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World Wildlife Day

How the ecosystem of the Mongolian steppe can be preserved 

The steppes of Mongolia are unique. They are among the last grassland ecosystems in the world where wild animals can actually move freely. But social and economic changes are threatening this...

Rechneigrabenweiher in Frankfurt am Main (© Branko Srot / Adobe Stock)

Climate Adaptation

Urban green in times of climate change – students develop communication concepts for municipalities

ISOE – Institute for Social-Ecological Research has worked together with the Hessian Centre for Climate Change (FZK) and students of the HPI School of Design Thinking (D-School) during a three-month...

Sustainability research in the social media

The ISOE on Instagram

Today, more than one billion people worldwide are using the Instagram online service, with around 15 million in Germany alone. As a mixture of microblog and audio-visual platform, the channel appeals...

Ziegen- und Rinderherde, Namibia (Foto: Stefan Liehr, ISOE)

Tipping points in ecosystems

Measures to preserve the savannas in Southern Africa

The savannas in Namibia are among the driest regions on earth. As grazing land they are of great importance for livestock and game. However, changing climatic conditions and increasing intensity of...

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Major ‘Fridays for Future’ demonstration on 20 September 2019

ISOE supports the ‘Global Week of Climate Action’ 

For months now, young people have been striking for proper climate protection and a future without a climate in crisis under the motto #FridaysForFuture. On Friday, 20 September, when the Federal...

Abstrakte Netzwerk Verbindung Hintergrund (©iStock by Getty Images: naddi)

TransImpact: Project results

When multifaceted knowledge is required: Quality standards for transdisciplinary research

To solve complex social problems, the knowledge of many different scientific disciplines is required. Moreover, if scientific knowledge is to produce effective results for practice, research must also...

Plastic rubbish garbage pollution in ocean (©Richard Carey/Fotolia)

Expansion of waste and recycling management

ISOE founding member of the Waste Alliance PREVENT 

On 9 May, German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Gerd Müller founded the international waste alliance PREVENT together with over 30 organizations from business, politics, civil...

Darmstädter Tage der Transformation

Knowledge communication for sustainable development

Research and science play a central role in shaping social change processes. Thus, the questions of what kind of knowledge is necessary to shape transformation processes and how this knowledge is...

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