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Environment - 13.10.2020
International Arctic Expedition Successfully Completed
International Arctic Expedition Successfully Completed
With the return of the Polarstern, the largest Arctic expedition of all time has come to a successful end. For more than a year, the German research icebreaker travelled in five cruise legs with more than 400 people from 20 countries to investigate the epicentre of climate change more precisely than ever before.

Environment - 02.10.2020
Exploring biodiversity and climate change in the Alps
Exploring biodiversity and climate change in the Alps
A new cooperation between TUM and Berchtesgaden National Park has begun Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Berchtesgaden National Park have commenced a project for the permanent monitoring of biodiversity.

Environment - 02.10.2020
Support grows for Systematic Observations Financing Facility (SOFF)
Joint press release and statement GENEVA, 2 October 2020 - Three major European meteorological institutions have joined the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to announce their support for the creation of a new Systematic Observations Financing Facility.

Life Sciences - Environment - 01.10.2020
TUM embarks on structural reform
TUM embarks on structural reform
Extensive modernization of the TUM School of Life Sciences Modernization of research areas, the alignment of teaching programs with future-ready competency profiles and an entrepreneurial management structure: The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has embarked on an extensive structural reform.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 11.09.2020
Systems and teams get ready for the launch of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich
Today, after a comprehensive review, EUMETSAT and the other European and US partners of the Jason-CS/Sentinel-6 programme confirmed readiness of all systems and teams for the launch and operations of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite.

Environment - 07.09.2020

Environment - Transport - 31.08.2020
First Arctic Survey Flights Since the Pandemic Began
First Arctic Survey Flights Since the Pandemic Began
Zu ?News Portal? German polar research aircraft start atmospheric surveys over the Arctic Ocean Following a five-month mandatory delay due to the coronavirus pandemic, yesterday (30 August) the two Ge

Environment - 28.08.2020
Leipzig floodplain suffers from chronic disease
Leipzig floodplain suffers from chronic disease
Zu ?News Portal? Environmental Ministry of Saxony and City of Leipzig agree an measures to improve state of Leipzig's floodplain forest Leipzig.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 21.08.2020
Göttingen professors share their expert opinions on more sustainable nutrition
Göttingen professors share their expert opinions on more sustainable nutrition
Germany's Scientific Advisory Board for Agricultural Policy, Food and Consumer Health Protection (WBAE) submits recommendations to the Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Germany's Scientific Ad

Career - Environment - 14.08.2020

Materials Science - Environment - 13.08.2020
New solar cells for space
New solar cells for space
Perovskite and organic solar cells prove successful on a rocket flight in space Almost all satellites are powered by solar cells - but solar cells are heavy. While conventional high-performance cells reach up to three watts of electricity per gram, perovskite and organic hybrid cells could provide up to ten times that amount.

Environment - Life Sciences - 29.07.2020
The key to long-term CO2 storage in the soil
The key to long-term CO2 storage in the soil
Microbial interactions stabilize carbon in the soil Soils play a major role when it comes to the long-term storage of CO2 and the resulting reduction of this gas in the atmosphere - therefore they can contribute to slowing down climate change.

Economics / Business - Environment - 27.07.2020

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 20.07.2020
Changes in farming urgent to rescue biodiversity
Changes in farming urgent to rescue biodiversity
Over 360 scientists from 42 countries - led by the University of Göttingen and Westlake University China - call for transition of food production systems to agroecological principles. Humans depend on farming for their very survival but this activity takes up more than one third of the world's landmass and endangers 62% of all threatened species globally.

Environment - Life Sciences - 20.07.2020
First shaft power plant connected to the grid
First shaft power plant connected to the grid
New hydropower plant protects nature as well as the climate The world's first shaft hydropower plant has gone on stream in Germany.

Environment - 17.07.2020
TUM launches hyperloop research program
TUM launches hyperloop research program
Test tube and prototype planned at Taufkirchen / Ottobrunn site It is designed to move passengers at close to the speed of sound: the Hyperloop.

