Windfarm on hold over bird highway row

Green Austria

A wind-farm project on the top of an Austrian mountain plateau has not been switched on over fears that it is in the middle of a key bird migration route and that the spinning blades could lead to thousands of bird deaths. Austrian energy company Salzburg AG has invested in building the five giant wind […]

Austrian to design special Euro coin

General News

An Austrian has been chosen to design a mint marking the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the Euro as the European currency. Manfred Andexlinger’s blueprints came first in an online poll with an approval of 34 per cent of participants. The Austrian designer beat 800 competitors to create the special two-Euro coin which will […]