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Tilo Arnhold
Press and media

phone +49 341 235-1269
fax +49 341 235-1468
tilo.arnhold@ufz.de
Permoserstraße 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Doris Wolst
Head of Public Relations

phone +49 341 235-1269
fax +49 341 235-1468
doris.wolst@ufz.de
Permoserstraße 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

23.10.2014
Ambitious EU targets for renewable energies make economic sense
In implementing energy policy, member states must be allowed degrees of freedom

20.10.2014
Later supper for blackbirds in the city
Artificial light gives birds longer to forage for food.

20.10.2014
In between red light and blue light: Leipzig researchers discover new functionality of molecular light switches

07.10.2014
Due to landscape fragmentation, Brazil's rainforests are releasing more carbon dioxide than previously thought
Effect has so far been missing in reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

11.09.2014
Study: „The biomethane market needs clear frame conditions for further growth“

09.09.2014
The saplings go their own way
A new explanation for the dominance of generalists among tropical trees

03.09.2014
Natura 2000 could do a great deal more for nature protection
Researchers present results of major EU project

06.08.2014
Scaling in ecology and biodiversity conservation explained in a book and an online tool

23.07.2014
Junk DNA not as worthless as once thought
Researchers discover precise regulation mechanisms and suspect correlation with immune response

22.07.2014
New water balance calculation for the Dead Sea
Climate change could have a bigger impact on water resources in Jordan than in Israel and Palestine

15.07.2014
Socio-economic change more of a problem for nomads than climate change
Study on the impacts on livestock farming in arid regions

16.06.2014
Chemical pollution of European waters is stronger than anticipated
Large-scale study shows: Ecological targets of the Water Framework Directive will presumably not be met

06.06.2014
New EU reforms fail European wildlife

20.05.2014
Fairy circles apparently not created by termites after all
New study of mysterious bare patches in Namibian grasslands supports theory of self-organisation

22.04.2014
UV-radiation data to help ecological research

11.03.2014
Exotic plant species alter ecosystem productivity
Researchers from the UFZ warn that ecosystems will change dramatically

04.03.2014
Are plants more intelligent than we assumed?
In the fight against parasites, the Barberry sacrifices its own seeds depending upon its chances of survival

20.01.2014
Micropredators dictate occurrence of deadly amphibian disease
A new study raises hope to successfully fight the chytrid amphibian pathogen

11.12.2013
Each food fish can cause specific allergies
Research into protein provides new insight into fish allergies

10.12.2013
Biodegradable or not?
Scientists are developing classifications in order to better differentiate readily-biodegradable from long-lasting pesticides

06.11.2013
Infected butterflies lead geneticists up the garden path
UFZ researchers illustrate the weaknesses of DNA barcoding

05.11.2013
Global map provides new insights into land use
UFZ researchers show the complexity of land use by mapping its common patterns

21.10.2013
The potential of straw for the energy mix has been underestimated
Study: Straw could supply energy to several millions of households in Germany

07.10.2013
Smoking affects molecular mechanisms and thus children’s immune systems
For the first time UFZ study describes the effects of prenatal environmental stressors on the regulation of microRNAs

01.10.2013
New Centre for Water Research
The TU Dresden and UFZ join forces

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Susanne Hufe (Head)
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Tilo Arnhold (Mo-We)
Tel +49 341 235 1635

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