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Europe’s key animals ‘making a comeback’

Some of Europe's key animals have made a comeback over the past 50 years, a report suggests.
"And I think what the rest of the world can learn from this is that conservation actually works. If we have the resources, a proper strategy, if we use our efforts, it actually works."
- Frans Schepers, the organisation's director of Rewilding Europe

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Europe’s key animals ‘making a comeback’

Story contains video Source: BBC, Thu September 26, 2013
Some of Europe's key animals have made a comeback over the past 50 years, a report suggests.

Greece Unblocks $2.7 Billion Renewable Energy Projects

Source: Reuters, Wed September 15, 2010
Greece unblocked renewable energy projects worth 2.1 billion euros ($2.7 billion) as the cash-strapped country struggles to attract new investments to boost its ailing economy, the energy regulator said on Monday.

Ultraviolet light reveals how Greek statues really looked

Source: Colour Lovers, Sat August 21, 2010
A recent touring exhibition is turning a long held common belief on its head. The common perception is that the great statues and buildings of ancient Greece and Rome were all pure unpainted stone or green tarnished bronze, but researchers have been arguing that this may not been what these classic monuments really looked like back in the era of their creation.

Greece To Invest 12 Billion Euro In “Green Growth” By 2015

Source: Reuters, Sat July 31, 2010
Greece said on Wednesday it will invest 12 billion euros ($15.59 billion) on environmental and energy projects over the next five years to boost its ailing economy and create new jobs.

Germany to Join Other Eur. Countries in Ban Against Monsanto’s Genetically Modified MON 810 Corn

Source: Eat.Drink.Better., Thu April 16, 2009
In the European Union, there is only one permissible genetically-modified crop — and that is Monsanto’s MON 810 engineered corn.

Cypriot leaders make further progress in reunification process - UN this article opens in a new window

Source: United Nations, Thu November 13, 2008
Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders made good progress today in talks on the judiciary as part of broader United Nations-sponsored negotiations aimed at reunifying the Mediterranean island, a top UN envoy said.

Greek dig unearths Neolithic household gear

Source: Associated Press, Sat October 25, 2008
Sosandra, Greece - A 6,000 year-old set of household gear, including crockery and two wood-fired ovens, has been found in the buried ruins of a prehistoric farmhouse in northern Greece, officials said Thursday.

Computer Program Reveals Anyone’s Ancestry

Source: LiveScience, Wed April 09, 2008
Troy, New York, USA - Imagine being adopted, with no understanding of your cultural or genetic background.

Ancient Tomb Found on Greek Isle this article opens in a new window

Source: Discovery News, Thu March 06, 2008
Will an ancient Greek tomb be the key to finding the homeland of Homer's Odysseus?

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.

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