A citizens' initiative has failed in its attempt to prevent two energy projects south of Leipzig. The referendum on the "Green Power Park" and "Kleinzössen Energy Park" projects in Neukieritzsch was negative.
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Worrying number of amphibians and reptiles at Nabu's species conservation center in Leiferde.
The consequences of climate change on land and at sea are increasingly changing the ecosystem in the Wadden Sea. New study shows unprecedented changes.
A green power park with a data center, green hydrogen production and battery storage is being built on the site of a former briquette factory.
Native snake species are increasingly dependent on the protection of their habitats. The Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district office asked the public for support on Monday. Specifically, it is about the rare smooth snake and the adder - the "Reptile of the Year 2024" in Germany. Anyone who spot ..
The German Federation for the Environment and Nature Conservation (BUND) wants to help municipalities in the lignite regions affected by structural change to maintain their watercourses. The association announced in Chemnitz on Thursday that the "Living Banks" project will support them in meeting EU ..
An alliance for the protection of the fire salamander has been formed in Saxony. The aim is to set up a monitoring and early warning system to protect the fire salamander in Saxony, the Saxon Switzerland-Eastern Ore Mountains district office announced in Pirna on Wednesday. The Dresden University of ..
"My friend, the tree": the song by singer Alexandra became a cult song at the end of the 1960s. Even decades later, trees are still dependent on human support - especially in the coming weeks.
One year after a piece of forest near Ottendorf-Okrilla was cleared for gravel extraction, Left Party politician Antonia Mertsching has accused the authorities of serious negligence.
The German Federation for the Environment and Nature Conservation (BUND) wants to better combine rainwater retention with species protection
The number of hunters in Saxony increased last year. DJV reports that 13,849 people had a hunting license, 294 more than in 2022.
Boating in the Saxon Switzerland National Park is temporarily prohibited from February to mid-June in order to protect the wildlife.
Researchers from the Czech Agricultural University in Prague have discovered the oldest known beech tree in the Czech part of the Ore Mountains. The beech is over 470 years old and stands on the slopes of Jansky Vrch (Johannesberg) near Jezeri Castle.
Hedgehogs are popular animals. But there are more and more dangers for them. Their habitats are becoming smaller. There is a threat of food shortages because they find fewer insects. Hedgehog associations help injured and sick animals.
Never before have the first salmon returned to Saxony as late as this year. The State Office for the Environment, Agriculture and Geology announced on Friday that it was only on Wednesday that the first impressive salmon was caught during routine monitoring in the Lachsbach stream near Bad Schandau. ..
The Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (Nabu) Saxony has called for the annual bird count. During the nationwide "Winter Bird Hour" from January 5 to 7, birds can be counted for any hour and reported to Nabu.
The German Federation for the Environment and Nature Conservation (BUND) has called for alternatives to the use of road salt. Its use torpedoes all efforts to protect urban trees from the hot summers caused by climate change, explained Daniel Blume, deputy head of BUND Dresden on Wednesday. "The vit ..
The warm autumn is causing concern among Saxon forestry experts with regard to the bark beetle population. There is a high risk that the pests will survive the winter unscathed and infest new trees in the coming year, the state enterprise Saxony Forest announced on Monday. Therefore, bark beetle tre ..
The state enterprise Sachsenforst expects significant feeding damage by mice in parts of Saxony in the winter half-year.
For a long-term stabilization of the water balance in Lusatia with the coal phase-out, the Alliance Greens in Brandenburg, Saxony and Berlin demand a series of measures from the federal and state governments.
The Saxon State Farmers Association expects a growing number of wolf attacks on grazing animals. Chief executive Wolfgang Uhlemann justified this on Tuesday with the increased number of pups by about one fifth. "They're getting bigger now and they want to eat. Unfortunately, they don't eat heads of ..
The nature center of the district Bautzen asks for understanding for the activity of the wasps in late summer and gives tips for handling
After the gardening season began in March, the seeds provided by the Dresden Seed Library were completely sold out within a few weeks. Now there is a replenishment.