Earth and Environment

Environment - Feb 1

A research collaboration led by ETH Zurich and MIT will receive a further USD 15 million from the New York-based Simons Foundation to investigate the behaviour of marine bacteria and microalgae. The research will focus on microbial communities that impact the ocean's carbon cycle.

Environment - Jan 27

Until now, mountain regions have been largely spared from biological invasions. But a new monitoring study shows that alien plants are spreading rapidly to higher altitudes along transport routes worldwide.

Environment - Jan 26

The sediments near Horn Richterswil - today a recreation and bathing resort on Lake Zurich - are contaminated with toxic metals, particularly mercury.

Environment - Jan 27

Switzerland's groundwater is home to a multitude of hitherto unknown organisms. An Eawag research project is shining a light into the darkness and revealing this habitat's exceptional biodiversity.

Environment - Jan 23

Reduced biodiversity affects the stability of the entire ecosystem. A long-term experiment now shows that grassland plant communities with multiple species need about 10 years to adjust to each other and produce an even amount of biomass again.

Currently 64 jobs in fields Environment, Earth Sciences, Paleontology.
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Environment - 02.02
Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in Business Innovation (80-100%) Hochschule Luzern - Technik & Architektur, Horw/Luzern
Agronomy/Food Science - 27.01
PhD Position Re-Livestock Agroscope, 1725 Posieux FR
Environment - 26.01
Professor*in Green Chemistry und Institutsleitung Ecopreneurship (80–100 %) Hochschule für Life Sciences FHNW, Muttenz
Agronomy/Food Science - 25.01
PhD Student - Ruminant Nutrition and Emissions Agroscope, 8356 Ettenhausen (TG)
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