iDiv-Scientist is Co-Chair for a Global Assessment of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

Prof. Josef Settele (UFZ/iDiv) was selected to lead Biodiversity & Ecosystems Assessment. Read more >


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Effects of Past Tropical Deforestation Will Be Felt for Years to Come

CO2-emissions and species loss elevated for decades Read more ›


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Leipzig researcher receives nearly one million for biodiversity research

'Freigeist' Fellowship of the VolkswagenStiftung finances projects fraught with risks Read more in German >


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New Book about Peatland Restoration and Ecosystem Services

The new book by Aletta Bonn and colleagues highlights the importance of peatlands to humans. Read more ›

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iDiv Gets Additional Millions for New Funding Period

Financial commitment over the next four years Read more ›

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First sDiv Call for Catalyst Postdocs is now OPEN!

sDiv Call for Catalyst Postdocs is now open!
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26 Sep MSCJ Autumn School 2016 Location: Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena
10 Oct sDiv working group sFDVent Location: iDiv House
24 Oct sDiv working group sPLOT III Location: iDiv House
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