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The project is developing fast and brings a lot of interesting news, knowledge and results. We are ready to share this all with you.

550 trees and 8 000 insulators will protect birds in Slovakia

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 12:45

550 trees have already been planted under the LIFE Energy project in Slovakia. It would be nothing extraordinary. Outstanding is the fact that the trees will protect birds from collisions with the above ground electric wires. The trees were planted on areas where there was a bird deaths due to collisions with the electrical wiring recorded.

Our (Life) Energy in Ingolstadt - Germany

Thursday, 23 February 2017 19:41

Danube Parks Connected. The Ambition of a project with this name is to connect the partner organisations via actions, implemented in countries along the Danube river. One of the important work packages is the issue of protecting birds from collisions named Danube Free Sky. This package is a reason why we were invited to the Kic-off Conference of the above mentioned project in Ingolstadt, Germany, on 21st and 22nd February 2017.

The Birds of Prey Census Results Assist in Bird Protection

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 15:18

Press Release Bratislava

In January, ornithologists controlled the places of occurrence of rare raptor species. The number of Red Kite, White-tailed Eagle, Imperial Eagle and Saker Falcon is known already, the data obtained will be used for protection of these endangered species. Monitored areas and habitats of verified presence of mentioned species are illustrated in the map http://bit.ly/2k6i5PS.

Two hundred Nature Enthusiasts interested in rare White-tailed Eagle

Monday, 13 February 2017 12:04

Press Release Bratislava

Love takes many forms. On Saturday 11.02.2017, up to two hundred nature lovers joined in excursion prepared by Raptor Protection of Slovakia in cooperation with ZSE. This event took place at Hrušovská dam on the Danube River, where White-tailed Eagles, the biggest raptors of Slovakia, stay in large numbers during the winter season.

Slovakia joins the rare birds of prey census

Thursday, 12 January 2017 11:22

Red Kite census was carried out last weekend along the Morava River. Other three winter days will be devoted to another rare species of birds of prey. It is considered to be the largest coordinated action of this kind regarding the number of participants and extend of surveyed territory. Several thousand observers are expected to participate within the Europe.

Winter birds paradise at Záhorie

Thursday, 05 January 2017 11:16

The Morava River basin is very rich and valuable nature treasure. Well preserved natural alluvial forests, wetlands and meadows provide habitat of high diversity for wide range of wild species, rare birds included. In 2016 a pair of Saker Falcon, two pairs of Imperial Eagle, a pair of White-tailed Eagle and seven pairs of Red Kite nested in this area. Especially the winter occurrence of Red Kite is numerous.

Four new bird species appeared in Slovakia in 2016

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 11:01

Last year was very significant and beneficial for those who are interested in nature protection, in particular birds. Up to four new bird species occurred in Slovakia and critically endangered Falcon bred record number of young ones. Installation of special technical elements on electric wires was started within the LIFE Energy Project.

Bird diverters save 600 birds yearly

Monday, 05 December 2016 14:28

Nowadays, something especial happens in Slovakia. Special components arise on precisely selected electric lines sections to enhance the visibility of wires for birds and reduce the collisions which have occurred here. This action saves more than 600 birds yearly..

New aviary for injured wild animals in Bratislava

Monday, 21 November 2016 11:52

New aviary raised in Bratislava to keep injured wild animals and those dependent on human aid by any other reason.

Exhibition “I´m sitting on a line and I´m fine”

Thursday, 13 October 2016 06:32

An opportunity to sit down safely on power lines and experience how birds may feel in such a situation – that is exactly what this unique exhibition within the LIFE ENERGY project offers. It was ceremonially opened at the Ministry of Environment in Bratislava on the World Animal Day (4th October). László Sólymos, Slovak Minister of Environment seized the opportunity to try sitting on a power line, too.

European Commission informs about our project

Thursday, 08 September 2016 08:17

An article about the LIFE Energy project has been published on the official LIFE programme page. You can read it here

A great social survey of the LIFE Energy project staff

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 19:18

62 field assistants participated on the field survey under the LIFE Energy project and walked more than 32 thousand kilometers in field.

Proudly presented our work in two days

Thursday, 09 June 2016 06:38

We just returned – Marek Gális and me. It was a great trip – a business trip :-)

Amazing rescue of endangered animals

Thursday, 02 June 2016 12:33

17 young European Ground Squirrels (Suslik) were found close to dead following heavy rains at Muránska planina SPA in Slovakia. More than 300 specimens live in the area which is home to the largest Suslik population in the country.

The winners of the competition are known

Monday, 16 May 2016 18:33

Východoslovenská distribučná, a.s. as a partner of the LIFE Energy project, recently completed the selection of the flight diverters elements.

VSD seminar with LIFE Energy project

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 18:55

On 20th-21st April held company Východoslovenská distribučná, a.s. an event targeting to the environmental aspects and corporate responsibility of the company.

Eagle owl likes artificial nest

Friday, 25 March 2016 09:18

Ossier is a popular material these days

The release of the three birds of prey in nature near Rozhanovce

Thursday, 17 March 2016 08:25

Return of one bird of prey in nature is great. The release of three at the same time is an exceptional event

         
 

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