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BIOSS - Biosphere reserves as models for  science-society interaction to spur sustainability transformations in mountainous areas and beyond

BIOSS is an exciting new research project aiming to understand and analyze how biosphere reserves in mountainous regions can be used as models for new forms of science-society interaction to promote sustainability. By investigating the diversity of science-society interactions in biosphere reserves, BIOSS seeks to identify the most effective strategies for creating actionable knowledge and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals.

Project duration: 12/2022 – 11/2025 
Project coordination: Ass.Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.nat.techn. Katharina Gugerell
(University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna; katharina.gugerell(at)  

This project is funded by the Austrian Academy of Sciences and is carried out within the framework of the "The Earth System Sciences (ESS)” research program (  

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