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Vulture Killer Powerline Found in Metehara, Ethiopia

19.01.2019
Electrocution and collision with energy infrastructure is among the major suspected mortality causes for the Egyptian vulture in its wintering grounds. To evaluate the magnitude of this threat...See more

In Memoriam

27.12.2018
At the end of December, Tanyu Mitchev – a founding member and first President of BSPB passed away.   The past year will remain forever in the history of Bulgarian ornithology...See more

Film about the raptor census in Sarimazi, Turkey 2018

18.12.2018
In September a team from the Bulgarian Society For the Protection of Birds ( BSPB ), Doğa Derneği (BirdLife International Turkey) and RSPB counted 813 Egyptian vultures, over 10,000...See more

Results from the release of captive-bred Egyptian Vultures in the Eastern Rhodopes in 2018

06.12.2018
This year, under the “Egyptian Vulture New LIFE” project three methods were applied for the release of captive-bred Egyptian Vultures to strengthen the endangered population of the...See more

The largest events related to migratory waterbirds conservation start in Durban

04.12.2018
Today starts one of the largest events related to migratory waterbird conservation – The seventh session of the Meeting of the Parties (MOP7) to the African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement...See more

First 6000 Red-breasted Geese are already in their wintering quarters in Romania

30.11.2018
The first significant numbers of the vulnerable Red-breasted Goose have already arrived in their wintering quarters in South-east Romania. During the first for the season 2018/2019 international...See more

Red List update for birds: two iconic bird species saved from extinction by conservation action

22.11.2018
Targeted conservation action continues to yield positive results, with two of the world’s rarest and most threatened bird species, Northern Bald Ibis and Pink Pigeon, the latest to recover...See more

CEZ DISTRIBUTION STARTS FROM SAMOKOV THE INSTALLATION OF BIRD PROTECTION MEASURES

21.11.2018
CEZ Distribution Bulgaria has started activities for the installation of bird protection products for network security and protection of bird life. The company started with the installation of a...See more

Intensive agriculture is destroying EU drinking water

20.11.2018
The current Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) encourages destructive industrial scale farming which deteriorates our freshwater ecosystems in Europe. As it stands, 60% of European rivers, lakes,...See more

Why bioenergy is actually bad for our planetToday over 100 organisations from across the globe have published a joint declaration calling on governments, financiers, companies and civil society to halt the expansion of the biomass-based energy industry an

25.10.2018
Yesterday over 100 organisations from across the globe have published a joint declaration calling on governments, financiers, companies and civil society to halt the expansion of the...See more