Category Archives: Switzerland

Where drains have names

The Valais canton is the driest part of Switzerland and the inhabitants depend on an irrigation system gathering water from the glaciers. Continue reading

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Alpine commoning

I learnt about commoning in the Alps on a walk from Blatten in Switzerland’s Valais region. Continue reading

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An airport in three nations

I am in Switzerland for the European conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons Continue reading

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