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ZMT Newsletter

Our newsletter informs about new developments at the ZMT. It is issued twice a year in English. Would you like to subscribe? more ...

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Tropical coastal ecosystems are highly productive habitats with high ecological and economic importance. The ZMT is dedicated to these ecosystems, and the understanding of the influences which alter and threaten them. Through its activities in research, training and consulting, the ZMT aims to contribute toward their protection and sustainable use.

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Professorship in Marine Ecotoxicology

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Publications

Coastal livelihood vulnerability to marine resource degradation: A review of the Indonesian national coastal and marine policy framework
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Facies patterns of a tropical heterozoan carbonate platform under eutrophic conditions: the Banc d’Arguin, Mauritania
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Regional environmental change: Linking regional dynamics in coastal and marine social-ecological systems to global sustainability
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News

Summer School in Dakar

For this year´s summer school of the AWA project participants from France, Germany and seven African states gathered in Dakar to discuss issues about Marine Protected Areas and management needs and tools. In the frame of the multilateral AWA project, the ZMT investigates commercial fish stocks in Senegal and the degradation of their environment. more ...

Think Tank in Nouméa

Frequent algal blooms and the accumulation of their toxins in the food chain are a huge problem in the Pacific islands, where approximately one third of the population is affected by fish poisoning. Not much is known about this problem, which was the main subject of an expert workshop in Nouméa, being organised in the frame of the PACE-Net+ by the ZMT and partners. more ...

Visiting scientist receives scholarship from the AWARD Programme

The AWARD programme annually honors the most talented women scientists of Africa in agricultural research. One of the winners is Dr. Lydia Adeleke from Nigeria, who is staying at the ZMT with a scholarship to launch a joint research project studying the impact of climate change on Nigerian fisheries. more ...

1st ZMT Workshop on Science for Sustainability

ZMT´s Office for Knowledge Exchange is organising a kick-off workshop from 18th to 21st of January 2015. The objective is to shed light on approaches that could support researchers to exchange knowledge with non-scientific stakeholders to promote social-ecological outcomes. The workshop is open for registration for anyone interested in this field of activity. more ...

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Events

Lectures

14.1.15, 12:00, guest lecture
Natural Recovery of Tsunami Impacted Littoral and Mangrove Forests in Nicobar Islands, India (Dr. Nehru Prabakaran Chennai, India, guest scientist ZMT, Leibniz DAAD). Host: H. Reuter

18.-21.1.15, 09:00-19:30, Workshop
1st ZMT Workshop on Science for Sustainability (several speakers). Host: B.Fedder

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Expeditions

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Expedition to Saudi Arabia, 3.6.14-1.2.15 more ...

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The ZMT is a member of the Leibniz Association, the Leibniz-Network Biodiversity, the German Marine Research Consortium and the Northwest Marine Research Association.

Konsortium Deutsche Meeresforschung