Chapters in zoology textbooks devoted to wild horses which have been published in last eight decades are, in large part, invalid. European wild horses actually looked different than scientists have believed since the 1930s. This arises from the study Wild Horse and Aurochs: key species for landscape formation, on the origin of which there participated scientists of The Biology Centre of Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, South Bohemian University, Charles University and The …Read more
The enclosure with an area of forty hectares has been finished near the town of Milovice, which is situated about 26 kilometres from the capital city of the Czech Republic, Prague. In a few weeks it will become home to the first herd of Exmoor ponies. At the end of this year the first fourteen mares should be brought from Great Britain, next spring the herd will be completed by a stallion. As the herd …Read more
An average twenty-centimetre sea surface rise which has occurred since the beginning of the 20th century is unprecedented during last 6,000 years. It is stated in a study by an international team of scientists according to which there is a global climate change and glaciers melting behind this dangerous phenomenon.
The study published in a current issue of Proceedings magazine of the American academy of sciences compares the sea surface level during 35,000 years from …Read more
Climate changes have still new consequences for nature and man. In the Arctic Ocean there are disappearing glaciers because of the warming. In the train of it the surface of the free sea is getting larger. And on it there start to appear big waves during storms which were not found in this area in the past. Scientists measured waves of 5 metres height in these areas.
A continuous ice surface usually began about 160 …Read more
JK Jitka Kudlackova Jewels, a leading jewellery company, has decided to support butterfly rescue. The company has prepared an original jewel collection inspired by disappearing gems of European meadows – butterflies. Part of the proceeds from the sale of the collection called „Our Butterflies“ will serve to rescue endangered butterflies.
Butterflies belong to the most beautiful but also the most endangered inhabitants of European nature. During the years 1990 to 2011 the number of …Read more