The Kingdom Fungi
Fungi are fundamentally important organisms. They're not just some kind of bizarre accessories in the landscape, but rather fungi underpin, pretty much every terrestrial ecosystem, on the planet. Join ecologist Alison Pouliot in this foray into the Kingdom Fungi.
Wenn die Lebensgrundlage verschwindet | Then we disappearUniversity of Zurich, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies
Lake Poopó has been dried out for most of the year since 2014. This means that the livelihood of the Uru, an indigenous people who live in the Andes highlands at 4,000 meters above sea level, has disappeared.
The short film by the Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies shows the impact of the Uru people’s environmental migration to nearby villages, where they now live together with other marginalized groups.
Wilderness Babel: What Does Wilderness Mean in Your Language? Marcus Hall and Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, eds.
What does wilderness mean in your language? Listen to words for “wilderness” and learn about their political and historical meanings in different regional contexts. “Wilderness Babel” is a collaboration with the Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies at the University of Zurich, edited by Marcus Hall and Wilko Graf von Hardenberg. Its international contributions are still growing.