Research for Sustainability

The Green Changemakers

Research for Sustainability (URL: [link] Framework programme for a sustainable innovative society Download (engl.) (URL: URL: [link] [915 KB] 5th BMBF Forum for Sustainability Research for Sustainability - Driver for Innovation hosting 12th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (erscp2008) 23 - 25 September 2008, ewerk, Berlin Online Registration Conference Programme Research for sustainability is driver for innovation.

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The Common Cuckoo and The Evolution of Mimicry

10,000 Birds

Photo of Common Cuckoo by Flickr user jamalhaider There is some interesting new research you will want to know about concerning Reed Warblers and Cuckoos. The answer may lie in locations, like Hungary … where rufous cuckoos are more numerous than in the UK.

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The Danube Backwaters

10,000 Birds

Asking myself that question quarter of a century ago, I snooped through a collection of research papers in the Natural History Museum in Belgrade (before the Internet, I really had to go through papers) and found the “Ornithological Notes from the Pancevo Wetlands 1909-1917” by dr Jeno Nagy.

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First Outbreak of Usutu Virus in Germany

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It subsequently spread to Budapest/ Hungary (2005, 2006), Zürich/ Switzerland (2006), and north-east Italy (2008/2009). Okay, I meant to write an entertaining post. I honestly did.

Your Best Birds of the Year for 2012

10,000 Birds

Attila Steiner, who I was lucky enough to meet while I was in Hungary , was ecstatic to see a rare rail in Ghana: It was my last afternoon in Ankasa Reserve, Ghana.

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Europe bans bee-harming pesticides

Green Blog

The weight of evidence from researchers clearly points to the need to have a phased ban of neonicotinoids”, Potts said. The UK, Czech Republic, Italy, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Austria and Portugal voted no the suspension.

Is Using Waste Water For Farming A Dangerous Practice?

Eco Friendly Daily

IWMI, a water research and advocacy group conducted a survey whose results revealed that the major constituent of urban agriculture is dependent on dirty water from our city sewers. Is it bad…or is it good?

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Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

Both Dr James Lovelock FRS (Gaia hypothesis) and Professor Kevin Anderson ( Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK) have recently estimated that only about 0.5 “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.

What If We Built Our Cities Around Places?

The Green Changemakers

Our research has shown that good public spaces always draw a high proportion of women, because women are more selective about the spaces they use. RESIDENTIAL STREETS Budapest, Hungary: Toth Arpad Setany Historical charm and great views make this cozy street one of Budapest's gems.

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