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My experience as alumna working for the institute as resource person for the master module “Planning at Project and Landscape Scale”

One of our recent alumni and DAAD scholarship holder from Ecuador, Nicole Acosta, contributed to the teaching of the Master program in Tropical Forestry by integrating her master thesis project to the module “Planning at Project and Landscape Scale”. This…

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Webinar series – winter semester 2018-19

In November and December 2018, we continued our Webinar series for our Tropical Master Course students and invited guest listeners.

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Right from the experts´ desk to the students – two webinars enriched the MSc Tropical Forestry

Keeping pace with the times, webinars are increasingly included into the curriculum of the MSc Course Tropical Forestry. This summer semester´s webinars took place in the context of the module “Natural and Plantation Silviculture in the Tropics”. Besides guest lectures…

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Studying Succession in the Amazonian Rain Forest

Studying a master of tropical forestry in Tharandt, Germany, could seem paradoxical. However, after three semesters of theory, students go to tropical rainforests around the world for the field part of their master thesis. For my side, I choose Amazonia…

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Visitors from Madagascar

On April 13th, a group of students from Gymnasium Altenberg and the Madagascan village Anjahambe finished their students exchange program by visiting the forestry campus in Tharandt.

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New Webinar on Deforestation and REDD+ with Dr. Philip Fearnside

On January 17, 2018, we continued our Webinar series for our Tropical Master Course students and invited further guest listeners. Over 50 people joined the famous ecologist Dr. Philip Fearnside when he gave this mind-opening presentation on “Deforestation and REDD+…

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