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Extinction threat spreading to widespread, familiar birds, says new global report

23.04.2018
Many bird species known for being widespread and common are now at risk of extinction: the Snowy Owl, Atlantic Puffin, Grey Parrot and European Turtle-dove are among the instantly recognisable...See more

Success in the strengthening of the endangered colony of European souslik

16.04.2018
With the coming of spring, in early April, a team of the LIFE project “Land for LIFE” , carried out a study of the colony of European souslik that was strengthened in the summer of...See more

Testing a new method for Bulgaria to strengthen the population of the globally threatened Egyptian Vulture

30.03.2018
In the middle of the week a team of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds and Green Balkans placed three young Egyptian vultures in a special adaptation aviary in the area of...See more

The first maps from Bulgaria of the European Breeding Bird Atlas are ready

22.03.2018
The data provision for the second edition of the European Breeding Bird Atlas is in its final stage. This is one of the largest initiatives to map the biodiversity of the Old Continent and...See more

A new artificial nest for Imperial Eagles was placed near Sliven

19.03.2018
In the beginning of February, a team and volunteers of the BSPB LIFE project “Land for LIFE” placed an artificial nest for Imperial Eagles in the area Kamenski Bair near Sliven. The...See more

CAP post-2020: Agri ministers adopt ‘Surrealist Manifesto’ while Court of Auditors calls for neo-realism

19.03.2018
Today’s Agri Council Conclusions on the post-2020 CAP turn a blind eye to scientific evidence on the environmental crisis on Europe’s farmland – and fly in the face of the...See more

Agri Council Fact Check: Leaked CAP conclusions based on environmental fiction

07.03.2018
The draft Agri Council Conclusions on the post-2020 CAP – leaked this morning – are based entirely on factually untrue statements about the environment.   Scientific...See more

The public discussion on the Action Plan for the protection of the European souslik in Bulgaria was heled in Sofia

01.03.2018
On 27 February, at the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds organized a public discussion on the “National Action Plan for the...See more

The fate of the first captive-bred Egyptian Vultures released in Bulgaria

27.02.2018
Elodie, the last of the first three captive-bred Egyptian Vultures, tagged with satellite transmitters and released in the wild in 2016, died. Elodie was the second documented case of tagged...See more

Break the ‘Silence of the Leaders’! – 133 NGOs call for more money for nature

23.02.2018
Today, as EU Heads of State assembled in Brussels to bargain over the EU budget, European NGOs demonstrated to demand more money to protect and enhance biodiversity . With nature conservation...See more