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The army takes care of the thirsty animals

The Swiss army has stepped in to transport water to thousands of thirsty farm animals across alpine meadows. Lower rainfall this year has forced farmers to call in the army to help refresh thirsty...

Water scarcity: Commission gives advice on water reuse in the agricultural sector

Today, the Commission published guidelines to help Member States and stakeholders apply the rules on the safe reuse of treated urban waste water for agricultural irrigation. With several Member States increasingly suffering from droughts, reusing...

Italy: 50 Muslim and Scientologists joined to clean up the main Street of the Great Mosque of Rome

Rome - On Saturday 23 July 2022, more than 50 volunteers from the Islamic Cultural Centre of Italy and Volunteer Ministers of the Church of Scientology cleaned up the stretch of Viale della Grande...

Over 85% of pigs in the EU live in appalling conditions

A major investigation reveals the cruelty suffered by sows in the EU. The organization Compassion in world farming, or CIWF, is conducting an undercover investigation in which shocking footage has been collected from 16...

Drought could cause Parmesan shortage, scientists warn

The Mediterranean region is currently one of the hotspots of the climate crisis Against the background of the drought in Italy, humanity may face a shortage of Parmesan cheese, predict scientists quoted by the world...

Scientists turn old CDs into biosensors

Scientists from the State University of New York at Binghampton have found a new application for old CDs, using them to make flexible wearable biosensors, reports the New Atlas site. As digital music files...

Tourists going to Spain should be aware of this new law

Tourists going on holiday in Spain should be aware of a new law that will leave them toasty in the hottest season. Madrid has passed a new law which means that shops, offices and accommodation...

In the deadliest garden in Europe, more than 100 species that kill grow

A skull and crossbones sign welcomes visitors to Alnwick Gardens, they are only allowed to look but if life is dear they must not smell, touch and taste 800,000 tourists flock to Alnwick Castle in...

An infernal fire threatens a unique abode of God in Mount Athos

A huge fire broke out between two monasteries at the monastic state of Mount Athos in Greece. One of the most valuable monasteries of Athos - the Docheiariou monastery (Greek: Μονή Δοχειαρίου) , which has a very valuable library with hundreds of...

Prolonged drought led to social tensions and the collapse of Mayapan

Scientists conducted an interdisciplinary study of materials from the city of Mayapan, the largest political capital of the Maya of the postclassic period. They found that as long as rainfall in the region remained...

Mega-drought, glacier melt, and deforestation plague Latin America and the Caribbean

From the Amazon to the Andes and the snowy depths of Patagonia, extreme weather and climate change are causing mega-drought, extreme rainfall, deforestation and glacier melt across the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region, according to a UN report published on Friday.

Madagascar spiders “stitch” leaves together to make traps for hunting prey

When we think of spiders, we most often picture webs of cobwebs that they use to capture their prey. Now, new research published in Ecology and Evolution reveals another surprising way a spider uses...

Collapse of the Etna volcano could trigger a tsunami in the Ionian Sea

The largest active volcano in Europe - Etna is sliding eastward into the sea, and scientists fear that it could cause a catastrophic tsunami, the "Greek Reporter" reported. Scientists are concerned that the slow movements...

Northern Macedonia boasted that a type of onion unknown in the world grows in the country

The first observations were made in August 2012 Bright colors in the range of brown and red, special characteristics and a height of up to 60 cm are the main specifics of a new type...

Scottish foxes eat dog feces

Zoologists have discovered that foxes living in the Scottish Highlands regularly eat the excrement of domestic dogs. They feed most actively on them during periods with a low number of voles, their main prey....

In Croatia, there are tax incentives at the local level for the construction of a zero-energy building

We have to get used to the idea that we don't necessarily have to open the windows for ventilation and air purification, explains Prof. Bojan Milovanovic, head of the department at the University of...

A water battery has been launched in Switzerland: it was built in 14 years and 2 billion euros

The 900 MW water battery, which cost Switzerland 2 billion euros and took 14 years to build, has already been put into operation. The battery is located 600 meters underground in the Swiss Alps,...

Valbona Valley – the pearl of the Albanian Alps

The breathtaking landscape with blue rivers and high peaks is combined with the rich traditions, fresh and unique cuisine of the northern Albanian villages The Valbona National Park and the Valbona River Valley, the pearl...

In the gold mines of the Klondike a baby mammoth found preserved in the permafrost

On June 21, at the Klondike gold mines near Eureka Creek in Canada, workers found the body of a baby mammoth in the permafrost that had died about 30,000 years ago. This is the...

Nasturtium from the Tropaeolaceae family

The Latin name of the flower comes from the Latin word "trophae" - a small trophy, because of the helmet-like shape of some parts of the flower and its thyroid leaves. Garden nasturtium, nasturtium, Indian...

How flowers affect mood

Flowers can affect our mood. Their color sometimes affects our health. The science studying and applying the healthy effect of colors is called color therapy (colorotherapy). How do flowers affect mood? The color red...

How can We Protect the Coral Reefs Ecosystem?

Coral Reefs Ecosystem - Approximately 14 per cent of the world's corals have been lost since 2009, according to the "Status of Coral Reefs of the World 2020" report, a quantitative analysis of a...

The remains of a baby mammoth were found

A gold prospector in the Klondike came across a rare find - an extremely well-preserved newborn mammoth, MediaPortal reported on June 25. The remains of the mammal have remained in the frozen soil of the...

Austria reopens coal-fired power plant

Gas shortages force EU governments to rethink leak closures At a crisis meeting, the Austrian government decided to reopen a shut-down coal-fired power plant due to power shortages caused by reduced gas supplies from Russia. The...

Tourists will be transported to resorts on helium airships instead of planes

A British company has signed a contract to supply a Spanish airline with helium-powered airships. In the future, these airships will carry tourists to resorts in Spain instead of planes, although the ship was...
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