BIOTOPIA is co-initiator of the new Hi!A Festival for Art and Science in Bavaria

The newly launched festival for art and research entitled "Hi!A" will start its first round in October (www.hi-a.bayern). Science and art in dialogue, events all over Bavaria and new formats bring Bavaria into the first league of science communication. BIOTOPIA - Natural History Museum Bavaria is one of five initiators of the new festival, which is sponsored by the Bavarian Ministry of Science and Art.

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Live event on 30.10.2021: ÜBERHITZT: The consequences of climate change for our health with Claudia Traidl-Hoffmann, Katja Trippel and Harald Lesch

The BIOTOPIA event series ESCAPING EXTINCTION is back - this time with a German-speaking in-person event on the consequences of climate change for our health. Science communicator Harald Lesch welcomes Claudia Traidl-Hoffmann, leading international environmental physician, and Katja Trippel, science journalist and author.

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Special exhibition Molassic Park opens in the Botanical Garden

From July 2, 2021, you can travel millions of years back in time with this new special exhibition! Who would have guessed that 10 million years ago, four-meter-tall tusked elephants and saber-toothed cats roamed through a landscape of cinnamon trees and bald cypresses, and right on our doorstep?

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BIOTOPIA – Naturkundemuseum Bayern becomes official supporter of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030

BIOTOPIA is excited to announce joining the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). BIOTOPIA joins hundreds of other institutions that have responded to the call initiated by UNEP for the World Environment Day 2021. This year, this special day, which is celebrated every 5th of June, will officially launch the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

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Online event on 31.05.2021: ESCAPING EXTINCTION - Learning from the Dawn Chorus: An evening with Dan Stowell, Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg and David Rothenberg

What can sound reveal about the precarious state of our ecosystems? How can we learn by listening to nature's songs? How are scientists and artists using art and new technologies to deepen our understanding of animal communication? Join us for this event, part of the BIOTOPIA series ESCAPING EXTINCTION, featuring musician and author David Rothenberg, artist Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg and expert on animal sounds and artificial intelligence Dan Stowell. The discussion will be followed by an impromptu Dawn Chorus performance by David Rothenberg.

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