<span><span><span><span><span><span><span><span>Modeling the Anthropocene: New graduate school at the Max Planck Institute of Geoanthropology</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span>

The Max Planck Society is funding a new graduate school – the International Max Planck Research School for Modeling the Anthropocene (IMPRS-ModA) – at the Max Planck Institute of Geoanthropology with almost 2.7 million euros for 6 years starting in July 2024. more

<span><span><span><span><span>One Earth Article Highlights Indigenous Fire Management Amidst Escalating Wildfire Risks</span></span></span></span></span>

One Earth recently published a pivotal article exploring the role of Indigenous fire management practices in combating escalating global wildfire threats exacerbated by climate change and human activities. more

<span><span><span><span><span><span><span>Anthropocene Conference at the Max Planck Institute of Geoanthropology </span></span></span></span></span></span></span>

The ‘Crossing Boundaries in Science – The Anthropocene’ conference will gather scholars from diverse disciplines to examine the challenges and opportunities of the Anthropocene. more

<span><span><span>A Network for Researching the Anthropocene</span></span></span>

Interview with Jürgen Renn discussing the institute's concept, the phenomenon of the "Great Acceleration," and the significance of the MPI's location in Jena. more

Patrick Roberts Awarded 29th Annual Thuringian Research Prize for Top Performance in Basic Research

On June 18, 2024, Dr. Patrick Roberts from the Max Planck Institute of Geoanthropology in Jena was awarded the Thuringian Research Prize for Top Performance in Basic Research by the Thuringian Ministry of Economy, Science and the Digital Society. more

The Roots of the Anthropocene

Even early human interaction with the tropical forests had irreversible consequences that will continue to have an impact beyond the 21st century. more

<span><span><span><span><span><span>A New Legacy:  Zooarchaeology by Mass Spectrometry to Explore Potential of Legacy Collections in Natural History Museums</span></span></span></span></span></span>

A recent study revisits 19th-century museum collection to test the utility of ZooMS proteomic techniques to taxonomically identify bone fragments and ultimately provide new insights into human-animal interactions trough time more

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