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14.02.2022

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

11.02.2022

WSL researchers have investigated why wind turbines often face opposition and how attitudes could be changed.

07.02.2022

SLF researchers took a leading role in the area of snow. First overviews have now been published.

03.02.2022

Snow temperature forecasts will help prepare cross-country skis for optimal performance.

02.02.2022

Animal manure is packed with energy that is hugely underutilised. So concludes a white paper by Swiss bioenergy researchers.

26.01.2022

Our researchers are developing a method to precisely calculate the biomass of forest trees.

24.01.2022

The conversion of degraded savannas into oil palm plantations could be a deforestation-free way of growing these plantations.

20.01.2022

In the Pamir Mountains, some glaciers are not shrinking. A new initiative will study this glacier anomaly and its impacts on people and nature.

19.01.2022

The publication of Forest Protection Switzerland is available in German and French. More on waldwissen.net

17.01.2022

Landscape's current and future recreational function was the focus of 'Recreational Landscape', WSL's 2021 Forum für Wissen.

13.01.2022

How the dry summer of 2018 affected forest trees is revealed by Europe-wide measurements of the fluctuations of tree trunks.

 

29.12.2021

Asia's enormous glaciers supply millions of people with water. What are the consequences of their melting? Answers in the new DIAGONAL.

27.12.2021

What’s it like to share your research plots with wild animals? WSL researcher Anita Risch tells us in the current DIAGONAL.

22.12.2021

An international team of researchers has now been able to measure and simulate the resonant swaying of the Matterhorn.

22.12.2021

Are expensive, climate-damaging polar expeditions justified? SLF's snow researcher Michael Lehning adresses this question in the new DIAGONAL.

22.12.2021

The new grant, in memory of the former director of WSL, should strengthen cooperative research on natural hazards between Switzerland and Greenland.

17.12.2021

To study life in the canopy, WSL is developing drones that can do more than just fly.

16.12.2021

Two new user-friendly online tools display comprehensive information about forests and the services they provide, now and in the future.

09.12.2021

Birgit Ottmer, Head of Communications, is a new member of the WSL Directorate.

09.12.2021

In addition to high soil moisture and air humidity, the day length is particularly decisive. The length of the growing season is insignificant.