Press releases from Naturefund

Here you can find press releases from Naturefund already published in the press. Please use the search function in order to find a specific news item.


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07 February 2013, Naturefund press release

A very rare and odd bird: Harpy Eagle discovered

For the first time in Honduras a Harpy Eagle has been seen with offspring. The second largest bird in the world hides itself away in the dense jungles of Middle and South America and is extremly rare. … more

25 July 2012, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Quantifying climate impacts

Climate change has impacts on forests, fields, rivers – and thereby on humans that breathe, eat and drink. To assess these impacts more accurately, a comprehensive comparison of computer-based simulations from … more

19 July 2012, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Half a billion for climate innovation

In only three years, Climate-KIC and its partners will invest around half a billion Euros in European climate innovation. Through this effort, science and business are working to turn research into products … more

17 July 2012, Naturefund

New Beaver`s Paradise in Spessart

Naturefund is working together with the Hessische Gesellschaft für Ornithologie Main-Kinzig to buy up 8.000 m2 of the land where the beavers have successfully spread out … more

13 July 2012, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Climate risks of bioenergy underestimated

Energy from biomass presents underappreciated risks, new research published in Nature Climate Change shows.  The scientific debate over bioenergy Large-scale cultivation of bioenergy crops could lead to … more

21 June 2012, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

“A house for the 21th century“

Climate research in Potsdam will get a new home. Adjacent to the historic main buildings of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) dating from the 19th century, a new energy-optimized building … more

05 June 2012, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Rio+20: Climate protection and poverty reduction

Scientists of PIK and the Institute for Social and Development Studies (IGP), together with the organization for development cooperation Misereor and the Munich Re Foundation, point out options for … more

26 March 2012, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Weather records due to climate change

The past decade has been one of unprecedented weather extremes. At least for extreme rainfall and heat waves the link with human-caused global warming is clear, the scientists show in a new analysis of … more

11 March 2012, Potsdam Insitute for Climate Impact Research

Greenland ice sheet may melt completely

The Greenland ice sheet is likely to be more vulnerable to global warming than previously thought. Today, already 0.8 degrees global warming has been observed, which can cause substantial melting of land ice … more

31 May 2011, Naturefund Press Release

Oldest rainforest in the world to become a palm oil plantation

60,000 hectares of rainforest in Cameroon are to be cleared for a palm oil plantation. Other African countries have already given their rainfor … more

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