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Bearded Vultures Reconquer the North of Spain

After many years of intense preparation, two juvenile bearded vultures were released to the wild in the national park Picos de Europa in the north of Spain in the mid of June for the first time. The aim is to reintroduce these birds in this area on a permanent basis, where they had become extinct.

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New Rings for Storks

Since last Friday, 50 young storks from the European Stork Village of Belozem in Bulgaria have been clearly recognisable. Field workers of Green Balkans, partner of EuroNatur, marked the stork chicks with numbered and coloured rings. EuroNatur supported this action with which the Bulgarian nature protection organization launched a nationwide ringing programme.

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Four Bikers for the Imperial Eagle

With a 3500 km cycling tour from the Netherlands to Bulgaria, conservationists are presently promoting the importance of nature conservation in Europe, especially regarding the habitat of the Imperial Eagle. At the end of their tour, they will be welcomed by Euronatur partner Green Balkans in Sakar Mountain near the Turkish border today.

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New Record in Stork Village

The European Stork Village Pentowo in the northeast of Poland, awarded by EuroNatur in 2001, has reported a new record: this year, 27 pairs of storks started to breed, more than ever before!

 

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The Venice of cultural landscapes

In the exhibition "The Neretva Delta - Where Dinaric Alps and Adriatic Sea merge", which opened on April 9 in the Ornithological Collection in the Croatian city of Metkovi?, the natural and cultural treasures of the Neretva Delta are presented to the public with inspiring display boards and exhibits. The purpose of the display boards that were designed by EuroNatur is to sensibilise people for the ecological treasures of this area and to promote the status of Nature Park on the Croatian side.

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Lynx Caught in Photo “Radar”

The EuroNatur partner organisation MES (Macedonian Ecological Society) reports a great success: with the help of a so-called photo trap, the lynx experts succeeded for the first time to prove the existence of a Balkan lynx not only in the Mavrovo National Park but now also in the Jablancia-Shebenik mountains along the borders of Macedonia and Albania.

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Award for Wolf Protection!

Great pleasure for EuroNatur’s partner WILK: the Polish natural heritage fund is the winner of the Traveler 2009 Award of the magazine National Geographic Poland. The award in the category “Social Initiative of the Year” acknowledges WILK’s successful PR work, which raised awareness for the protection of wolves and other predators among the Polish population.

 

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Balkan Lynx „Marko“ On The Air

Sensation in the Mavrovo National Park in Macedonia: for the first time, members of the environmental conservation organisation MES (Macedonian Ecological Society) and gamekeepers of the national park administration managed to catch a Balkan lynx in the evening of March 14th, 2010. They measured it and provided it with a GPS transmitter collar round its neck.

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Snow Stops Flock of Cranes

Snow and storm – winter temperatures still prevail in Europe. Nevertheless, the crane “Renttimä” has already set off from its wintering grounds in Libya end of February, returning home to its breeding grounds in the north of Finland along the Adriatic Flyway. Presently, it is held back by the bad weather in Montenegro, which delays its journey.

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Wolf protectors favourite for a prize

EuroNatur is delighted with the nomination for the Traveller 2009 Award for its Polish partner WILK. Every year, the magazine National Geographic Poland awards this prize in five different categories. WILK has been nominated in the category “Social Initiative of the Year”. With this award, the committee recognises the successful work of WILK: Their awareness training creates the required acceptance among the Polish population for a continued protection of wolves and other predators.

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