„Klimawald“ – Climate tolerant forests

The consequences of climate change can no longer be overlooked in some of Germany’s forests. To address this, three students from the international master’s program “Global Change Ecology” (GCE) in the Elite Network of Bavaria initiated the “Klimawald” project. Together with around 250 helpers, they planted seedlings of climate-tolerant tree species in a forest area […]

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„Klimawald“ – Klimatolerante Wälder

Die Folgen des Klimawandels sind in einigen Wäldern Deutschlands nicht mehr zu übersehen. Um dem etwas entgegenzusetzen, initiierten drei Studierende des internationalen Masterstudiengangs „Global Change Ecology“ (GCE) im Elitenetzwerk Bayern das Projekt „Klimawald“. Zusammen mit etwa 250 HelferInnen pflanzten sie Setzlinge klimatoleranter Baumarten auf einer Waldfläche in Bayreuth ein. Das Interesse an dem Projekt ist […]

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From GCE student to professor

With the lecture “Understanding biodiversity dynamics – from human dominated systems to the fossil record”, Prof. Dr. Manuel Steinbauer presented his previous research work and discussed the focus of his new professorship “Sport Ecology” at the Bayreuth Center for Ecology and Environmental Research (BayCEER). The former student of the “Global Change Ecology” (GCE) master’s program […]

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Vom GCE-Studierenden zum Professor

Mit dem Vortrag „Understanding biodiversity dynamics – from human dominated systems to the fossil record” stellte Prof. Dr. Manuel Steinbauer im Bayreuther Zentrum für Ökologie und Umweltforschung (BayCEER) seine bisherigen Forschungsarbeiten vor und erörterte die Schwerpunkte seiner neuen Professur „Sportökologie“. Der ehemalige Studierende des Masterstudienganges „Global Change Ecology“ (GCE) im Elitenetzwerk Bayern wird somit zukünftig […]

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From Carbon Offset Week to COVID-19: The story of Klimawald

German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) Dr. Gerd Müller, in the German Action Plan titled “The world needs forests”, described forests as the lungs of the earth. Ironically, today coronavirus is attacking the lungs of a human body. If we compare the corona crisis to climate change, hypothetically, we find that just […]

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A Journey from the Deep Sea up to the Sky

There are times in our lives when we feel that we need a change. We do not necessarily know what kind of change we need, but we are sure that we do need one. After living in Germany for 7 years, I suddenly felt an urgent need for a change and this came pretty much […]

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Klimawald Bayreuth: About planting trees and seeing change

„I feel responsibility for the project”, Kun Woo Ro says. He is sitting in the Asia section of the Ecological-Botanical Garden in Bayreuth, on a bench surrounded by blooming Rhododendron bushes. Yellow, orange and pink flowers are turning this part of the garden into a colourful idyll. The project he is talking about is “Klimawald […]

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Klimawald: forest-for-future

By: Theresa Landwehr , Kun Ro, and Nikunj Pathak  Tree plantation: 25-27 April 2019 Back to the 17th century, when the mining industry in Saxony was threatened by the scarcity of forests, Hans Carl von Carlowitz formulated principles for sustainable forestry. In his work Sylvicultura Oeconomica oder naturmäßige Anweisung zur wilden Baum-Zucht (Sylvicultura Oeconomica or […]

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Summendes Bayreuth: Studenten im Einsatz für die Biodiversität

„Es ist nicht deine Schuld, dass die Welt ist wie sie ist! Es wär nur deine Schuld, wenn sie so bleibt!“ Lauthals singen die „Summer“ in der kleinen gefliesten Küche mit, als der bekannte Ärzte-Song aus den Lautsprechern schallt, die auf einem Schränkchen stehen. Einige tanzen mit nacktem Oberkörper, es ist warm und stickig. Deine […]

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