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RIVER: Climate warming alters glacier-fed stream ecosystems worldwide
According to two recent studies carried out as part of the Vanishing Glaciers Project, the ecosystems of glacier-fed streams are undergoing profound change around the world. That could have major repercussions on the food chain and the natural carbon cycle.
Nineteen ENAC professors named in new rankings
Research.com has published its first rankings of top scientists in fifteen new disciplines. Nineteen professors from EPFL’s School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC) feature in the list.
LASIG: Genomics can help restore coral reefs in the Indian Ocean
Two EPFL scientists are putting their expertise in coral reefs to work in Mauritius and Seychelles. The pair has joined a United Nations program that aims to restore reefs affected by human and environmental pressure using a method known as seascape genomics.