Margarita Berg



Department Conservation Biology
Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Tel: 0341 235 1650
Fax: 0341 235 2791
margarita.berg@ufz.de

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Education

2005 - 2010 biology studies at the universities of Hohenheim and Greifswald
2010 graduated with a thesis on "Evolutionarily Significant Units in Nature Conservation“

Scientific Career

10.2011 - 01.2012 researcher at Greifswald University; ethical assessment of geoengineering options, with Konrad Ott and Christian Baatz
01.2013 - 03.2013 researcher at the International Center for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW) in Tübingen; environmental ethical study on the designation of the Black Forest National Park, with Thomas Potthast
11.2013 - 03.2014 researcher at Kiel University; coordination of the Gustav-Radbruch-Network for Philosphy and Ethics of the Environment (sick-leave cover)
05.2014 - 05.2016 assistant researcher at the International Center for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW) in Tübingen: editorial support for two anthologies, English translations of articles and websites, literature research (short-term contracts)
07.2016 - 08.2019 researcher at the Institute of Philosophy, Kiel University; Project BACOSA II on the ecosystem services of the German Baltic Sea coast; department assistant

Research interests

biodiversity & ecosystem services
arguments for nature conservation & problems of justification
ethics in the sciences and humanities

Publications

Potthast, T. and Berg, M. (2013) Ethische Aspekte im Diskurs um den geplanten Nationalpark Nordschwarzwald – Eine einführende Handreichung. Erstellt im Auftrag der Forstlichen Versuchs- und Forschungsanstalt Baden-Württemberg (FVA), https://uni-tuebingen.de/de/37131.

Potthast, T. and Berg, M. (2016) Biodiversität. In: Ott, K., Dierks, J. und Voget-Kleschin, L. (Hrsg.) Handbuch Umweltethik, J.B. Metzler, S. 240-246.

Berg, M. (2018) Rezension zu „‘Kulturelle Ökosystemdienstleistungen‘ – Eine begriffliche und methodische Kritik“ von Thomas Kirchhoff. Natur und Landschaft 93 (12), 596.

Ott, K. and Berg, M. (2019) Identifikation und qualitative Untersuchung von kulturellen Ökosystemleistungen aus ethischer Perspektive. Rostocker Meeresbiologische Beiträge 29 (in press).