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We start bats conservation project funded by the LIFE programme

We start bats conservation project funded by the LIFE programme

Science for Nature Foundation is the associated beneficiary in project LIFE17 NAT/BG/000602: LIFE UNDER ONE ROOF. The full name of the project is “Bats and men – sharing LIFE under one roof”. It was approved in the beginning of 2018 and will be financed by the LIFE programme of the European Union. It starts in August 2018 and will continue to July 2023.

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International Waterbird Census 2018

International Waterbird Census 2018

On the 13th and 14th of January 2018, the 52nd International Waterbird Census (IWC) took placе. This is an initiative of Wetlands International, which covers more than 25,000 locations in more than 100 countries. The data is collected in an international database (http://wpe.wetlands.org/).

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For the bats and humans in the mountains

For the bats and humans in the mountains

The members of the Tourist Society “Oylaripi” and the “Science for Nature” Foundation have made specially made information boards for the conservation of bats in the Balkan Mountains. This is part of the activities for the project “For the Bats and the People in the Balkan” related to nature conservation on the tourist route Kom – Emine.

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Wonderful news from our breeding center

Wonderful news from our breeding center

Dear friends, we are very happy to tell you that our 2 pairs of hunting falcons already have 10 eggs. We hope to hatch 10 baby falcons, who with your support to come back home.

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The green octopus in action

The green octopus in action

“What is good for biodiversity is good for the mankind.” The year is in the beginning, but the successes in the Bulgarian nature conservation are like a flood:

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European souslik returns to nature parks

European souslik returns to nature parks

In June 2017, experts from the Science for Nature Foundation and the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research conducted a study of the  European souslik (Spermophilus citellus) in the nature parks – Vitosha, Bulgarka, Vrachanski Balkan and Sinite Kamani.

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