Tag Archives: biodiversity

PostDoc position in Modelling Ecosystem Stability & Resilience at FU Berlin

The Theoretical Ecology group at Freie Universität (FU) Berlin is hiring a 3-year PostDoc for process-based simulation modelling of the stability and resilience of terrestrial ecosystems under disturbances and ongoing global change.

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PostDoc position in Terrestrial or Freshwater Ecology at Senckenberg

The Department of River Ecology and Conservation at Senckenberg and the University of Duisburg-Essen jointly offer a PostDoc position to investigate trends in ecological communities over time and space, and to identify drivers of ecological variation.

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Insect decline? A critical discussion from a freshwater perspective – Talk on Feb 3, 2021, at 6 PM MET

Prof. Dr. Ralf B. Schäfer of Uni Koblenz-Landau will give a talk on the current research and debates surrounding insect decline, with focus on the key drivers, trends among aquatic versus terrestrial insects, the role of pollutants, and mitigation measures.

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New online lecture on “Mechanisms underlying biodiversity patterns in river-like dendritic networks”

The Quantitative Landscape Ecology Group and the Graduate School SystemLink from the University of Koblenz-Landau would like to invite you to an online lecture by Dr. Isabelle Gounand (Institut d’Écologie et des Sciences de l’Environnement de Paris (iEES-Paris); Sorbonne Université) on 28 October 2020.

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InsectExpo: What are the risks of agricultural pesticides to insects?

With observations of declining insects in agricultural landscapes, research is focusing on figuring out the role of potential stressors, such as structural homogeneity, fertilizer and pesticide inputs. In this blog, Carolina Honert explains how their project “InsectExpo” can fill these knowledge gaps.

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