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Press releases and News 2009

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Press releases 2009

15.12.2009
Species distribution models are of only limited value for predicting future mammal distributions
Competition plays a decisive role in climate change adaptation

11.12.2009
Europe’s flora is becoming impoverished
And thereby losing the ability to react to environmental changes

09.12.2009
Tropical forests affected by habitat fragmentation store less biomass and carbon dioxide in the long term
Conserving continuous forests is important for mitigation of climate change

07.12.2009
White, but not pure
Scientists detect PCBs on America’s highest peak

26.11.2009
When roots lose contact
Drought-related shrinking processes detected in living roots in the soil for the first time

13.11.2009
TEEB report released on the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for National and International Policy makers

29.10.2009
ERC provides millions for biodiversity research
Scientists research coexistence in species-rich communities

04.09.2009
Pesticides - Easier detection of pollution and impact in rivers

02.09.2009
Time to Tap Climate Change-Combating Potential of the World’s Ecosystems
Inaction Already Threatening Multi-Billion Dollar Coral Reef Services and Livelihoods of Half a Billion People

31.08.2009
Bioavailable contaminants come from the Exxon Valdez oil catastrophe
Researchers disprove theory that natural coal deposits are the source of environmental pollution

14.08.2009
German butterfly experts export know-how
Now butterflies are also being counted in China, Australia and Israel.

21.07.2009
When children have breathing problems
UFZ researchers involved in improving air quality in La Plata’s industrial zone

03.07.2009
A question of height
What Europe can learn from the successful reintroduction of a once extinct butterfly in Britain

22.04.2009
Ecologists Put Price Tag on Invasive Species
Research reports costs of invasive species’ damage to ecosystem services

07.04.2009
Fitting pieces for biosensors
New book provides an overview of aptamer development and applications

02.04.2009
Are tungsten carbide cobalt nanoparticles harmful to health?
Results from the BMBF-funded INOS project

30.03.2009
New theory on largest known mass extinction in the history of the earth
Did volatile halogenated gases from giant salt lakes at the end of the Permian Age lead to a mass extinction of species?

26.03.2009
Climate change aims need to be better integrated into land use planning, economic and transport policies

13.03.2009
Seven recommendations from Aarhus to COP15!

12.03.2009
A sustainable water supply for Brasília

26.01.2009
Climate change enhances grassland productivity
More frequent freeze-thaw cycles intensify soil processes

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