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Staatlich institutionalisierte Recyclinganlagen gibt es in Bangladesch nicht. Häufig sammeln die Menschen Abfälle aus den Müllbergen und trennen diese von Hand. Foto: Florian Wehking, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

ISOE research project for ocean protection

“SCIP plastics”: Reducing plastic waste in Bangladesh

Every day, around 480 tons of waste end up on the streets of Khulna, the largest city in the densely populated Ganges Delta. This includes vast quantities of plastic that is washed into the oceans via...

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The integrative perspective in transdisciplinary research 

Transdisciplinary research is all about initiating joint learning processes in science and society to tackle societal challenges, something which is particularly beneficial to sustainability research....

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Retrospect of the ISOE symposium on the farewell of Thomas Jahn

Crisis, catastrophe, normality – the responsibility of science for shaping the future

On October 1, 2021, ISOE – Institute for Social-Ecological Research solemnly bid farewell to its co-founder Thomas Jahn as scientific director. In addition to a festive event, a symposium took place...

Sustainable Development Goals painted on the outside wall of the UN House in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia (Photo: Lukas Drees/ISOE)

Sustainable Development Goals

Models for measuring sustainability do not sufficiently depict societal well-being

Heat waves, floods and storms – recent extreme weather events have highlighted what the IPCC’s current 6th Assessment Report describes scientifically: The Earth system is in turmoil, its planetary...

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Research project AQUA-Hub India

Technology and knowledge transfer for sustainable water infrastructures

India’s cities are rapidly growing and need an efficient infrastructure for water supply and wastewater disposal. However, current infrastructure development can hardly keep up with population growth....

Der Farbkanon der Sustainable Development Goals. Foto: Henry St. John – stock.adobe.com

Sustainable Development Solutions Network Germany

ISOE now member of the network of leading German knowledge organizations

ISOE has been accepted into the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Germany (SDSN Germany). Since its foundation in 2014, leading German knowledge organizations and partners from business and...

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Sustainable development

A strategic compass for global sustainability research networks

Solving complex sustainability problems requires the knowledge of many different scientific disciplines. But the experiential and everyday knowledge of societal actors also plays a crucial role. To...

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