Wolf sighted in wisents and wild horses nature reserve. It was captured by a camera trap.

2018 - 04 - 24
Wolf sighted in wisents and wild horses nature reserve. It was captured by a camera trap.

After big herbivores, beasts of prey have also appeared in the former military area of Milovice, not far from the capital of the Czech Republic, Prague. Shots of a wolf were found by scientists while assessing records from camera traps situated in the pasture of wisents and wild horses.

The camera traps captured the wolf as it come to the pasture reserve, and also an hour and half later inside the reserve. Never before, or …

Wolf sighted in wisents and wild horses nature reserve. It was captured by a camera trap.
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Number of wisents in the Czech Republic passes one hundred for the first time since the Middle Ages

2018 - 03 - 13
Number of wisents in the Czech Republic passes one hundred for the first time since the Middle Ages

The number of endangered European bison in Czech herds continues to grow. Last year their number passed the symbolic level of one hundred individuals for the first time in modern history. “Altogether one hundred and six wisents lived in Czech herds up to the last day of 2017,” specified Dalibor Dostal, the Director of European Wildlife conservation organization, the local organization of which Czech Landscape is a regional office of the international organization European Bison …

Number of wisents in the Czech Republic passes one hundred for the first time since the Middle Ages
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Dead zones are dramatically increasing in the seas and oceans. Europe’s surroundings are no exception

2018 - 02 - 01
Dead zones are dramatically increasing in the seas and oceans. Europe’s surroundings are no exception

The number of marine areas where there is a lack of oxygen and most aquatic animals have no chance of survival are still on the rise. According to a new analysis published in the prestigious journal Science, there are four times more of them today than in 1950. Scientists warn that this can lead to the mass extinction of a variety of animal species.

While dead zones are caused by global warming in the open …

Dead zones are dramatically increasing in the seas and oceans. Europe’s surroundings are no exception
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Wild horses are helping to protect natural systems in two more reserves

2018 - 01 - 16
Wild horses are helping to protect natural systems in two more reserves

Two transports left the reserve for large herbivores in the former Milovice military training area outside of Prague. As of today, young wild horses began to settle in two more natural reserves. Of these, the first one is located on the outskirts of Hradec Kralove, while the other is set in the Josefov Meadows Bird Park managed by the Czech branch of BirdLife International.

Nine stallions went on their way instead of ten horses as …

Wild horses are helping to protect natural systems in two more reserves
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An unexpected paradise for bats. In a large herbivore reserve, scientists counted two-thirds of bat species found in the region

2017 - 12 - 17
An unexpected paradise for bats. In a large herbivore reserve, scientists counted two-thirds of bat species found in the region

This year, scientists recorded a remarkably rich presence of bats in a large herbivore reserve and its closest surroundings at the former military training area of Milovice outside Prague. Since 2015, herds of wild horses, European bison and aurochs produced through a back-breeding programme have been living in the reserve.

As part of a large herbivore return scheme, systematic monitoring was conducted for the first time ever, targeting bats in a territory that so far …

An unexpected paradise for bats. In a large herbivore reserve, scientists counted two-thirds of bat species found in the region
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