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18.05.2022

12 Jahre Forschung an der WSL und unsere Pilot-Plattform drought.ch werden zu einer zentrale Grundlage für diesen wegweisenden Beschluss.

25.04.2022

A WSL laboratory study has found that forest trees absorb tiny pieces of plastic. This could have implications for forest ecosystems.

22.04.2022

In the NCCS-Impacts programme, the implications are being investigated across sectors. The public call for projects will follow in the summer of 2022.

08.04.2022

A new study reveals that exposure to drought determines to what extent a tree will resist attack by pests.

04.04.2022

A research team led by WSL has compiled the world's most important findings on the leaf-out and blooming of trees.

24.03.2022

The year was marked by the arrival of the new director and the launch of strategic programmes and a research centre in Davos.

23.03.2022

A Swiss research project explores glacier retreat in Peru and its consequences. It was launched in Bern on 21st March.

23.03.2022

Warm-adapted and pesticide-tolerant species among aquatic insects have increased since 2010.

18.03.2022

The FORTE edu app of the WSL will be used in the school programme of the Swiss National Museum's "Forest" exhibition starting 18 March.

 

15.03.2022

The bark beetle situation has improved somewhat in 2021. This is reported in the WSL's new Forest Protection News (German or French).

10.03.2022

ETH Zurich promotes Loïc Pellissier to Associate Professor. The WSL ecologist researches the origins of biodiversity.

10.03.2022

A simple calculation for snow friction should lead to better designed inrun tracks for slopestyle jumps.

09.03.2022

A project with WSL participation will investigate the impact of climate change on fjords and their consequences for the local human population.

07.03.2022

Climate change is altering our flora. In the canton of Zurich, non-native species are the main beneficiaries, WSL researchers find.

02.03.2022

New product in our WSL-shop: The KTT Toolbox provides access to intriguing methods for knowledge and technology transfer (KTT).

25.02.2022

Alpine plants display little variation within their species. This could put them at a disadvantage when it comes to climate change.

24.02.2022

The size of bird beaks and palm fruits are linked at the global scale, a WSL study shows. This increases our understanding of tropical forests.

22.02.2022

WSL research team developed software to optimize the use of cable cranes in forestry work.

15.02.2022

Earlier, less varied and only half as plentiful: The food supply of small birds during the breeding season dwindles with climate change.

14.02.2022

Uncontrolled increase of bee hives in Swiss cities might endanger pollinators such as wild bees.