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The gender of young Griffon Vultures Mrak and Plamak was determined

07/12/2021

The two Griffon Vultures hatched in the Green Balkans’ Wildlife and Rescue Breeding Center this year turned out to be male and female.


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Green Balkans’ teams participated in a workshop for eco-organisations and artists hosted by House of Humour and Satire in Gabrovo

06/28/2021

More than 30 representatives of Central Balkan National Park, Nature Park Bulgarka, National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences represented by Asst. Professor Stoyan Lazarov, Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation, Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds, For the Earth, Greenpeace - Bulgaria, BALKANI Wildlife Society - NGO and Gabrovo Municipality took part along with Bulgarian land art artists.


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DEAD OR DYING: Nearly 100 vultures fall victim to suspected mass poisoning in Castilla y León, Spain

06/28/2021

An area in Castilla y León, Spain, became a death trap for vultures over the past couple of days. Since yesterday, when locals came across the gruesome scene, nearly 100 vultures were discovered either dead or dying in the field. Based on the circumstances, a mass poisoning incident is the likely cause behind this tragic event, but investigations are ongoing. 


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Cinereous, Griffon and Egyptian Vulture (l-r) photographed in the Spanish Pyrenees © Pilar Oliva

Research review: What are the economic benefits of avian scavenger-based tourism in Spain?

06/24/2021

A recently published study demonstrates the benefits avian scavengers contribute to people and the need to balance nature conservation and a sustainable economy.

 


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Mrak, the Griffon Vulture hatched at the Green Balkans’ Wildlife Rescue and Breeding Center, was accommodated in the Sinite kamani NP aviary

06/16/2021

The four-month-old Griffon Vulture - Mrak, hatched at the Green Balkans’ Wildlife Rescue and Breeding Center, was accommodated in an adaptation aviary in Sinite kamani Nature Park.


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Lecture with topic: “Vulture species” in “Slunchev luch” Private Elementary Eco-School, Plovdiv

06/12/2021

With great pleasure the team of Green Balkans’ Wildlife Rescue and Breeding Center responded to the invitation of the “Slunchev luch” Private Elementary Eco School in Plovdiv and visited yesterday the sunny kids from the eco school who turned to be big vultures’ fans and who chose the topic of our lecture.


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