In 2018 Insect Respect and BirdLife Switzerland will organise the first Day of Insects in Switzerland. The event will take place in Aarau on November, 15th 2018. The organisers' goal is to foster cooperations and a lobby for insects.
Natural history museum Bielefeld
The Natural history museum Bielefeld works together with Insect Respect. The content of the cooperation are inter alia the regular joint event "Day of Insects", book donations of "Why Every Fly Counts", a poster campaign in Bielefeld showing the fascination of insects, the long-term loan of the Insect Respect exhibition for the museum and a common fair stand at the GENIALE 2017. Find information about the cooperation between namu e.V. and Insect Respect in namu's annual report 2016.
Biodiversity in Good Company initiative
In March 2018 Insect Respect became a member of Biodiversity in Good Company initiative. The philosophy of the initiative is to protect biodiversity; it assembles different companies to achieve this aim. Insect Respect is a partner of the voluntary association of different companies that prevent biodiversity loss and to represent interests of the society and economy.
Zurich Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts
The Research Group for Urban Ecology of the Institute of Natural Resource Sciences of Zurich Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts (ZHAW) supports Insect Respect with the development of the compensation model and in requests connected to roof greening.
Consortium of Westphalian Entomologists
The activities of Insect Respect are scientifically accompanied. For example, the Consortium of Westphalian Entomologists supports Insect Respect by monitoring the compensation areas.
University of Kiel
The research group „Functional Morphology and Biomechanics” at the zoological institute of the University of Kiel supports Insect Respect with feedback for scientific publications.
Insect Respect counts on numerous prominent supporters. These include Dr. Hans Herren (winner of the Alternative Nobel Prize), Nina Ruge (TV-Moderator and UN-Ambassador for Biodiversity), Dr. Matthias Kestenholz (Swiss Ornithological Institute) and Prof. Dr. Stephan Schaltegger (Centre for Sustainability Management, University of Lüneburg). Some of their statements are to be found under Voices.