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4-Magnitude Earthquake in Greece Felt in Bulgaria

An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale was registered Tuesday morning in Greece near the country’s border with Bulgaria, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

Society » Environment | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 682

Decreasing Water Levels Hamper Sailing on Danube Near Bulgaria's Belene

The drop in the water levels is hampering the sailing on the Danube river near the Bulgarian town of Belene.

Society » Environment | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 13:07 | Viewed: 2331

Bulgarian Customs Prevent Smuggling of 10 African Grey Parrots

Bulgarian customs officers have seized 10 African grey parrots which a Bulgarian citizen tried to bring into the country from Turkey without proper documents required under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

Society » Environment | July 24, 2015, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 3486

Wildfire Near Bulgaria's Harmanli Continues to Rage for Third Day

The wildfire near the Bulgarian town of Harmanli continues to rage for the third consecutive day on Friday.

Society » Environment | July 24, 2015, Friday // 08:38 | Viewed: 2143

Wildfire Rages for Second Day Near Bulgaria's Harmanli

A wildfire has been raging for the second day in the Sakar mountain in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 13:39 | Viewed: 2054

3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southwestern Bulgaria

An earthquake of magnitude 3 on the Richter scale was registered in southwestern Bulgaria on Thursday.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1874

Two Bulgarian Circus Lions Now Awaiting Relocation to Africa in Stara Zagora Zoo

Jora and Black, the two Bulgarian circus lions awaiting relocation to a sanctuary in Africa by The Born Free Foundation, have been moved to a local zoo from their confinement in a small cage near Sofia.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1598

4-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria's Kavarna, Varna

An earthquake of magnitude 4 on the Richter scale was registered in the Black Sea on Wednesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) informs.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 2380

Eco Taxes Mark 5% Drop for New Cars, Increase by 3% for Old Ones

The Bulgarian Eco Ministry has projected an increase in eco-taxes for old vehicles, as they are more responsible for air pollution.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 10:34 | Viewed: 1549

Code Yellow on Account of Dangerous Heat Waves

Code yellow has been issued in 23 municipal regions of Bulgaria because of the heat wave expected Wednesday.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2015, Wednesday // 13:14 | Viewed: 2350

Born Free Foundation Appeals to Help Rescue Two Bulgarian Circus Lions

A UK-based international wildlife charity has invited donations for the relocation of two Bulgarian circus lions from life in a small cage to life in a sanctuary in Africa.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2015, Wednesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 4512

Maximum Temperatures in Bulgaria Reaching 37° C

Weather in Bulgaria will be accompanied by critically high temperatures on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | July 7, 2015, Tuesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 4255

Pazardzhik Landfill Poses Danger of Road Accidents

There is an imminent danger for the garbage from the landfill near Pazardzhik to reach up to the inter-city road.

Society » Environment | June 23, 2015, Tuesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 3851

Bulgaria's Environment Minister Calls for Imposing Stricter Fines on Oil Spills

Bulgarian Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva called on Friday for tightening fines imposed on oil spills.

Society » Environment | June 19, 2015, Friday // 13:49 | Viewed: 4442

Southern Bulgaria Submerged in Floods Caused by Torrential Rains

Hundreds of houses have been affected and many hectares of crops have been destroyed by torrential rains and hailstorms in Bulgaria's south.

Society » Environment | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 21:40 | Viewed: 4954

Pope's Climate Change Encyclical Leaves Politicians, Businesses Divided

Climate change has far-reaching consequences for both the nature and society and it is the poor who are mostly left suffering, Pope Francis wrote in his 184-page encyclical published Thursday.

Society » Environment | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 17:58 | Viewed: 3970

Thunderstorms, Possible Hails Expected Across Bulgaria

Thunderstorms and prolific rains are expected in the early evening hours of Wednesday evening across Southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | June 17, 2015, Wednesday // 18:06 | Viewed: 5022

Bulgaria to Set Up 6 Regional Centers for Crisis, Disaster Management

A total of nearly BGN 40 M under operational program “Environment” 2014-2020 will go to the creation of six regional centers for crisis and disaster management, according to Bulgaria’s Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva.

Society » Environment | June 17, 2015, Wednesday // 16:57 | Viewed: 4147

Growth of Newborn Egyptian Vulture in Bulgaria Can Be Watched Online

A hatchling was born into a family of Egyptian vultures living in Bulgaria this week, helping preserve a species whose numbers are rapidly declining across the region, a non-profit has said.

Society » Environment | June 17, 2015, Wednesday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1834

Bulgaria Expresses Concern over EU’s ‘Unrealistic’ Emission Reduction Commitments

Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva expressed Bulgaria’s concerns over the overly ambitious and unrealistic emission reduction commitments of the EU after 2030 at a meeting of the Environment Council in Luxembourg.

Society » Environment | June 15, 2015, Monday // 21:28 | Viewed: 1879

Bulgaria Hosts Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting

The aim of the forum is to exchange information, formulate measures and decide upon measures for promoting eco-friendly policies.

Society » Environment | June 1, 2015, Monday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1396