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Northern Hawk Owl in Germany

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First, most of Europe’s owl species are breeding in Germany anyway and are better found at other times of the year. The first bird in Germany during my lifetime – that I know of – was in 2006, a long-staying and well-twitched bird in Brandenburg.

Germany to Create Bicycle Highway.

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This new track should effectively remove 50,000 vehicles from the roads daily, helping to reduce traffic jams and emissions related pollutants. With air. Bicycle Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Air Pollution bicycle bicycle highway bikes commute emissions

Germany introduces a legal definition for vegan labelling


Vegan food is Germany is about to change. News Sticky

Five Things I Learned While Birding in Germany

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Mandarin Ducks are countable in Germany. What should I have learned while birding in Germany that I failed to learn?

Germany’s Great Bustards and how to see them

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Great Bustards are now (still) restricted to three populations in Germany, all west of Berlin in the wider region of the Havelland.

Germany breaks 3 solar power records in 2 weeks

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Due to it being a national holiday and there being less electricity demand, Germany hit yet another record — 50.6 That was a Friday.

juwi Wind and Solar Plant in Egypt is Remote-Controlled from Germany

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” While know-how has been transferred, the solar plant can be monitored via the internet from Germany using GSM remote monitoring.

Greater Rheas: Germany’s new Big Bird

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Germany is underrated as a birding destination. Nestled Greater Rheas, a species the Germans call Nandu, are very popular in Germany and frequently kept in zoos as well as private enclosures. The following map (taken from the highly esteemed site ) shows all observations of Greater Rheas throughout Germany since 1999.

Shortage of workers in Germany

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Despite this shortage of workers, however, Germany, like Britain and other countries, has a serious problem with unemployment.

Biting the bullet or jumping the shark? A potential Baikal Wagtail in Germany

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I recently saw and photographed what appears to be a Baikal Wagtail ( Motacilla alba-or-not baicalensis ) in Germany. Comparing it to “my” bird, I can’t help but feel I’ll have to jump the shark … Birds Europe Germany vagrant vagrants wagtailsSo it may turn out to be a bit of a big deal. Why is that so?

In Germany, Renewable Energy surpasses nuclear and coal power

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In 2011 Germany finally saw their renewable energy production top that of almost all other sources of energy. Germany plans to move away from nuclear energy completely by 2022. Lignite, unfortunately, is also the dirtiest coal around and thus the causal agent of serious sulfur pollution. percent last year.

Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson Arrested in Germany


Earlier today, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society president and founder Captain Paul Watson was arrested in Frankfurt, Germany. Sea Shepherd France president Lamya Essemlali posted to Facebook: “Captain Paul Watson was Read More. Animals Causes Environment News Top News

The resurgence of Gross-Deutschland, of the Greater Germany

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Every since the annexation of the German Democratic Republic, which used to be referred to as East Germany, by the Federal Republic of Germany, aka West Germany, the country is re-militarizing at a great speed. But Germany does not even need help in it ambitions.

June 22, 1941 – Nazi-Germany's cowardly attack on the Soviet Union

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Now, is that not gracious of him that he is willing to make such a sacrifice? With friends like that who needs enemies.

Driving ban for combine harvesters in Germany

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Germany tries to make professional salvagers illegal

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By law such scrap now has to go into the municipal bulk waste collection and it is a felony, so it would seem, to do otherwise.

Look Out Germany! Saudi Arabia to Overtake You as Solar World Leader

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This would make the Kingdom a bigger market than that of the current world leader, Germany. These are huge. He should know.

Over 50% of Germany's renewable energy is owned by citizens & farmers, not utility companies

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This is for a country which, I am sure, has more wind than Germany, though still, considering our sizes, better than the USA.

Germany now has 1.3 million solar energy systems

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Germany now has 1.3 According to the German Solar Industry Association (BSW-Solar), Germany now boasts 1.3 It is as simple as that.

First Outbreak of Usutu Virus in Germany

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That is very cold for the south of Germany. Okay, I meant to write an entertaining post. honestly did. Sickening!

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Ten people in Germany die from E.coli

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The update provided by Germany on 27 May reports 276 cases of HUS since 25 April. Cases in children of school age are also reported.

Nuclear Plant Closures in Germany Could Signal a Nuclear Energy Exit

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Germany has gone one step further and has shut down seven of its seventeen plants. These may still be political speculations.

