In this episode of The Debrief, we catch up with environmental scientist João Costa, a researcher at the Narew National Park in north-eastern Poland.
The idea of entrepreneur Bartłomiej Kraciuk and actor Nikodem Rozbicki, the 14 sq/m UKOI cabin is the first to be rolled out in a project that ultimately foresees the launch of 100 over the next three years.
To accurately gauge the elevations of summits in the High and Western Tatras, the Wrocław researchers travelled over 231 km of trails, climbing an elevation difference (up and down) equal to 39,963 m, which is more than four times the height of Mount Everest.
Home to 286 different forms of flora, and nearly 40 species of fauna, the Liban Quarry, which is best-known for serving as the set for Steven Spielberg’s Holocaust epic Schindler’s List, also contains rock formations, and soil and underground water systems of particularly high natural value.
The post-industrial city located in central Poland and historically associated with the textile trade was the only Polish city on the list and was selected among five cities in the ‘Sustainability’ category, with the other categories being Nature, Adventure, Culture and History.
Łukasz Gwiździel from Debrzno in northern Poland, received the award in the 57th Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition in the category: ‘Behaviour: Birds’, one of five awarded in the category.
VIDEO: The remarkable video which is being hailed as the world’s first sighting of a polar bear hunting a reindeer, was captured by Polish scientists at the Polish Polar Base in Norway. The scientists say reindeers could be becoming a staple diet for the bears as a result of climate change.
Urszula Czerniawska-Kapeluch, senior brand manager at Żubr, said: “As our brand draws from the world of Polish nature, we feel responsible for actively supporting its protection."
Crowds flocked to watch the moment the amorphophallus titanium which was nearly frozen to death and revived by a ritual dance went into full bloom.
VIDEO: The stunning natural formation has now become a hit with photographers, tourists and romantics looking to propose.