The author does not describe beauties of the Yellowstone or Yosemite NP in the western part of the U.S.A., but takes readers to the Sun in the Glacier National Park in Montana. In 1932, both the Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park were declared as the worlds first International Peace Park under the name Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.
The 10thmeeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) held in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, from 18 to 29 October 2010, finally achieved its three inter-linked goals: adoption of a new ten year Strategic Plan to guide international and national efforts to save biodiversity through enhanced actions to meet the CBD objectives; a resource mobilization strategy that provides the way forward to a substantial increase to current levels of official development assistance (ODA) in support of biodiversity; and a new international protocol on access to and sharing of benefits from the use of genetic resources of the planet.
The Menetries Ground Beetle (Carabus menetriesi) is a critically endangered member of the ground beetle (Carabidae) family. Pursuant to Directive No. 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora (Habitats Directive), it is the priority species to be protected in the European Union. At the same time, the insect species is included into the Czech Republics Red List of Threatened Species.
The Havraní skála/Rook Rock near the Village in the České Švýcarsko/Bohemian Switzerland National Pa
On June 22, 2006, a massive fire had broken out on the Havraní skála/Rook Rock in the České Švýcarsko/Bohemian Switzerland National Park. In total, 17.92 hectares of forests, consisting mostly of the Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris) with rarely dispersed Sessile Oak (Quercus petraea) and European or Common Beach (Fagus sylvatica) were burnt as well as the White Eastern Pine (Pinus trobus) plantations located on northern and north-western slopes.
Commissioned by the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic, the Agency for Nature Conservation and Landscape Protection of the Czech Republic has proposed a new Specially Protected Species list for amending the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic Decree No. 395/1992 Gazette which listed species, in the Czech Republic specially protected pursuant to Act No. 114/1992 Gazette on the Protection of Nature and the Landscape, as amended later.
The article deals with intentional introductions of geographically non-native fish species into the wild in the Czech Republic. It aims at geographically non-native species as defined by Act No. 114/1992 Gazette on the Protection of Nature and the Landscape, as amended later, in relation to definition of non-indigenous fish pursuant to Act No. 99/2004 Gazette on Fish Farming, Performance of Fishing Right, Fishing Inspection and Protection of Marine Fishing Resources and on Chang in Some Acts (the Fisheries Act), as amended later.
Recovery of the Peregrine – A Successful Story of Nature Conservation or a Consequence of Spontaneou
In the Czech Republic, the Peregrine (Falco peregrinus) numbers have dramatically changed. After its populations had collapsed across whole Europe in the mid-20thcentury, the raptor species totally disappeared from what is now the Czech Republic. Nevertheless, since the late 1980s, the Peregrine has been recolonizing its former nest sites there.
The Broumov region, an extremity of the Czech borders forced among the Orlické hory/Eagle, Mts., Krkonoše/Giant Mts. and the Polish Klodzko region, is one of the Protected Landscape Areas (PLA) in the Czech Republic. In 2011, the Broumovsko PLA has celebrating its 20thanniversary. It was declared on the territory of 430 km2 in 1991.