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The hidden functions of Alpine soils -

For World Soil Day 2016, the FOEN is presenting nine short films. They feature experts from Austria, France and Switzerland who explain the functions of soils in the Alps. Watch them now!

30 Years After the Schweizerhalle Chemical Accident (Sandoz Accident) -

Switzerland had a rude awakening on the morning of 1 November 1986. A fire in Schweizerhalle caused an ecological disaster in Basel which resulted in serious damage to life along the upstream stretch of the Rhine for many years.

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