Author: Vlado Vancura
Wetlands restoration in Slovakia
Wetlands are important Wetlands are critical part of our natural environment. They are the vital link between land and water. They provide a huge benefit in sheltering important biodiversity and in addition, they also provide a wide range of benefits to people. In Slovakia the leading organization dealing for 25 years with wetlands restoration is NGO Broz (Bratislava […]
ALFAwetlands HORIZON project, supported by the European Union, is focusing on the various kind of peatlands, wetlands and floodplains across the Europe. The project is multinational and it includes 10 EU countries. The Living Laboratories (Living Labs) are fundamental for ALFAwetlands project. One of the ultimate goals of this project is to improve the geospatial knowledge base of wetlands. Living […]
A new wetlands National Park in Slovakia?
Podunajsko National Park The new Podunajsko National Park would be the tenth national park on the Slovak Republic the territory. At the same time, it would be the only Slovak park located on the wetlands. Recently, a group of members of the National Council of the Slovak Republic came up with the initiative to create […]
Importance of wetlands
Wetlands are extremely important. They provide a huge benefit in sheltering important biodiversity and in addition, they also provide a wide range of benefits to people. Nevertheless, since ancient times, humans have behaved very irresponsibly and have heavily damaged many of them. The result is that due to this behavior Europe lost about 80% of their original wetlands […]