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Greetings from Vogtland vol. 6 – Smallholder forestry: from demo plots to education trail.

Our master students recently participated in a 4-day excursion in the Vogtland-region, and learned many different aspects of forestry and wood products through visits in local forest areas and companies. This blog post series, written by the participating students themselves,…

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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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WEBINAR “Silvicultural Practices in Tropical Montane Community Forest of Nepal”

You are kindly invited to attend a Webinar organized by the Institute of International Forestry and Forest Products of Technische Universität Dresden on Thursday, 14 June, 12:30-14:00 Central European SummerTime (CEST). In this Webinar the renown scientist Prof. Santosh Rayamajhi from the Institute of Forestry of Tribhuvan University, …

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Guest Lecture held by member of German Ministry for the Environment

Forest and Landscape Restoration – a global movement and priority was the title of the lecture within the MSc. Course “Tropical Forestry” held by Dr. Horst Freiberg from the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety…

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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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