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Local fishermen hired in the project place fascines to protect salt marsh edges from erosion

In the past 100 years 72% of the salt marshes of the lagoon of Venice was lost due to erosion. The EU LIFE VIMINE project successfully reduced erosion by creating biodegradable barriers of wooden fascines. Long-term protection is..


Continue reading 15 February 2017   5 jaar oud
Cygnus cygnus. Wilde zwaan

Global populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish have declined by 58 percent between 1970 and 2012. Animals living in the world’s lakes, rivers, and freshwater systems have experienced the most dramatic..


Continue reading 31 October 2016   6 jaar oud
Leo van der Heiden (Ministerie EZ), Teo Wams (Natuurmonumenten), Dianne Nijland (Vogelbescherming Nederland) en François Kremer (Europese Commissie, of beter:  Natura 2000 Policy Coordinator at the European Commission's Nature Unit).

The Netherlands could become an example of a densely populated and fertile river delta where both nature and culture will flourish. It can become a country with a healthy environment, rich in nature with both a better business..


Continue reading 02 May 2016   6 jaar oud

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