Franz Essl has been included in the list of Highly Cited Scientists 2020 in the field Environment and Ecology by Clarivate (https://recognition.webofscience.com/awards/highly-cited/2020/). We congratulate.
Franz Essl from the CVL gives an interview on the importance of ambitious biodiversity conservation for the Austrian newspaper Der Standard. More at https://www.derstandard.at/story/2000120970621/oekologe-franz-essl-oesterreichs-artenvielfalt-ist-massiv-unter-druck.
Our colleague Bea Maas was awarded the GfÖ prize for her achievements in ecological research. She is the first to receive this highly endowed prize from The Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Gesellschaft für Ökologie e.V.). Young scientists can be nominated every two years. Congratulations on behalf of the whole team of University of Vienna - CVL!