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Pig breed saved from extinction

The extinction of the robust Leicoma pig, which is characterized by a high meat quality, was averted. The number of Leicoma breeding animals and farms rose dynamically in 2019.




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.