Cans and bottles discarded by people become animal traps, confirm scientists who have examined the content of almost 1,000 such containers. Inside 56 percent of them, they found over 10,000 dead animals: mainly invertebrates, less often small mammals, amphibians and reptiles. Some of them are protected species.
During the mass migration period (4th to 6th century CE) agricultural areas and forest regeneration occurred in the area of today's Poland. Then, along with the intensive settlement of the Slavs and the Balts, and then the development of the state, primeval forests began to gradually disappear.
Food made from insects can protect dogs from diseases resulting from food allergies. Diet-dependent enteropathy affects not only pure-breed dogs. A team of scientists led by Dr. Remigiusz Gałęcki, winner of the NCBR LIDER competition, is working on mealworm dog food and testing it in accordance with the principles of fact-based medicine.