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Humans Can Increase Biodiversity: Archaeologists from MESH Research Hub and University of Tübingen Examine the Role of the Evolving Human Niche in Ecosystem Functioning and Biodiversity Dynamics in Latest Publication

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Humans Can Increase Biodiversity: Archaeologists from MESH and University of Tübingen Study the Role of the Evolving Human Niche in Ecosystem Functioning and Biodiversity Dynamics in Latest Publication Cultural diversity is likely to have an overall positive effect on the biodiversity of ecosystems. The homogenization of human life forms may therefore be regarded as an […]

Interview: SAPP member Frauke Kraas Joins German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Trip to Vietnam and Thailand

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Interview: SAPP member Frauke Kraas Joins German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Trip to Vietnam and Thailand. In January 2024, Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Hubertus Heil travelled to Vietnam and Thailand. “Sharing a Planet in Peril” (SAPP) member Professor Frauke Kraas from the UoC’s Institute of Geography accompanied them […]

Thailand Vietnam Socio Economic Panel (TVSEP) Project by SAPP Member Javier Revilla Diez Receives Funding for Third Phase by German Research Fundation (DFG)

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Thailand Vietnam Socio Economic Panel (TVSEP) Project by SAPP Member Javier Revilla Diez Receives Funding for Third Phase by German Research Fundation (DFG) The Thailand Vietnam Socio Economic Panel (TVSEP) aims to promote research on topics such as long-term welfare dynamics, rural-urban and urban-rural migration, agricultural transformation, intergenerational aspects of households, and the long-term impacts […]

Paradise Lost: A Documentary by Claudia Leal and Pablo Mejila Trujillo

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Claudia Leal, member of the research initiative “Sharing a Planet in Peril” (SAPP) teamed up with director Pablo Mejila Trujillo to tell the story of “studying the jungle in a country at war”: In 2002, after the kidnapping of Akisato Nishimura, Japanese primatologists and Colombian biologists were forced to abandon one of Latin America’s most […]

Video: Kate Rigby featured in “Spotlight” Series by Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology

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This episode of the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology’s “Spotlight” video-series features Kate Rigby, member of the research initiative “Sharing a Planet in Peril” (SAPP), Alexander von Humboldt Professor of Environmental Humanities at the University of Cologne and director of MESH. In the episode, Prof. Rigby talks about her many contributions to environmental humanities […]

Publication by SAPP Member Michael Bollig Among Outstanding Academic Titles 2023

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“Conservation, Markets & the Environment in Southern Africa: Commodifying the ‘Wild’”, edited by Sharing a Planet in Peril (SAPP) member Michael Bollig in collaboration with Selma Lendelvo, Alfons Mosimane and Romie Nghitevelekwa (University of Namibia & CRC-TRR Future Rural Africa Project A04 Future Conservation) is part of the Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2023 list. The list […]

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Noah Kahindi

Global South Studies Center (GSSC)
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