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PA 22+ Swiss government sets out new greener farming policy

The Federal Council has presented its new agricultural strategy that aims to shrink the sector’s ecological footprint. 

This content was published on February 13, 2020 3:00 PM

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Battered Europe Storm Ciara wanes in Switzerland after two days of disruption

Strong winds of up to 150km/h have caused travel disruption in Switzerland.

This content was published on February 11, 2020 5:51 PM

Landscapes and flora The lost world of Swiss Alpine biodiversity

An illustrated volume containing some of the first colour images of Swiss landscapes traces the beginnings of research into ecosystems. 

Public finances Switzerland spends more than the EU on education

As a percentage of total public finances, Switzerland spent more on education and less on defence than the European Union. 

This content was published on February 6, 2020 6:04 PM

Food and medicine Tehran remains cautious about Swiss humanitarian channel

Iran has downplayed the political importance of a Swiss humanitarian channel to bring food and medicine to the struggling population. 

This content was published on February 3, 2020 12:00 PM

Art film Wim Wenders casts Edward Hopper’s lonely figures

To coincide with a major show of Edward Hopper landscapes, director Wim Wenders has found inspiration in the artist’s enigmatic portraits.

Shrinking glaciers Warming Swiss rivers threaten fish stocks

Swiss rivers are warming as the volume of glacial meltwater decreases, according to a study. Researchers warn that the phenomenon is threatening ...

This content was published on January 31, 2020 10:06 AM

Nature  Red-backed shrike is bird of the year

The red-backed shrike has been voted Bird of the Year 2020 by nature conservation group BirdLife Switzerland. 

This content was published on January 30, 2020 10:25 AM

Solidarity in agriculture Where consumers and farmers pull together

Volunteers invest effort and money in a Swiss farming initiative to show solidarity with like-minded people and harvest top-quality vegetables.