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Back to school with the Red-breasted Goose

10.10.2012

With the start of the school year, schools in the project area are again at a close encounter with the Red-breasted Goose and its habitat. The beginning was set by students from secondary school "Panayot Volov" – Dobrich, visiting the Shabla and Durankulak lakes and students from secondary school "Stefan Karadzha" - Zhitnitsa, Dobrich District, having an extra curriculum ecology class dedicated to the Red-breasted Goose and the Safe Ground for Redbreasts Project. Many more such initiatives and interesting adventures for children are ahead. Good luck and successful...

SHABLA HOSTED THE 2ND KITES FESTIVAL DEDICATED TO THE RED-BREASTED GOOSE CONSERVATION

10.10.2012

The event is organized by the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB) and is dedicated to the conservation of the globally threatened Red-breasted Goose Shabla Kite Festival - a colorful, spacy and definitely unusual event in late summer – was held for a second consecutive year on 22 and 23 September 2012 near the oldest lighthouse on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, at the cape of Shabla. The natural features of the area makes it a favorite wintering spot for endangered Red-breasted Goose, and the beauty of the sloping cliffs and broad meadows with...

SHABLA WILL HOST THE SECOND FESTIVAL OF KITES ON 22 AND 23 SEPTEMBER 2012

15.09.2012

The event is organized by BSPB and is dedicated to the conservation of the globally threatened Red-breasted Goose   Shabla Kite Festival - a colorful, spacy and definitely unusual event in late summer – will be held for the second consecutive year on 22 and 23 September 2012 near the oldest lighthouse on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, the one at cape Shabla. The Festival is organized by the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB) and Shabla Municipality. The natural features of the area makes it a favorite wintering spot for...

300 million farmland birds lost in Europe since 1980

17.07.2012

How many more must we lose before changing course on the CAP?     Brussels, 12 July 2012 – The latest scientific data brought together by BirdLife International and the European Bird Census Council show that common farmland birds continue to decline in the EU: 300 million farmland birds have been lost since 1980. The news comes on the eve of a major civil society debate organised by the European Commission and the new Cypriot Presidency of the EU, in which decision makers are trying to gather support for the so-called “green reform of the...

The Ministry of the Environment and Waters stopped two wind farms dangerous for the birds in Dobrudja

17.07.2012

Some of the generators would be on the border of  "Durankulak Lake" SPA , which has global significance and is home to thousands of rare and protected bird species. The Minister of the Environment and Waters cancelled two Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) reports of the Regional Inspectorate of the Environment and Waters - Varna, allowing the construction of two big wind farms in Dobrudzha. The repeal came after complaints by the Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds (BSPB) and Green Balkans. The stopped wind farms, consisting respectively of 150...

BSPB ANNUAL REPORT 2011

06.06.2012

The 2011 Annual Report of BSPB outlines the most important results, achieved by the organization, in facts, figures and photos. A PDF file with the report can be downloaded from  here . BSPB is grateful to all its members, partners, supporters and friends, who made 2011 so successful!