European Nodal Office

European Nodal Office

European Land-use Institute (ELI)

+49 345 55 26066

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Institute for Geosciences and Geography
Dept. Sustainable Landscape Development
06120 Halle (Saale)

Focus on: land management, land use planning and land use policies.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm

Human–wildlife interactions have become a frequent phenomenon in peri-urban landscapes, making them arenas of human-wildlife interactions. There is a need to identify and implement effective governance approaches to avoid conflicts and alleviate the negative impacts of human-wildlife interactions in peri-urban landscapes. The workshop offers a platform for researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to exchange and network on human-wildlife interactions in peri-urban landscapes.




Assistant Professor Sustainable Land Use

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Monday, November 1, 2021

Do you want to build an academic career in an interdisciplinary research institute? If you are interested in the geography of sustainability challenges, please apply at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Deadline: 19 August.

Postdoctoral researcher for Design of Stakeholder Interaction in Living Labs in Agricultural Landscapes


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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The ZALF project Prep-LL aims to establish the basis for a regional network of living labs (LL) to support co innovation and transformation for sustainable agricultural landscapes. In establishing the network of living labs, the project will develop recommendations on the required data and knowledge infrastructure needed for its implementation. Deadline: 20 October


July 30, 2021

A combined team of researchers from ETH Zurich, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science and Newcastle University, has found via statistical analysis and modeling that rainfall in Europe could be increased by planting more trees. In their paper published in the journal Nature Geoscience, the group describes using data from rain gauges across Europe to build their models.

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July 29, 2021

Davide Geneletti has received the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in research in the field of environmental planning.

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June 11, 2021

The global food system is under pressure: Farmers and agribusinesses have to produce food for a growing population. This increases the environmental burden, as greenhouse gas emissions accelerate climate change, biodiversity loss increases, and resources become scarce. How can this system become more sustainable? This question forms the basis of new Robert Bosch Junior Professor Dr. Verena Seufert’s research.

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April 16, 2021

A new article in Landscape Ecology finds that a land systems classification including essential aspects of landscape and land management into a consistent classification can improve upon traditional land cover maps in large-scale biodiversity assessment.


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