Ecological flood control, i.e. measures that restore floodplains, is effective, technically possible and economically efficient. Yet, this approach is not consistently implemented worldwide because of the high administrative and legal hurdles.
How can angling clubs support fish and biodiversity? This question was addressed by representatives from research, nature conservation and the angling community in the BAGGERSEE project. Now they have presented their results.
Dörthe Tetzlaff's team combined a mathematical model with field data to analyse the pathways of nitrate in the Demnitzer Mühlenfließ - a typical catchment in the north-eastern German lowlands with mixed landscape use.
On Earth Day, we take a look at water bodies from high above, because the greater the distance, the more visible climate-related or ecological problems may become. With the help of image data from the air or from space, IGB researchers monitor the ecological status of and essential processes in surface waters. Today they told us what they discover in their research.