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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European Wildlife in magazine Pan European Network: Science & Technology

2012 - 07 - 31

European Wildlife in magazine Pan European Network: Science & Technology

A profile article about European Wildlife organization has been published in the latest issue of a prestigious magazine Pan European Networks: Science & Technology. This is where conservation organization got a chance to present its main projects and priorities.

Especially a project of European Centre of Biodiversity and projects dealing with the return of animals which, in the past, became extinct, into Central European nature –  particularly  European bisons, wild bees or wild cats.

Janez …

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Poverty causes forests destruction in South-Eastern Europe

2012 - 06 - 30

Poverty causes forests destruction in South-Eastern Europe

Illegal wood logging poses an increasingly big problem in the countries of South-Eastern Europe. In Bulgaria, Albania or in the countries of former Yugoslavia there often disappear the whole forests because of that. Owing to a growing price of electricity, which is often used for heating in this region, and stagnating salaries is wood actually more often used for burning. Server EurActiv has brought that fact into focus.

Wood is logged illegally by individuals and …

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