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Helping nature A new habitat for sand martins

A gravel pit owner in canton Aargau has created a nesting place for sand martins, to try to boost the number of these endangered birds.

Quelle surprise! Fighting poverty with a magazine

The aim of the Surprise magazine is to give a face and a voice to people marginalised by poverty. The publication is now celebrating its 400th ...

CBD ‘Swiss marijuana champion’ finds new markets with ‘cannabis light’


There’s decaffeinated coffee, alcohol-free beer, and now marijuana that doesn’t make you high. A producer reveals the hidden side of the market.