Goose grass on the rise
The heat-loving goose grass is currently only found here in isolated cases. However, it is expected to spread further as a result of climate change.
Asian ladybirds: More offspring due to rising temperatures
In October/November, Asian ladybirds start looking for suitable winter quarters. They like houses, which can be a nuisance because they form large clusters for the winter.
Adaptation to climate change
Here you will find our information on adaptation to climate change, from soil to plants and animals to humans.
Antibiotics & antibiotic resistance
Antibiotics save many millions of lives every year. However, the increase in resistant pathogens poses a risk to human health.
Crimean-Congo fever is a viral disease that can be fatal. The virus has not yet reached us, but its main carrier has.
7 November: European Radon Day
Radon is a radioactive noble gas that occurs in all soils. It is odourless, tasteless and colourless and is harmful to health as it can damage the cells in the lung tissue.
Bermuda grass benefits from rising temperatures
Bermuda grass is adapted to very warm conditions: At high temperatures, it grows exceptionally strongly and forms dense, carpet-like stands.
The codling moth likes it warm
The codling moth is a rather inconspicuous small butterfly. Nevertheless, its caterpillars are the most important pests in apple growing.
1st AGES Climate Day
We were looking for projects that promote climate protection or adaptation to climate change: At our Climate Day, four of the more than 30 projects submitted received awards.