Recent and current events:
EFForTS Colloqium Series: Summer semester 2021
Starting April 13th, members of the CRC 990 present and discuss their work. Due to the Corona pandemic, all meetings are held as video conferences.
EFForTS Colloqium Series: Winter semester 2020/2021
Starting November 10th, members of the CRC 990 present and discuss their work. Due to the Corona pandemic, all meetings are held as video conferences.
EFForTS holds its third Kick-off meeting on July 2, 2020. The event takes place virtually. It is the official opening of the third and last phase of EFForTS (2020-2023).
Aims: (1) welcoming new as well as old research partners and stakeholders, and (2) sharing knowledge and lessons learnt from the past eight years.
Flyer Virtual Kick-off
Junior scientists of EFForTS organize a session on Managing tropical agricultural land-use systems more sustainably for people and nature at the European Conference of Tropical Ecology in Leipzig from 24-27 March 2020
European Conference of Tropical Ecology, 24-27 March 2020, Leipzig, Germany
Workshop, Dec 2 and 3, 2019 in Göttingen
Science Night at the University of Göttingen
4th Night of Science 2019
Podcasts & Video
- Wie kann man den Palmölanbau ökologischer und sozialer machen?
[WDR 5 Hintergrund Medien ǀ 13.07.2020 ǀ 11:35 Min.]
- Wie kann man den Bösewicht Palmöl naturfreundlicher machen?
[WDR 5 Quarks – Hintergrund ǀ 09.07.2020 ǀ 11:24 Min.]
- Warum Palmöl so naturfeindlich ist.
[WDR 5 Quarks – Hintergrund ǀ 07.07.2020 ǀ 11:34 Min.]
Fette Erträge: Das umstrittene Palmöl ist oft das kleinere Übel
(Press release NZZ am Sonntag - 06.06.2020)
Geheimes Leben zwischen Ölpalmenwedeln – eine Oase für Kleinstlebewesen
(Press release University of Göttingen No. 37 - 02.03.2020)
Umweltfreundlicher Biodiesel aus Palmöl?
(Press release University of Göttingen No. 34 - 27.02.2020)
Sustainability claims about rubber don’t stick
(Press release University of Göttingen No. 12 - 22.01.2020)
Michelin sustainable rubber criticised for deforestation
(Press release NewScientist, 20.01.2020)
Less fertilizer and no herbicide but same yield?
(Press release University of Göttingen No. 227/2019 – 05.11.2019)
Monitoring biodiversity with sound: how machines can enrich our knowledge
(Press release University of Göttingen No. 115/2019 – 18.06.2019)