By 2050, the rising of the surface of the ocean will endanger 300 million people, including Europeans

2019 - 11 - 01
By 2050, the rising of the surface of the ocean will endanger 300 million people, including Europeans

Scientists claim in a newly published study that by 2050, the rising surface of the oceans caused by climate change will endanger three times more people in the world than had been estimated originally. According to the research, more than 300 million people live in places that are at risk of suffering from annual floods within 30 years.

The original estimations were 80 million. The results of the study were published in Nature magazine by …

By 2050, the rising of the surface of the ocean will endanger 300 million people, including Europeans
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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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