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Sustainability and climate change

It is only natural that employees and students at the Department of Biology share a strong interest in mitigating the challenges that modern societies are facing, including the biodiversity and the climate crisis. The challenges are summarized in the 17 Sustainable Development Goals as they were formulated by the United Nations. Founded in state-of-the-art fundamental research, scientists at the Department are currently either heading or are heavily involved in several research centers that link to Sustainable Development Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation, Goal 13: Climate Action, Goal 14: Life below water, and Goal 15: Life on Land.