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Beech trees that lost their foliage early in the dry summer of 2018 fared badly in subsequent years, as WSL studies have shown.

The Asian tiger mosquito is one of the few aquatic insect species that has been introduced and is invasive on several continents.

Insects that live in freshwater are less likely to be invasive than those that live on land.

Rising temperatures cause glaciers to shrink. But for some glaciers, summer rains may be as harmful, a new study suggest.

Researchers at ETH Zurich and WSL have for the first time reconstructed the extent of Switzerland’s glacier ice loss in the 20th century.