not take place on June 21, 2020. Both the ban on major events until the end of October issued by the German and Bavarian governments and our concern for the safety of all people involved – contributors, organizers and visitors – make this step necessary. This is sad news for all of us.

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The new exhibition in the Museum Mensch und Natur, developed with members of the BIOTOPIA team has been extended until december 31st 2020.

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Announcing a new international Citizen Science Platform to capture birdsong: Stiftung Nantesbuch and BIOTOPIA are together launching www.dawn-chorus.org 

As Spring progresses, the songs of hundreds of species of birds can be heard ringing out every morning, from about one hour before sunrise.

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    On #WorldSnakeDay let’s shed our fears and myths and try to understand this species better. Snake experts from India explain why these reptiles protect our #biodiversity and need to be respected: ow.ly/C0Xg50AzGYE
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    #DaVinci designed an 'ideal city' after the Bubonic Plague, with many ideas still relevant today! Join today's online panel 8pm with @claireoconnell @michaeljohng @laurie_winkless & Jim Capobianco about how #science could help shape future cities. @festofcuriosity
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    RT @richardpearceFC: The 2020 London Tree and Woodland Awards are now OPEN for nominations. The awards celebrate the work of individuals, c…
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    Is this the end of the world's favorite fruit 🍌? A fungus called Tropical Race 4 (TR4), or Panama Disease, attacks the banana plant’s vascular system. Scientists discuss about creating a genetically modified variety as well as a vaccine. ow.ly/gdQZ50AyCEO
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    RT @SciGalleryDet: Got an idea or solution about the pandemic? We want to help! Apply to our Rapid Residency program. The deadline is offic…




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