Forest-related projects and activities
We have worked in different types of ecosystems across various biomes, but our affinity to forest ecosystems is especially strong.
We have a special experience with European beech forests (check out here for specific projects).
We are interested in the effectiveness of voluntary certification regimes in forestry, such as the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
A special focus is on German forests and their management:
Glassy forest ("Gläserner Forstbetrieb") in Brandenburg.
Ökosystembasierte Transformation der Forstwirtschaft (in German)
CleverForst: restoration of forest after extensive wildfire in pine plantations
PYROPHOB is a project dedicated to post-fire sites and restoration targeting the establishment of pyrophobic forest ecosystems in Northeastern Germany
For Greenpeace we have analysed the micor and meso-climatic situation of the Hambacher Forst in Northrhine-Westphalia, which has been almost eliminated and is further threatened by opencast coal mining. See: Forest microclimate crisis - the example of the 'Hambacher Forst'
INTERREG – CENTRAL EUROPE PROGRAMME
BEECH POWER - World Heritage BEECH Forests: emPOWERing and catalyzing an ecosystem-based Sustainable Development
Deutsche Welle TV, September 2019: "The Brothers Grimm made the German forest legendary. But we're destroying it, say climate experts, and ecosystem management is in dire need of an overhaul. MADE discusses the 'wood economy' in the era of changing climate. "