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Council of the European Union adopted Nature restoration law

Council of the European Union adopted Nature restoration law


— 18 June 2024

On 17 June 2024 the Council formally adopted the first of its kind regulation on nature restoration. This law aims to put measures in place to restore at least 20% of the EU’s land and sea areas by 2030, and all ecosystems in need of restoration by 2050. It sets specific, legally binding targets and obligations for nature restoration in each of the listed ecosystems — from terrestrial to marine, freshwater and urban ecosystems…
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On 11 June 2024, Dr Nikolai Iliev -- “The Doctor,” renowned zooarchaeologist and long term associate collaborator with NMNHS, passed away at 95

On 11 June 2024, Dr Nikolai Iliev — “The Doctor,” renowned zooarchaeologist and long term associate collaborator with NMNHS, passed away at 95

[12 June 2024] — Dr Nikolai Stoyanov Iliev was born on 25.03.1929 in Tarnovo. He graduated veterinary medicine and worked as a main veterinarian for several farms, and in 1974 became the curator of…
The National Museum of Natural History, Sofia in the European Night of the Museums

The National Museum of Natural History, Sofia in the European Night of the Museums

[21 May 2024] — On the 18th of May 2024, the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia and its Asenovgrad branch, the Palaeontological Museum Dimitar Kovachev, celebrated the International Day of Museums…
The National Museum of Natural History, Sofia took part in the Sofia Science Festival

The National Museum of Natural History, Sofia took part in the Sofia Science Festival

[17 May 2024] — This year, the Sofia Science Festival took place in the Sofia Tech Park in its traditional four-day format from 9th to 12th of May, 2024, and once again brought together representatives…
Egyptian vulture survey on the island of Masirah, Oman

Egyptian vulture survey on the island of Masirah, Oman

[16 May 2024] — Ivaylo Angelov, a PhD student at the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, participated in a research project on Egyptian vultures (Neophron percnopterus)…
The role of the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in the development of the ornithology in Bulgaria

The role of the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in the development of the ornithology in Bulgaria

[14 May 2024] — The newly released publication, One Hundred and Thirty-Five Years of Ornithology in Bulgaria: The Role of the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences…
Scientists from the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia took part in the meeting organised by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Scientists from the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia took part in the meeting organised by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

[29 March 2024] — The two-way meeting, which was conducted at the Best Western plus Olives Hotel in Sofia between 12th and 14th of March, 2024, called on government administration representatives and…