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One fifth of countries worldwide at risk from ecosystem collapse as biodiversity declinesCountries across the world rely on a range of services that are provided by their natural ecosystems. These so-called Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (BES) provides contributions such as food provision, water security and regulation of...
Worldwide loss of phosphorus due to soil erosion quantified for the first timePhosphorus is essential for agriculture, yet this important plant nutrient is increasingly being lost from soils around the world. The primary cause is soil erosion, reports an international research team led by the University of Basel....
RESPONSE – 7 open doctoral positionsCall for PhD applications within the RESPONSE Doctoral Programme «Response to society and policy needs through plant, food and energy sciences» is open now (Call 3). Application deadline is: 1 December 2020 (23:00h). RESPONSE Doctoral...
Bernhard Schmid – Winner of the Eminent Ecologist award 2020The Journal of Ecology Editors announce that Bernhard Schmid is the Eminent Ecologist award winner for 2020. In recognition of his work, Bernhard has chosen a selection of papers published in Journal of Ecology that represent his research...
Joint European Stable Isotope Users group Meeting – JESIUM 2020, postponed to 2022http://www.jesium2020-kuopio.org/
Pesticides, Climate Change and Microbiome Engineering: Agricultural Challenges for a Sustainable Future (Inaugural lecture)
Die grüne Arktis (Antrittsvorlesung)
2. Schweizer Landschaftskongress 2020
Webinar: Pathways for advancing pesticide policies