…for our natural environment and quality of life. 

Giving nature a voice is the motto of the Tyrolean Environmental Ombudsman. 

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As little lighting as possible, as much light as necessary! 

That is our motto and vision- for the world of nature, the environment, human health and an infinite view of the sky at night! more >>

Of the 14.000 hectares where cereals were originally cultivated in Tyrol, there are just 4,3 % – 604 hectares – left.   more >>

Parteienverkehr und Massnahmen zum Corona Virus

Trotz der Massnahmen aufgrund des Corona Virus in Tirol arbeiten wir in der...more >>

Skyscape

Sorgsam mit Licht umgehen - Sternennächte erleben! Die Tiroler...more >>

Erweiterung der Beschneiungsanlage am Stubaier Gletscher, Neustift im Stubaital

Für die Tiroler Umweltanwaltschaft ist die Erweiterung der...

Positionspapier: Kunststoffgranulat auf Kunstrasenplätzen

Viele Kunstrasenplätze werden nach wie vor mit Kunststoffgranulat verfüllt -...more >>

Because of the current CORONA situation, no events can be offered.

Erneuerbaren Ausbau-Gesetz - Gemeinsame Stellungnahme der...

Die Förderung des Ausbaues der erneuerbaren Energieversorgung gehört auch...more >>

Forststraße Riederberg, Ladis

Die Forststrasse soll einen naturkundlich wertvollen Hangwaldbereich...more >>

Errichtung eines Parkplatzes, Roppen

Unterhalb des Gewerbegebietes Tschirgant soll ein Parkplatz errichtet...more >>

Energy

Power generation from the Tyrol’s rivers and streams alone is enough to meets the region’s requirements for electricity from renewable energy sources. For years, power generation in the Tyrol has by far exceeded consumption. That raises the question whether sections of streams that are worthy of protection and whether every river in the Tyrol really have to be exploited for energy production or whether, in the interest of sustainable development, a few streams and rivers should be preserved for future generations without any significant changes to the water balance.... more >>

Energy

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As a cold-blooded species, amphibians fall in winter into a so-called “diapause” and will be active again in spring. The “wood frog” (Rana Sylvatica), also known as the “ice frog”, has developed a very special survival strategy. For surviving the north american winters, he can tolerate the freezing of one third of his total body water. In order to reduce the damages to his body cells by ice crystals, he produces a kind of frost protection consisting of urea and glucose.

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