The reintroduction of oysters into European waters is one of the main objectives of the Native Oyster Restoration Alliance (NORA). AWI scientists Bernadette Pogoda and Corina Peter are also playing a major role in this alliance. The Alliance has now published a comprehensive collection of publications on this topic in the journal "Aquatic Conservation": Unlocking the blueprint for native oyster restoration in Europe
Icelandic ambassador visits the AWI
[28. October 2020]
The Icelandic ambassador María Erla Marelsdóttir visited the AWI: In a conversation with AWI Director Antje Boetius, she found out about the MOSAiC expedition. Moreover, the two exchanged ideas on the subject of the "Arctic Council". Because Iceland will chair the Arctic Council until 2021. In addition to the AWI, the ambassador visited other institutions in Bremerhaven.
[27. October 2020]
Arctic Circle: A virtual talk about the largest Arctic research expedition of all time: AWI Director Antje Boetius and MOSAiC expedition leader Markus Rex talk about the MOSAiC expedition at "Arctic Circle virtual". The event will take place online on October 27th from 1 p.m. More information.
MOSAiC day in the Futurium
[26. October 2020]
A whole day around the MOSAiC expedition: At the Futurium in Berlin, AWI scientists reported on their experiences on the MOSAiC expedition in the Arctic. During a panel discussion, expedition leader Markus Rex, AWI director Antje Boetius and director Philipp Grieß also showed impressive photos of the expedition. The interview is available online.
Hans-Otto Pörtner elected to the WBGU
[14. October 2020]
Professor Hans-Otto Pörtner, AWI scientist and member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has been appointed member of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU). The Advisory Council acts as an independent scientific advisory body and analyses global environment and development problems, evaluates global sustainability policy and makes recommendations for action and research. See WBGU press release.