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Amazonian and Cerrado Biomes in danger
May 13, 2019. 

Soy plantations threaten larger areas of rainforest and its habitats with the improvement of infrastructure, study shows - MapBiomas awards research of ZEF-scientists and colleagues

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In Humboldt's footsteps - DAAD alumni meeting in Colombia
May 12, 2019. 

Bogotá/Colombia, May 10-12, 2019. In honor of his 250th birthday, Alexander von Humboldt, the great natural scientist, globetrotter and humanist, will be at the center of the 'Humboldt y las Américas' (Humboldt and the Americas), a event series by the Federal Foreign Office.

The DSSP Project, funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is also contributing to occasion.

 

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The Global Biodiversity Summit: An urgent call to action
May 10, 2019. 

Paris - Scientists and policy makers from all across the globe met at the 7th plenary of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) from April 28th to May 4th, 2019. More than 800 people participated at this summit which was hosted by the UNESCO in Paris.

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Asian countries: strong roadmaps to bioeconomy
March 15, 2019. 

ZEF-Director Joachim von Braun attended the meeting of the International Advisory Council this week in Beijing, China, kicking-off activities for the next Global Bioeconomy Summit, which will take place in autumn 2020 in Berlin.

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Bonn.realis meets at ZEF
February 14, 2019. 

ZEF hosted the 25th Jour fixe of Bonn.realis, a regional network with the overall goal of developing and advancing innovative solutions for quality and crisis communication in the future field of food security and human safety.

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