Auguste von Bayern

Profile image of zoologist Auguste von Bayern with a parrot on her shoulder

Zoologist

Auguste von Bayern is a zoologist who seeks to understand how animals think. Her research interests comprise innovative and flexible reasoning skills and vocal learning abilities of parrots. Auguste graduated in Zoology from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Videos

From left to right: Martin Stuchtey (Landbanking Group), Auguste von Bayern (BIOTOPIA), Thomas Becker (BMW), Tim Coles, (rePLANET) and Christof Schenck (Frankfurt Zoological Society) discuss biodiversity and the value of nature at the DLD Munich Conference 2024.

The Value of Nature

“What would you pay for listening to a bird song in the morning or for going for a walk with your children through the forest?”, ecologist Auguste von Bayern asks at the beginning of this DLD24 panel discussion about biodiversity and the value we put on nature. Experts estimate $700 billion are needed annually for…
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Sandrine Dixson-Declève (Club of Rome) receives the 2024 Aenne Burda Award from DLD founder Steffi Czerny, surrounded by other well-wishers.

Aenne Burda Award Ceremony 2024

The Aenne Burda Award ceremony is an annual highlight at the DLD Munich conference. In 2024, Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Co-President of the Club of Rome, received the prestigious award for her work on sustainability and climate change throughout her career. “Sandrine has been instrumental in pushing for systematic change, emphasizing the need for a socio-economic transformation…
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Eckart von Hirschhausen (Stiftung Gesunde Erde Gesunde Menschen) and Sandrine Dixson-Declève (Club of Rome) discuss climate change and biodiversity at the DLD Munich Conference 2024.

Climate, Biodiversity & Planetary Health

Eckart von Hirschhausen, a physician turned comedian, has become an advocate for planetary health. In his entertaining and informative introduction to this DLD24 panel discussion about biodiversity and planetary health he emphasizes the importance of preserving the environment for the sake of human health. Hirschhausen recalls his encounter with famous biologist Jane Goddall. “She said,…
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Bioacoustics researcher Stefan Kahl presents the BirdNET technology at DLD Circular 2023 in Munich

AI & Bioacoustics: Tracking Biodiversity with BirdNET

In this DLD talk you’ll hear about a new AI tool that can identify bird species by sound. Bioacoustics researcher Stefan Kahl is the Lead for the BirdNET project within the K. Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics at Cornell University. BirdNET can recognize over 6,000 bird species accurately. It allows automatic identification on a…
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Articles

Cover image collage of the DLD magazine The Promptah, second issue, showing a colorful drawing of Immanuel Kant and photos of Sarah Spiekermann, Tunde Onakoya, Gary Marcus and Holly Herndon.

The Promptah No. 2: “Dare to Know!”

The second issue of DLD’s people magazine for curious minds celebrates Immanuel Kant’s 300th birthday and explores the dawn of a new age of enlightenment.
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Events

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels speaks to a packed audience at the DLD Munich conference 2024

DLD Munich 2024

DLD Munich is Europe’s leading innovation conference. DLD24 brought together experts from business, science and culture. Revisit this exciting event here with talks, videos, images…
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DLD Circular 2023 logo

DLD Circular 2023

This event explored the vision of a circular economy and how technological advances can foster innovative business concepts and societal transformation – shaping a sustainable world.
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