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Bulgaria's Government Expands Protected Areas

Bulgaria's Government will expand the Natura 2000 network by 485 hectares, said the Government press office.

Society » Environment | 28 minutes ago | Viewed: 6

Code Yellow Issued in 16 Bulgarian Districts Over Heavy Rain

Code Yellow was issued in 16 districts in Bulgaria over the heavy rains, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology with Bulgarian Academy of Science announced, Saturday.

Society » Environment | April 19, 2014, Saturday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1272

Bulgarian Drivers Advised to Put Winter Tires

Bulgaria’s traffic police has warned drivers to put winter tires on their cars for travelling in the higher regions over the weekend.

Society » Environment | April 18, 2014, Friday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1442

Aspiring Member States Risk Violating EU Pollution Limits

Several new European coal plants, authorized by the Energy Community, risk breaching EU pollution limits if they proceed according to their plans.

Society » Environment | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1066

European Parliament To Impose Restrictions On Plastic Bags

The EU member states must limit the use of plastic bags by 80% by 2019, according to amendments passed by the European Parliament at first reading.

Society » Environment | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1048

April Snow Surprises Sofia

Citizens of Bulgaria's capital Sofia awoke on Wednesday morning to see snowfall outside their windows.

Society » Environment | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1939

Winter Makes Partial Comeback in Bulgaria

Winter has partially returned to some parts of Bulgaria, with snowfall in regions of higher altitude.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 13:02 | Viewed: 1141

Series of Minor Earthquakes Registered in Bulgaria

An earthquake of magnitude 3.2 on the Richter scale was registered near Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Burgas shortly after midnight, according to the National Seismological Center.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1146

5.1 Earthquake Jolts California, Possible Aftershocks

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter scale has shaken Southern California on Friday evening.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2014, Saturday // 12:34 | Viewed: 2159

3.1-Magnitude Earthquake Registered in Western Bulgaria

A 3.1-magnitude earthquake was reported in western Bulgaria on Friday morning.

Society » Environment | March 28, 2014, Friday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1367

Bulgaria's Cleanest Air Is At Rozhen Peak

The cleanest air in Bulgaria is at Rozhen peak in the Rhodope mountains, while  the cities Plovdiv and Varna have the most polluted air.

Society » Environment | March 27, 2014, Thursday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1043

'Loopholes Deliberately Kept in Law' Led to Karadere Affair

Bulgaria's Law for Investments has loopholes allowing for a project to be approved if this "must" be done.

Society » Environment | March 24, 2014, Monday // 12:02 | Viewed: 879

Bulgarians in 3 Cities to Protest Construction Works in Coastal Area

Bulgarians in Sofia, Plovdiv and Varna will protest Sunday against the government's decision to approve construction works in the Kara dere area near Byala on the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | March 23, 2014, Sunday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1490

Thousands of Protesters Oppose Construction in Bulgarian Coastal Area

Around 1500 people gathered Thursday evening in Sofia in a protest against a construction clearance in a protected Black Sea coastal area.

Society » Environment | March 21, 2014, Friday // 09:31 | Viewed: 1817

Bulgaria Govt OKs Construction in Protected Area on Black Sea Coast

Bulgaria's government approved Wednesday construction works in the Karadere area on the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | March 20, 2014, Thursday // 12:28 | Viewed: 2663

Bulgaria's Old Elm is Tree of 2014

Bulgaria's Old Elm in the city of Sliven has been declared European Tree of 2014.

Society » Environment | March 19, 2014, Wednesday // 23:46 | Viewed: 1914

Huge Fire Bursts Out Near Bulgaria's Border with Macedonia

A huge fire has broken out in Macedonia only 1 km away from the Bulgarian border, Wednesday afternoon.

Society » Environment | March 19, 2014, Wednesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1377

Over 1800 Decares of Forests to Be Planted in Southwestern Bulgaria

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Society » Environment | March 17, 2014, Monday // 17:46 | Viewed: 1365

Bulgaria To Spend EUR 1.8 B For Nature Conservation

Bulgaria will spend EUR 1.8 B by 2020 for protecting the European ecological network Natura 2000.

Society » Environment | March 14, 2014, Friday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1783

WWF To Release Endangered Fish In Danube

The Bulgarian branch of WWF will release six endangered species of fish in the Danube.

Society » Environment | March 12, 2014, Wednesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1105

Code Yellow Issued in 15 Bulgarian Districts

Code Yellow weather alert has been issued in 15 Bulgarian districts due to snowfall, black ice, strong wind and heavy precipitation.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2014, Monday // 09:36 | Viewed: 1419
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