EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
Überland Str. 133, 8600 Dübendorf
EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology   link
Discipline: Environment
Affiliation: Conseil des EPF / ETH Rat

Eawag is a Swiss-based and internationally linked aquatic research institute committed to an ecological, economical and socially responsible management of water - the primary source of all life. It carries out research, teaching and consulting and forms a link between science and practical application.

Life Sciences - May 28
Life Sciences
Around 500 different cichlid species are found in Lake Victoria. According to a study by scientists at Eawag and Bern University, whether closely related species can persist within the same area depends on the effect sizes of individual genes underlying key mate-choice traits.
Environment - Health - May 25

126 Swiss researchers, including 6 from Eawag, want to draw the attention their Swiss compatriots to the scientific evidence showing the between the emergence of pandemics and human disturbance of the natural environment.

Environment - Earth Sciences - May 20
Environment - Earth Sciences

Catherine and Florian, the theme of the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) is "Our solutions are in nature".

Environment - Earth Sciences - May 14
Environment - Earth Sciences

The rock laboratory on the Grimsel Pass in the Bernese Oberland lies 400 metres deep in the mountain.

Environment - May 8

Canalisation, sewage disposal and hydropower exploitation - rivers are among the most heavily impacted ecosystems worldwide.

Environment - Earth Sciences - May 21
Environment - Earth Sciences

Today, one third of the world's population obtains its drinking water and water for irrigation from groundwater reserves.

Environment - Life Sciences - May 18
Environment - Life Sciences

A fundamental characteristic of ecological communities is that small animals are more abundant than large ones.

Environment - Innovation - May 11
Environment - Innovation

In Switzerland, fresh drinking water springs from the tap whenever it is needed. After use, it flows through the sewage system into the central wastewater treatment plants, where it is cleaned and reintroduced into the water cycle.

Earth Sciences - May 7
Earth Sciences

Warm and dry weather, in the first half of April especially, led to the deposition of large quantities of flower pollen.

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