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Switzerland: An alpine lodge warden's glacier project

An unusual contribution to climate protection... The manager of a Swiss mountain lodge takes nature as her theme in a piece of "land art”.

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The people who operate Switzerland's alpine lodges are increasingly worried about global warming. If the glaciers recede as expected, huge investments will be needed to maintain access to the cottages. With the aid of some students and under scientific supervision, the woman who operates the Cavardiras lodge in Graubünden canton shows the consequences the thaw will have for the Alps.