The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis is hiring two research scholars – one each for ecological modelling and spatial conservation prioritization.Continue reading
Tag Archives: conservation
3 PostDoc & 1 Technician positions in Aquatic Ecology & Evolution at Uni Bern
The Wyss Academy for Nature at the University of Bern is hiring three PostDocs and one technician for a freshwater conservation biology project, including fish ecology, ecological niche modelling, and aquatic conservation.Continue reading
Position in Ecology / Project Management at Senckenberg
The Department of River Ecology and Conservation at Senckenberg is hiring an ecologist for the management of national to international projects on ecological research in river ecosystems.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
Documentary on insect decline in German agricultural landscapes and the role of agriculture
The German television shot a documentary on the observation of declining insects in Germany, and the science behind it. The film features researchers involved in a recent study entitled “More than 75 percent decline over 27 years in total flying insect biomass in protected areas”.Continue reading
Bti on TV: Documentary showcases current research on the insecticide used for mosquito control – now with German & English subtitles!
The documentary made by a Canadian team is the first of its kind that summarises the ecological impact of Bti use in mosquito control and also reflects on associated costs and benefits for the people. The video is now available on YouTube with subtitles of any language, so that everyone can watch and understand it.Continue reading
Bti on TV: Canadian documentary showcases current research on the insecticide used for mosquito control
In this blog, Carsten Brühl highlights the recent Canadian TV production on the biocide Bti used for mosquito control, filmed partly in Landau.Continue reading
What are the environmental and socioeconomic effects of using Bti for mosquito control?
In this blog, Carsten Brühl and his co-authors are introducing a review paper on the environmental and socioeconomic effects of mosquito control in Europe using the biocide Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis (Bti) that is an outcome of a workshop held in Landau.Continue reading
Congrats! Stefanie Allgeier has completed her Ph.D. on environmental effects of mosquito control with Bti
In December 2019, Stefanie Allgeier successfully defended her Ph.D. on environmental effects of mosquito control with Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti).Continue reading
2 PhD positions in Freshwater Ecology at IGB
The Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) is hiring two PhD researchers for projects in spatial freshwater biodiversity and conservation planning.Continue reading