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2010-08-04 03:58:00

COLOGNE, Germany, August 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Globalpark (http://www.globalpark.com), a leading provider of panel community and survey software, has become the preferred feedback management platform for the town of Konstanz in Germany. By using Globalpark technology, the town's local government is able to find out what matters most to its inhabitants and measure the changes in opinion of its people with regular and carefully managed surveys. The town of Konstanz needed a way to...

2005-07-20 17:25:00

The numbers of overwintering waterbirds at Lake Constance, a large lake on the borders of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, have increased fourfold since the early 1960s, with a daily average of 162 500 waterbirds from September to April as shown by a study published in the august issue of Freshwater Biology. This massive increase coincides with the major expansion of zebra mussels in the lake, originating in the Caspian-Aral basin, and a major pest in Europe and North America. The main...


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