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'Nature and people in the mountains of Pakistan' — Boyan Petrov's photo exhibition and his debut book 'The first seven'
— [4 February 2017] — The National Museum of Natural History, in cooperation with the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Sofia and VAKON Publishers present 'Nature and people in the mountains…
Opening of a permanent exhibition on the invasive alien species at NMNHS
— [20 January 2017] — At 2:00 PM on 26 January 2017, in the Leventis Hall of the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia (NMNHS) at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences a permanent exhibition devoted to the…
Prof. Zlatozar Boev from the National Museum of Natural History awarded by the Bulgarian Translators' Union
— [4 October 2016] — At a ceremony on the International Day of the translator, 30 September, in the Literary Club 'Peroto' of National Palace of Culture, the Bulgarian Translators' Union presented its annual…
Wikipedia awards finalists in the competition 'Wiki Loves Earth'
— [28 September 2016] — On 1 October, 6 PM, the National Museum of Natural History will be host of the awards ceremony of the winners in the competition for encyclopedic photography from the protected natural…
A night with scientists of the National Museum of Natural History
— [28 September 2016] — Welcome on 30th September, at 6 PM in the museum to take a part in workshops, demonstrations and games. Bet on your knowledge and good mood to gather unforgettable experience!…
The National Museum of Natural History presents the final publication 'PESI — a taxonomic backbone for Europe'
— [6 October 2015] — As a national coordinator for Bulgaria of the project PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure), the National Museum of Natural History presents the final publication…
NMNHS expedition went on the trail of an unknown population of the rare dhole in Turkey
— [16 August 2015] — On 15 August zoological expedition of the National Museum of Natural History, BAS composed by Prof. Nikolai Spassov, Assen Ignatov and Ilya Acosta went to Northern Anatolia (Turkey)…
The National Museum of Natural History presents the exhibition Metamorphosis by Bora Petkova
— [24 February 2015] — The National Museum of Natural History presents the exhibition Metamorphosis by Bora Petkova, 7 March — 5 April 2015…
25 years of Bulgarian-Chinese speleological collaboration
— [12 March 2014] — The National Museum of Natural History, Sofia has the pleasure to invite you to the opening of the photo exhibition and presentation dedicated to 25 years of Bulgarian-Chinese speleological…
A lecture of Prof. Andrew Berry
— [1 October 2013] — The National Museum of Natural History and Pensoft Publishers are pleased to invite you to attend a lecture of Prof. Andrew Berry, Harvard University — 4th October 2013 from 4:00…
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