Bayklif Retreat 2021

Here we went! In late September 2021 the second annual Bayklif retreat took place directly at lake Starnberg in Tutzing. ‘What’s Bayklif?’, you may ask. The Bavarian Network for Climate Research is one of our funders, who actually makes our MintBio research project possible, which is one of several cooperative research projects which are to…

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BioChangeLab group at the GFOE conference

As many other conferences, the GFOE conference (for any non-ecologists: GFOE = The Ecology Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland) takes place online this year. Which luckily does not scare the scientific community away, and this is why the program is packed. Three days of plena, round tables, talks and poster lounges were ahead of…

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BioChange @school: Talking to the future

Just recently, our principal investigator Dr. Christian Hof gave an interview to the well known German newspaper ‘Süddeutsche Zeitung’. The interview discusses the importance to make ecological science visible to high school students. Although going to school for quite a while, most of us neither learn how science really works, nor do we learn how…

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New paper out on climate plantations: It is more complex than we’d prefer

A joint commentary on the sustainability of climate change mitigation strategies was just published: The MCC (Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change) along with our principal investigator Christian Hof and several other colleagues authored an article on the risk of establishing climate plantations as an inherent part to combat global warming. Climate…

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