Earth and Environment

Environment - Jul 1
This week, scientists of the Institute of Bee Health of the University of Bern have published an article in the peer-reviewed journal Communications Biology, which shows how even low doses of neonicotinoid insecticides, as they may realistically occur in contaminated soils, adversely affect the development of black garden ants (Lasius niger). This study highlights the need to overthink current deployment and management of chemical pest control for more sustainable agriculture.
Earth Sciences - Jul 1
Earth Sciences

Researchers from the Swiss Seismological Service SED and ETH Zurich are working with the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre CSCS to develop a way of utilising geothermal energy safely with the help of supercomputers.

Environment - Jun 26

Lorenz Keysser believes that in order to overcome ecological crises, we must recognise affluence as a main driver and fundamentally reconsider our economy and lifestyle.

Environment - Jun 30

The amount and location of available terrestrial water is changing worldwide. An international research team led by ETH Zurich has now proved for the first time that human-induced climate change is responsible for the changes observed in available terrestrial water.

Environment - Jun 25

NRP 69 recommends that the government develop a Swiss Food Strategy for 2050. This strategy should enable the entire population to eat healthy food sourced from a sustainable production and distribution system.

Currently 29 jobs in fields Environment, Earth Sciences, Palaeontology.
Selected Jobs
Environment - 02.07
Postdoctoral Research Position in Political Ecology University of Zurich
Environment - 24.06
Postdoctoral Researcher EAWAG, Dübendorf
Environment - 18.06
Postdoc position in Aquatic Microbial Ecology EPFL, Lausanne
Environment - 12.06
PhD position in Environmental Engineering EAWAG, Dübendorf
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