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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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Publications

Implementation of artificial habitats: Inside or outside the marine protected areas? Insights from a mathematical approach
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Calcareous green alga Halimeda tolerates ocean acidification conditions at tropical carbon dioxide seeps
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Seasonal variation in dinitrogen fixation and oxygen fluxes associated with two dominant zooxanthellate soft corals from the northern Red Sea
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Interplay between perceived changes in fishery and social structures in Tanzanian coastal fishing communities
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News

International workshop develops recommendations for knowledge exchange

During the three-day ZMT symposium “Science for Sustainability –
The Contribution of Transdisciplinary Knowledge Exchange”, more than 120 participants from Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific discussed good practice in knowledge exchange. more ...

The new ZMT Leibniz Chair deals with the economic value of ecosystems

The ZMT has conferred its second Leibniz Chair on economist Prof. Dr. Douglas MacMillan. The Professor of Biodiversity Economics teaches and investigates the economic value of ecosystems at the University of Kent. more ...

Here is the new issues of our newsletter…

…with information about the newly founded Office of Knowledge Exchange at ZMT, about the institute's consulting role for conservation projects in India, and the implementation of a new alumni strategy, which is being supported by the Humboldt-Foundation. We hope you enjoy reading it! more ...

Cooperation agreement with the University of the South Pacific

The University of the South Pacific and the ZMT have signed a memorandum of understanding. The ZMT is thus setting a new regional focus and has succeeded in winning one of the leading academic institutions in the South Pacific region as partner. more ...

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Events

Lectures

4.2.15, 12:00, PhD colloquium
The response of calcifying organisms to environmental and geomorphological changes (Natalia Herrán).

11.2.15, 12:00, Lecture
Benthic foraminifera as biological indicators of eutrophication in the coastal zone of Zanzibar, Tanzania (Dr. Gita Roshni Narayan, ZMT).

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Expeditions

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Expedition to South Africa, 20.1.15 - 14.10.15 more ...

Expedition to the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador, 20.6.12-20.12.14 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.

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