High And Dry: Swiss Army Airlifts Water To Cows In Drought-Stricken Mountains — News : NPR

Water scarcity and heat are threatening two of Switzerland’s main agricultural products: milk and cheese. But the shortage affects far more than cows — Swiss glaciers also feed Europe’s major rivers.(Image credit: Eleanor Beardsley/NPR)

via High And Dry: Swiss Army Airlifts Water To Cows In Drought-Stricken Mountains — News : NPR

‘A Ban In All But Name’ – Shipping Calves for Slaughter to Europe — The Orkney News

“the SNP Government needs to wake up and listen to the 73% of voters who recently said they supported a ban on the trade.”

via ‘A Ban In All But Name’ – Shipping Calves for Slaughter to Europe — The Orkney News

Fences built across Europe to stop refugees are threatening the continent’s wildlife

In 1989, the fall of the Iron Curtain and the removal of border fences along the edges of the former Soviet Union wasn’t only the first step in today’s borderless Europe where citizens are able to travel more freely. It also created the backbone of the so-called European Green Belt: a movement for environmental protection…

via The fences built across Europe to stop refugees are threatening the continent’s wildlife — Quartz