Nazi terrorists murder Romani-Gypsy woman in Czech Republic

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Prague, Czech Republic January 2012 : A Romani-Gypsy woman was killed by two racist terrorists in the capital of Czech Republic, Prague on January 10, 2012. Authorities seems to wish to play down the recent attacks against Romanies in the former CSSR, in both the Czech lands as well as in Slovakia. Is it all starting again?

Cracked Open in the Czech Republic. ~ Grace Hildebrand

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Holy Mother of Dead People’s Remains.

Elephant Journal

There is a Roman Catholic Church in the Czech Republic called the Cemetery Church of All Saints that looks completely normal from the exterior. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) art bones church creepy death Inspiring (Wow) life and death religion religious beliefs tourist

Gallery: The Coolest Custom Bikes from the American Handmade Bicycle Show

Wend Magazine

Imported from the Czech Republic, the above is the Motol Chrom, a limited edition track bike and the lower is the Zero, a road bike with a range of customization options. The North American Handmade Bicycle Show set up shop at the Colorado Convention Center last week and we had to check it out. There was a vast array of bicycles on hand, including road racers, tandems, cruisers, snow bikes, and more. Check out some of the photos from the event! Conner Bicycles.

Message in a bottle

10,000 Birds

The next day I found out that about 750 km / 470 mi north from here, in Prague, capital city of the Czech Republic, Ivan Miksik, one of the most active Czech ringers sent this message in January, two years ago. Did you ever get a message in a bottle? Completely meaningless gibberish from an entirely unknown guy (from my experience, it’s always a guy, looking like a lumberjack and that’s okay) that, strangely enough, makes you insanely excited? If not, you must try gulling.

Ashkelon’s Sand Sculpture Festival Brings International Artists To Its Beaches

Green Prophet

Artists devoted to the ephemeral art have arrived from Holland, Spain, Russia, the USA, the Czech Republic, and other countries, to make elaborate fairy tale images that the wind and the encroaching sea will eventually destroy. . The port town of Ashkelon has been known for its strategic importance throughout history, and indeed since pre-history. You read of Ashkelon as archaeologists excavate neolithic artifacts and stroll through time as its story unfolds.

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Yellowhammer Dialect Project

10,000 Birds

A similar citizen science project in the Czech Republic was a huge success. Pavel Pipek is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Ecology at Charles University in Prague whose current focus is invasion ecology. Pavel and his colleagues have launched some really interesting research exploring the intersection of birdsong dialects and invasion ecology.

Pacific Islanders Open New Front in Environmental Battle against a Czech Power Plant

Eco Friendly Daily

The contention of the islanders is that a new Czech coal plant extension could harm the ecologically sensitive islands. The coal-fired plant at Prunerov in the north of the Czech Republic was the 18th biggest source of greenhouse gases in the European Union, emitting about 40 times more carbon dioxide than the entire Pacific island federation. Micronesia and the Czech Republic are nearly on the opposite sides of the globe.

Extinction Battle For Northern White Rhino

Eco Friendly Daily

The eight known remaining rhinos survive in captivity, six of which are in the Czech Republic. Four of the rhinos from a Czech Republic zoo, two males and two females, have already been transported to Kenya. The Czech Zoo, Dvur Kralove Zoo, stated: “We plan to give the remaining individuals with breeding potential their last chance of normal and regular reproduction in a secure location in the wild.”.

How the Production of Foie Gras Impacts the Health of Ducks and Geese


However, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, most provinces of Austria and Israel have all unilaterally banned the production of foie gras, plus its sale in restaurants.

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Go Green, Book Eco!

Eco Friendly Daily

While once a relative rarity, such green hostels and hotels are now popping up in locations across the world from Canada to Costa Rica and the Czech Republic. St Christopher’s at the Mosaic House (Prague, Czech Republic): This beautiful new mosaic house in Prague’s historic centre is at the forefront of ecotourism in the Czech Republic. For those of you seeking a greener lifestyle, an overseas trip is not necessarily the place to start.

An entire ancient chapel converted to a large musical instrument


Abdul Vahid V: In Czech Republic, an entire old chapel is turned to a huge musical instrument, thanks to projection mapping and laser technologies. The Olomouc Baroque church of the Czech Republic thus remains a real wonder for visitors. As the players, better to say, visitors point laser beams on the statues, walls, ledges, pillars and windows of the chapel, they will hear different musical tones.

Influenza is slowly progressing in Europe

Green (Living) Review

Two countries reported regional spread (Italy and Sweden), three countries (Netherlands, Norway and Spain) reported local spread, while sporadic activity was reported by thirteen countries (Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania and Slovenia) and the UK (England and Northern Ireland).

Exploring Prague and Berlin by Train

Green Prophet

You will get an opportunity to explore the two republics by choosing the direct high-speed trains operated by Railjet. Plan for a weekend or holiday getaway in Germany and Czech Republic today and enjoy all the goodness of these capital cities. Are you planning on traveling to Europe but you are not sure of the places to visit? Also, do you wish to explore different places within one trip but have no idea how to move from one to the next? Worry not.

