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Bulgaria's Osam, Vit Rivers Water Levels Increasing Due to Heavy Rains

The water level of the river Osam in the north-central Bulgarian city of Lovech has increased by 1 meter in the last day after the pouring rains that hit the region.

Society » Environment | October 24, 2014, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 438

7 Districts under Code Orange Weather Alert for Heavy Rain, Strong Wind

A code orange weather alert for heavy rain and strong wind has been issued for 7 Bulgarian districts, including Blagoevgrad, Smolyan, Kardzhali, Haskovo, Lovech, Gabrovo and Veliko Tarnovo.

Society » Environment | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 08:10 | Viewed: 880

Code Orange Issued in Seven Bulgarian Districts Over Heavy Rains, Wind

Code Orange warning for potentially dangerous weather has been issued in seven Bulgarian districts on Wednesday over rains and strong winds.

Society » Environment | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 16:42 | Viewed: 975

Code Red For High River Waters In Western, Central Bulgaria Issued

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry warns of expected heavy rains and high waters in western and central Bulgaria, code red is issued for Varbitsa river in the Rhodope Mountains, reports bTV.

Society » Environment | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 07:48 | Viewed: 871

Environment Ministry Warns of Heavy Downpours Throughout Bulgaria

Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water has warned of heavy rains throughout the country at the end of the week.

Society » Environment | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 18:26 | Viewed: 1105

London Heathrow Cancels 10% of Flights over Hurricane Gonzalo

London Heathrow airport has cut about 10% of incoming and outgoing flights with the 20 biggest carriers on Tuesday as the tail-end of hurricane Conzalo slammed into Britain.

Society » Environment | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 968

Brussels Threatens Bulgaria With Court Action Over Environment Issues

The European Commission warned Bulgaria that it might sue it in the Court of the European Union over the Natura 2000 network and bird protection, reports the Sega daily.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2014, Friday // 11:10 | Viewed: 1262

Sofia Zoo To Get Penguins, Kangaroos

The Sofia Zoo has arranged to get new animals, among which will be Humboldt Penguins and kangaroos, said the recently appointed director of the zoo Manol Neikov, quoted by the Standart daily.

Society » Environment | October 13, 2014, Monday // 13:33 | Viewed: 725

Farmer Market Fest Showcases Organic Food

The first Farmer Market Fest will take place in Sofia this Friday at the central entrance of Sofia's Zaimov park between 1 PM and 8 PM.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 19:52 | Viewed: 1414

3.2-Magnitude Earthquake Registered 80km Away from Smolyan

An earthquake measuring 3.

Society » Environment | October 5, 2014, Sunday // 13:50 | Viewed: 999

Bulgaria’s Radomir Votes in Referendum on Gold Mining

Residents of the western Bulgarian town of Radomir are voting Sunday in a referendum on gold mining in the region.

Society » Environment | October 5, 2014, Sunday // 11:10 | Viewed: 902

WWF: Global Wildlife Population Dropped by 50% in 40 Years

The Living Planet Index, which measures trends in thousands of vertebrate species populations, shows a decline of 52% between 1970 and 2010, according to the latest edition of WWF's Living Planet Report.

Society » Environment | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 13:40 | Viewed: 727

Code Yellow For Bad Weather Declared Along Sea Coast

Code yellow for torrential rains and high winds is declared for Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast, said the National Meteorology and Hydrology Institute.

Society » Environment | September 27, 2014, Saturday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1460

Heavy Rains Expected in 8 Bulgarian Districts on Friday

Code yellow warning for potentially dangerous weather conditions has been issued for eight Bulgarian districts for Friday, September 26.

Society » Environment | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 20:44 | Viewed: 1800

Bulgarian Environmentalists Hold Protests Against Shale Gas

Bulgarian environment protection activists protested on Wednesday against prospecting for shale and coal gas and their extraction in Bulgaria’s northeastern Dobrudzha region.

Society » Environment | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 07:59 | Viewed: 1493

Eco Experts: Bulgaria's Zoos Don't Cover EU Standards

Bulgaria's zoos do not cover EU standards and most of them even work in violation of Bulgarian law, according to Yavor Gechev of the Four Paws foundation and Ruslan Serbezov of the Environment Ministry.

Society » Environment | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 987

Annual Revenues from Illegal Logging in Bulgaria at BGN 100 M - WWF

Revenues from illegal logging in Bulgaria amount to over BGN 100 M a year, according to a report of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Society » Environment | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 09:18 | Viewed: 1100

First Snow Covers Petrohan Pass

The first snow covered the Petrohan mountain pass early on Tuesday morning, reports tribali.

Society » Environment | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 15:32 | Viewed: 2095

Meteorologists: Winter Would Be Milder

This winter in Bulgaria would be milder than usual, meteorologist Ivailo Slavov told Nova TV, refuting forecasts that temperatures will drop to -40°C.

Society » Environment | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1433

Code Yellow Over Strong Wind Issued in 4 Bulgarian Districts

On Monday, Bulgaria's Independence Day, Code Yellow warning for strong winds was issued in four districts in the country, according to the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology.

Society » Environment | September 22, 2014, Monday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1709

Bulgarian Environment Ministry Warns of Possible Flash Floods

The Ministry of Environment has warned of expected rise of river water levels mainly in western and central Bulgaria on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 08:03 | Viewed: 1511