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28 Feb
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Empa’s Green Packaging Breakthrough
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Swiss scientists have turned beer brewing leftovers into an eco-friendly packaging material. This innovative approach not only recycles waste but could also revolutionize food pack...
22 Feb
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Griesser and Energiehaus Arquitectos Create CO2-Neutral Living Space
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Swiss firm Griesser has transformed a Barcelona terraced house into the city's first CO2-neutral passive house, "ShowPass." Partnering with Energiehaus Arquitectos, they used Metal...
14 Feb
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Empa and wst21 Shed Light on Environmental Impact of Vehicle Tires
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Empa and wst21 researchers reveal vehicle tires as a major source of microplastics, with tire wear contributing significantly to environmental pollution in Switzerland. Addressing ...
05 Feb
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Hug AG’s Sustainable Farming Initiative Expands
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Hug AG, in collaboration with Knecht Mühle, is expanding its sustainable wheat farming project in Aargau after a successful trial. The partnership seeks to cultivate wheat for the ...
02 Feb
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The ICON Weather and Climate Model is Now Open Source
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The ICON weather and climate model, a collaborative effort by Swiss and German researchers, is now open source. This groundbreaking move aims to enhance transparency and foster inn...
31 Jan
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New Swiss Association Aims to Reduce Agricultural Carbon Footprint
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AgroImpact, a new Swiss initiative in Lausanne, unites Vaud, Prométerre, WWF, and Nestlé to reduce agriculture's carbon footprint. Supported by over 2 million Swiss francs, it brin...
13 Dec
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Nitrogen Overload Threatens Swiss Forests, FOEN Reports
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Swiss forests are under threat as excessive nitrogen levels surge, impacting 90% of wooded areas. Human activities, particularly in agriculture and industry, contribute significant...
17 Oct
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Meeting the Global Food Challenge by 2050
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Scientists, including EPFL researchers, tackle the challenge of feeding 10 billion people by 2050 amid conflicts and climate change. Emphasizing sustainable solutions, they explore...
01 Sep
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WWF Report Highlights Urgent Water Crisis
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WWF, a Swiss-based organization, issues a stark warning in a new report, revealing the enormous economic value of global water resources at US$58 trillion. It highlights the urgent...
28 Aug
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Bonn Conference Sets Agenda for Biodiversity Action Beyond 2023
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Switzerland actively participates in the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform's conference on biodiversity and ecosystem services in Bonn. Focus on combatting invasive non-nat...
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