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The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL aims at communicating actively by publishing media releases and news, annual reports, series and books. In order to stay in touch with scientists, practitioners, the media and the public, the institute organizes events, seminars and conferences.

We will be glad to assist the media in their research and to arrange interviews with our in-house experts. Both media representatives and freelancers are very welcome to visit our research sites and study plots all over the country.

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Bakterien verwandeln Steinwüsten in blühende Natur

Erstmals ist es einem Forscherteam der Eidg. Forschungsanstalt WSL gelungen, das gesamte Artenspektrum an Mikroorganismen im Vorfeld eines Alpengletschers zu bestimmen. Am Dammagletscher erhalten sie nun einen einmaligen Einblick in die Bildung des Bodens und die Entwicklung neuen Lebens.

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