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  • Federal Inventory of Swiss Game Reserves

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Swiss game reserves have existed since 1875. They were used to increase stocks of chamois, red deer, roe deer, and ibex (hoofed game), which had become scarce at the time due to...

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  • Federal Inventory of Amphibian Spawning Sites of National Importance - Statio...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    There are currently 19 different amphibian species that live in Switzerland, and nearly all of them are included in the Red List of Threatened Species. The areas that contain we...

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  • Federal Inventory of Raised and Transition Bogs of National Importance

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Raised bogs are some of the most susceptible habitats in Switzerland and are in sharp decline. Today, between 10% and 20% of the original stocks still exist. The scientific inve...

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  • Federal Inventory of Fens of National Importance

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Fens are vestiges of earlier natural and cultural landscapes and are in sharp decline. They are home to highly-adapted symbiotic communities of plants and animals that include a...

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  • Federal Inventory of Floodplains of National Importance

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Floodplains, namely natural habitats in the flood zones of watercourses, are in decline. The scientific inventory of floodplains was commissioned by the FDHA in May 1981 and com...

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  • Federal Inventory of Mire Landscapes of Particular Beauty and National Signif...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Mire landscapes are essentially semi-natural landscapes shaped by mires that are also home to other noteworthy natural and cultural elements. They are the last remaining habitat...

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  • Mapping of Floodplains of National Importance

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    In order to give cantons the option of taking the protection of floodplains of probable national importance into their own hands as quickly as possible, the Swiss Agency for the...

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  • Federal Inventory of Floodplains of National Importance - Appendix 2

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Floodplains, namely natural habitats in the flood zones of watercourses, are in decline. The scientific inventory of floodplains was commissioned by the FDHA in May 1981 and com...

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  • Flood alert map for small catchments

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The FOEN also issues information when a sharp rise in small and medium-sized river levels is expected locally. In these cases, it is impossible to say precisely which rivers wil...

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  • UNESCO World natural heritage

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (World Heritage Convention, SR 0.451.41) was signed at the UNESCO General Conference in 1972....

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  • Ramsar sites in Switzerland

    Geography, Territory and environment

    To protect wetlands, particularly because they are habitats for waterbirds and migratory birds, an international convention was signed in 1971 in Ramsar, Iran. Switzerland ratif...

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  • Federal Inventory of Amphibian Spawning Sites of National Importance - Shifti...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    There are currently 19 different amphibian species that live in Switzerland, and nearly all of them are included in the Red List of Threatened Species. The areas that contain we...

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  • Swiss National Park

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Switzerland’s National Park was created in 1909 through private initiatives. When the Confederation took over, it was officially created on 1 August 1914. The park was expanded ...

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  • Inventory of quaking bogs

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The inventory of quaking bogs in Switzerland contains discovered primary quaking bogs of a specific minimum size with transition and raised bog characteristics (83 bogs). This i...

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  • Biogeographical regions of Switzerland (CH)

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The biogeographical regions of Switzerland (in 6 or 10 categories) were developed through a purely statistical classification process based on the Swiss flora maps of the CRSF a...

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  • Flood alert map for rivers and lakes of national interest

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Flood Alert map shows the current flood hazard for all lakes and rivers of national interest. Rivers of national interest are divided into separate sections. A flow monitori...

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  • Biosphere reserves

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Biosphere reserves are not only used to protect and preserve ecosystems, but also for environmental research, environmentally-friendly land use and environmental education. They...

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  • Perimeters of existing spectral micro-zoning studies

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Perimeters for which a spectral seismic micro-zonation study is available with links to further information. The amplification of seismic waves through the local geology is mode...

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  • Wildlife network system

    Geography, Territory and environment

    First, known wildlife corridors were recorded from existing data at the cantonal level, and potential corridors were detected by GIS and then divided into wildlife corridors of ...

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  • Interregional wildlife corridor

    Geography, Territory and environment

    First, known wildlife corridors were recorded from existing data at the cantonal level, and potential corridors were detected by GIS and then divided into wildlife corridors of ...

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