EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology  

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 - Apr 17
Environment
Switzerland's rivers harbour a unique biodiversity. From 2013 to 2018 - in order to assess this diversity in more detail for the first time - scientists from the Fish Ecology & Evolution department systematically collected fish samples (in September and October in each case) from hundreds of rivers and streams.
Environment - Apr 2
Environment

Between March and October 2017, samples collected from five small streams with catchment areas subject to a variety of agricultural uses were analysed for plant protection products.

Environment - Mar 22
Environment

Today's Unesco World Water Day has the theme "Leave no one behind". Many people still do not have access to safe water and sanitary facilities for various reasons.

Pharmacology - Mar 14
Pharmacology

In a large-scale, Europe-wide drug monitoring project, the wastewater of around 38 million people in 85 cities was analysed in the spring.

Environment - Mar 11
Environment

The latest urine-diverting toilet is being "officially" presented today at the ISH sanitation trade fair in Frankfurt.

Environment - Mar 4
Environment

Community wastewater treatment plants and agricultural practices are the primary sources of pollution in rivers and streams, and affect aquatic communities.

Environment - Mar 26
Environment

Between spring and autumn, when the lakes warm up and the concentration of nutrients increases, all around the world blue-green algae are proliferating en masse.

Life Sciences - Mar 19
Life Sciences

In order to move from one host to another, certain parasites change their behaviour. The more effectively a parasite can manipulate its host, the greater its evolutionary advantage.

Life Sciences - Mar 14
Life Sciences

Fragrances are added in a wide variety of consumer products - cosmetics, detergents, cleaning agents, and air fresheners.

Environment - Mar 6
Environment

Judit Leinert, you're a specialist in good decision making. How can I decide on the perfect place to go on holiday this summer? In my research group, we approach decision making with the help of "Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis", or MCDA.

Environment - Feb 28
Environment

Alpine streams have been extensively modified by dams and water intakes to permit hydropower exploitation.





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