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Rare, Vulnerable, Endangered Birds In Romania

excerptsThis work puts forth essential data on a number of 101 bird species in the Romanian fauna, which are rare, vulnerable and endangered. Emphasis is laid on the hatching populations, on recent and current tendencies, on factors imposing limitations on the existence

Major Collectors And Their Collections At The Grigore Antipa National Museum Of Natural History

see www. antipa. roThe first collections were set up at the National Museum of Natural History and Antiquities more than 175 years ago and have been available to the public for over a century. Their success has proved to be quite remarkable, as they have attracted an ever-growing

The Joy Of Releasing A White-Tailed Eagle

 Szilard by Sos Tibor see also www. sor. ro If tourists who love nature keep their eyes open for the numerous wonders the mysterious watery realm of the Danube Delta has to offer, they will almost certainly notice great birds of prey gliding in circles in the sky which

Traditional Animal Ecology

see Gallery In the case of primitive or rural cultures, one can undoubtedly speak of elements of ecology well before the term itself was ever used. This is even more natural when considering that the life of traditional communities maintained an organic relationship with

The Raven: A Totem Or A Bad Omen

Scientific classification Class AVES Order PASSERIFORMES Family CORVIDAE Sub-family CORVINAE Genera and species CORVUS CORAX CORAX – the raven CORVUS CORONE CORONE – the black crow CORVUS FRUGILENUS FRUGILENUS – the rook   COLEUS MONEDULA SPERMOLOGUS – the Jackdaw

Romanian Ornamental Wall Cloths With Zoomorphic And Avimorphic Motifs

from the collection of the Folk Art Museum in Tulcea see Gallery 1. General considerations In the context of the Romanian traditional fabrics ‘stergarele’ (cloths) represent a category with multiple functions: pieces for decorating or adorning the house , pieces

Icebergs Ahead!

an interview with Cristian LASCUCristian Lascu is editor in chief of National Geographic Romania, a speleologist and researcher. His CV features a variety of activities and awards: he is a national judo champion, scuba diver, founder of the Group for Underwater and Speleological

Generaţia '89

Desfăşurat sub patronajul lui Václav Havel, renumit scriitor şi om politic ceh, proiectul „Generaţia '89, marchează împlinirea a două decenii de la prăbuşirea regimurilor comuniste din Europa Centrală şi de Est. Adresat celor născuţi în anul de trecere

Losing Endangered Species?

Our domestic fauna is not okay at all: we have 62 endangered species. These are in addition to the dozens of species already lost. Still, when it comes to diversity, we are doing fine: out of all countries we bring the largest number of bio-geographical regions to the European

The Hunting Museum In Posada: A Sanctuary Of Trophies

see photos I do not believe that anyone could have found a better place, a better lodge for a hunting museum than the one in Posada. Visitors feel this is a wonderful sanctuary of hunting trophies, which, in all likelihood, makes even the most exigent critic happy. In the

Academia de Vară EUNIC

Academia de Vară EUNIC este mai mult decât un program anual, este deja o tradiţie şi un prilej extraordinar pentru tinerii angajaţi ai institutelor culturale membre EUNIC de a se cunoaşte şi de a intra în dialog despre posibile proiecte comune şi chiar despre viitorul

Noaptea Institutelor Culturale 2010

Noaptea Institutelor Culturale, unul din cele mai populare evenimente culturale bucureştene, a ajuns pe 25 iunie 2010 la cea de-a patra ediţie. Din seara zilei de 25 până în dimineaţa zilei de 26 iunie, s-au desfăşurat în jur de 70 de evenimente în 11 locuri din