Accademia svizzera di scienze naturali

Con il motto «Conoscenza interdisciplinare a servizio della società» l’accademia svizzera di scienze naturali (SCNAT) si impegna con i suoi 35'000 esperte ed esperti a livello regionale, nazionale e internazionale per il futuro della scienza e società.

the commodity sector
  • 23.05.2016

Making the Commodity Sector Work for Developing Countries - Local Impacts, Global Links, and Knowledge Gaps

Switzerland occupies an important position in the global trade of hard and soft commodities. Companies headquartered within its borders directly or indirectly shape commodity extraction practices around the world, some of which carry considerable negative environmental and social risks on the ground, particularly in fragile contexts. Minimizing these risks and maximizing shared economic gains could enable mutually beneficial development and counteract persistent social and political inequality.
Créer la nature
  • 12.05.2016

Créer la nature

Repoussée, isolée, exterminée: la biodiversité est aussi en pleine régression en Suisse! Pour conserver la diversité restante, il faut encourager l’action de chacune et de chacun. Mais que pouvons-nous faire concrètement ? Ce nouveau guide montre comment cela fonctionne.
Logo ProClim
  • 31.05.2016

Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in (40 - 60 %) befristet auf 12 Monate (Mutterschaftsvertretung)

Für ProClim – Forum for Climate and Global Change, das Kompetenzzentrum der Akademie für Fragen des globalen Wandels, suchen wir per 1. August 2016 oder nach Vereinbarung eine/einen Wissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeiter/in (40 - 60 %) befristet auf 12 Monate (Mutterschaftsvertretung).

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Marcel Tanner im April 2015 auf einer seiner vielen Reisen nach Afrika, hier am Kilomberofluss bei Ifakara, Tansania.

Prof. Marcel Tanner
President of the SCNAT

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