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It makes sense to study land and water habitats together, according to the initial findings of the Blue-Green Biodiversity initiative.


What was WSL researcher Andreas Rigling looking for on an expedition in the extreme tip of Russia? Find he answer in the new DIAGONAL.


The ash tree is threathened by fungi and beetles. But there’s still hope, experts said at an international conference at WSL.


The ICOS network records carbon fluxes in order to mitigate climate change. Two stations are located in Switzerland.


Now for the first time, the SLF snow maps are zoomable and updated daily. The data basis for the maps has been improved.


Fort the eighth consecutive year Niklaus Zimmermann ist listed as «Highly Cited Researcher». Congratulations!


Could chestnut, being a southern species, thrive in a warmer climate north of the Alps? Yes and no, say our experts.


MyGardenOfTrees: A participatory science project is looking for foresters to test different origins of beech and fir in their forests.



A new WSL-study on floral resources of urban bees sheds light on how to better promote them in cities


What are the benefits of expeditions and why is a fly sometimes more dangerous than a bison? Find out now in the new DIAGONAL magazine!


A study by Eawag and WSL shows, why biodiversity policy has yet to get off the ground.


WSL doctoral student Joël Rüthi spent five weeks aboard an icebreaker. A logbook contribution about the search for Arctic soil microbes.


An interview with Dr Nadine Salzmann, head of the SLF's Alpine Environment and Natural Hazards research unit since mid-October.


Despite lots of snow in winter and a mild summer, the Swiss glaciers have lost about 400 million tonnes of ice since September 2020.


How genome analyses can help us to understand the forest ecosystem and adapt it to climate change was the subject of a conference at WSL.


In a blog post, SLF botanist Christian Rixen describes how he circumnavigated the north of Greenland and what he discovered along the way.


This year's summer school focused on forest monitoring and was attended by 24 enthusiastic students from all over the world.


How are Swiss peatlands doing and how can they be helped? Experts from research and practice discussed this at a conference at WSL.


In the Pamir Mountains, many glaciers are stable or even growing. In the logbook, WSL glacier researchers talk about their expedition there.


Is it a Stradivarius or not? Dendrochronologists such as Paolo Cherubini from the Swiss Federal Institute WSL help to uncover the truth.