Megafauna Ecosystem Ecology from the Deep Prehistory to a Human-Dominated Future

Carlsberg Foundation “Semper Ardens” Research Project

News and Publications

17.03.2017 Trophic rewilding – background, South American context, and open questions (J.-C. Svenning, Conservation Land Trust–Argentina, Rincon del Socorro, Argentina, 2017) 

14.03.2017 Trophic rewilding – background, South American context, and open questions (J.-C. Svenning, IBONE, CONICET, Corrientes, Argentina, 2017)

10.03.2017 The long-term base-line for Danish nature (J.-C. Svenning, Dansk Flora & Vegetation, Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, 2017)  

01.03.2017 One day symposium, Megafauna: Learning from the past to build a sustainable future. May 3, 2017

13.02.2017 Start-up of MegaPast intern Gerard Sanz Fulladosa

02.02.2017 Invited lecture: A deep-time perspective on ecosystems and rewilding in the Mediterranean region (J.-C. Svenning, XIV MEDECOS & XIII AEET meeting, Sevilla, 2017)

01.02.2017 Two new MegaPast PhD students start-up Michael Munk and Emilio Berti

26.01.2017 Hvorfor forsvandt megafaunaen? (J.-C. Svenning, Folkeunivesitetet)

12.01.2017 Press release: Skeletons from the Ice Age provide knowledge about endangered species

18.12.2016 2-yr postdoc on "Evolution of functional diversity in mammals"

26.11.2016 Release the horses. Rewilding in Denmark. Jens-Christian Svenning participates as advisory board member 

08.11.2016 iDiv Annual Conference 2016 in Leipzig. Jens-Christian Svenning participated in the sREAL working group on rewilding organised by prof. Henrique Pereira.

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03.11.2016 Science teacher day. Jens-Christian Svenning gave a talk about the disapearing and possible return of large animals In Danish

03.11.2016 Lecture in Danish by Jens-Christian Svenning. What used to be normal - the extinction of large animals. Held at the Young Scientists association (Ungdommens Naturvidenskabelige forening - UNF)

27.06.2016 News article in Danish news paper Jyllandsposten about rewilding in Denmark

22.06.2016 Could bringing back camels ‘rewild’ the American West? Article in The Washington Post. MegaPast2Future paper being mentioned 

21.06.2016 article in Danish about Islands and body size

11.05.2016 News site on Aarhus University website mentioning MegaPast2Future as recipient of Carlsberg Grant