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Czech Republic joins EU climate neutrality goal

The Czech Republic has officially signed up to the European Union’s goal to achieve climate neutrality by 2050, local Hospodarske Noviny daily reported. In a letter sent by Environment Minister Richard Brabec (ANO) to the European Commission and EU member states, the Czech Republic officially backed the EU’s ambitious goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to […]

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Finding Gratitude Amidst a Pandemic While Stuck in a Foreign Country

While the entire world quickly went into lockdown our writer Jacklyn Janeksela was travelling through India in the search of spiritual renewal, things however did not go as planned when going home became impossible. The following article is her account of being lockdown in another country far away from home and how she managed to […]

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Hunger Stones in the Labe show a centuries-long legacy of drought

Hard times are chronicled on rocks that appear only when the river starts to run dry   The Czech Republic is in the grips of the worst drought in half a millennium, following closely after a period of flooding. Both droughts and floods have left markers with dates that can be found by those who […]

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Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia face “catastrophic” droughts

The Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia are facing historic droughts threatening their agricultural sector, water resources and putting entire communities at risk. Czech Republic faces worst drought in 500 years Earlier this week, Environment Minister Richard Brabec said that the Czech Republic was facing its worst drought in 500 years. “We are facing an unprecedented drought period, […]