150 years Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
90 years of organized cave movement in Bulgaria
10 years of ProKARSTerra

The International Scientific and Practical Forum - ProKARSTerra`2019 is again organized by the Experimental Laboratory of Karstology at National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography - BAS. He's fourth in a row (2005, 2012, 2015), dedicated to protected karst territories.
The program of the forum includes three international events:

  • International competition "Karst under protection Ц gift for the future generationsУ Fourth edition Ц deadline 19 May 2019
  • First international competition for pupils "Karst Ц the last "white spot" on the Planet Earth"
    (4-9 August 2019, Teteven, Bulgaria). The competition is held under the auspices of UNESCO.
  • International Scientific-Practical conference УProtected karst territories Ц Legislation, Tourism, MonitoringФ
    (September 29 - October 2, 2019, Sofia, Bulgaria)