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Selected press releases on bioeconomy-related topics

  • Press release - 10/07/2023

    7591 red deer, 3443 roe deer, 4876 wild boar, 36 wolves, 16 lynxes and 227 red foxes: These are the results of the first standardised monitoring of wildlife populations in ten large protected areas in Germany. It was carried out by scientists at the University of Freiburg led by Prof. Dr. Marco Heurich and Dr. Christian Fiderer from the Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources.

  • Press release - 30/06/2023

    Climate change is causing temperatures to rise and storms to increase. In inner cities, summers are becoming a burden for people. Densification increases the amount of sealed surfaces. Green facades bring more green into cities. If textile storage structures are used, they can even actively contribute to flood protection. The German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research (DITF) have developed a "Living Wall".

  • Press release - 26/06/2023

    Astonishing results published from individual projects of the Tara Pacific expedition studying coral reefs – the entire dataset is made publicly available – coordinator is a biologist from the University of Konstanz

  • Press release - 21/06/2023

    The Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) has been entrusted with the continued operation of the Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag (TAB) in the next five years until 2028. This unanimous decision was taken by the Parliament Committee for Education, Research, and Technology Assessment during today’s meeting (June 21, 2023).

  • Press release - 30/05/2023

    Team of Freiburg researchers shows how information about the quantity of absorbed light passes from the leaves to the roots. Plant growth is driven by light and supplied with energy through photosynthesis by green leaves. It is the same for roots that grow in the dark – they receive the products of photosynthesis, in particular sucrose, i.e. sugar, via the central transportation pathways of phloem.

Website address: https://www.biooekonomie-bw.de/en/articles/pm