© Fritz Schimandl

Petition to avert environmental destruction in national park

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Save Pirin National Park!

The species-rich forests of the Pirin National Park are under threat from logging on a grand scale. An NGO petition calls upon the Bulgarian government to put a stop to these destructive plans.

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© Borut Stumberger

Privatisation plans threaten Montenegro’s national parks

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Endangered Treasures

The Montenegrin government plans to privatise the country’s national parks. In an open letter, EuroNatur urgently calls on the prime minister to keep the national park administrations under public control.

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Strong signal for cross-border nature conservation

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Europe's life line

Broad backing for the European Green Belt. The conference in Finland sent a clear message for cross-border cooperation in nature conservation and for a stronger connection between human beings and nature.

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© Dietmar Nill

Meeting of Experts for the Lesser Kestrel

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Falcons in danger

From 4th to 8th October the Bulgarian Plovdiv hosted an international expert meeting on the Lesser Kestrel to discuss protection measures to safeguard these rare falcons.

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© Minko Mihaylov

International winners of the Balkan Green Belt photo competition

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Photographic jewels

A good 200 nature lovers have taken part in the Balkan Green Belt Photo Competition. And now, from among the top national photographers the five international winners have been chosen.

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Help us stop bird slaughter - donate now

© Fapas

Campaign "Save the Blue Heart of Europe"

© Goran Safarek

Our Achievements 2015

© Gunther Willinger

News

29/11/2016

One, two, many – Workshop on the waterbird census

In January 2017 the midwinter International Waterbird Census will take place again. In order to make this possible representatives from nine...

22/11/2016

Put a stop to environmental destruction in national park!

Bulgaria’s conservationists are very concerned: the species-rich forests of the Pirin National Park are under threat from logging on a grand...

15/11/2016

Privatisation plans threaten Montenegro’s national parks

The Montenegrin government plans to privatise the country’s national parks - thereby open the floodgates to overexploitation and destruction...

10/11/2016

Save the old-growth forest of Boia Mica!

One of the last and most valuable primeval forests of Europe is threatened by logging. The Boia Mica Valley is situated in the midst of the...

07/11/2016

Green Belt instead of Iron Curtain

The 9th Pan-European Green Belt Conference sent a clear message for cross-border cooperation in European nature conservation and for a...

Short film: Save the Balkan Rivers

© Lubomir Stefanov

Scene of the crime: the Adriatic

© Martin Schneider-Jacoby