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Apr. 12, 2010
Strandja on the Green Days in Sofia
From 15 to 18 April in Sofia the GREEN DAYS Eco-Festival will be held in the garden of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre. The program is rich and diverse - it includes market of products produced on nature friendly way, presentation of opportunities for eco-tourism, green film festival, photo exhibitions and competition, various workshops, an international conference on sustainable tourism, etc.
 
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Apr. 01, 2010
Our man went to the USA
Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation will be represented by Rumyana Ivanova upcoming three-week training in the field of environmental protection in America. Training is funded by America for Bulgaria Foundation and organized by the Institute of International Education - New York. It will involve 15 representatives of the Ministry of Environment and Water, and five representatives of environmental NGOs.
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Mar 25, 2010
Meetings with local communities in 5 municipalities
In the last days of March Coalition "For the Nature in Bulgaria has launched a series of 5 information meetings with local communities near natural areas valuable: the Rila, Pirin, Rhodope, Kamchia and golf course. Besides that nature in these areas is extremely valuable, it is highly vulnerable to planned or already started major investment proposals.
 
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A Life for the Bourgas Lakes
Mar 24, 2010
A Life for the Bourgas Lakes
BBF is a partner of BSPB in the second project under the LIFE + for the Burgas lakes.The project aims to provide long-term and self-protection Bourgas lakes and their diversity of species in favor of the citizens of Bourgas and Bulgaria. In this regard, for the first time establish a partnership between organizations from different sectors to work together in an efficient and mutually beneficial manner for the sake of a common cause.
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Mar 24, 2010
Biodiversity. We all are part of it.
In connection with the "International Year of Biodiversity 2010 the European Commission Representation in Bulgaria announces photo contest on the theme" Biodiversity. We are all part of it. "
 
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Mar 21, 2010
The slogan competition is on the finish line
March 15 was the deadline for receipt of proposals for slogan at the Strandja Regional Trademark. The results are impressive - 626 proposals were received from 93 participants, 24 of them took participated in both phases of the competition.

Last week, after long debates and pass through several stages of selection, the jury choused 6 proposals, which are currently consulted by marketing experts.

The organizers from the BBF and the Strandja Nature Park Directorate hope that next week they can announce the final results.
Mar 21, 2010
New platforms for storks in Kostinbrod
On March 16 in Kostinbrod started the campaign for installation of new metal nesting platforms for storks. The initiative is part of a project of the Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation, implemented with financial support of the GEF Small Grants Program and Kostinbrod Municipality.
Mar 14, 2010
The deadline for the slogan contest is 15.03.2010
Approaching deadline for the slogan contest at the Strandja Regional Trademark. Proposals with name and telephone contact will be accepted until 15.03.2010, at: strandja@biodiversity.bg. Anyone can contribute an unlimited number of proposals.

The prize for the winner is at the rate of 300 leva.
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Mar 09, 2010
BBF Board meeting at April 15th 2010
On April 15, 2010 at 10 am in the office of BBF in Sofia, Banishora bl. 54 vh.D will be a meeting of the Executive Board of the Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation with the following agenda:
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Mar 02, 2010
Common stand of Strandja at the Tourist Fair
For the first time this year the region of Strandzha was presented on a common stand together with the Tsarevo Municipality, the Strandja Nature Park Directorate (NPD) and the Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation (BBF).
 
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osogovo
Mar 01, 2010
Workshops for Sustainable tourism in Osogovo
The event was organized by courtesy of Kyustendil Municipality, Directorate of Tourism and the Tourism Council and was held in the Balkan business center in the town of Kyustendil. The meeting was aimed at mayors and mayoral mayors of settlements in the Municipality of Kyustendil, entrepreneurs in the field of tourist services, NGOs and individuals involved in tourism or are interested in this activity.
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Atanasovsko lake 3
Feb. 02, 2010
World Wetlands Day
Jan. 12, 2010
Calendar for the Biodiversity Year
United Nations (UN) declared 2010 for the International Year of Biodiversity. In 2010 the world is called upon to take action to preserve the earth's biodiversity (www.cbd.int).
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mammals book
Dec. 14, 2009
Made one unforgettable Christmas present
It is Christmas time, it is time for presents. Make the most interesting present and gift one interesting book for the most beloved group of animals – the mammals. Order the book „The Mammals – important for the conservation in Bulgaria” through our web site, visit our office or just call us to make an arrangement.
Nov. 24, 2009
Green Agenda for 2010
Mother Nature! In the last two decades it has become a center of heated debates in the academic and public domains. A leap of awareness for its fragile state, and for the threat it presents to our very existence. Protection and preservation of our natural resources has been our mission and a life-long passion. In the 20-years of operation, Odysseia-in and friends have become guardians of our natural wealth.
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Oct. 09, 2009
Bulgaria to receive four separate warnings about failures to comply with nature conservation legislation
The European Commission is sending written warnings to Bulgaria about four separate instances of failure to provide adequate protection for its natural heritage. Three of the warnings concern protected areas, while a fourth warning concerns the legislation currently in place. The areas involved are the Pirin Mountains, where an extensive ski centre is being developed; the Tsarevo municipality in the south of the country, where a large protected area near the Black Sea is under threat, and works along the Vaya River in the protected area of Emine-Irakli, near the Black Sea. The fourth warning relates to the failure to bring Bulgarian nature legislation fully into line with European requirements.
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Oct. 04, 2009
Tour forjournalists and tour-operators in Belasitza
From September 30 till October 2nd BBF organized a special trip for presentation of the eco-tourism possibilities in the three parts of the mountain Belasitza (Bulgarian, Greek and Macedonian).
flora
Sep. 25, 2009
Flora of Plovdiv
The new BBF’s book was written by prof. Ilia Cheshmedjiev and Rosen Vassilev. More than 300 well illustrated pages presenting the extraordinary plants diversity of the most beautiful towns in Bulgaria – Plovdiv.