Into the countryside: Chances for Nature’s summer gathering

Into the countryside: Chances for Nature’s summer gathering

We were lucky and chose the sunniest day of last week for our summer gathering. In the middle of the countryside just outside Göttingen, we spent a beautiful day with a barbecue and a walk in the woods before relaxing around the campfire. Such a nice place for sharing...
Mangrove forests: Extraordinary ecosystems

Mangrove forests: Extraordinary ecosystems

A mangrove is a small tree that grows in the coastal saline or brackish water of intertidal zones or river mouths. In contrast to normal trees, mangroves are salt-tolerant and thrive in conditions which would actually be too toxic for other plants. Another typical...
Bull elephant recaptured at Lake Indawgyi

Bull elephant recaptured at Lake Indawgyi

Recently, our elephant team put an end to the dramatic escape of a bull elephant in the Musth. Musth is a stage in the reproductive cycle of male elephants when they become extremely aggressive and pose a great danger to humans and other elephants. Our elephant team...
A new method for mangrove status assessment

A new method for mangrove status assessment

Mangrove ecosystems protect the coasts from tides and erosion, filtrate the water coming from the rivers to the oceans, are home and breeding grounds for many species of fish, crustaceans, and birds, and help buffer climate change by storing carbon. Chances for Nature...