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Green and sporty weekend in Burgas
Mai 08, 2023

From May 12 to 14, the new themed weekend in Burgas is coming - "Green and Sporty", in which we - the Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation - are also actively involved.

The seminar "The present and future of salt pans" presented the French experience in their management
Mar 21, 2023

A team of the project "Lagoon of Life" participated in an international seminar "The present and future of salt pans", organized in the framework of the LIFE Sallina project (Sustainable Actions on Loire Lagoons for Improvement Assessment) from 7 to 9 March 2023 at the convention centre of the city of La Baule on the Atlantic coast. The project is managed by the regional structure, CAP Atlantique, which covers 15 municipalities in the region.

Today is World Wetlands Day
Feb. 02, 2023

Today is World Wetlands Day, the day the Ramsar Convention was signed to protect wetlands. They are fragile ecosystems that can easily be affected by human activities, such as drainage, development or the clearing of coastal forests, the construction of hydropower plants on rivers, etc.

Premiere of the film Salty People in Sofia
Jan. 25, 2023

On the old-style Atanasov Day - January 31, 2023, will be the much-awaited premiere of the film "Salty People". Unexpectedly for everyone it will be in Sofia, not in Burgas.


Today we celebrate Atanasov Day on Lake Atanasovsko.
Jan. 18, 2023

Since 2013 Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation organizes the celebration of Atanasov Day for Lake Atanasovsko with various events, including the 5th annual Atanasovsko Lake Half Marathon from the Sea Garden of Burgas to the border of the eponymous reserve.

On Atanasov Day we will practice Bird-watching at Lake Atanasovsko
Jan. 16, 2023

On Atanasov Day we invite you to meet the birds of Lake Atanasovsko because the southern part of the lake is currently teeming with feathery birds and what better way to celebrate the holiday of the beloved lake than to get acquainted with its inhabitants? Come on Wednesday, January 18 2023, at 4 pm to the Bird Watching Hide on the shore of Lake Atanasovsko.

Why are products with a cause so important?
Dec. 12, 2022
On 17 December 2022 (Saturday) a team of the BBF and the LIFE project Lagoon of Life will present in Sofia the products with a cause from Lake Atanasovsko. A special presentation by Diyana Kostovska and Gloriya Marinova will present "Why are products with a cause important?" by giving examples of different items related to the lagoon.
What are the hot issues and successes of Lake Atanasovsko?
Nov. 25, 2022

The Public Advisory Council discusses the conservation activities and hot issues in and around Lake Atanasovsko.

On 25 November (Friday) 2022, the third meeting of the Public Council for Lake Atanasovsko was held in the Chamber Hall of NHK Culture Centre on the topic "The restoration of Lake Atanasovsko - main challenges for biodiversity and salt production".

Three American students in Burgas
Nov. 18, 2022

Three American students spent three months in Burgas, studying Atanasovsko lake. These include fieldwork, scientific studies of the Greater flamingo and some Waders, research of sea grasses and especially Ruppia maritima, study of salt marshes, monitoring of dragonflies in Lake Pomorie, etc.

LIFE Platform meeting was held in Burgas
Oct. 17, 2022

On October 12 and 13, 2022, a LIFE Platform meeting on Innovative Approaches in Coastal Wetlands Management was held in the International Congress Center Burgas in the Foros Hall, dedicated to 30 years since the launch of the European LIFE program, which finances only nature conservation projects.

the lake
The cure for everything is salt and water, sweat, tears or the sea.
Aug. 20, 2022

Presentation of the work of the artists inspired by Lake Atanasovsko and a party for all guests to "symBiotic".

Ten artists from Bulgaria and around the world have been creating art for 10 days on the salt pans of Lake Atanasovsko, inspired by the place, the colours and the salty air around the lake.

in symBiothic
Biking for Biodiversity
Aug. 08, 2022
Hanna and Jonas are two cyclists who have embarked on a bicycle journey in over 20 countries from Germany to Singapore under the name Biking4biodiversity, with the idea of ​​discovering and sharing interesting biodiversity conservation initiatives and telling the story of the people and organizations behind them.
American students will research Atanasovsko Lake
Jun 06, 2022
Three American students from the Colorado State University will spend three months in Burgas for their Capstone (a culmination of their knowledge in conservation leadership in practice). They are currently completing their master's program at the university and will work here as a team on a variety of topics.
Presentation of the project
Special event in Bergamo for the Council of Europe’s Landscape Award 2021
Mai 03, 2022
Two years after the Covid pandemic in Europe began here, Bergamo looks fully recovered, full of young people and active life, preparing for the Italian Capital of Culture in 2023 (together with Brescia, the other worst-hit Italian city). It was Bergamo and the beautiful valley of Astino that were chosen as the winners of the Council of Europe's Landscape Awards (2020-2021) and the host of the award ceremony for all the awarded projects.
Salt factory
Together 21
Life programme
Natura 2000