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Waiting game The Swiss hunt: collecting the reward for a year’s work

What's it like to go on the hunt in the Swiss Alps, joining tens of thousands of rifle-carrying men each autumn?

IPCC report Next decade ‘will be decisive’ for climate crisis

Keeping the Earth’s temperature rise to only 1.5 degrees Celsius is “in principle possible”, says a Swiss scientist, but time's running out.

Rare breeds and plants How to farm unconventionally, with rare indigenous breeds

​​​​​​​Woolly Mangalica pig, Rhaetian Grey cattle, honey apple  – these are names you rarely hear these days.

Energy innovation Why our cities aren’t as smart as they could be

Are low-consumption, high-efficiency ‘green’ technologies enough to create the kind of sustainable cities we’d like to live in?