FFU is having the lead in managing the Impact Area ‘biodiversity, fauna and flora’ of projects like LIAISE-KIT, an internet platform for supporting practioners and policy makers in Impact Assessment. Under this Impact Area the functional aspects of different dimension of biodiversity are being explained and the most important political instruments for its protection and management are listed. The dimensions – or specific terms – that are being referred to are species numbers, species and habitat diversity, habitat connectivity and ecosystem services. The central focus of this Lead Editor role is on developing an expert network and inventorying and describing models for assessing impacts on biodiversity.
Learning for a sustainable world: this is the motto of the project schools@university Sustainability and Climate Change. For one week, a wide variety of learning concepts focusses on these two themes in order to make tangible for pupils and teachers alike what they stand for.