First European bison twins in the Czech Republic born in the large ungulate reserve last year

2019 - 04 - 18

The very first European bison twins in the history of the Czech Republic were born last year in the large ungulate reserve in the former military area of Milovice, not far from the Czech capital of Prague.

“European bison female usually have one baby once every one, two or three years. Having twins is quite exceptional. We found out, based on stud book records, that this is the very first time that European bison twins …

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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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National park slopes flooded with rare pasqueflowers. Consequence of wild horse grazing

2019 - 03 - 15
National park slopes flooded with rare pasqueflowers. Consequence of wild horse grazing

The slopes of the Podyji national park have turned purple recently. The vivid colour appeared where a herd of wild horses from Exmoor in England had been grazing. However, this exact location had been dominated by aggressive species of grasses that had been pushing pasqueflowers away for a long time.

“In comparison with the previous year, the difference is huge. We are really glad that wild horses have helped save another steppe area in Central …

National park slopes flooded with rare pasqueflowers. Consequence of wild horse grazing
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Extremely warm winter brought vast forest and moorland fires in Great Britain

2019 - 02 - 27
Extremely warm winter brought vast forest and moorland fires in Great Britain

Forests and moors in Great Britain have been swept by extensive fires in the past few days. Flames were recorded for example at Saddleworth Moor, which is located between Manchester and Leeds and is a popular tourist destination.

The fire broke out on Tuesday, the warmest recorded winter day in British records. A temperature of 21.2 degrees Celsius was measured in Kew Gardens.

Forests in Scotland and in the south-east of England caught fire, too. …

Extremely warm winter brought vast forest and moorland fires in Great Britain
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The Greenland glacier is thawing faster. The island loses 280 billion tons of ice every year

2019 - 01 - 23
The Greenland glacier is thawing faster. The island loses 280 billion tons of ice every year

The thawing pace of the Greenland glacier is faster than scientists have predicted so far. According to a new study, increasingly larger pieces of ice are breaking off the world’s largest island. Subsequently, they melt in the Atlantic ocean and contribute to the rise of the sea level worldwide. The Greenland glacier is thawing four times faster compared to 2003.

Authors of the study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences magazine …

The Greenland glacier is thawing faster. The island loses 280 billion tons of ice every year
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