The Fifth World Conservation Congress (WCC), organized by the IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, was held on Jeju, South Korea, 6–15 September 2013.
The Czech Society for Ornithology (CSO), in collaboration with other partners including the Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic and private companies, declared the Sand Martin (Riparia riparia) as the Bird of the Year 2013.
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.
Šedina P.: Delisting of the Great Cormorant from the Specially Protected Species List in the Czech R
The Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) has been still explicitly specified among wildlife species in Article 3, letter c) of Act No. 115/2000 Gazette on Providing Compensation for Damages Caused by Selected Specially Protected Animals, as amended later.
Standards in nature and landscape management are a recommendation setting parameters of outputs and technical description for the individual measures commonly implemented in the field during nature and landscape management incl. used material and product characters and definitions of terms.
Just T. & Královcová P.: Needs to Update the Restoration Measures in Water Management Planning in th
In relation to joining the European Union by the Czech Republic, in the first period of the water management planning investment measures such as longitudinal water bed restoration or making migratory/dispersal barriers permeable were proposed as a part of improving morphological/ecological state of water courses in the Czech Republic.
From a point of view of natural history, South Moravian floodplain is considered to be one of the most valuable areas in the Czech Republic.
The Beskydy Mts. Protected Landscape Area (PLA), celebrating the 40thanniversary of its establishment in 2013, is the largest PLA in the Czech Republic.