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World’s first five country protected area to conserve “Europe’s Amazon”

Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia and Slovenia today signed a historic declaration to establish a trans-boundary UNESCO Biosphere Reserve to protect their shared nature and wildlife along the Mura, Drava and Danube rivers, 'Europe’s Amazon'.
“It is not only a significant step forward in protecting the region’s natural treasures but serves as a striking example of how nature conservation can bring countries together,”
- Andreas Beckmann, Director of the WWF Danube-Carpathian Programme

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World’s first five country protected area to conserve “Europe’s Amazon”

Source: AFP, Sat March 26, 2011
Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia and Slovenia today signed a historic declaration to establish a trans-boundary UNESCO Biosphere Reserve to protect their shared nature and wildlife along the Mura, Drava and Danube rivers, 'Europe’s Amazon'.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Serbia to Return Lipizzaner Horses

Source: FOX News, Thu August 30, 2007
Belgrade, Serbia - A herd of famed Lipizzaner horses, who were brought to Serbia during the Balkan wars and allegedly faced neglect here, will return to Croatia, officials said Tuesday.

More than 24,000 people set record for simultaneous dancing

Source: TerraNet, Mon May 21, 2007
Ljubljana, Slovenia - Thousands gathered on Friday in the Slovenian capital and more than 40 other cities to dance the quadrille in a bid to set a new world record in simultaneous dancing, organisers said.

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