Publications

The publications of SCNAT and its network offer orientational knowledge on topics relevant to society and science policy. They provide clearly prepared research findings and inform about the current state of the art. SCNAT's publications are freely accessible and are free of charge.

Publications of SCNAT

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Stellungnahme RPG 2
Stellungnahme: Teilrevision des Raumplanungsgesetzes, 2. Etappe (RPG2)

Die zweite Etappe der Teilrevision des Raumplanungsgesetzes des Bundesrats bringt wichtige Konkretisierungen. Diese reichen aber nicht, um die Ziele des Landschaftskonzepts, der Bodenstrategie und der Biodiversitätsstrategie des Bundes zu erreichen.

Bericht Insektenvielfalt in der Schweiz
Insektenvielfalt in der Schweiz

Die Situation der Insekten in der Schweiz sei besorgniserregend, schreiben Forschende im ersten umfassenden Zustandsbericht «Insektenvielfalt in der Schweiz», publiziert vom Forum Biodiversität der Akademie der Naturwissenschaften Schweiz. Sie haben

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Tackling climate change and biodiversity loss jointly
Tackling climate change and biodiversity loss jointly

Climate change and biodiversity loss pose threats to humankind. As these two crises are interlinked and mutually reinforcing, they also need to be tackled jointly. This requires multiple coordinated approaches

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The State of Science Communication and Public Engagement with Science in Switzerland
The State of Science Communication in Switzerland

Science communication and public engagement with science have repeatedly been called for in recent years – particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. The first comprehensive assessment report on science communication in

Photon Science Roadmap for Research Infrastructures 2025–2028 by the Swiss Photon Community
Photon Science Roadmap

This community roadmap summarizes a survey of the Swiss large-scale infrastructure requirements in the broad field of photon science for the years 2025–2028, drawing from the current situation both in

Neutron Science Roadmap for Research Infrastructures 2025–2028 by the Swiss Neutron Science Community
Neutron Science Roadmap

This community roadmap presents a broad overview of the current status of neutron science in Switzerland and derives a set of recommendations for future developments. It is the result of

Entomologische Sammlung
Schweiz nutzt naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen schlecht

Die Schweiz nutzt ihre mit über 60 Millionen Objekten umfangreichen naturwissenschaftlichen Sammlungen schlecht. Gegenwärtig sind nur 17 Prozent der Objekte digital erfasst und damit für wissenschaftliche Auswertungen wirklich zugänglich. Dies