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European forests protection backed by a legally binding agreement

Delegates from 46 different nations have come together and signed a legally binding agreement on forest management. Forest ministers from across Europe have gathered for a three day summit - the sixth Forest Europe conference - in Oslo to shape a resolution regarding the management of Europe's forests, which is estimated to cover 50 percent of the land surface area.
"In order to effectively protect Europe's forests, we must not follow the example of other international processes, such as climate negotiations."
- Zaleki, Poland

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European forests protection backed by a legally binding agreement

Source: , Sat June 18, 2011
Delegates from 46 different nations have come together and signed a legally binding agreement on forest management. Forest ministers from across Europe have gathered for a three day summit - the sixth Forest Europe conference - in Oslo to shape a resolution regarding the management of Europe's forests, which is estimated to cover 50 percent of the land surface area.

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.

Ship sewage banned in Baltic Sea

Source: WWF, Mon October 11, 2010
Ship sewage will no longer be allowed to foul the Baltic Sea. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday agreed to ban the discharge of sewage from passenger ships and ferries in the Baltic Sea.

Love between German woman and Polish man survives Iron Curtain

Source: Canadian Press, Sat October 10, 2009
For five decades, she kept his picture in her wallet -- a black-and-white snapshot of a handsome young Polish man with brooding eyes.

Museums Around the World Open their Doors at Night Offering Special Attractions

Source: Art Daily, Sun May 17, 2009
More than one thousand French museums showed their most original presentations and free of charges, this Saturday night to attract the public to the 5th European Long Night of Museums, which this year had the support from UNESCO.

Poland reverses to spare wetland

Source: BBC, Sun March 29, 2009
Poland has proposed a new route for a disputed motorway to save a pristine wetland, the environment minister says.

Italy’s poor to eat contraband caviar on Christmas

Source: Associated Press, Sat December 20, 2008
Rome, Italy - Some homeless people in Italy will be savoring beluga caviar this Christmas, thanks to officials who seized 88 pounds (40 kilograms) of the contraband delicacy from smugglers.

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.

Medieval crucifix found in Austrian rubbish skip

Source: Yahoo! News, Fri August 17, 2007
Vienna, Austria - An 800-year-old, gold-plated crucifix that went missing after being seized by the Nazis has been found in a rubbish skip in Austria, police said.

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