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.
The population of cave bears decreased drastically 40,000 years ago, when people were spreading in Europe. It is possible that our ancestors - for example by settling in caves - contributed to the extinction of these animals, suggests research conducted, among others, by Polish researchers.
Spread across millions of hectares, Siberian peat bogs have been strenuously storing carbon for thousands of years, absorbing CO2 from the air. But because of global warming, instead of accumulating carbon dioxide, these areas begin to quickly release greenhouse gases - not just because of fires.