Prof. Han Olff has been awarded € 1 million to study an area with massive wildlife migration, the Great Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem (Tanzania and Kenia). Working in close collaboration with the local population, the long-term consequences of better protection of the unique biodiversity of the area are being studied.
Han Olff is Professor of Community and Conservation Ecology at the Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences of the University of Groningen. The Serengeti study is part of a larger international project within the framework of Horizon 2000, which has received € 10 million in funding...
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M1 grants have an amount of around EUR 360,000 and are intended for realizing curiosity-driven, fundamental research of high quality and / or scientific urgency.
Eleven partners from three countries (The Netherlands, Spain, and Cyprus) and the European Science Engagement Association have developed teaching modules on biodiversity, water management, and bird migration.
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