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12/27/2018

Monitoring of wintering birds in Coastal Dobrogea

In the period 18-20 December, Green Balkans team has visited the region of Coastal Dobrogea in the framework of regular monitoring of wintering birds implemented by the society within “Long-term conservation of Red-breasted geese in their main wintering sites” project.
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12/16/2018

A small green step helping the wintering birds

the Green Balkans ‘NATURA 2000 in Bulgaria - NEW HORIZONS’ project team visited the TTEC Europe office building in Plovdiv as well as the ‘Sveti Sveti Kiril and Metodiy" elementary school in Parvomay where we talked about the birds in towns and cities during the winter.
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12/11/2018

How to help storks in winter

This Monday our colleague from Plovdiv, Aneliya Pavlova, along with Dr. Hristina Klisurova from the Green Balkans Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Center in Stara Zagora visited the Darik Radio offices where they took part in the Darik for Nature rubric.
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Mia after the operation
12/04/2018

Bearded vulture Mia has become the first vulture in the world to have a artificial limb

In the latest in a series sharing some of the veterinary cases in bearded vultures such as the recent case of amputation in wild birds and Rin Ran's cataract operation we are sharing the story of Mia. Due to an injury as a young chick, young bearded vulture Mia was left with a painful stump instead of a foot but thanks to pioneering surgery by a team of veterinary surgeons, she became the first bird in the world to have an artificial limb.
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11/21/2018

Bat colonies in distress

As always with the beginning of winter we get more calls for bat colonies in distress, usually chased away from their wintering places.
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11/19/2018

Giving Tuesday

We are excited to participate in a truly wonderful initiative, a Black Friday consumerism antipode. Green Balkans is taking part in the Giving Tuesday initiative organized by the BCause Foundation, dedicated to the true moral values - those of donation, mutual help, and social causes!
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The marked sandwich tern from the North sea
11/12/2018

A guest from far away

A sandwich tern, ringed on the island of Ameland, in the North Sea, visited the Pomorie lake Visitor Center in September.
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11/11/2018

An official LIFE projects meeting

Last week our team visited the official meeting marking the beginning of all approved LIFE projects for this year, financed by the EU programme.
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11/07/2018

What it means to maintain a breeding colony? The challenge to breed Saker falcons

The team of the Green Balkans’ Wildlife rehabilitation and breeding center initiated the reintroduction of a species gone extinct from Bulgaria – the Saker falcon about ten years ago. The maintenance of a breeding colony is a process of establishing permanent relations between the individuals, which may take a long period of time and it requires taking into consideration of many important things.
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11/02/2018

‘Ecology - a way of thinking’ - A Jubilee Student Scientific Conference

On the 1st of November the Green Balkans team took part in a student scientific conference ‘Ecology - a way of thinking’, organized by the department of Ecology and environmental conservation, Faculty of Biology, ‘Paisii Hilendarski’ University of Plovdiv, the Student Council at the University of Plovdiv and the ‘Esetra’ Students club at the University of Plovdiv.
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