Nine nature reserves in six years. Wild horses quickly became part of nature conservation in Central Europe

2020 - 12 - 31

In January 2015, when a herd of wild horses ran into a large ungulate reserve in the former Milovice military area near the Czech capital of Prague, one of the largest nature conservation changes in Central Europe in decades was launched.

In this way, the grazing of large herbivores was introduced to maintain large parts of the landscape in the region. “In the environmentally-advanced countries of Europe, large ungulates have been used in landscape care …


Today, wild horses inhabited two new nature reserves in Central Europe

2020 - 11 - 14

The two new wild horse reserves have been established today in Central Europe. Both localities are located in naturally waterlogged biodiverse landscapes in different parts of the Czech Republic. Both areas are important in terms of both water retention and their biodiversity alike.

The first locality comprises wetland adjacent to a pond called Baroch. The second is located in the floodplain of Luznice River in a National Nature Reserve called „Old and New river“. The …


The Mediterranean region is endangered by irreversible ecological changes and requires an all-European recovery plan

2020 - 10 - 22

Due to pollution and climate change, the Mediterranean is endangered by irreversible ecological damage including the extinction of native animal and plant species as well as the risk of more frequent natural disasters. This is stated in the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on the environment and development of this region, which was issued yesterday.

The region represents seven percent of the world’s population and ten percent of the world’s gross domestic product. The …


Wild horses and bison from the unique European Serengeti Nature Reserve capture the world’s attention once again. From the USA, to Russia, China and India or New Zealand and Saudi Arabia

2020 - 10 - 07

Prestigious global media outlets are once again interested in the reservation of wild horses, bison and back-bred aurochs. Media in America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia have reported on the use of attractive, large animals for the protection of rare flowers and endangered butterflies in the former Milovice military area.

“Wild horses have once again proved that they are excellent emissaries of European nature protection on all continents. At a time when the media is …


“Parrots of the North” settle in the European Serengeti Nature Reserve. The European bee-eater is a new companion of wild horses

2020 - 10 - 01

The colourful European bee-eater, whose plumage is similar to that of tropical parrots, is beginning to settle in the large herbivore reserve called the European Serengeti. Ornithologists have repeatedly spotted these attractive birds during on-going biological monitoring.

European bee-eaters, also called the flying jewels of Europe by ornithologists, used to settle predominantly in the south of the continent. In the Czech Republic, for example, it nested in the south-east near the border with Austria. In …


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