• Asteroid impact 66 million years ago caused brief bloom of algae and substantial ocean species’ extinction

  • Fluss

    Dry Rivers

    60 percent of all streams around the world dry out intermittently – with an upward trend

  • Schneckengeburt

    Fossilized: 99-Million-Year-Old Birth

    Live birth of a land snail preserved in amber

  • Engmaulfrosch

    “Zombie Frog” Discovered

    Three new species described from the narrow-mouthed frog family

  • Climate change might even drive widespread mammal species to extinction

  • Frosch

    On the Brink: Brazil’s Coastal Rainforest

    Amphibian and bird diversity threatened by deforestation and eucalyptus monocultures

UN Ozean Decade



Senckenberg supports the UN Ocean Decade!

Senckenberg has a century-long tradition in marine research. In this video some of our marine researchers explain how Senckenberg is working on giving a future to our oceans.

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Our Natural Capital Is Disappearing



In this video, our former Director General Prof. Dr. Mosbrugger tells us more about sustainability in regard to nature and the world on which we live, and recommends a way in which we can work toward a long term goal.

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Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Volker Mosbrugger

Director General of the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung

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The three museums of the Senckenberg Society for Natural Research present exciting results of Senckenberg research as well as unique exhibits and changing exhibitions on important topics of natural science.

Museum Dresden

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