Our mission is to discover and describe life and earth – with people, through dialogue. We want to engage with and influence the scientific and societal discourse about the future of our planet, worldwide.
Create new knowledge with us.
Together with Wissenschaft im Dialog, we operate buergerschaffenwissen.de, the central online platform for citizen science in Germany. More than 130 projects from a wide range of disciplines currently invite people to participate in research.
Learn to read old German manuscripts and transfer historical documents from the archive of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin into modern script. Only in this way historical documents can be made accessible for further research.
What do everyday objects and personal memories tell us about environmental change? Which personal items reflect the human impact on nature for you? "Changing Natures" is a digital, participatory collection experiment on the Anthropocene.
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