EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

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

Life Sciences - Environment - Nov 13
Life Sciences - Environment
"The people who live around the Eqaluit River in the south-west of Greenland do know that there are char living in the river and its lakes", explains the evolutionary and fish biologist Carmela Dönz. "But they prefer to eat sea fish and take very little notice of the fish stocks in fresh water - which is one of the reasons why the fish appear to have little fear of people." Outside the region, the rivers and lakes along the coastline created by the retreating Greenland glaciers after the last ice age remain largely unknown.
Environment - Innovation - Oct 30
Environment - Innovation

Cashless payments, online maps for navigation, photo sharing on social networks - digitalisation has become an integral part of our everyday lives.

Environment - Life Sciences - Oct 16
Environment - Life Sciences

Ecosystems provide numerous benefits, supplying food, clean water and other resources. So, it is vital that ecosystem stability is maintained in the face of disturbances such as drought, heatwaves or nutrient inputs.

Life Sciences - Oct 2
Life Sciences

In textbooks on evolution, conceptional and mathematical models explain how a host-parasite relationship affects the genome of both organisms.

Life Sciences - Environment - Sep 23
Life Sciences - Environment

Most recreational fishermen do not take notice of the little threespine stickleback fish - it is too small and spiny to make a good meal.

Environment - Sep 17
Environment

The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, which celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2017, was the first UN multilateral environmental agreement to be universally ratified (197 Parties by 2008).

Environment - Sep 9
Environment

Eawag researchers have identified the major anthropogenic threats and their chief origins in a review article.

Pharmacology - Oct 23
Pharmacology

This spring, as they have now done for the past eight years, the international research team SCORE (Sewage analysis CORe group Europe), co-founded by Christoph Ort from Eawag, once again examined t

Life Sciences - Environment - Oct 8
Life Sciences - Environment

Daphnia, also known as water fleas, play an important role in the food web of lakes: they feed on phytoplankton and are eaten by predators such as fish.

Environment - Sep 27
Environment

Natural, human oestrogens, as well as synthetic substances such as the contraceptive pill, pesticides and industrial chemicals, are transported mainly via our wastewater into surface waters.

Life Sciences - Environment - Sep 23
Life Sciences - Environment

Most recreational fishermen do not take notice of the little threespine stickleback fish - it is too small and spiny to make a good meal.

Environment - Sep 10
Environment

More and more people are moving to cities and agglomerations in Switzerland, which is putting extreme pressure on some wastewater treatment plants: Because they are having to treat greater volumes of wastewater, their energy consumption is skyrocketing.

Life Sciences - Sep 4
Life Sciences

Eawag has been researching for many years to find alternatives to animal experiments so as to reduce and replace tests on live fish.





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