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European bee eater (Merops apiaster)

Are you the next winner of the Quarry Life Award?

Thu, 22/07/2021
HeidelbergCement has just launched the 5th edition of the Quarry Life Award.
A Common Crane and its chicks, Gru and Dru, in the valley of the Black Brook

Cuteness alert: first Crane chicks are born in Belgium!

Wed, 14/07/2021
Have you heard of Gru and Dru? They’re two nine-week old Common Crane chicks. They’re eating roots, hanging around the nest, and beginning to fly short distances; like other chicks of their age. But they are not just any cranes: they might be the first Common Cranes ever to be born in Belgium.
Biomass power plant in Gardanne, France

Press release: EU Commission labels burning trees for energy ‘sustainable’ - 97% of European forests could be at risk of destruction

Wed, 14/07/2021
“Fit for 55" package takes two steps forward, and 100 steps back with revised Renewable Energy Directive proposal
Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) and Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

Restoring nature, restoring joy

Tue, 13/07/2021
Restoring nature is a marvellous thing. It’s great for wildlife, of course, but it’s also highly beneficial to human beings. My name is Felipe Gonzalez Sanchez, and I would like to tell you about a restoration project I worked on called Eco Astillero XXI.