In the past, the hedgehog belonged among widespread European creatures inhabiting the wild and cities. However, the European Hedgehog has almost disappeared in many regions. A significant decrease in hedgehogs has been recorded mainly in the United Kingdom and...
Do you like Easter? You can enjoy them the most in Italy. But you should not expect customs, such as Easter Bunnies or hunting Easter eggs and baking hot cross buns. Easter (in Italian Pasqua) in Italy is characterised...
The gradual change of climate in Europe brings several risks, including heatwaves, rising temperatures, and unexpected floods. Scientist Freja Vamborg outlines the assumptions of what the climate in Europe will look like in 30 years. Data Collection to Determine the...
The trend of binding books to human skin peaked in the 17th and 18th centuries, especially in Western Europe and the British Isles. Thematic books, including astrophysics, pornography, the Bible, but most often publications on human anatomy were, bound...
Letter secrecy was not always the standard in European countries. No country in the world renounced the reading of foreign mail. The French gave the practice a system by setting up a cabinet to obtain information. In 1789, the ruler's...
Scientists in India have discovered a strange fish resembling a snake. They call the primitive creature a living fossil. Eel-like fish live in the groundwater of southern India. New Snakehead Fish Species The body like a snake, the head like a...
Some Germans welcome the return of bison to the wild; others are afraid of them. Environmentalists say Germany needs to prepared for the bison return. The last wild bison was shot in Germany in 1919. However, the authorities kept the...
European ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus) illustrates perfectly how the targeted eradication of one species can reduce an abundant animal to a critically endangered species. Ground squirrel is an important species of native steppe ecosystems. Once, the ground squirrel was...
Every year, countless books end up in trash cans or stand on shelves where no one reads them, and they are just gathering dust there. If you have books you do not need anymore, you can take them to...
Experts warn that bark beetles and repeated droughts have a detrimental effect on Europe's native forests. Due to this combination, millions of cubic meters disappear in the inconspicuous insect clutches. What Do We Know about Bark Beetles? A small, tiny beetle,...
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