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03/10/21
Ingolstadt
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Interactions between humans and the climate: Audi Environmental Foundation honors research work

Interactions between humans and the climate: Audi Environmental Foundation honors research work
  • Junior researcher Astrid Manciu studies the role of vegetation in the climate system and the effects of deforestation and global warming on the regional climate in Colombia
  • Tiffany Yu investigates how urban areas can be designed to be restorative and green in line with the residents’ preferences and requests
  • Rüdiger Recknagel, Director of the Audi Environmental Foundation: “For a better future, we need innovative research approaches to learn more about the interaction between humans and nature.”

The Audi Environmental Foundation has honored the master’s theses of researchers Astrid Manciu and Tiffany Yu from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) with the “Sustainable Resource Management Award” (SRM). The award was presented for the tenth time. This year, the ceremony was part of a joint event with the “Thurn und Taxis Förderpreis für Forstwissenschaft” (forestry sponsorship award). The winners each received EUR 1,500 in prize money for their academic theses.

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