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Adventure Bad-Ass Sarah Outen to Row, Cycle From London to London Solo

Wend Magazine

Once on dry land, she’ll cycle through France, Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, China and then into Russia. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

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Sedom Mountain hides the longest salt cave in the world

Green Prophet

The survey team included cavers from Israel, Bulgaria, France, United Kingdom, Croatia, Romania, Germany and the Czech Republic. . Following the biblical recounting of Lot’s Wife who was turned into a pillar of salt , Israel’s Dead Sea region is now famous for another salt phenomenon: Malham Cave , the world’s longest salt cave. Get spelunking! . For thirteen years, this title was held by Iran’s Cave of the Three Nudes (3N) on Qeshm Island.

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Blind upon the right eye

Green (Living) Review

The Constitution is always pushed forward as the reason that the government and the agencies are unable to act against those groups, especially the so-called political parties but, when it comes to organizations from the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) they were quite able to ban them, such as the Young Pioneers, the Free German Youth and others.

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How Green Is Your Valley? Reflections on Environment 2012

Green Home Blog

In addition, the Republican platform of 2012 onward insists that conservation initiatives must be balanced by economic development and private property rights – a tack taken in several other nations (the Czech Republic, Paraguay, Slovakia, South Korea and Spain) to the detriment of the poor and landless. How Green Is Your Valley? Reflections on Environment 2012.

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Action urged after weedkiller traces found in peoples' urine

Green (Living) Review

" Urine samples were collected from volunteers in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Macedonia, Malta, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands and UK.

My Year in Birding 2012

10,000 Birds

We had a wonderful family vacation in Germany and the Czech Republic during which I managed to do a bit of birding. Two-thousand-twelve was a pretty darn good year for me birding-wise and otherwise. Seeing 525 species was nice, as was the fact that I birded in four countries, nine of the fifty states in the United States, and fifty-one counties. I had some goals for this year as well, goals which I laid out in the introduction to my 2012 year list. This year my goals are simple.

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Researchers Trying To Increase Energy Efficiency Of Electronics

Eco Friendly Daily

This would be equal to the energy use of Portugal, Austria and the Czech Republic combined. Current methods of combating global warming include changing the way in which vehicles are built, reducing fuel consumption and trying to reduce other things like deforestation. However, one method of reducing consumption which is often overlooked is by reducing the energy wasted by household appliances and other gadgets when not in use.

Why coppice?

Green (Living) Review

In some parts of Europe the use of wood for everyday objects continued much longer and in some cases continues to this day and the coppice worker''s products are still in demand, such as in some areas of Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria. By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Were it not for the question mark this could be mistaken for the name of a woodland but while it is not about woodlands and their management it is.

New EU Campaign Shows Positive Results Of Low Carbon Living

Eco Friendly Daily

Eco-gardens in Lithuania are highlighted, alongside rural communities making low-carbon changes in the Czech Republic. There is currently no replacement for the temporarily renewed Kyoto Protocol. This fact is despite many scientists agreeing that major changes need to be in action by the end of the decade in order to avoid the worrisome “tipping point”.

Will Dark-sky Ecotourism Spread to the Mideast?

Green Prophet

Many are in Canada and the US but the entire Isle of Sark (UK), parts of Scotland, France, Poland, the Czech republic and New Zealand. Israel’s Negev Desert, Jordan’s Mount Nebo, Medaba and Wadi Rum are a few dark sky destinations for stargazing. Paris is known as the city of lights. So is Medina Saudi Arabia , Be’er Sheva Israel and Las Vegas, Nevada. We shouldn’t overlook Baltimore Maryland, Varanasi India, Quanzhou China and Milford Pennsylvania.

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Slovenia, part 1: the green mouse that roars

Green Traveler Guides

Where I live in the Czech Republic, the closest thing to green is the recycling bins on Prague’s street corners, for which I am grateful. | Central Europe’s Eco-treasure |. C hurch bells herald my arrival at the Bohinj Park Hotel , the starting point of my green tour of Slovenia. That’s not unusual; in this predominantly Catholic country, ornate church steeples overlook almost every town and village.

International Opposition to Fracking

Sierra Club Compass

As the largest producer of beer in Europe and the third-largest per-capita consumer after the Czech Republic and Austria, it’s no wonder that Germany is concerned about this industry. The United States was the first country to begin fracking for natural gas, a violent process in which millions of gallons of water laced with chemicals are injected deep into the ground to fracture the rock and allow natural gas to flow back up to the surface along with dirty flowback water.

Fascism in Germany did not start with Hitler and the NSDAP

Green (Living) Review

Pogroms against Gypsies, however, are occurring already frequently in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy, and also in Germany. From the very beginning West Germany, the so-called Federal Republic of Germany, with bar a few exceptions, was run by people with a serious Nazi past, whether in the CDU or and especially the CSU.

Air pollution in Europe has high economic and human cost

Green Blog

Germany and Poland are followed by Romania which has four of the dirtiest facilities; three are located in Bulgaria and the United Kingdom, two are in Greece; and the Czech Republic, Estonia, Italy and Slovakia all have one each. Air pollution in Europe cost society up to €189 billion (about US $235 billion) in 2012 alone, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said in a new assessment report.

