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States unite to protect primeval European forests

Europes largest areas of old growth forests outside Russia are to be protected across the seven country span of the Carpathian Mountains.
“In the International Year of the Forest, the governments of the seven Carpathian countries have committed themselves to protecting and preserving Europe’s greatest remaining forest treasures, including the continent’s largest remaining areas of natural and virgin forests outside of Russia, which are in urgent need of protection,”
- ndreas Beckmann, Director of the WWF Danube-Carpathian Programme

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States unite to protect primeval European forests

Source: WWF, Sun May 29, 2011
Europes largest areas of old growth forests outside Russia are to be protected across the seven country span of the Carpathian Mountains.

CHILE AND CZECH REPUBLIC WORK TO RESTORE TORRES DEL PAINE

Source: Santiago Times, Wed September 30, 2009
Four years after a negligent Czech citizen, Jiri Smitak, accidentally started a huge fire in the Torres Del Paine national park in far southern Chile, part of the destroyed area is being replanted in native forest trees.

Obama sets out plan for nuclear-free world

Source: Reuters, Mon April 06, 2009
President Barack Obama set out his vision for ridding the world of nuclear arms on Sunday, declaring the United States ready to lead steps by all states with atomic weapons to reduce their arsenals.

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.

Czech Green Party Makes Regional Breakthrough

Source: Planet Ark, Sun June 04, 2006
Prague, Czech Republic - Support for the Greens in the Czech general election has made them the first environmental party in eastern Europe to win seats in parliament, results showed on Saturday.

UN watchdog agency assists safe removal of nuclear weapons-grade uranium

Source: UN News Centre, Thu October 06, 2005
Czech Republic - As part of the ongoing battle to prevent nuclear proliferation and terrorism, the United Nations atomic watchdog agency has assisted the return from the Czech Republic to Russia of 14 kilogrammes of highly enriched uranium (HEU) that could be used to assemble a nuclear weapon.

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