Press releases

ISOE Policy Brief

Knowledge transfer is the key to sustainable land use in Namibia 

The state of research on the complex and highly dynamic topics of sustainable development and nature conservation is subject to constant change and expansion from a diverse range of disciplines. A...

Salatanbau im Forschungsprojekt HypoWave

Water reuse in agriculture

HypoWave+ research project at IFAT 2022

The process of agricultural food production with recycled water, successfully developed in the HypoWave research project, is entering large-scale application for the first time. On a small scale, the...

Himmel mit Sonne und Wolken (Foto: Jose Ignacio Soto - stock.adobe.com)

Energy transition

Heat pumps as a contribution to energy independence and climate protection: how their implementation can succeed

In order to achieve its climate goals and move towards more energy independence, the German government is planning a 100-billion-euro support package. In that context, the CO2 reduction targets for...

Gewächshäuser in der Region Andalusien, Spanien

UN World Water Day 2022

Groundwater – an invisible resource and (non-)visible problems

The United Nations has declared ‘Groundwater: Making the Invisible Visible’ its theme for World Water Day on 22 March 2022. This is because policies and decision-makers have paid little attention to...

Mikroplastik und größere Fragmente, aufgenommen am Strand von Famara in Lanzarote, Spanien (Foto: Carolin Völker)

Study on risk perception

Risks from microplastics – public perception not in line with scientific studies 

Microplastics and the possible risks for the environment are highly debated. However, whereas scientists still see many open questions and have yet to complete their risk assessment, the general...

Foto: Dmitry Koshelev / stock.adobe.com

Biodiversity research

The example of the Main metropolis: How cities can contribute to the preservation of insect diversity

While insect extinction is progressing in forests, fields and nature reserves, cities are increasingly providing suitable habitats for insects. Therefore, urban society is  called upon to preserve...

Demonstration zum Umweltschutz (© S.Kobold - stock.adobe.com)

Environmental awareness

Support for socio-ecological transformation

People in Germany expect politicians to do more for environmental protection and climate action. This might be due to the fact that awareness of the damaging influence of environmental pollution, for...

Der antike nabatäische Entwässerungstunnel (Mudhlim-Tunnel und Reste des Staudamms) in Petra, Weltkulturerbe in Jordanien (September 2021)

Risk prevention

Launch of German-Jordanian research project on disaster management during heavy rainfall

Jordan is one of the world's most arid countries and is particularly affected by climate change and extreme weather events. Heavy rain and flash floods repeatedly lead to high property damage and...

Salatanbau auf der Pilotierungsanlage in Wolfsburg-Hattorf im Forschungsprojekt HypoWave

Adaptation to climate change

Large-scale implementation of vegetable production utilizing water reuse

From pilot project to large-scale implementation: The process of agricultural food production with water reuse successfully developed in the HypoWave research project is entering large-scale...

Prof. Dr. Flurina Schneider, wissenschaftliche Geschäftsführerin und Sprecherin der Institutsleitung (Foto: Anja Jahn)

Inaugural Lecture of Flurina Schneider at Goethe University Frankfurt

First professorship for social ecology and transdisciplinarity in Germany

In the winter semester of 2021/22, Flurina Schneider, scientific director of ISOE – Institute for Social-Ecological Research, will take up her professorship for Social Ecology and Transdisciplinarity...

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