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New call for funding for the Forest Climate Fund: Forest ecophysiology and climate change effects

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The Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) launched a call for funding via Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe (FNR) for "Forest...

13. Ausgabe des Newsletters zur biologischen Vielfalt

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Zum internationalen Tag der biologischen Vielfalt erscheint die 13. Ausgabe des Newsletters zur biologischen Vielfalt in Landwirtschaft und Ernährung. Mit aktuellen Meldungen, dieses Mal über die Rettung des Leicoma Schweins,...

Today is World Bee Day

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All people love bees and want to save them. But not all bees are equally endangered.

Growth of breeding stock of the Leicoma pig

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The breeding stock of the most endangered pig breed Leicoma rose to 83 sows and 21 boars in 2019. Previously, Leicomas had only been bred in one breeding farm since 2012. The IBV has successfully advertised further breeding...

Recommendations for the marketing of rare breeds

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The project "Marketing Concepts for Products from Endangered Livestock Breeds", which is funded by the Federal Scheme for Organic Farming and other Forms of Sustainable Agriculture, has published recommendations for practitioners...

Dülmener colt in Bremen

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The BUND Bremen uses the endangered Dülmener horse to graze nature conservation areas. This spring the colt Finley was born. The Dülmener horse is well adapted to the climatic conditions in Germany and is ideal for use in nature...

Conservation breeding project for the Sachsenhuhn

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In the Oberlausitzer Heide- und Teichlandschaft biosphere reserve, a project was started to preserve the local chicken breed Sachsenhuhn.

Regional dual purpose chickens for organic farming

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New BÖLN project for the conservation and sustainable use of regional chicken breeds launched. The IBV has supported the project development.

Funding possibilities for private forest owners

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Private forest owners have the possibility to obtain information from the Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e. V. (FNR) about the possibilities of financial support for silviculture and coping with the damage caused by extreme...

April 30 is the day of the grape

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Already 7000 years ago the noble grapevine emerged from the wild vine. Through continuous breeding the berries became bigger and sweeter. Today the wild vine is threatened with extinction.