Category Archives: Nature

Emperor Bolsonero & burning Amazonas

Jair Bolsonero burns AmazonasAmnesty petition:

“Demand the Brazilian Government protect Indigenous Peoples’ rights and the Amazon
President Bolsonaro’s government has enabled illegal seizures of Indigenous lands in the Amazon, resulting in illegal intruders threatening and intimidating Indigenous Peoples and leading to an estimated 75,000 forest fires this year.
In May 2019 we warned that the situation for Indigenous Peoples and the […]

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Peat extraction is bad for the climate and nature

Peat burning and school climate strikePeat extraction is bad for the climate, waterways & wetlands. Finland even subsidises burning peat for energy.

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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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