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Nov. 14, 2022
SaveGREEN - Around the World in Green Infrastructure

SaveGREEN is primarily focused upon protecting and strengthening key ecological corridors in the Danube basin, but ecological connectivity is a concern around the world. What do we have to learn from international green infrastructure projects?

11 win projects
Nov. 14, 2022
Green jobs along the European Green Belt
In early November, a BBF team participated in a Green Belt conference in Ulcinj, Montenegro, with representatives from 22 European countries. The idea was to present the first 11 projects selected within the framework of the BestBelt project to all other participants. Among the projects was the Bulgarian one for fountains study in the municipality of Topolovgrad, in which BBF is a partner.
Nov. 02, 2022
Take a look at the pilot areas of SaveGREEN project
Although important for many areas of life and especially for the protection of biological diversity, eco-corridors are threatened by the lack of adequate economic development planning. They are crossed and interrupted by linear transport infrastructure activities, urban development, intensive agriculture, inappropriate forest and water management. Transport is often the cause of wildlife deaths and reduces the numbers and reproductive success of key biological species, as well as the efficiency of the ecosystem services on which we all depend.
Nov. 01, 2022
SaveGREEN introduces a new mobile application
A new Qfield mobile application was developed under the SaveGREEN project. QField is an open source base application developed by and allows users to set up QGIS maps and forms on their workstations and use them in the field through the QField application. It is a useful tool for anyone who wants to do wildlife monitoring through their mobile phone.
Oct. 28, 2022
SaveGREEN - Presents monitoring results on wildlife-crossing facilities to Bulgarian regional and national media

The Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation (BBF), Black Sea NGO Network (BSNN) and the South-West State Enterprise (SWSE) organised a field trip for regional and national media to present conclusions and recommendations based on the monitoring of wildlife crossing facilities along Lot 1 of the Struma Motorway, part of the SaveGREEN project pilot area in south-west Bulgaria.

game on
Oct. 17, 2022
Fascinating Facts and Figures from the Game On

Game On Initiative's 8-country survey

At the Game On project, our goal is to activate the global youth and react to the threat climate change represents for the future of humankind. It is our everyday task to raise people's environmental awareness, build community and make a positive change in people's behaviour. The recently published Omnibus survey also contributes to this. Let’s see some fascinating facts and figures from the Game On Initiative's 8-country survey!
photo Spas Uzunov
Jun 10, 2022
BBF is a member of the marine family of Seas at Risk
We are happy to announce at EU Ocean Week that for several months now the BBF has been a member of Seas at Risk, the only European organization working on a wide range of maritime policy issues and open to membership for all genuine NGOs active in marine environment
May 10, 2022
SaveGREEN transnational experience exchange workshop for Pilot Area Rila Verila Kraishte
Transnational experience exchange workshop on the SaveGREEN project will be held from May 11 to 12 in Rila Hotel, Dupnitsa. The event is organized by the Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation and the Black Sea Network of NGOs in cooperation with the Executive Forest Agency and Southwestern State Enterprise and aims to present the progress of project activities in the pilot area Rila-Verila-Kraishte.
bird watching
Apr. 25, 2022
"Birdwatching" is "observation for the enjoyment of wild birds in their natural habitat". The term comes from the English words "bird" and "watching". Every novice translator will define it as "bird watching", but for better or worse, there is no such word in the Bulgarian language.
Apr. 01, 2022
Meeting of the Management board of BBF
On April 27, 2022, from 11:00 to 16:00, a meeting of the Management Board of the BBF will be held with the following agenda:
1. Presentation and adoption of the BBF report on the activities in 2021
2. Presentation and acceptance of the BBF financial report for 2021
3. Presentation and acceptance of proposals for changes in the Statute of the Foundation.
4. Presentation of Brandbook and updated version of the Foundation's logo.
The meeting will be held in the office of the Foundation - Sofia 1000, 6 Triaditsa Str., Office 504
Natura 2000
Mar 30, 2022
Natura 2000 and biodiversity conservation in Bulgaria – challenges and solutions
As part of the European Union, Bulgaria has a strong commitment to the protection of biodiversity and the most valuable landscapes of Europe. With nearly 35 % of the country’s territory declared part of the Natura 2000 European environmental network, the country has enormous potential to make a significant contribution to achieving the overall conservation objectives.