One of the finest bird parks in the world, the Keoladeo Ghana National Park located in Bharatpur, eastern Rajasthan was established in March 1982, covering 28 km2.
On 3 – 14 March 2013, the 16thMeeting of the Conference of the Parties to the CITES, celebrating the 40thanniversary in 2013, was held in Bangkok, Thailand.
In northern Bavaria, Germany, on an upper, unnavigable stream of the Main River, the Water Management Office based in Kronach has been implementing a rather broader programme aiming at improving morphological and ecological character of the river as well as at introducing close-to-nature flood prevention, protection and control measures.
Bureš J.: The Lužnice River – a River Axis of the Třeboň Basin Protected Landscape Area and an Impor
The Lužnice River flows through the Třeboň Basin and its Protected Landscape Area (PLA) northward, being a natural axis of the region.
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 decree on the protection of woody plants and on issuing permits for cutting them down had been issued by the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic (MoE CR) in late June 2013.
Hátle M.: Nature Conservation and Water Management Facilities in the Třeboň Basin Protected Landscap
Since the catastrophic floods which occurred in 1997, 2002 respectively, the State Nature Conservancy has been challenged by requirement for building new flood prevention, protection and control facilities also in the open landscape in the Czech Republic including the Třeboň Basin Protected Landscape Area (PLA), South Bohemia. Nature-based or close-to-nature flood prevention, protection and control measures are a priority for the State Nature Conservancy.
Two new Wetlands of International Importance (the so-called Ramsar Sites) have recently been designated in the Czech Republic: the Jizera River Headwaters and the Springs and Mires of the Slavkovský les Mts. In total, there currently are 14 Ramsar sites in the Czech Republic.
In the Czech Republic, the occurrence of 21 amphibian species, in various extents threatened by extinction, is confirmed at present. The fact has resulted, inter alia, from their amphibious way of life.