In the Czech Republic, at present there are 41 Bird Areas (pursuant to Act No. 114/1992 Gazette on the Protection of Nature and the Landscape, as amended later, the term for Special Protection Areas, SPAs under the Birds Directive), protecting 41 birds species listed in Annex I to the Birds Directive as well regularly occurring migratory species.
In the Czech Republic, a multi-level ecological network, called the Territorial System of Ecological Stability of the Landscape, has been developing since the late 1970s and the 1980s.
The Litovelské Pomoraví/Litovel Morava River Basin Protected Landscape Area (PLA) situated in Central Moravia between the city of Olomouc and town of Mohelnice was declared on the territory of 96 km2on October 29, 1990.
Pamukkale, meaning „Cotton Castle“ in Turkish, is a famous natural site in the Denizli Province in south-western Turkey, being one of the most magnificent natural monument worldwide.
The author presents the knowledge from a study trip organized the Cave Administration of the Czech Republic to twelve show caves in North Rhine-Westphalia, Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt in September 2009.
Provision of nest-boxes is a technique commonly used to increase nest-site availability and quality for secondary cavity-nesting birds, including hole-nesting raptors and owls.
The development of nature conservation and protected areas in the Middle East has started as late as during the second half of the 20thcentury. One of the most important large-size protected areas in that region is the Protected Area Wadi Rum in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
The southern part of the Romanian Banat (western part of the country) has been inhabited by Czechs since 1823. The regions historical development strongly influenced the present state of forests there.
Actual situation of alpine juniper (Juniperus communis subsp. alpina (Smith) Čelakovský) and its per
Alpine juniper (Juniperus communissubsp. alpina) is an amphiboreal arctic-alpine taxon that is vicarious for common juniper above the alpine timberline and in the Artic.
Chytridiomycosis is an infectious disease of amphibians, caused by the chytrid Batrachochytrium dendrobatis, a non-hyphal zoosporic fungus. Chytridiomycosis has been linked to dramatic population declines or even extinctions in amphibian species in some worlds regions.