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The Jewish cemetery in no man’s land
Sat, 23 Nov 2019 10:00:00 GMT

How did the largest and oldest Jewish cemetery in Switzerland come to lie in a wooded no man's land between the villages of Endingen and Lengnau in the north of the country? It began in 1646, when Swiss authorities decided to expel all Jews from the country. But because no other nation wanted to...

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Nesting boxes bring back the kestrels 
Wed, 4 Dec 2019 16:02:00 GMT

A decline in kestrels in Switzerland’s central plateau region has been reversed, thanks to the installation of nesting boxes.   The success is such that young birds are now migrating to new regions and thus strengthening other populations, says the Swiss Ornithological...