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EU water law – fit for purpose but threatened by industry lobby!
WWF expects member states to take a strong stand in support of maintaining the Water Framework Directive in its current form at the Meeting of the Environment Council on 5 March.
Stand up to industry, stand by the science: What WWF will be looking for during the 5 March Meeting of the Environment Council
New evidence came […]
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Wetlands offer ecosystem services
Wetlands are not wastelands. Happy World Wetland Day 2015!
The cartoon was made for Liminka Bay Ramsar Area exhibition.
Cartoon in Spanish – La caricatura en español:
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Fossils in the tar
Some background info:
The Rancho La Brea Tar Pits – “One of the world’s most famous fossil localities, recognized for having the largest and most diverse assemblage of extinct Ice Age plants and animals in the world.”
Alberta Tar Sands – A destructive fossil fuel exploration project, that will produce dirty oil, toxic waste and huge CO2 […]
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Have a laid-back summer solstice
The Summer Solstice is here, and in Finland we have a big party by the lake if possible. Here’s a relaxed vision from the lake Saimaa, where also an endangered Saimaa Ringed Seal lives.
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Rotten after the rutting season
“A male reindeer has one goal in life – having his own harem. Powerful males are able to gather 30–50 females to form one. Defending the harem and keeping the females in it satisﬁ ed is hard work.
Although mating with a female takes only 15 seconds, it is nevertheless a strenuous endeavour for males: after […]
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