Environment - Economics / Business - 14.07.2020
Shaping Europe’s digital sovereignty
High-caliber project group proposes "European Public Sphere" Shaping Europe's digital sovereignty A digital ecosystem committed to European values, relying on democratic control and facilitating digit

Environment - Life Sciences - 13.07.2020
Biodiversity in the Agricultural Landscape
How does ecological farming influence plant biodiversity in the agricultural landscape? Are there positive effects on the landscape level if, for instance, ecological varieties are raised and fields

Environment - Innovation - 09.07.2020
Fighting air pollution with artificial intelligence
Fighting air pollution with artificial intelligence
Start-up Hawa Dawa evaluates data on air quality Climate change, urbanization and growing traffic congestion: In this context, air quality is an increasingly important issue, especially for cities.

Innovation - Environment - 09.07.2020

Event - Environment - 22.06.2020

Environment - Economics / Business - 08.06.2020
Coffee production needs clear rules
Coffee production needs clear rules
Coffee - Germany's most popular drink - is grown by around 20 million small-scale farmers worldwide, who often live below the poverty line.

Life Sciences - Environment - 28.05.2020
New degree programs at TUM
New degree programs at TUM
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is launching two new bachelor's and five new master's programs in the 2020/21 winter semester.

Innovation - Environment - 18.05.2020
How fungi are becoming the future
How fungi are becoming the future
How will we be able to feed 10 billion people in the not too distant future without causing widespread environmental damage? How can we stop using petroleum and still be able to manufacture chemical industry products? These are just some of the questions which humankind is facing today.

Architecture - Environment - 20.02.2020
Living in the city and dying in the city
Living in the city and dying in the city
Students create innovative concepts for a hospice People receiving end-of-life care are usually cut off from the outside world in their hospice rooms.

Environment - Life Sciences - 14.02.2020
"Bioeconomy has many facets": Science Year 2020
A look inside the newspapers is enough to show us that, from climate change to plastic waste, humanity is confronted with enormous ecological crises which have one thing in common: fossil resources such as oil which, directly or indirectly, are contributing to the catastrophes.

Environment - Materials Science - 06.02.2020
"Cities are increasingly reaching their limits"
Extreme dry spells, shorter spring periods: Groundwater tables in Germany are declining.

Innovation - Environment - 20.12.2019

Environment - 19.12.2019
Freie Universität Declares State of Climate Emergency
The university stresses its responsibility for sustainability and climate protection and announces ambitious goals.

Innovation - Environment - 13.12.2019

Environment - Architecture - 18.11.2019
Living bridges
Living bridges
Dense, humid broadleaf forests, monsoon-swollen rivers and deep ravines - in the Indian state of Meghalaya wooden bridges easily decay or are washed away in floodwaters. Bridges made from steel and concrete are pushed to their limits here as well. But bridges made of living tree roots can survive here for centuries.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 15.11.2019
Joint European-US ocean-monitoring satellite undergoes pre-launch tests
Testing is underway on the spacecraft that will provide highly accurate measurements of the amount and rate of global sea level rise until the 2030s through a joint European-US mission.

Environment - Life Sciences - 02.10.2019
Preventing Future Forest Diebacks
Preventing Future Forest Diebacks
Removing dead trees from the forests and reforesting on a large scale: this is the German Federal Government's strategy against "Forest Dieback 2.0".

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 30.09.2019
EUMETSAT promotes international cooperation and prepares for launching next generation satellites to bring monitoring of weather and climate to a new era
BOSTON - As forecasting of high impact weather needs to meet higher expectations in our changing climate, EUMETSAT promotes international cooperation under the aegis of the WMO and is preparing to deploy one next-generation satellite per year in the period 2021-2025.

Environment - Social Sciences - 24.09.2019

Environment - 23.09.2019

Environment - Social Sciences - 19.09.2019

Environment - Life Sciences - 13.09.2019
German Environmental Award for soil scientist
German Environmental Award for soil scientist
Ingrid Kögel-Knabner, a professor of soil science at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), has won the German Environmental Award - the most richly endowed award of its kind in Europe.

Life Sciences - Environment - 27.08.2019
How Bees Live With Bacteria
How Bees Live With Bacteria
08/27/2019 More than 90 percent of all bee species are not organized in colonies, but fight their way through life alone.

Environment - Life Sciences - 08.08.2019
Rare Antelopes and Black Cats
Rare Antelopes and Black Cats
A Würzburg research group has documented numerous large mammals on Kilimanjaro with video traps. The protected areas of the mountain are enormously important for the biodiversity of this animal group.

Environment - Event - 23.07.2019
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