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Vote September 23, 2018 Initiative aims to tighten food checks and balances

A 'fair food' initiative calling for the production of more ethical food comes to a nationwide vote on September 23.

Vote September 23, 2018 Radical change for Swiss agricultural policy goes to vote

A leftwing initiative wants farmers to provide food produced in a sustainable way: The radical proposals will come to a vote on September 23.

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Alpine guides This profession calls for you to put your life at risk

When a fatal accident happens in the mountains, many question the judgement of the guide. swissinfo.ch speaks to one about how to keep safe.

Global warming Activists urge action to reform Swiss climate policy

The environmental organisation Greenpeace has staged a symbolic protest against Switzerland’s official climate policy.

Nestlé Is the sustainable palm oil label on a slippery slope?

A recent spat between Swiss food giant Nestlé and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) highlights a growing rift over certification.