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The brown menace is on the rise again

Green (Living) Review

We don't even want to talk about Hungary where uniformed fascist groups are attacking Gypsy settlements and murdering people, nor about Italy where recently soccer fans in a stadium called for a pogrom against Romani people, nor about the attacks against Sinti and Roma people in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, to name but a few countries.

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UN report: 2013's extreme weather is consistent with climate change

Green Blog

Extreme precipitation led to severe floods in Europe’s Alpine region and in Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, and Switzerland. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released their annual State of the Climate report this past Sunday, to coincide with the World Meteorological Day. The report confirms that recent extreme weather events, such as droughts, floods, heat waves and tropical cyclones around the world, are linked to human-caused climate change.

Butterflies or business - Europe can have both!

Green (Living) Review

EEA member countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom.

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Tax fraud plagues Carbon Trading program

Green (Living) Review

countries, namely Belgium, the Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Portugal, Spain and the Netherlands. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, tax fraud is the carbon trading market’s most egregious form of cheating, affecting about seven percent of this $125 billion market in 2009. In August 2009, seven people were arrested near London for not paying tax on the sale of carbon permits, for a total of £38 million (about U.S. $63

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Europe bans bee-harming pesticides

Green Blog

The UK, Czech Republic, Italy, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Austria and Portugal voted no the suspension. Concerns about the dramatic decline in bee populations around the world in recent years has resulted in a continent-wide ban in Europe on insecticides that allegedly causes serious harm to bees. Bees are vital to our ecosystem and food production because they pollinate three-quarters of all crops in the world.

Nuclear Energy Pros and Cons


Nuclear power plant Temelin in Czech Republic. The etymology of the word “nuclear” comes. from the word “nucleus” which means the most central and important part of an object. This is of course because nuclear energy was discovered after experimenting with reactions of uranium atoms and neutrons.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Agroforestry Systems and Practices


For example, in some areas of Czech Republic, farmers suffer from great crop losses due to the overpopulation of a small rodent called common vole. Trees have always been important part of the countryside. When traveling through rural areas anywhere in the world you will see trees incorporated into the landscape. You will see orchards, scattered fruit trees in gardens, hedgerows separating fields, woodlands, or perhaps majestic oaks forming natural boundaries of meadows.

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Research for Sustainability

The Green Changemakers

The conference is expected to attract participants from politics, science and industry including high-level representatives from research policy from Poland, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary with whom the dialogue on sustainability research was started at the 4th BMBF Forum for Sustainability (L2L) in Leipzig in 2007. Research for Sustainability (URL: [link] Framework programme for a sustainable innovative society Download (engl.) (URL:

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Absinthe: the Vilified Spirit

The Alien Next Door

Now, nearly 200 brands of absinthe are produced in a dozen countries, most notably France, Switzerland, Spain, and the Czech Republic. The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Friday, July 23, 2010 Absinthe: the Vilified Spirit A glass of absinthe is as poetical as anything in the world…After the first glass you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not.

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Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

years ), Singapore (5.1), Czech Republic (5.2), Liberia (5.2), Netherlands (5.3), Russia (5.3), Nicaragua (5.4), Finland (5.5), Oman (5.6), Palau (5.6), Brazil (5.6), Uruguay (5.7), Denmark (5.8). “Australia is committed to a greedy and inhumane course of climate exceptionalism, climate racism and climate injustice.&#. We all know that we have to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and eventually reach zero emissions.

Population or Environmental Food Crisis, Part 6: Alternative agriculture

Green Blog

Data from the Czech Republic and Estonia are not available until after 2002 and 2003 respectively. This is part six of a series of articles that take a closer look on the relationship between increasing human population levels and the food production system that sustains human livelihoods. While part five examined conventional agriculture , this post will look on the possibilities and realities of organic farming to feed a growing population.

Sweden Prepares to Lead EU on Climate

The Green Changemakers

The EU presidency must often set aside its own views to compromise with other member states, said Martin Bursik, environment minister of the Czech Republic, which currently holds the EU presidency. by Ben Block on March 18, 2009 Photo courtesy Laurenz Bobke The Swedish city of Kalmar is replacing most of its fossil fuel-fired furnaces with “cogeneration” plants, which burn sawdust and timber waste from the surrounding wooded region.

Tools for Urban Governance

The Green Changemakers

These dialogues were very successful in many ways and this prompted their replication in Kenya , Russia , Argentina , Tanzania , Uganda and the Czech Republic through various women's groups, led by the Huairou Commission. Within the context of the Global Campaign on Urban Governance, UN-HABITAT, where possible jointly with its partners is developing a series of tools to support the capacity-building efforts of cities and their partners.

Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming. In relation to carbon pollution from the burning of fossil fuels, Net Carbon Debt is equal to the Historical Carbon Debt (from fossil fuel burning since the start of the Industrial Revolution in circa 1750) minus the Carbon Credit (the residual carbon pollution from fossil fuel burning permitted between now and zero emissions in 2050).