Thursday, April 18, 2013

Romania, Bulgaria ink environment deal


18.04.2013, 12:54
Bulgaria and Romania have signed a deal to set up three wetland areas along their joint 470-kilometre (290-mile) Danube border, protecting pelicans, herons, pygmy cormorants and other birds. The agreement will likely include logging and hunting bans in the wildlife haven.
The agreement will establish a zone in the east around Bulgaria's Lake Srebarna and Romania's Lake Calarasi; a second in the centre, around Belene island and Lake Suhaia; and a third in the west, around Ibisha island and Lake Bistret.It was signed by environment ministers Ulian Popov of Bulgaria and Rovana Plumb of Romania.
Source: Voice of Russia

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