EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
Überlandstrasse 133, CH-8600 Dübendorf
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Discipline: Environment

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.

Environment - Jun 23
Environmental problems are generally complex, and the ecological processes and actors involved are often closely interlinked. Social-ecological networks make it possible to untangle such complex relationships. In these networks, social and ecological components and the interactions between them are represented as nodes and links.
Environment - Life Sciences - Jun 17
Environment - Life Sciences

The live images from the Aquascope reveal an amazing underwater world. Lake Greifen is home to a smorgasbord of wonderful creatures - star-shaped, cylindrical, horned or extravagantly coiffed.

Life Sciences - Environment - Jun 3
Life Sciences - Environment

Parasitic wasps act as biological weapons against aphids in pest control. With the help of symbionts, however, some aphids try to defend themselves against the attacks.

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". What does that mean from your point of view?

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 - Jun 10

Rain enables crops to grow, but it also causes the run-off of pesticides to rivers and streams. Concentrations of these substances in surface waters can be monitored by means of regular sampling.

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 - 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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