Seasons and Biomes

Links to good news

Seasons in my biome

 

selected by Markus Eugster

 

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161028: Ross Sea in Antarctica to become world's largest marine sanctuary:

 

https://www.ccamlr.org/node/92518

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/28/worlds-largest-marine-park-created-in-ross-sea-in-antarctica-in-landmark-deal

 

http://www.polarnews.ch/antarktis/menschen-a-politik/937-weltweit-groesstes-meeresschutzgebiet-in-der-antarktis-ausgewiesen?highlight=WyJyb3NzIl0

 

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170312 A Swiss engineer decided to build an energy-self-sufficient house south of the Lake Neuchatel in Switzerland to proof that itís possible with todayís technology. He used mainly natural materials from the region as clay, wood and straw. Of course he also needed some high tech equipment. There is no connection to the grid and no sewage hook-up. The house provides more energy than it consumes! Here are some pictures taken during construction time:

http://www.en-autarcie.ch/index.php/photos-du-chantier-semaine-apres-semaine/

 

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170312 A historical event is drawing to a close: the Swiss Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition. Thereby Switzerland enhances polar research. Although far away from Antarctica we feel connected to this region as we both undergo similar changes with worldwide impact:

http://spi-ace-expedition.ch/

https://www.facebook.com/ACEexpedition/

 

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