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The National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the Chinese Academy of Sciences organize the conference series "Science for Future". Antje Boetius gives a lecture: "On the Changing Arctic Ocean".
The tiny organisms cling to oil droplets and perform a great feat: As a single organism, they may produce methane from oil. Scientists from Joint Research Group for Deep-Sea Ecology and Technology have now found cells of this microbe in oil reservoirs worldwide.
The rare isotope iron-60 is produced by huge star explosions. Only a small proportion comes from remote stars. Researchers have now discovered iron-60 in the Antarctic for the first time. They have been able to draw spectacular conclusions from their findings.
The Cody Award recognizes outstanding scientific achievement. It is presented by Scripps Institution of Oceanography to a scientist who has made significant contributions to his or her field of science specialty. AWI Director Antje Boetius now receives the award.
The climate targets for 2030: in an ad hoc statement, experts outline means of achieving a sustainable reduction in CO2emissions. As speaker of the working group that prepared the statement, AWI Director Antje Boetius co-released it.