Hier ein anderer Artikel aus der Schweizer Musikzeitung – Eine neue Schweizer Musikgeschichte von Angelo Garovi, mit Unterstützung der Zeno Karl Schindler Stiftung, Genf

Ausschnitt aus dem Buchcover

Angelo Garovi betrachtet in seinem Buch die Musik im Gebiet der heutigen Schweiz von der Spätantike bis in die Gegenwart.

Source: Schweizer Musikzeitung – Eine neue Schweizer Musikgeschichte

Polar invasion: how plants and animals would colonise an ice-free Antarctica

Tom Hart with two million chinstrap penguins. Isolation has made Antarctic species vulnerable to introduced competition. Richard White, Author provided

The world’s most southerly flower, the Antarctic hairgrass (Deschampsia Antarctica) British Antarctic Survey, Author provided

The continent’s ice caps are melting, and both native and alien species will soon colonise the newly uncovered areas.

Source: Polar invasion: how plants and animals would colonise an ice-free Antarctica

Nature can’t pay its own way – so lets take the market out of conservation

Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River, protected as the world’s first national park in 1872. But how do we best protect nature in the future? YellowstoneNationalPark/flickr, CC BY

Many set out to discover new drugs and species in rainforests, but bioprospecting hasn’t done much for humanity of late. CIFOR/flickr, CC BY-NC-ND

You can’t simply ‘value’ nature as though it were a commodity able to be bought and sold.

Source: Nature can’t pay its own way – so lets take the market out of conservation

China’s smog kills more than a million each year – but there’s a clearer road ahead

Mortality linked to outdoor air pollution in 2010. The two main regions are easy to spot. Lelieveld et al

‘Hazardous’ days in the capital. Adrian Bradshaw / EPA

More than 3m people die from air pollution each year, according to a new study but China is awake to the problem.

Source: China’s smog kills more than a million each year – but there’s a clearer road ahead