Wild Balkans

Additional Web Resources

WEB SITES

The European Green Belt Initiative
http://www.europeangreenbelt.org/indoor.html
The European Green Belt initiative has the vision to create the backbone of an ecological network that runs from the Barents to the Black sea, spanning some of the most important habitats for biodiversity and almost all distinct biogeographical regions in Europe.

The Sava River
http://www.savariver.com/
The Sava River is the second largest tributary to the Danube River and is of biological significance due to its outstanding biological and landscape diversity.

Danube Delta UNESCO World Heritage
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/588
This site provides a brief description of the Danube Delta, complete with maps and images.

Prespa Park Coordination Committee
http://www.prespapark.org/
This site provides news about the Prespa wetlands.

Kopacki Rit
http://www.find-croatia.com/natureparks-croatia/kopackirit.htm
Find-Croatia details the beautiful landscape of Kopacki Rit, along with travel information and news of rare species.

Mountaineering and Tourism in Montenegro
http://www.montenegro.com/phototrips/north/Mountaineering_and_tourism.html
Montenegro.com provides images and information on the ecotourism campaign in that country.

Green Balkans
http://greenbalkans.org/category.php?language=en_EN&cat_id=57
At this site, you’ll find information about the conservation of rare species and habitats in Bulgaria.

Euronatur: The Balkan Lynx
http://www.euronatur.org/The-Balkans.450.0.html
Information on the Balkan lynx, the native cat species living in the South-Western Balkan mountains, and its recovery project.

NATURE Online: The Olm and Other Troglobites
Featured in The Dragon Chronicles, the olm inhabits cave systems in Slovenia.

Balkan Vulture Action Plan
http://www.balkanvultures.net/
BVAP provides workshops, seminars, and reintroduction presentations on the recovery, conservation, and government action strategies for vultures in Tikves on the Bulkan Peninsula.

Central Forest State Nature Biosphere Reserve: European Mink
http://www.clgz.ru/emink_en.htm
This site provides objectives for the care and protection of the endangered carnivore, the European mink, at a nursery in Russia.

History World: History of the Balkans
http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ac79
Interesting facts about the bloody history of the Balkan Peninsula.

Encyclopedia of Arda: Middle Earth
http://www.glyphweb.com/arda/m/middleearth.html
Wonder what all the references to the fictitious land of Middle Earth are all about? Find details here.