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We know more about wolf territories in Poland
As a result of protection measures, wolves return to their former refuges in Western Poland. In order to correctly assess the size of the population of these predators it is necessary to know the areas of their territories and population densities. Research carried out in the Drawa Forest provides the first data on this subject.
Polish poplar in race for European Tree of the Year title
A 220-year-old Polish poplar is in the race for the title of the European Tree of the Year.
Plaque to Polish diplomats who saved Jews unveiled in Bern
We have come to pay homage to people, who created a chain of good hearts, Senate Speaker Stanislaw Karczewski said Monday in Bern, Switzerland, at a ceremony honoring Polish diplomats who saved the lives of Jews during World War II.
Marshal Piłsudski’s beloved mare
A not too tall, somewhat skittish but extremely appealing steed became one of the symbols of independent Poland. Kasztanka, a chestnut mare, was so attached to her master Józef Piłsudski “that she acknowledged no one else but him.”
Wrocław named European Best Destination of 2018
The south-western Polish city of Wrocław has been named the European Best Destination of 2018.
Testimony of truth
A testimony of Lucyna Adamkiewicz, World War II veteran, Home Army soldier and prisoner of the German concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Poland & Lithuania. A union of equals
Edward Gibbon, in his "History of the Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire", observed that "history is little more than a register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind." Gibbon, one of the great paladins of the Enlightenment, looked back at the past with a considerable dose of cynicism. According to him, there was a one-word answer to the question "Why did Rome fall?": "Christianity." His views were considered scandalous even in the times of Voltaire, Rousseau and Hume.
#PL100 inauguration in London
On Thursday, 18th October, the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in London hosted a press conference, which inaugurated its year of commemorations of the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining its independence.
Wieliczka salt mine attracts record number of visitors in 2017
Over 1.7 million tourists from 200 countries visited the Wieliczka salt mine, outside the southern Polish city of Krakow in 2017, 200,000 more than in the previous year. "This is a historic record of attendance", Monika Szczepa from the mine told PAP.
President Wilson’s Fourteen Points
In a message to Congress on January 8, 1918, US President Thomas Woodrow Wilson presented a peace programme that set out the principles of establishing a lasting and just world order after the victory of the Allies in the First World War.
Poland’s Black Madonna shrine attracts 4 million visitors in 2017
The internationally renowned Black Madonna shrine in the southern Polish city of Częstochowa attracted 4 million pilgrims in 2017.