Environmental Danger

Research on climate change, and enviromental pollution (e.g. air, water etc.) carries immense significance due to the inherent dangers they pose to our planet and its inhabitants. Climate change research is crucial in understanding the escalating risks associated with rising temperatures, extreme weather events, and sea-level rise. By identifying the causes and consequences of climate change, researchers can develop strategies to mitigate its impacts and promote sustainable practices.

Similarly, investigating air pollution helps us comprehend the adverse effects of harmful pollutants on human health and the environment, leading to the development of cleaner energy sources and more efficient transportation systems. Additionally, studying water pollution and subsequent dangers to any life enables scientists to assess contamination of water bodies, safeguarding ecosystems, affected animal populations and human populations reliant on clean water sources. Research in these domains is essential to inform policies, foster environmental consciousness, and safeguard the well-being of future generations.


Prof. Dr.
Lena Wilfert

  • Institute of Evolutionary Ecology and Conservation Genomics University of Ulm