2013 - 06 - 25
Two weeks full of experience with wisent protection and breeding in their homeland in Poland. This was the specialist study of experts in the country which saved wisents for Europe and also the world and where there are the greatest herds of these large herbivores in free nature.
“In Poland they breed wisents not only in big protected areas, but also in an intensive way in production forests,” pointed out Miloslav Jirku from the Biological …
2013 - 06 - 07
The first young of the Golden Eagle after more than one hundred years was born in the Czech Republic in the past days. It came into the world in the woods of military training area Libava in the east part of the country. Both parents of the young come from Slovakia where there lives a stable population of the Golden Eagle.
In the Czech Republic the Golden Eagle was totally exterminated in 1926. Its return …
2013 - 05 - 31
For three tens of years there have been used large herbivores for cheap maintenance of blooming meadows and pastures in the Netherlands. That is why it was just in this country where there were gaining experience the experts from the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic who cooperate on the project of the large herbivores return with conservation organisation European Wildlife.
The experts had a unique opportunity to compare the results which are reached …
2013 - 05 - 30
Global warming poses an existential threat to one third of animal species and to a half of plant species. The Earth may lose fifty thousand species even in this century unless the governments change quickly their attitude and begin fast to restrict greenhouse gas emissions.
This warning was introduced by scientists from Great Britain, Australia and Colombia in a report published in specialist magazine Nature Climate Change. Among the most endangered animal groups there belong …
2013 - 04 - 12
Yesterday Germany became another European country where there occurs the wisent population living freely. The biggest terrestrial mammal of the old continent was released into the nature yesterday in the mountains Rothaargebirge in a federative country of North Rhine-Westphalia. The locality is situated in the western part of the country, about two hundred kilometres far from the borders with the Netherlands. The wisents were released into the nature by German conservationists.
“I would like to …