Experts: Oceans could rise more than expected

2016 - 03 - 31
Experts: Oceans could rise more than expected

The rise of water levels in oceans in this century could be up to 50cm higher than was expected. This stems from a new study executed by climatologists from two American universities. Experts discovered that the ice in Antarctica was thawing much faster that they had thought so far. They believe that the last UN report on the repercussions of global warming underestimates the ice thawing speed.

A report published by the UN in 2013 …

Experts: Oceans could rise more than expected
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This year’s first wild horse foal was born today in the large ungulate reserve

2016 - 03 - 13
This year’s first wild horse foal was born today in the large ungulate reserve

This year’s first wild horse foal was born today in the pasture in the former military area of Milovice, close to Prague. “The foal is also the first male born and the first offspring of the Milovice stud Northcroft Firestarter. The first foal that was born last year in October had been conceived before the horses were transported to the Czech Republic, explains Dalibor Dostal, director of European Wildlife conservation organization.

The foal was born …

This year’s first wild horse foal was born today in the large ungulate reserve
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Every year, 5.5 million people die prematurely due to bad air

2016 - 02 - 16
Every year, 5.5 million people die prematurely due to bad air

More than 5.5 million people worldwide die prematurely every year due to polluted air. The BBC reported on a new study that claimed that most of these deaths occur in China and India. This is mainly due to fine particle emissions released from power stations, factories, cars, and as a result of burning coal and wood.

An average yearly density for PM 2.5 (dust particles that are smaller than 2.5 micrometres) of 10 mg per …

Every year, 5.5 million people die prematurely due to bad air
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Globally, 2015 was the warmest year since temperature records began

2016 - 01 - 21
Globally, 2015 was the warmest year since temperature records began

Last year was the warmest globally since temperature records began in 1880. The average temperature on the planet was 0.9 degrees Celsius above the 20th century average. This information was published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). According to NOAA calculations, the average global temperature last year was 14.8 degrees Celsius.

The previous record had been established in 2014, but this year was exceeded by …

Globally, 2015 was the warmest year since temperature records began
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A second herd of wild horses arrived at the nature reserve today to join a group of European bison

2015 - 12 - 17
A second herd of wild horses arrived at the nature reserve today to join a group of European bison

The herd of wild horses travelled about twelve hundred kilometres to the reserve located in the former military area of Milovice near Prague; the animals came from Exmoor, England, today to settle in a grazing area where a herd of European bison has been present for several days. Fourteen mares reached their acclimatization enclosure after 1 p.m.

Of the long journey that lasted over one day, the last metres became the greatest challenge, as the …

A second herd of wild horses arrived at the nature reserve today to join a group of European bison
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