The Project

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The LIFE+ project "The Return of the Neophron" (LIFE10 1NAT/BG/000152) is bringing together
4 nature-protective non-governmental organizations from 3 countries determined to prevent the extinction
of the globally threatened Egyptian Vulture from the Balkans:
- by investigating and reducing the main threats for the species;
- by implementing direct evidence-based conservation measures in the breeding grounds and along the flyway (e.g. nest guarding, supplementary feeding, reducing the illegal use of poisons, insulation of dangerous electricity pylons etc.);
- by indirect conservation measures (e.g. by promoting sustainable farming practices, presere important habitats and raising public awareness).

The project operates in Bulgaria and Greece for the period 2011-2016.

It is funded by the LIFE+ programme of the European Commission and the "A. G. Leventis" foundation.


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The handbook for prevention of trafficking in protected species already in Albanian language

The handbook for prevention of trafficking in protected species already in Albanian language


Results from early monitoring of Egyptian vultures in Bulgaria and Greece 2017

Results from early monitoring of Egyptian vultures in Bulgaria and Greece 2017


The traveling exhibition and the photo exhibition for the Egyptian vulture are in the Nature Conservation Center

The traveling exhibition and the photo exhibition for the Egyptian vulture are in the Nature Conservation Center