For the last time, Museum Mensch und Natur welcomes you for the Munich Museum Night - and BIOTOPIA will be there also!

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Naturkundemuseum Bayern
Botanisches Institut
Menzinger Str. 67
80638 München, Germany

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BIOTOPIA Newsletter


With the new Citizen Science and Arts project, 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 

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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    How do odours control communication and interaction between animals and plants? International artists and scientists spent a week working on this topic in the #masterclass #smell of Sissel Tolaas - a cooperation of BIOTOPIA and the #foundationNantesbuch. Credits: Thomas Dashuber
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    Making science more accessible? @merck_de Head of Group Corporate Responsibility Dr. Herwig Buchholz and Founding Director of @BiotopiaMuseum Dr. Michael John Gorman discuss the idea of "Science for all" at #merckgroup #futuretalk #sciencepodcast




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