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  • LIFE for safe grid 

    Enhance conservation of the globally threatened Imperial Eagle in Bulgaria by reducing mortality caused by power lines

    The long-term objective of the project is to ensure an increase in the Imperial Eagle population in Bulgaria by reducing the impact of its main threats.

    Partners: EVN Bulgaria,Elektrorazpredelenie, EAD (with support of BSPB; BirdLife in Bulgaria)

    Duration: 2013 - 2018

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  • LIFE Birds on  Electrogrid

    Electrogrid - Installation of the bird protection measures on the high  voltage electricity transmission grid in Lithuania

    The project aims to improve the conservation status of the migratory, wintering and breeding bird species occurring in Lithuania, through a reduction in the negative impact of high voltage overhead electricity transmission lines on their populations.

    Partners: LOD - BirdLife in Lithuania

    Duration: 2014 - 2018

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  • LIFE Imperial

    Conservation of the Spanish Imperial Eagle (Aquila adalberti) in Portugal

    The project LIFE IMPERIAL aims to increase the population of the Spanish Imperial Eagle in Portugal and, thereafter, improve the overall Iberian population.

    Partners: Liga para a Protecção da Natureza (with support of SEO/BirdLife, in Spain)

    Duration: 2014 - 2018

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  • The Return of the Neophron

    The project aims to improve the conservation status of the Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) in Greece and Bulgaria. It will seek to secure the protection of all the remaining pairs found in 15 Natura 2000 sites in Greece and in 12 sites in Bulgaria.

    Lead Partner: BSPB (BirdLife in Bulgaria)

    Duration: 2011 - 2016

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