Category: Environment

Cops from Pribram, Central Bohemia, using drones fitted with thermal imaging cameras to stop people camping illegally in environmentally protected CHKO Brdy area (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Cops from Pribram, Central Bohemia, using drones fitted with thermal imaging cameras to stop people camping illegally in environmentally protected CHKO Brdy area (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Luxury yacht owned by millionaire Czech businessman Josef Jeres causes fury in Croatia after allegedly dumping sewage off coast of island of Vis, part of a UNESCO-recognized geopark (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Luxury yacht owned by millionaire Czech businessman Josef Jeres causes fury in Croatia after allegedly dumping sewage off coast of island of Vis, part of a UNESCO-recognized geopark (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Wild adder/viper attacks becoming more frequent; experts think number of Czech snakebite incidents could be double that of 2018, when 23 people were bitten; adders most common in wooded hilly areas (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Wild adder/viper attacks becoming more frequent; experts think number of Czech snakebite incidents could be double that of 2018, when 23 people were bitten; adders most common in wooded hilly areas (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Prague 6-Vokovice’s Spitfire-shaped grass memorial to World War II fighter pilot Frantisek Fajtl is overgrown and partly dried out, less than two years after official unveiling; cost of project: 900,000 Kc (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Prague 6-Vokovice’s Spitfire-shaped grass memorial to World War II fighter pilot Frantisek Fajtl is overgrown and partly dried out, less than two years after official unveiling; cost of project: 900,000 Kc (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Update: Swimming banned at Prague 10’s Hostivar reservoir due to high levels of cyanobacteria; city’s environmental health authority (HSHMP) also advises against swimming in Dzban reservoir, Prague 6-Vokovice (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: Swimming banned at Prague 10’s Hostivar reservoir due to high levels of cyanobacteria; city’s environmental health authority (HSHMP) also advises against swimming in Dzban reservoir, Prague 6-Vokovice (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post]

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50 tonnes of carp destroyed following outbreak of koi herpes in the Prelouc, Pardubice Region area; contagious virus becoming more common in Czech ponds but this year’s Christmas supplies unlikely to be affected (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

50 tonnes of carp destroyed following outbreak of koi herpes in the Prelouc, Pardubice Region area; contagious virus becoming more common in Czech ponds but this year’s Christmas supplies unlikely to be affected (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Klatovy, Plzen Region council’s technical services department breeds special “Miss Basketball” carnation to mark town’s hosting of European women’s Under-20 basketball championship (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Klatovy, Plzen Region council’s technical services department breeds special “Miss Basketball” carnation to mark town’s hosting of European women’s Under-20 basketball championship (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Unpleasant sulphurous odours reported in parts of Prague 3, Prague 6 and Prague 8 on Monday may have been caused by plants rotting after heavy rain, says city spokesman; firefighters detected no dangerous gas or chemical leaks (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Unpleasant sulphurous odours reported in parts of Prague 3, Prague 6 and Prague 8 on Monday may have been caused by plants rotting after heavy rain, says city spokesman; firefighters detected no dangerous gas or chemical leaks (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Breaking: Barrels containing 94% concentration of sulphuric acid leaking from crashed lorry on D1 motorway near Kromeriz, Zlin Region (east of Brno); driver hospitalised with burns (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Breaking: Barrels containing 94% concentration of sulphuric acid leaking from crashed lorry on D1 motorway near Kromeriz, Zlin Region (east of Brno); driver hospitalised with burns (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Cops trace eight hay bales stolen from farm near Kladruby, Plzen Region, to two neighbouring villages thanks to tracker chips fitted by farmer; dry weather making hay increasingly attractive to crooks (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Cops trace eight hay bales stolen from farm near Kladruby, Plzen Region, to two neighbouring villages thanks to tracker chips fitted by farmer; dry weather making hay increasingly attractive to crooks (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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