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Call for Proposals - Bois Chamblard Foundation
The Bois Chamblard Foundation, which is administered by EPFL, has opened a Call for Proposals to support research and educational initiatives in the broad area of biodiversity.
Benoît Ferrari takes over as director ad interim of the Ecotox Centre
Benoît Ferrari has been appointed interim director of the Ecotox Centre, located at EPFL and Dübendorf. He is an expert in sediment ecotoxicology. He entered into office on September 1st 2019. The current director, Inge Werner, will remain at the Ecotox Centre on a part-time basis until 2021.
Plastic pollution in Lake Geneva - Interview on RTS1
Lake Geneva is as polluted by plastics as the Mediterranean Sea or the oceans, indicate the samples taken by the Geneva association Oceaneye. These measurements reveal the presence in large quantities of plastic waste in freshwater ecosystems. Dr. Florian Breider answers the questions of Mr. Darius Rochebin about Lake Geneva plastic pollution during the evening TV news on RTS1.