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Asian hornet attacks honeybee
  • 09.06.2017
  • SES
  • news

The Asian hornet reaches Switzerland

The Asian hornet, a fierce predator of honeybees, was detected for the first time in Switzerland at the end of April.
Horizons : science ex machina
  • 2017
  • Swiss National Science Foundation
  • Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences
  • magazine

Horizons: Science ex machina

Horizons takes a look at the automation of research: using robots to speed up laboratory work, artificial intelligence to process floods of data and algorithms to analyse the scientific literature. Does it work? And is it a good idea?

  • Publications

Hydrological Yearbook of Switzerland 2016 (Summary)
  • 2017

Hydrological Yearbook of Switzerland 2016

Summary of the publication «Hydrologisches Jahrbuch der Schweiz 2016»
SSS Newsletter 32
  • 2017

SSS Newsletter 32

The June newsletter of the Swiss Systematics Society
IBS 123/2017
  • 2017

Informationsdienst Biodiversität Schweiz IBS Nr. 123

Mikroverunreinigungen verursachen ökologischen Stress
EEA (2017) - The Arctic Environment
  • 2017

The Arctic Environment

The Arctic region is warming at a rate of almost twice the global average, resulting in profound and rapid changes in its living conditions and the environment. This European Environment Agency (EEA) report looks at how the rest of Europe affects the Arctic environment and how changes in the region impact Europe in return.
Klimareport 2016
  • 2017

Klimareport 2016

Zuerst monatelange Nässe – dann kaum mehr Regen, und dazwischen eine kurze Sommerhitze: Das Jahr 2016 verlief über weite Strecken ausserhalb der Normen. Der Klimareport 2016 der MeteoSchweiz liefert die umfassenden Details.
GAIA 2-17
  • 2017

Recognizing the Value of Universities of Applied Sciences for Environmental and Sustainability Research in Switzerland

Gesellschaftliche Transformationsprozesse
sind auf praxisnahe Forschung angewiesen.
Fachhochschulen sind dafür ideal positioniert,
werden in der Schweiz aber dahingehend
kaum unterstützt.