HeKKSaGOn×L-INSIGHT “Approaches in Environmental and Wildlife Conservation” with L-INSIGHT Fellow Shun Hongo

Environmental and wildlife conservation is an urgent but challenging issue and requires different approaches depending on the targets. In this seminar, speakers will talk about their environmental/ecological research conducted in aquatic, wetland and rain forest ecosystems and discuss how we can work toward conserving these systems. This seminar is organized by HeKKSaGOn German-Japanese University Alliance and L-INSIGHT.


Date Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Time 14:00–16:20 (CET)
Venue Centre for Organismal Studies (COS), Room 001 ,Im Neuenheimer Feld 230, University of Heidelberg
Online https://heiconf.uni-heidelberg.de/q3ft-z6py-ptqu-rq44


14:00 – 14:05 Someone from HeKKSaGOn: Opening (5 min)
14:05 – 14:30 Shun Hongo (20-min talk + 5-min Q&A)
14:30 – 14:55 Hjalmar Kühl (20-min talk + 5-min Q&A)
14:55 – 15:05 Coffee break (10 min)
15:05 – 15:30 Katharina Brotzmann (20-min talk + 5-min Q&A)
15:30 – 15:55 Jochen Müller (20-min talk + 5-min Q&A)
15:55 – 16:15 General discussion (20 min)
16:15 – 16:20 Closing (5 min)


  • Katharina Brotzmann (COS, University of Heidelberg)
    “From laboratory fish to wildlife – Practical use of (zebra)fish research for environmental conservation”
  • Shun Hongo (The Center for African Area Studies, Kyoto University)
    “Linking scientific evidence with local practice for sustainable bushmeat management”
  • Hjalmar S. Kühl (German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv))
    “Effectiveness of protected areas and associated hunting in Africa and Europe”