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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 double-spined bark beetle.

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

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

Bei Hangmuren verflüssigt sich der mit Wasser vollgesogene Boden regelrecht. Im Bild: St. Antönien (GR) nach den Unwettern 2005. (Foto: WSL)

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

35 Meter hoher Messturm an der ICOS Station in Davos. Foto: Lukas Hörtnagl

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