Announcement of the Environmental Research Prize 2024
The Environmental Research Prize of Fribourg University aims to promote disciplinary and interdisciplinary research in the field of environmental sciences and sustainability. The prize is awarded to young…
Solar Engineering: Are we humans allowed to play God?
To cool the earth, billionaires like George Soros want to darken the sun. The environmental ethicist and philosopher Ivo Wallimann-Helmer on the euphoria and ethical questions surrounding solar engineering.
Carbon Dioxide Removal Policies for a Net Zero Switzerland and Beyond: Policy Pathways and Visions.
This White Paper offers an overview of key considerations in the development and implementation of policies to mobilize carbon dioxide removals (CDR) towards the Swiss goal of reaching Net Zero greenhouse…
Natalia Acuña Andrey sucessfully defended her Master thesis
Untouchable Methods, Unparalleled Data: Noninvasive techniques yield new insights into wildlife
The latest issue of 'The Wildlife Professional' includes an interview with Miriam Zemanova.
Interviewed on the freedom of speech of scientists, Ivo Wallimann-Helmer explains how far he goes to bring his personal views into the general discourse.
NRP 79: Matthias Eggel will lead the project on "Improving harm-benefit analyses"
Four additional projects from the humanities and social sciences are set to bolster reserach on the 3Rs in Switzerland...
Workshop on Animals, Compassion and Conservation
How can compassion be embodied in conservation practice? This and other related questions were discussed at the workshop hosted by the Environmental Sciences and Humanities Institute, held online from…
Prize for Humane Teaching Method Development
Miriam Zemanova (UniFR_ESH) receives the award for humane teaching methods development at Berlin Animal Welfare Day 2022.