Some was bad but much was good, in East Germany

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Even West Germans who now learn how East Germany functioned are finding that there were things that were very good. But I digressed.

Red-necked Grebes in Germany

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Europe has five regular grebe species, and all of them can be found as breeding birds in Germany. The rarest of the trio, Slavonian or Horned Grebe , only has a very small breeding population with a handful of pairs in Germany’s far North. Additionally, they mostly leave Germany during our winter. Or Sylvia warblers?

Is Straw Germany's Next Big Energy Resource?


Straw from agriculture could play an important role in the future energy mix for Germany. According to them, from a total of 30 million tons of cereal straw produced annually in Germany, between 8 and 13 million tons of it could be used sustainably for energy or fuel production. This potential could for example provide 1

Solar powered hydrogen filling station opens in Germany


Solar powered hydrogen filling station opens in Germany. Fraunhofer ISE has opened a public hydrogen filling station in Freiburg, Germany, which has been created to serve as a demonstration platform for a clean fuel dispensing station network that is planned for the state. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Join Now.

Germany to phase out nuclear power

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Germany to close all its nuclear power plants by 2022 By Michael Smith (Veshengro) The German government has agreed on a roadmap for phasing out nuclear power, after reconsidering the implications of nuclear power in the wake of the Fukushima reactor meltdown after the earthquake and tsunami. The old question of “quo bono?”

Italy joins Germany and Switzerland in nuclear power ban

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The amendment says the government plans to define a new energy strategy instead. They thought that as well in Chernobyl and at Fukushima.

Germany Breaks Own Renewable Energy Record


Germany has just broken its own record for the amount of energy generated by renewable sources in a day. On July 25th, the country generated 78 percent of its total Read More The post Germany Breaks Own Renewable Energy Record appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Science Top News

Heavy anti-nuclear protests in Germany

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Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo addresses protesters at the anti-nuclear demonstration, Dannenberg, Germany. Nein danke!

Germany to Close all Nuclear Plants by 2022


Germany will shut all its nuclear reactors by 2022. The last nuclear power plant is now scheduled for closure in 2022.

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Fascism in Germany did not start with Hitler and the NSDAP

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Fascism in Germany did not start with Hitler and the NSDAP and neither did it end there by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It has often been suggested and is generally assumed that Fascism in Germany equals National-Socialism and thus began with Hitler and the NSDAP. It neither started with Hitler and the NSDAP and neither did it end there.

I Hosted a Foreign Exchange Student & Learned Lessons to Last a Lifetime.

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Adventure Arts & Culture Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Travel after graduation citizen ambassadors foreign exchange student gap year germany host family paid vacation travel youthWe are all ambassadors for our own culture or community. What we say and do in the course of each day matters. Unfortunately, they are sometimes.

Animal Activists Call For Cowbell Ban in Germany


What was once part of a tradition (and a hilarious SNL skit) may become history for a good reason as animal rights activists are calling for farmers to ditch cowbells Read More The post Animal Activists Call For Cowbell Ban in Germany appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Science Top News

Europe’s 8 best ‘eco’ classical music festivals this summer

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| Concertos in Green | Superstar pianist Hélène Grimaud is a synesthete, a person who experiences sounds as colors—Bach in orange and red, Beethoven in bright yellow and green. But you need not have her extraordinary acuity to go green with classical music, especially in Europe during the summer.

Sun Salutations! Germany’s Siemens Pulls Out of Nuclear Energy

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The little-known effect of the Egyptian Goose on the work load of the Florida Records Committee

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Birds Florida geese Germany invasive species waterfowl“ Extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof ” Carl Sagan. The ABA checklist committee has recently added the Egyptian Goose to the official ABA checklist, based on an established population in southeastern Florida. That is when the problems hit the fan.

Germany kicks our butts, again, at clean energy

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Germany green living renewable energy percent. That (just barely) beats the 26.3 Wind accounted for 9.5 solar for 6.8 Read more: [link].

Europe’s 6 best ‘green’ classical music festivals in summer 2016

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Leaping Foxes

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Germany is currently experiencing something for which the English have no nice expression. The specificities of languages …  Anyway, so Germany this year is essentially filled with mice, like the one shown here, which – so far as I know – is a vole where you come from. Mammals Europe fox Germany predators rodents

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