Year 2012: the extreme weather, glaciers melting and faster sea level increasing

2012 - 12 - 31

Year 2012: the extreme weather, glaciers melting and faster sea level increasing

This year, as well as eleven previous ones, will rank among the warmest years in the history. Meteorologists have recorded a wave of extreme heat in 2012. The arctic glaciers have decreased in a record way in the last ten months, between March and October there melted the ice area of 11.9 million square kilometres.

The time between this January and October was the ninth warmest in the historical charts which have record the measurement …

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Wild horses are returning to the heart of Europe

2012 - 11 - 30

Wild horses are returning to the heart of Europe

Wild horses are getting ready for a comeback to Central Europe. Their return is key part of a programme which aims to restore natural pastures, flowering meadows and other elements of biodiversity. The project is being realized by European Wildlife.

“In the past centuries wild horses were exterminated. But their genes have survived in some primitive breeds of horses,” says Dalibor Dostal, director of European Wildlife conservation organization. According to experts, by back-breeding animals in …

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The Aurochs is about to return to the mountains of Central Europe

2012 - 09 - 28

The Aurochs is about to return to the mountains of Central Europe

For hundreds of thousands of years the Aurochs  was a part of European nature. Since the death of the last aurochs in 1627 in the Jaktorow game preserve in Poland, it seemed that Europe has lost this key species forever. The history is about to change, though. European Wildlife organization in cooperation with the Dutch Taurus Foundation is preparing a project aiming to return the Aurochs to the mountains of Central Europe.

“In mountainous areas …

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Ocean surfaces rising will continue for hundreds of years

2012 - 09 - 07

Ocean surfaces rising will continue for hundreds of years

Scientists have counted up that even if we managed to slightly decrease global temperatures gradually with getting the most strict measures through, the ocean surface would rise of more than 14 centimetres by 2100.

The ocean surface rising will continue for hundreds of years without regard to the fact whether we will manage to vastly decrease emissions and this way also global temperatures. In that case it would be at least possible to slow the …

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It is time for saving lights without dangerous mercury

2012 - 08 - 31

It is time for saving lights without dangerous mercury

Tomorrow in the countries of the European Union there will hold good a ban on selling classic bulbs of an output of 40 watts and less. The selling of classic bulbs of a higher output was on the basis of EU order finished even in the previous years.

Not from 1st September we will have a reason to a complete satisfaction. Classic bulbs have been actually replaced by compact fluorescent lamps for the most part …

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