Northern White-breasted Hedgehog Erinaceus roumanicus

10,000 Birds

But before I get further into my close encounter with a hedgehog I think it makes sense to share a bit of general hedgehog information, especially for the Americans in our audience who, like me, might not know much about them. My week-long trip to Hungary was a familiarity trip organized by the wonderful folks at Swarovski Optik to introduce their new line of superior spotting scopes, the ATX and the STX modular telescopes. Mammals hedgehogs Hungary Swarovski

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German visitor giving Nazi-style salute to athletes at Olympic opening

Green (Living) Review

However, personally, I am not surprised at all at this man's actions as the Brown Menace of Fascism is very much rising its ugly head again, in Germany, and in other EU member countries, such as Hungary. I am sure that had any ordinary member of the audience committed such an act the security at the venue would have swooped on him and arrested him.

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Ukranian Coal Plant “Facelift” Actually Means More Pollution

Sierra Club Compass

Less familiar to American audiences is Burshtyn’s operator, DETK  and its founder Rinat Akhmetov, which have long been plagued by allegations of corruption and ties to organized crime. Burshtyn was disconnected from the national grid in 2002 to form the Burshtyn Energy Island , a separate grid that exists to export power to the EU nations of Hungary, Slovakia and Romania. Burstyn Thermal Power Plant, photo courtesy NECU. The U.S.