A scientific study has shown that the Mediterranean is getting warmer more quickly than the world’s average

2019 - 10 - 13
A scientific study has shown that the Mediterranean is getting warmer more quickly than the world’s average

In comparison to worldwide average figures, the average temperature is growing 20 percent faster in the region around the Mediterranean Sea. Unless measures for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions are adopted, 250 million people in the region will face droughts and lack of water within twenty years. This is the result of a study carried out by the Mediterranean Institute of Marine and Terrestrial Biodiversity and Ecology.

Scientists consider this study the first comprehensive …

A scientific study has shown that the Mediterranean is getting warmer more quickly than the world’s average
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Butterflies and bees dying out throughout Europe. Scientists successfully tested a method to save them

2019 - 09 - 04
Butterflies and bees dying out throughout Europe. Scientists successfully tested a method to save them

The fact that insects, including bees and butterflies, are dying out is one of the most severe problems of environmental protection in Europe. German scientists have discovered that 75 percent of all insects have died out in Central Europe in the last 25 years.*
It is not only the fact that the numbers of butterflies, beetles and other kinds of insects have decreased dramatically. It is also the pace at which this is happening. According …

Butterflies and bees dying out throughout Europe. Scientists successfully tested a method to save them
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The Adonis blue became extinct in the reserve area fifty years ago. Now it is back thanks to wild horses

2019 - 08 - 28

For five decades, the steppe type of landscape surrounding the current large ungulate reserve at Milovice, close to Prague, lacked one endangered butterfly species – the Adonis blue. It was last recorded by experts in 1967. However, scientists have spotted them in the pastures again this year.

“There were a few specimens, both males and females. This makes it clear that this was not just the unique occurrence of a migrating specimen,” entomologist David Ricl …

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The first family of hoopoes in the reserve. Wild horses have written another chapter in the story of the return of this endangered species

2019 - 08 - 06

The first family of hoopoes in the reserve of large ungulates in the former military area of Milovice near Prague was spotted during this summer.

“Parents with a fledgling were spotted just a few meters from the reserve entry,” said Miloslav Jirku from the Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences, describing the happy event. Hoopoes are one of the most endangered bird species in many European countries. This is caused by the fact …

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Summer time coming will cause more needless animal massacres on European roads

2019 - 03 - 30

Fatigue, headaches, sleep disorders, weakened immunity. These are the consequences of winter and summer time changing for the majority of European inhabitants. The savings of energy, for which the winter and summer time changing was put into practice, have not been seen for many years though.

In 2018 the European Union decided, on the basis of the research among the European public, to cancel time changing. The members of the European Parliament, however, have recently …

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