The BIOTOPIA event series ESCAPING EXTINCTION returned on October 30th - this time with a German-speaking in-person event on the consequences of climate change for our health. Science communicator Harald Lesch welcomed Claudia Traidl-Hoffmann, leading international environmental physician, and Katja Trippel, science journalist and author.
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies are impacting industry, science and society in an unprecedented way, with applications in a myriad of fields. In particular, AI has the potential to help address important health challenges, and it is in fact already being used or trialled for a range of healthcare and research purposes.
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.
On October 16, 2021, the Long Night of Munich Museums will finally take place again from 6 pm to 1 am. BIOTOPIA and Museum Mensch und Natur will of course also be there with an exciting night program in the Museum Mensch und Natur.
On November 25, 2021, from 7 to 9 p.m., our Art and Science Workshop for adults will be held for the first time. You will learn to draw plants under a binocular and learn interesting facts about plants and their inhabitants and pollinators. Suitable for beginners & advanced students, drawing materials included. Register now to book your place!
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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?
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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Climate change, biodiversity loss, and global pollution are among the biggest human-made threats to our planet. To tackle these challenges and meet our responsibility to leave a habitable planet for future generations, we need to rethink and change our individual and collective behavior.
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