Tropisch Trocken

Der austrocknende Regenwald: Vom Einfluss der Dürre in den Tropen. Regenwald und Dürre passen gedanklich nicht zusammen. Während uns bei Dürre die Bilder rissiger Böden und ausgetrockneter Flussläufe in den Sinn kommen, denken wir bei Regenwald in erster Linie an tropfnasse Wälder und weite Flusslandschaften. Dennoch ist Dürre ein weit…

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Social Cohesion and Tipping Points: Transdisciplinary Symposium at Free University Berlin, 20-21 August 2020 – Call for Participation –

Thematic Focus Fast and inadequately regulated social, political, ecological and technological transformation processes, such as climate change impacts, major environmental destruction, land concentration and growing right-wing populism, are increasingly affecting societies across the globe. Such change processes, associated with growing inequalities within the social fabric, enhance the risk for social…

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Call for participation: Interdisciplinary Project-Course taught online by the PRODIGY-Team in 2020/21

Tipping Points in the Southwestern Amazon How diversity regulates soil health, livelihood security, social cohesion and regional climate change – Interdisciplinary Project-Course taught online by the PRODIGY-Team in 2020/21 Call for participation Access to land and natural resources is becoming an increasingly central component of local and national economic strategies…

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Welcome to PRODIGY biotip!

PRODIGY is a research project within the concept “BioTip – Exploring the limits of the resilience of ecosystems” of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. PRODIGY is dedicated to the interdisciplinary research of a possible biodiversity dependent cascade of ecosystem, climatic and social tipping elements in the Amazon region….

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