The risk of collision of trains with elks, wild boars, deer and roe deer is affected by factors including animal density, train speed and traffic, researchers have determined after analysing over 3.5 thousand collisions in Poland. This risk can be reduced, the authors of the study say.
A symbolic monument of nature protection and a natural element of the environment or a special care animal and a species susceptible to threats? Sociologist from the Polish Academy of Sciences investigated how the way of thinking about the European bison affects the management practices for this species.
Approx. 200 scientists from Poland and abroad have signed an appeal to reject the trade deal between the EU and Mercosur. "The trade deal will intensify the expansion of industrial agriculture in areas that are extremely valuable from the point of view of protecting the global climate and biodiversity" - alarm scientists.
In autumn and spring, at least 130 species of birds migrate over the territory of Lebanon, including storks, pelicans and birds of prey. It is a paradise for observers, says Dr. Ireneusz Kaługa from the EcoLogical Group. In his opinion, the development of nature tourism in the region may support bird protection.