• PM IceDivA

    Research Trip From Iceland to the Azores

    Concurrent with the start of the UN Ocean Decade, the IceDivA expedition is launched to record marine biodiversity in the Atlantic deep sea

  • pm knochenfisch 30.09.2020

    The Gollum Snakehead gets its own fish family

    The subterranean bony fish is classified in its own new family

  • An Italian slug conquers the World

    Genetic research reveals the origin, diversity and colonisation history of the invasive “tramp slug”.

  • Edmontosaurus

    Edmond’s Prehistoric Realm – A Dinosaur Excavation in Frankfurt

  • Against the Trends: Local Changes in Species Diversity in Europe

    Researchers analyze over 150 biodiversity time series from 21 countries

  • An Open Letter to the Chancellor

  • pm eule 28.7.2020

    A 55-Million-Year-Old Owl Skeleton

Windows into Human Diversity



Gustav Heinrich Ralph von Koenigswald  goes online!

The annual G.H.R. von Koenigswald Lecture will be replaced by a series of 6 videos. Watch the first episode here!

Episode 1: Hominin Expansions into South East Asia: The search for the cradle of humankind and the hominin site Sangiran on Java
Our Natural Capital Is Disappearing



In this video, our 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.

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

Director General of the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung

Our Research Areas

The latest from Senckenberg

Senckenberg Topics

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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