Bauten und Anlagen in Moorlandschaften

Urban Sprawl in Europe

There is growing evidence that urban sprawl is having an increasingly negative effect on the environment and on the quality of life across Europe. Existing actions to prevent, contain or control such development have had limited results. Better targeted measures are necessary. That is the main conclusion of a joint report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)

At a glance


Shaping landscape change

Swiss landscapes are diverse and attractive. To keep them that way, landscape quality must be a part of all spatially relevant decision-making processes

Mire landscapes

Mire landscapes are some of the most valuable areas. 89 mire landscapes are of national importance and fully protected by the Swiss Federal Constitution.

Landscapes and natural monuments (LNM)

The federal inventory of landscapes and natural monuments of national importance (ILNM) designates the most valuable landscapes in Switzerland. They document the visible spatial diversity of Switzerland.Landscapes and natural monuments (LNM)

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