“Tipping ecological-economic systems towards sustainability” is the theme of next year’s “World Conference on Natural Resource Modeling” which is sponsored by the marEEshift project. It will take place online between the 31st of May and 4th of June 2021. Its primary aim is to discuss how to change ecological-economic system dynamics to achieve long-term sustainability. The organizing committee consists, among the others, of Prof Dr Martin F. Quaas, Prof Dr Robert Arlinghaus, and Prof Dr Christian Möllmann. Please find more information about the conference here.


The second internal marEEshift retreat took place online on the 17th of December 2020. During the retreat, the consortium members presented and assessed the project-related progress and future project activities. Besides, members discussed the project extension and the plans for the application for the next phase.



Supported by marEEshift project, the EAERE Workshop on The Economics of Inequality and the Environment took place between the 21st and 23rd of September 2020. During the workshop, 25 international experts explored links between environmental policy and economic inequality. Workshop was organized in a hybrid format and could be followed online via ZOOM. The workshop program, containing presentations by Prof Dr Martin F. Quaas and Prof Dr Moritz Drupp, is now available.


In the frame of the “Western Baltic Summit” which took place in Hamburg on 21.11.2019 at “World Fisheries Day”, marEEshift consortium members met around 25 representatives of various user and interest groups. The introduction of the project and its research interests by marEEshift team was followed by a fruitful discussion of the project goals and involvement of the stakeholders. After the lunch break, the first Stakeholder Workshop of the Thünen Institute with the participation of representatives of politics and administration took place. The workshop was focused on the question “What are the factors influencing cod stock in the Baltic Sea”. Both events were moderated by Ilke Borowski-Maaser from Hannover.

You can find more information about our project both events in the first issue of the marEEshift Newsletter.


XXI Annual BIOECON Conference took place  at the Wageningen International Congress Centre (WICC), Wageningen, The Netherlands on 11.09-13.09.2019. One of the special sessions was sponsored by marEEshift project. During this session Dr Thang Dao, Prof Dr Martin F. Quaas and Prof Dr Stefan Baumgärtner presented and discussed project relevant topics. More details about the conference can be retrieved from http://www.bioecon-network.org/


marEEshift retreat took place in the Institute for Marine Ecosystem and Fisheries Science, University of Hamburg on 26.08-27.08.2019. During the intensive two days internal meeting project partners had an exchange regarding the project progress. In addition, discussions and feedbacks regarding the preparation for the first Western Baltic Summit and stakeholders workshop took place.





MarEEshirt kickoff meeting took place at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Leipzig on 25.04-26.04.2019. It was an internal event where project members revised future activities and time plan.



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