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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.

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'.

More nations sign on to UN-backed initiative to end use of child soldiers

Source: UN News Centre, Sun October 03, 2010
Eleven new countries have added their names to a growing United Nations-backed list of States that have pledged to halt child recruitment, support the release of children from armed groups and help reintegrate them into civilian life.

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.

‘House of plastic bottles’ rises in Serbia

Source: Breitbart, Wed August 29, 2007
Kragujevac, Serbia - A retired Serbian physics professor has built a house with plastic bottles in the place of bricks, a local newspaper reported on Monday.

U.S. Forced to Back Off On Bobcats

Source: World-Wire, Thu June 14, 2007
The Hague, Netherlands - Delegates at the ongoing meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES in The Hague, Netherlands, today overwhelmingly rejected an American proposal to remove the bobcat (Lynx rufus) from protection under the CITES Appendices.

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.

Toddler Survives 50-Foot-Fall

Source: All Headline News, Tue October 31, 2006
Kragujevac, Serbia - A two-year-old toddler allegedly fell from the fifth floor of a building in Serbia, but survived the accident without a scratch.

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