The cows and the climate – historical data reveal unexpected facts

In Germany, livestock have been emitting less methane since 2003 than in 1892.

Animal welfare in fish a major topic

Dr. Bianka Grunow was habilitated at the University of Greifswald on the subject topic of "The application of the 3R principles (Reduction, Refinement and Replacement of animal experiments) in fish research and aquaculture in particular".

Commercial hemp: A tool in the fight against emissions?

Nitrogen and methane emissions from agriculture - farmers, science and companies together in search of reductions


Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)

The Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) researches the functional biodiversity of farm animals in the context of the specific environments in which they are kept and derives sustainable solutions for farm animal husbandry.



Three programme areas - basis of our research conception