Trovati 29 documenti.
Trovati 29 documenti.
Abstract: 2016 Ig Nobel prize winner György Kriska and his colleagues decide to prevent a massacre: applying their latest results in hardcore biophysics and a bit of tinkering they do their best to ensure the reproduction of the Danube mayflies, who are trapped and killed by the floodlit bridges over the river.
Abstract: In the middle of the Carpathian Basin, lying between the Tisza and the Danube, the landscape is like many other plain areas in Europe that were once shaped by rivers and winds. Today it bears traces of human activities; however, the Great Hungarian Plain is different from the others. It has a secret life where something interesting happens all the time. During the breeding season in the endless pastures, great male bustards hustle about and push each other around. The white salty lakes are like big international airports crowded with migrating birds in the spring and autumn. Groups of young eagles are clumsily hunting, while the strong winds build up to 30-40-meter high mounds that rabbits use as their habitat, turning them into Swiss cheeses. The short-eared owl spreads its wings to fly, while the rivers are covered with a blanket of may-beetles making it difficult for the bare eye to see the other side of the bank. The protagonist of the documentary is quite an odd creature. It once lived in this territory, but it was almost hunted to extinction and vanished from here for decades. This four-legged courageous predator fears no danger! The golden jackal learned to live an inconspicuous life by hiding in the shadows, but now the golden jackal has returned!
Abstract: Embraced by the mountains near the Balaton Lake, you can find the Káli Basin, one of Hungary’s protected landscape areas. The most spectacular geographical formations in the Káli Basin are definitely the dolomite cones and the block fields called „seas of stone”. The staff of the Balaton Uplands National Park consists of people who are not merely professionals but also passionate about conserving the state of nature, landscapes and cultural traditions of this beautiful land.
Abstract: The film is part of a nature reality/fantasy documentary series about the changes of habitats and wildlife of the Carpathian Basin in and after the Ice Age. The professional musician, passionate bobber, amateur naturalist and fanatic tablet user Lívius Varga is not a withdrawn guy at all. To activate the brand new time-hop application loaded onto his tablet he has to leave civilization behind and withdraw into nature. In this Third Part (In the Woods) he creates his temporary “time capsule” home under the rocky peaks of Carpathian Mountains in the canopy of a several hundred years old oak tree giant. His past-calling travels always start by touching the button of the specific application. During his epic journeys he tries to trace, to peek and to capture with his special cameras the habitat having been existing around him some thousands years before. He is also concerned about learning the kind of tricks and survival strategies developed by the small and large creatures living there around that time and nowadays.
Abstract: 2006 saw an unprecedented increase in imperial eagle poisoning cases in Hungary. Experts point out that the found carcasses are only the tip of an iceberg: against all of their efforts, most of the casualties are never found. Falco, the young German shepherd can mean difference between life and death for the remaining imperial eagle population. Trained to track specific illegal toxic materials used by criminals, this dog will help to reveal cases that otherwise would stay hidden from our eyes - say conservation experts of the HeliconLife + Project. If they are right, we may not only know exactly how many imperial eagles are killed but we may even avoid further losses.
Abstract: In the Western access areas to Hungary life had speeded up - there are wind-mills, motorways, big cities and industrial parks all over the place. Yet, something is hiding between them. This is an enormous cone-shaped alluvial deposit with tiny villages, forests, and river branches. On one side of this region is today’s Szigetköz. Flowing out of the Alps and Carpathians the Danube River created this land delta unique in Europe. Arriving at the plain the river broke into wide branches where unparalleled fauna developed. These days the river cannot change its course as freely as it used to in the old days. The decisive change came about some twenty years ago with the diversion of the river and the building of the hydroelectric plant of Gabcikovo. Seeing the grip of the built in surroundings the question is obvious: can the fauna preserve its former abundance?
Zsolt Marcell Toth, 2008
MTV Hungarian Television, 2008
MTV Hungarian Television, 
MTV Hungarian Television,