Chobot K.: A Report on Habitat and Species Conservation Status for the Second Time – Assessment Repo
Assessment reports are a document assessing the conservation status in species and types of natural habitats of the European Union interest, i.e. those listed in Annex and Annex I to the European Unions Habitats Directive every six years.
The Žofín Primeval Forest in the Novohradské hory/Nové Hrady Mts. in South Bohemia is the oldest primeval forest-like protected area in the Czech Republic (since 1838).
The author describes measures taken to remove and to eradicate lampenflora (a community consisting of various lower plant species occurring in close or remote proximity to artificial light sources, e.g. lamps) in four show caves in the Moravský Kras/Moravian Karst.
In the Czech Republic, approx. 38 pseudocorpion (Pseudoscorpions) species belonging to seven families occur at present. Big scorpions, of which some have a venomous stinger, do not permanently live in the Czech Republic.
The occurrence of the Round Notothylas (Notothylas orbicularis)in the Czech Republic was reconfirmed after 90 years.
The article describes up to date belittled area where 14 caves, ranching from 3 to 25 meters in length have recently been discovered and documented.
The Scarce Large Blue (Phengaris teleius)and Dusky Large Blue (P. nausithous)are the endangered butterfly species strictly specialised in the host plant, the Red Thunder (Sanguisorba officinalis)and ants of the Myrmica species.
Hošek M.: When the National Park really is the National Park? The Global Protected Area Categorisati
In the Czech Republic, classification of protected areas into the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Protected Area Management Categories has been applied as the information attached to each Specially Protected Area (SPAs) for more than ten years.
In Slovakia, the Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) is protected by the national law as well as by the European Union legislation.
The research project entitled as Implementation of the European Landscape Convention measures within intensively utilised landscapes that bear traces of historical landscape design activities – pilot study “Nové Dvory – Kačina” tried, inter alia, to raise general public and expert community awareness of active cultural landscape protection.