Drought causes farmers to slaughter cows early

Drought causes farmers to slaughter cows early

Oct. 23, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Farmers are being forced to slaughter their cows early as the drought means there is not enough food for them.
Hot weather partly to blame for mountain, lake and river deaths

Hot weather partly to blame for mountain, lake and river deaths

Aug. 10, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Since the end of July, at least 12 people have died in the mountains or in lakes and rivers, deaths that have been bl...
Heatwave kills thousands of fish in overheated rivers

Heatwave kills thousands of fish in overheated rivers

Aug. 7, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
High temperatures and a lack of rain has led to an emergency for thousands of fish in the country’s rivers and ...
Fire bans continue as fish populations moved from struggling rivers

Fire bans continue as fish populations moved from struggling rivers

July 19, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
As the dry spell continues, people are being reminded not to make fires near forests.
Thunderstorms not enough to raise water levels

Thunderstorms not enough to raise water levels

July 18, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Water levels remain low in many Swiss rivers
49 people drown in Swiss waters already this year

49 people drown in Swiss waters already this year

Sept. 22, 2016, 1:19 p.m.
49 people have drowned in Swiss waters already this year, almost as much as the total for last year. The Swiss Rescu...
Plans to boost swimming in the Rhône at Sentier des Saules

Plans to boost swimming in the Rhône at Sentier des Saules

Aug. 19, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
The Canton of Geneva hope there will be more people swimming in the Rhône next year after they set up new facil...
31 deaths in Swiss lakes and rivers this year

31 deaths in Swiss lakes and rivers this year

July 22, 2016, 9:05 a.m.
There have been 31 deaths in lakes and rivers across Switzerland already this year, with more than half of victims be...
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