Tag: BG – Pirin National Park

How to spend a weekend in Bansko, Bulgaria’s adventure hotspot; Jessica Vincent; National Geographic

The Bulgarian resort is known for its winter sports, but its lively taverns, local crafts and outdoor adventures make for a memorable escape year-round.

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In a Time of Crisis, Victory for Nature and the Rule of Law in Bulgaria; WWF

Final court win in favour of Pirin National Park/UNESCO World Heritage Site…

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Another (Temporary?) Victory for Pirin National Park and World Heritag; WWF

The Court confirmed that in disregarding a SEA, the Ministry violated 3 Bulgarian laws and 2 EU Directives.

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Bulgaria’s Pirin National Park saved from destruction, for now; Craig Turp; Emerging Europe

Plans to extend Bulgaria’s largest ski resort, Bansko, appear to have been dealt a fatal blow by the country’s highest court. On January 15, Bulgaria’s supreme administrative court overturned controversial changes made by the government in December 2017 to the management plan for Pirin National Park. The changes would have allowed construction of new ski runs and lifts on up to 48 per cent of the park’s 40,000 hectares (almost 100,000 acres).

Source: Bulgaria’s Pirin National Park saved from destruction, for now – Emerging Europe

Final court decision stops attempt to open up Pirin World Heritage sit; WWF

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Bulgaria activists win case to save UNESCO-listed forest; AFP

Environmentalists in Bulgaria scored a victory Wednesday in a long-running court battle to prevent enlargement of a ski resort in the Pirin mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage site. In a ruling that cannot be appealed, Bulgaria’s supreme administrative court overturned controversial changes made by the government in December 2017 to the management plan for Pirin National Park.

Source: Bulgaria activists win case to save UNESCO-listed forest

Skiing in Bansko • 13 Things You Need to Know; Natasha; The World Pursuit

Bulgaria – Pirin National Park

Skiing in Bansko, Bulgaria may be a fun way to spend a ski holiday. Or you may be waiting in lines the whole time. Here’s the low down on all you need to know.

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On and off the slopes in Bansko, Bulgaria; Lucy; On the Luce

Bulgaria – Pirin National Park

The best things to do in Bansko ski resort in Bulgaria – both on and off the slopes, with a modern ski resort on one side and a historic town on the other.

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