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Bulgaria have become the matter of a new illegal trade.
It has become fashionable to use thekarst rocks to decorate the interior of villas, hotels, and restaurants of wealthy owners, announced Aleksey Stoev, member of the board of the Bulgarian Tourism Union.
Stoev has explained that the Union and the Bulgarian Speleology Federation insist on a new law specially designed to protect the caves. It is supposed to provide for giving the caves on concession in order guarantee their preservation.
The scale of the new illegal business with karst rocks is still unspecified but according to commentators from the tourism sector, it is growing rapidly.