Katharina Thelen-Laesser: CLOSING THE GAP BETWEEN KNOWLEDGE AND ACTION

Katharina Thelen-Laesser: CLOSING THE GAP BETWEEN KNOWLEDGE AND ACTION

Although several hundreds of studies have been undertaken so far, no definitive answers have yet been found that convincingly explain the huge gap between the knowledge and awareness of environmental issues on the one hand and the radius of action on the other. What are the reasons for this startling absence of answers? One reason might lie in the complexity of the subject. In order to get into the various aspects of the problem, one needs to exert oneself into various kinds of models: Political and economic models, psychological and ecophilosophical models, social marketing models to mention a few.
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Baum-Geschichten: 19 Mai 2017

Ein Spaziergang von Botanik zu Biographie Während eines Spaziergangs, der uns in der Stadt Zürich zu Bäumen aus verschiedenen Ländern führen wird, treffen wir auf Performances und Geschichten, die von Zürchern mit globalen Wurzeln veranstaltet und erzählt werden. In...

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Leopard Ecology & Conservation Symposium

Leopard Ecology & Conservation Symposium

We are delighted to invite you to a very interesting public lecture on leopards and lions. Monika Schiess and her team of Leopard Ecology & Conservation along with Prof. Dr. David Macdonald, Prof. Dr. Craig Packer and Dr. Michael Flyman will be there to talk to...

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Cosetta Veronese:   ARE ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANISTS ALL TOO HUMAN?

Cosetta Veronese: ARE ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANISTS ALL TOO HUMAN?

... by pushing things even further, one might argue that the lable “Environmental Humanities” is itself problematic: in my understanding of the term, it makes the environment relate primarily (if not exclusively) to a human / humanistic sphere; it almost suggests that the environment is, as it were, a function of man, rather than man a function of the enviroment.
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Biohacking or Ecohacking?

Biohacking or Ecohacking?

Biohacking or Ecohacking? ... Artists and Scientists Merging Together in one Evening June 7th, 2016, 18.00 - 19.30 Salotto Café, Hardturmstrasse 169, CH-8005 Zurich.
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