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Switzerland

Plant diversity protects against landslides

28 Jun 2017, SLF, Switzerland - gov

While landslides repeatedly cause major damage in Switzerland, soil stability could be improved in the long-term with relatively little input. A new report shows that modified forest management practices and diverse vegetation can play a significant and cost-effective role.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Swiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT (PLANAT)
  • Website: http://www.planat.ch/en/home/
  • Contact:Managing Director
  • Phone:+41 584 641 781 +41 791 725 405


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Swiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT (PLANAT)
  • Website: http://www.planat.ch/en/home/
  • Contact:Managing Director
  • Phone:+41 584 641 781 +41 791 725 405


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Swiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT (PLANAT)
  • Website: http://www.planat.ch/en/home/
  • Contact:Managing Director
  • Phone:+41 584 641 781 +41 791 725 405


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