Category Archives: Nature

Unsustainable industries are lobbying for devastating changes to the EU water law

Water framework directive in danger Unsustainable industries, including industrial agriculture, hydropower, and coal mining, are lobbying for devastating changes to the EU water law – the Water Framework Directive (WFD).
The future of EU rivers: New paper exposes business lobbies’ wish list of destruction

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It’s the Bird Week for Kids!

Birdwatching with kidsBirdlife Finland has organized a Bird Week for Kids since 2004. This year 2019 it’ll be May 13th – 19th.
Here’s a Finnish article about the Bird Week for Kids Google translated in English.

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Easter Bunnies & Salmon Eggs

Easter bunnies like wild rivers“Rivers have always provided fundamental and vital services for mankind and the environment. However, dams disrupt the natural functioning of rivers and can cause a wide-scale decline in fish and other river wildlife. For these reasons, it is necessary to remove these barriers to return rivers to their natural, free-flowing state.”
Dam Removal Europe

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Live Map of Migrating Birds in Europe

Hazel grouse - common redstart and migrationFollow the migration of birds!
The LIVE Euro Bird Portal viewer shows the distribution of 105 bird species on weekly animated maps from January 2010 up to the current week.

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Restoration of Urban Longinoja Brook Wins Finnish Biodiversity Award

We love river restoration
The Longinoja Creek restoration project

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