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Research News from the Max Planck Society

Scientists risk overestimating numbers of wild bonobos

June 30, 2021

There might be fewer bonobos left in the wild than we thought. For the last 40 years, scientists have estimated the abundance of endangered ...

Red List Breeding Birds: Bird Deaths in Germany Continue

June 24, 2021

Along with climate change, species extinction is one of the greatest threats to life on earth. For about 50 years, researchers have been ...

Global change: a tight squeeze for African great apes

June 07, 2021

Climate change will drastically reduce the range of African great apes over the next 30 years. This was predicted by an international team ...

Urban traffic noise causes song learning deficits in birds  

May 12, 2021

Traffic noise leads to inaccuracies and delays in the development of song learning in young birds. They also suffer from a suppressed immune ...

Glyphosate inhibits symbiotic bacteria in beetles

May 11, 2021

Saw-toothed grain beetles live in a symbiotic association with bacteria. Their bacterial partners provide important building blocks for the ...

Learning from past climate changes

March 24, 2021

Climate changes throughout history, such as the Little Ice Age during the 13th to 19th centuries, are often associated with famines, crises ...

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