In order to effectively protect the areas of natural forests, such as the Białowieża Forest, people need to be made aware of the difference between natural and managed forests and this difference should be incorporated into EU and international law, nature conservation scientists said in Warsaw.
Archosaur that lived 210 million years ago in the lands of today`s Poland, called Smok wawelski (the Wawel dragon), crushed the bones of its prey with its teeth. This is the conclusion from the analysis of the composition of its faeces, researchers inform in the journal Scientific Reports.
Climate changes limit the trees` access to water, scientists from the international team warn in a publication Science Advances, the main author of which is Dr. Flurin Babst from the Institute of Botany PAS in Kraków. The global study shows that the growth of tree rings was lower at the end than at the beginning of the 20th century.