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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Tropical diseases are imminent in Europe because of warming

2012 - 05 - 31

Tropical diseases are imminent in Europe because of warming

Dangerous diseases from the tropics can threaten Europeans because of global warming. It is because higher temperatures lead to the spreading of Tiger mosquito, which, for example, spreads dengue fever or chikungunya disease to the more northern European areas. The scientists in magazine Interface of the Royal Society have warned against it.

Tiger mosquito originates from Asia but in the last decades it has widely spread to other warm, but not tropical areas in the …

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Most of the Alpine glaciers continue becoming smaller

2012 - 04 - 30

Most of the Alpine glaciers continue becoming smaller

The glaciers in the Austrian Alps  reduced by 17 metres in average last year. None of 95 glaciers being measured by the Austrian Alpine Club did not get bigger. The volunteers of this organisation found a loss at 97 per cent of them. The above-average temperatures of last summer contributed to it.

Fifteen glaciers, double amount compared to the year 2010, have got smaller by more than 30 metres, some of them even by 50 …

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