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19.03.2019

New data reveal that temperatures in the upper layers of the permafrost have reached record values after a period of cooling (German or French).

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04.03.2019

The World Wildlife Day on 3rd March draws attention to woldwide species-loss. The WSL provides a scientific basis for species protection.

Research
01.03.2019

Will there be more lightning induced forest fires? This and other questions are the object of an analyisis of last summer's drought.

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26.02.2019

The Asian long-horned beetle which was detected in the Canton of Fribourg in 2011 and 2014 was successfully eradicated after several years of control.

Research
12.02.2019

A new estimate for the glacier ice volume all around the world indicates the volume of glaciers in Asia has been overestimated.

Institutional
11.02.2019

The expedition GLACE of the Swiss Polar Institute will be the first to circumnavigate Greenland for scientific research.

 

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26. March 2019 26 March 2019

Snow is the most reflective surface on Earth. Hence the snow cover has a crucial role to play in maintaining the Earth’s climate.

27. March 2019 27 March 2019

The Biodiversity-(BD)-Seminars take place in the Englersaal every second Wednesday at 11:00 and are broadcasted to Davos, Cadenazzo and Lausanne.

3. April 2019 3 April 2019

Im Laufe der Zeit hat die Schweiz in verschiedenen Bereichen der Umweltpolitik eine Vorreiterrolle eingenommen.