Ticks are already on the move
The mild weather makes the ticks active: Even on several consecutive days with a few degrees above zero, they go in search of a host.
4 February: World Cancer Day
World Cancer Day takes place every year on 4 February. Its aim is to raise public awareness of cancer prevention, research and treatment.
One Health: Health for humans, animals, plants and the environment
The health of humans, animals, plants and the environment is interdependent. We have been pursuing this One Health approach for over 20 years.
The American pokeweed originally comes from North America. In favourable locations, it can form pure stands and displace native plants.
Adaptation to climate change
Here you will find our information on adaptation to climate change, from soil to plants and animals to humans.
Wheat weevil benefits from warmer temperatures
Although the wheat weevil is somewhat smaller than a grain kernel, it is one of the most important pests in grain stores.
Usutu virus spreads
The Usutu virus was first detected in Austria in 2001. Since then, the virus has also been increasingly detected in other European countries.
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.