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Natural hazards An Alpine village on the frontline of climate change

Guttannen is a small and rustic village up in the Swiss Alps that exudes serenity. But this tranquil idyll is threatened by an unstable mountain.

Tourism and tradition Calling off the sheepdogs in the Swiss Alps

The mountain dwellers in the area around the Gotthard Pass worry that their guard dogs not only scare off wolves and bears, but also summer visitors.