Co-funded by the European Union.
Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.


Irish gov’t proposes EUR 600 mln cull of 200,000 cows to meet climate goals

According to reports seen by the Irish Independent, in order to meet the ambitious climate targets the Irish government has proposed putting up EUR 600 mln to pay for the culling of 65,000 cows per year over a three-year period.

The Irish government intends to have the country functioning with zero carbon emissions by 2050. In order to meet such lofty aims 10% of all livestock in Ireland would need to be “displaced” in the years ahead.

Human imprint on nature in Bulgaria

Human imprint relates to the process of nature antropogenization, which produces two types of results: an antropogenized environment (influenced by the humans) and antropogenic environment (created by humans). One example of environment created entirely by humans will be land reclaimed from the sea. In reality, our surroundings are almost entirely antropogenized because human interference is ubiquitous.