As a result of climate change, selenium concentrations in soils are likely to decrease. This might raise the risk of selenium deficiency in humans worldwide.
On the second leg of its journey, the expedition around the South Pole heads to the icy edge of Antarctica. Gregory De Souza reports for the Zukunftsblog.
If rare tropical tree species are to recover in numbers, reforestation cannot be left to nature alone. This is the conclusion drawn from a study carried out in India.
Will the United States be able to hold onto the Paris Climate Convention? Anthony Patt and Reto Knutti evaluate the situation.
About half the Swiss potato harvest goes to waste. In the Zukunftsblog, Christian Willersinn describes which measures can reduce this loss.
The approach of our studies is system-oriented and interdisciplinary.
27 February 2017,
Exploring water fluxes and transit times with stable water isotopes at the soil-vegetation-atmosphere interface
28 February 2017,
Ecology & Evolution in Forest Ecosystems
From the molecule to global environmental, production and supply systems. Our research foci.