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01.12.2019

Der Nordische Fichtenborkenkäfer ist erstmals in der Schweiz und in Liechtenstein entdeckt worden. Er besiedelt vor allem Fichten.

27.11.2019

Today, the Federal Council re-elected WSL Director Konrad Steffen until the end of June 2021.

27.11.2019

How well does forest protect against landslides? A special issue of the Swiss Forestry Journal and the WSL landslide database provide answers.

25.11.2019

The WSL measuring station in Davos is now an officially certified site in the ICOS Switzerland network.

21.11.2019

Turning an abandoned pasture into a palm tree plantation can be carbon neutral, shows a newly publishes study by EPFL and WSL.

21.11.2019

New publication: An interactive WSL tool shows the governance structures with which Alpine countries are adapting to climate change.

20.11.2019

Two WSL researchers are on the list of "Highly Cited Researchers 2019", which distinguishes the most influential scientists.

19.11.2019

For effective protection against natural hazards, practice and research must work together. The new DIAGONAL reports on opportunities and pitfalls.

14.11.2019

SLF researcher David Wagner reports on how the MOSAiC expedition team have found a suitable ice floe for their stay in the Arctic Ocean.

13.11.2019

Glaciologists from ETH and WSL have estimated the global potential for water storage and hydropower in future ice-free glacier areas.

08.11.2019

Exchange experiences and solve problems together: The new issue of WSL's magazine Diagonal focuses on research and practice in dialogue.

05.11.2019

A global experimental study conducted by WSL revealed for the first time how much nitrogen is available in grasslands.

30.10.2019

The number of insect species has shrunk dramatically in the last decade, according to an international study involving the WSL.

24.10.2019

Help shape the future of biodiversity - at the World Biodiversity Forum in Davos in February 2020. Submit abstracts now and register!

21.10.2019

WSL researchers are reporting an ongoing decrease of habitat quality in species-rich dry grasslands, despite them being protected.

08.10.2019

Together with 18 leading experts Prof. Peter Verburg will compile a synthesis on the processes that regulate Earth’s stability

26.09.2019

In recognition of his many research and teaching achievements, Jürg Schweizer has been made an honorary professor at ETH Zurich.

25.09.2019

WSL researcher Charlotte Grossiord investigates how global change impacts terrestrial ecosystems. She has been appointed professor at EPFL and WSL.

23.09.2019

In his blog post, SLF botanist Christian Rixen explains how he reached the Samoylov research station despite his luggage being lost.

20.09.2019

The research icebreaker Polarstern will spend a year drifting through the Arctic Ocean. The expedition team includes Swiss researchers.