The report by the Husqvarna Urban Green Space Index (HUGSI), which ranked 155 cities in 60 countries in terms of their green spaces using computer vision and deep learning techniques on satellite images, listed Kraków in 5th place with a score of 76.92 percent.
The Polish cities of Gdańsk, Kraków, Rzeszów and Warsaw are among a group of 16 cities which have qualified for the European Green Capital Award 2023.
Experts from the Solar System Resources Corporation estimate that 200 tonnes of Helium-3 would be enough to satisfy the annual energy needs of the world’s population.
The homeless man had been chatting with the officers from the Police Prevention Unit when he mentioned that he had been job-hunting and that an employer had agreed to give him a job on a building site if he had the right shoes.
The campaign was initiated by Polish dancer and choreographer Romana Agnel, founder of the Cracovia Danza Court Ballet in Kraków, the only professional court and historical dance ensemble in Poland.
Inspired by an initiative started in Ukraine, so far 40 cafes around the city have answered the eco-friendly call to donate used coffee grounds. If effective the coffee grounds will be used on main paths around the city and could become a mainstay of the city’s strategy for maintaining the accessibility of Kraków’s parks in winter.
Firefighters in Kraków have been battling a blaze that broke out in the city’s archives for 36 hours.
Measuring 13-metres high, costing nearly 14 million PLN to restore and with some piece weighing as much as 250kg, the 15th century altarpiece, the full name of which is the Altar of the Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is widely regarded as one of the most outstanding works of Gothic art in Europe.
The first device in the world to use four types of technology as part of the disinfection process, tests at the Jagiellonian University of Kraków showed the ‘Sterylis’ device was able to successfully destroy the Coronavirus pathogen in enclosed spaces.
Protests were staged in Poland's capital and the southern city of Krakow on Saturday in defence of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, detained in Russia on January 17. Protesters demanded the release of Navalny and all political prisoners in Russia.