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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
ARTEFACTS are 'objects crafted by human beings'.
ARTEFACTS combines the words "art" and "facts".
The exhibition’s title reflects that we humans have a noticeable impact on our planet.
The exhibition combines the
With intriguing aerial photographs, ARTEFACTS illustrates some of the threats we humans pose to planet Earth as a result of our own economic development.
ARTEFACTS aims to illustrate the science behind the developing of European Union policies that aim to ensure that we humans can continue to
The exhibition is built around the themes of air, water, food, energy and climate.
We will show how we can meet our growing needs without damaging our natural environment.
ARTEFACTS aims to make us think about "how we want to deal with the future of our one and only planet".
The exhibition will be telling 10 stories; 2 stories under each of the 5 exhibition themes:
ARTEFACTS is a joint venture by the Berlin Museum für Naturkunde (Museum of Natural History) - Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science and the Joint Research Centre (JRC).