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Evolutionary ecology
How can evolutionary ecology support environmental management?
 

Evolutionary ecology

Is a seasonal moratorium sufficient to protect threatened fish populations? What are the impacts of size-selective fishing? Why are disease control efforts involving mass drug administration not always successful? Knowledge of evolutionary processes can make a valuable contribution to decision-making in environmental management.  >> more

Welcome

Welcome

Eawag is a world-leading aquatic research institute. Its research, which is driven by the needs of society, provides the basis for innovative approaches and technologies in the water sector. Through close collaboration with experts from industry, government and professional associations, Eawag plays an important bridging role between theory and practice, allowing new scientific insights to be rapidly implemented.

15 January 2015
 

Research for the energy turnaround
Mandated by the Federal Council, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is launching two National Research Programmes (NRPs) to explore scientific and technological as well as social and economic aspects of implementing Energy Strategy 2050. Coordinated energy research is a cornerstone of Energy Strategy 2050: it supports the substantial reduction of energy consumption, promotes new technologies and explores the social context. Eawag contributes in sub-projects and does also coordinated studies in the Programme Energy-Change-Impact with WSL. Press release from the Swiss National Science Foundation.

     
15 January 2015
  Geogenic Contamination Handbook published
The Geogenic Contamination Handbook offers practical guidance for NGOs and local authorities on how to tackle the problems of arsenic- and fluoride-laden drinking water in developing and emerging countries has been published on 15 January 2015. The manual covers the identification of regions at risk, field and laboratory measurement methods, mitigation technologies and the implementation of suitable strategies in accordance with local needs.
Geogenic Contamination Handbook
     
12 December 2014  

Alfred Johny Wüest to become a member of the Eawag Directorate
At its meeting on 10 and 11 December 2014, the ETH Board elected Johny Wüest to become a member of the Eawag Directorate. He will take office on 1 March 2015 as successor to Prof Bernhard Wehrli, who represented Kastanienbaum in the Directorate and will leave office at the end of February 2015. [...]



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