New project by Czech zoologists seeks to help diversify zebra populations
The Research Institute for Gene Pool Conservation at the Dvůr Králové Zoo is hoping to reinvigorate the small gene pool of zebras.
The return of wolves to the Czech Republic after more than a century
Wolves are slowly returning to the Czech Republic after more than a century. But is the present day population ready to live in harmony with them?
Křivoklát region to be declared national park
The Ministry of Environment has announced plans to declare the Křivoklát region a national park. Local people fear unwanted restrictions and an influx of tourists.
Scientists discover beetle in amber dating back to the Age of Dinosaurs
An international group of scientists, including a Czech expert, have found a fossilized beetle embedded in amber dating back dozens of millions of years.
Study: Decline in frost days will negatively impact ecosystem
The average number of frost days in the Czech Republic, that is days when the minimum daily temperature falls below freezing point, has gradually been falling.
Czechs among world’s main exporters of exotic animals, partly as a legacy of communism
Czechs are among the world’s major exporters of endangered and exotic animals and their share on the world market is growing, according to Environment Ministry data.
European greenfinch named Bird of the Year
The Czech Society for Ornithology has named the European greenfinch Bird of the Year 2022. The bird is currently facing hard times with population numbers declining.
Czech scientist: animal migration threatened by climate changes
A new study shows that many migrating animals no longer profit from travelling to the northern latitudes due to environmental changes associated with climate change.
International study involving Czech scientists shows bird songs have become quieter and less varied
A new international study, involving Czech scientists, reveals that bird choruses across Europe and North America are becoming quieter and less varied.
Czech Radio’s Concert for Animals wins Prix Europa 2021 award
Czech Radio’s project titled Concert for Animals – A Hushed Conversation with the Landscape recently won the Prix Europa 2021 award.
COP26: Babiš to focus on European energy crisis, EU Green Deal’s economic impact
Most countries – Czechia included – have vowed to do more to fight global warming. But the European energy crisis has heightened concerns they aren't willing to do enough.
Prague Zoo celebrates 90th anniversary
This Tuesday, Prague Zoo marks exactly 90 years since its opening. Since then, it has developed into one of the world’s leading institutions of its kind.
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