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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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The springtail (Dicyrtomina ornata) is a typical inhabitant of the forest floor. It is 0.5 to 1 mm long and eats plant remains, fungi, algae and bacteria. (Photo: Gilles San Martin, CC-BY-SA-2.0)

The greater the diversity of soil-borne organisms, the better the forest can fulfil important functions for society and nature, indicates a new study....

Under a limited warming scenario, glaciers would keep about one-third of their volume. Under strong warming, the Alps would be ice free by 2100.

Augmented reality, ancient wood and state-of-the-art instruments make up the interactive exhibition about tree-ring research at WSL.

Cool shade: the maximal temperature in forests is more than 4 degrees Celsius lower than outside. (Photo: Markus Bolliger)

The impacts of climate warming are buffered inside forests due to the thermal insulation of forest canopies, concludes an international study.