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12.07.2017: Young pine trees can adapt to artificial drought and are armed against it the following year. However, they do not actively lay down starch reserves at the expense of growth, a recent WSL study indicates. More
SLF and WSL scientists periodically conduct research in the Arctic and the Antarctic. Some examples are the ACE expedition of 2016-17 or an expedition to Greenland during the spring of 2017. The WSL is a founding member of the Swiss Polar Institute SPI.