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Biodiversity Protection

Biodiversity is the variation of life forms within a given ecosystem. All biological species, both animals and plants, have its place in the ecosystem. Together they form a complex unit. Conserving biodiversity is necessary to maintain stability of ecosystems. Even those organisms, whose influence has been limited so far, can divert impending natural disaster. Species diversity changes naturally, but recently, humans’ activities have a huge effect on species diversity.

 Water is all around us, and we often do not realize it. We often appreciate the importance of water only after we turn on the tap and nothing happens. But water, chemically a liquid form of the hydrogen and oxygen compound (H2O), is a prerequisite of life on the Earth. Water makes up 70% of the weight of human body.

Water pollution causes liquidation of water ecosystems and other biotopes depending on water. Increasing pollution of our planet and global warming make us realize more intensively that sources of drinking water are limited. This situation has led to talks on water protection all around the globe. The topic is so popular that even James Bond in its latest movie risks his life to safe the drinking water source. Saving clean water sources for future generations is a major Arnika’s and its Nature Protection Programme’s mission.

For a Living Elbe

The Elbe is a unique European river. It forms one of the largest natural river systems in Europe. From Strekov until the sea, the ElbeElbe one of the richest ecosystems in Europe. We strive to maintain the Elbe clean and free-flowing river.  River water quality improvement in the last few years has brought back some original animals to the river, such as European beaver or Big salmon. We do not want the Elbe to be destroyed by unnecessary and costly development projects, that would not bring any use to people nor the river. flows freely and provides perfect life conditions to many species of animals and plants, which makes the