Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences

Phone: +46 8 16 2000
Fax: +468158417
Address:
Svante Arrhenius väg 21 A
106 91 Stockholm
Sweden


Department projects

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Plant-microbe-insect interactions: from genes to communities
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2019

Plants interact with a large number of insects and microorganisms, including pests like herbivores and pathogens and mutualists like parasitoids and mycorrhizal fungi. In both agricultural fields and natural communities these microbe and insect species commonly co-occur on the...


Managing coffee to increase farmer’s livelihood and biodiversity in Ethiopia
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2019

Coffee plays a central role in both the economy and biodiversity in many parts of Ethiopia. Besides being a culturally valued beverage, it is the main source of income for millions of Ethiopian poor small holder farmers. Ethiopia also contain the last remaining wild coffee pop...


Paths for increased seaweed production and continued poverty reduction in rural coastal communities in coastal East Africa: Identification of indigenous seaweeds for cultivation
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2018

East African seaweed farming has showed an immense potential to provide alternative livelihood and reduce poverty, especially among women. Yet, for endorsing its expected expansion, further development is needed to ensure sustainable farming practices, increase production and ...


Responses of pelagic-benthic coupling to environmental change in the Baltic Sea
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2018

Interactions between the open water and sediment food web are fundamental ecosystem processes. The Baltic Sea is a prime example illustrating that benthic and pelagic energy flows are coupled in a variety of ways that need to be studied in conjunction to fully understand the f...


Managing coffee to increase farmer’s livelihood and biodiversity in Ethiopia
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2018

Coffee plays a central role in both the economy and biodiversity in many parts of Ethiopia. Besides being a culturally valued beverage, it is the main source of income for millions of Ethiopian poor smallholder farmers. Ethiopia also contain the last remaining wild coffee popu...


Incorporating seascape connectivity and fishers’ local ecological knowledge in the management of tropical marine resources
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2018

Shallow-water habitats including coral reefs, seagrass beds, and mangroves provide a number of ecological goods and services (e.g. fish) that are fundamental for the economic and societal development in coastal communities. Many people are dependent on fish as their primary so...


Seagrass ecosystem functionality and conservation: A multi-disciplinary approach
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2018
Sjögräsekosystem - funktion och bevarande: en tvärvetenskaplig studie Människan är beroende av naturens varor och tjänster såsom vatten, fisk och solljus. Med en ökande befolkning i kustnära områden ökar exploateringen vilk...

Biodiversity changes - causes, consequences and management implications
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2017
BIO-C3 will investigate causes and consequences of changes in biodiversity, effects on ecosystem functioning, food web dynamics, productivity and assesses implications for environmental management and sustainable use of ecosystem goods and services. Planned biodiversity analyses ...

EU/Bonus/Winder
04/02/2014 - 31/12/2017

East African seaweed farming at a crossroads; Identification of future sustainable paths for increased production and poverty reduction in rural coastal communities
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2017

East African seaweed farming is at a crossroads. It has showed an immense potential to provide alternative livelihood and reduce poverty, especially among women. Yet, for endorsing its expected expansion, further development is needed to ensure sustainable farming practices, i...



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