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Air quality Dirty car ban extended in Geneva

Geneva authorities have extended to Monday a ban on dirty vehicles because of a smog alert, under a pioneering new scheme of coloured car stickers.

This content was published on January 25, 2020 12:38 PM

Demonstrations Police stop anti-WEF protesters from joining up

Some 100 anti-WEF protesters have been demonstrating in Davos, but several hundred more who walked for three days have been unable to join up.

This content was published on January 21, 2020 2:56 PM

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Better safe than sorry Most ski accidents happen just before lunch 

Some 76,000 people are injured on Swiss ski slopes each year, and most accidents happen around midday, says the accident prevention body.

This content was published on January 21, 2020 11:35 AM

Young athletes Winter Youth Olympics set to start in Lausanne

On your marks, get set, go! The 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games start Thursday, and this time it’s happening in Lausanne, Switzerland.

This content was published on January 8, 2020 2:26 PM

Recycling Plastic bottle recycling gets easier in Switzerland 

The Swiss PET Recycling association set up 3,000 new collection points last year, taking the total number to over 53,000 across the country. 

This content was published on January 7, 2020 3:42 PM

Lepus timidus Mountain hare

Also known as the Alpine hare, this animal is brown in summer and turns white in winter as a form of camouflage.

Contrasting plights Trout and wildcat given special status for 2020

The European Wildcat has been chosen by the Swiss wildlife conservation organisation Pro Natura as its Animal of Year in 2020. The Swiss Fisheries ...

This content was published on January 3, 2020 3:09 PM

Asian exports Samuri solution identified for destructive fruit bug

Swiss fruit farmers are turning to the Samuri wasp to preserve their crops from a destructive pest that has caused more than CHF3 million ($3 ...

This content was published on December 12, 2019 5:38 PM

Trending green  Environmental spending and jobs on the rise 

Swiss environmental spending has risen 45% in the last eighteen years, while the number of people employed in the sector has almost doubled.  

This content was published on December 4, 2019 11:51 AM