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Natural World Heritage Pirin in danger

Pirin24_forthenature.org-gallery-320 The UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site Pirin National Park of the IUCN Category II includes two IUCN Category I Nature Reserves with old-growth forests of an age of 600 years and is located in the Southwest of Bulgaria. Since several years the protected area with its old-growth forests is in danger because of planned ski resorts with new ski slopes and buildings through areas of the UNESCO World Heritage and even IUCN Category I areas. Also some of the oldest... Continue reading