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Bulgaria’s Environment Ministry Reports Substantial Reduction in Plastic Bag Use

Bulgaria’s Environment Ministry has boasted about a substantial reduction in the use of single-use thin plastic bags over the past two years.

Society » Environment | May 1, 2015, Friday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1114

EU to Implement Policies on Reduction of Plastic Bags Usage

According to the new rules approved Tuesday in the European Parliament, all member states need to reduce the usage of the most commonly used plastic bags.

Society » Environment | April 29, 2015, Wednesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1083

Eco Ministry Advises Tsarevo Authorities on Removing Concrete along Sand Dunes

After the initial refusal of the Bulgarian Environmental Ministry to define the territory of the Yug camping as ''sand dunes'', Minister Ivelina Vasileva stated Monday that in fact that was the case.

Society » Environment | April 27, 2015, Monday // 14:56 | Viewed: 1019

Sofia's Waste Treatment Plant – Second Largest in Europe

The Plant for Mechanical Biological Treatment of Waste in Sofia will be the second largest in Europe, right after the unit in Spain's capital Madrid.

Society » Environment | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1369

Bulgaria Registers Increased Air Pollution Levels

Air pollution in Sofia with fine dust particles has been detected over the past one year.

Society » Environment | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1198

Construction Works on Bulgaria's Beach of Coral Will Be Stopped, Official Says

An obligatory administrative sanction has been issued, stopping the construction works near Bulgaria's southern Black Sea beach of Coral.

Society » Environment | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1320

Construction Works at Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Campsite Temporarily Stopped

Construction works of a holiday village at campsite Yug (South) on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast will be stopped temporarily over minor flaws in the documents, according to Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova.

Society » Environment | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1318

Bulgaria to Allocate EU Funding of BGN 115 M to Fighting Air Pollution in Cities

Bulgaria will allocate a total of BGN 115 M under operational program Environment 2014-2020 for measures against air pollution, according to Deputy Environment Minister Pavel Gudzherov.

Society » Environment | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1441

Construction Works along Bulgaria's Black Sea Coastline Cause Turmoil

Construction works in the gulf of Coral, near camping South have started days prior to the Easter celebrations in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | April 14, 2015, Tuesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 1556

Weather: Cloudy and Chilly in April

Cloudiness over Bulgaria will remain significant and there will be several regions across the country that will experience light rain and snow.

Society » Environment | April 8, 2015, Wednesday // 07:55 | Viewed: 1500

3.6-Magnitude Earthquake Registered near Bulgaria’s Samokov

An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale was registered early on Tuesday on Bulgarian territory, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

Society » Environment | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 08:03 | Viewed: 1234

Code Orange Issued in 12 Bulgaria Districts over Bad Weather

A code orange warning has been issued by authorities in twelve Bulgaria districts as Southern and Eastern Bulgaria have seen heavy downpours in the past 24 hours.

Society » Environment | April 6, 2015, Monday // 08:02 | Viewed: 5302

Strong Winds Close Bulgaria's Varna Port

The port in Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna was closed on Friday due to strong winds, the management of the port informed.

Society » Environment | April 3, 2015, Friday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1157

Birds in Bulgaria Decreased by One Fifth in Past Eight Years

The number of the most widespread birds in Bulgaria has decreased with 21 % over the past eight years.

Society » Environment | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1227

Two Earthquakes Measuring 3.3, 3.9 on Richter Scale Registered in SE Bulgaria

Two earthquakes were felt Thursday morning in Southeastern Bulgaria, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

Society » Environment | April 2, 2015, Thursday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1300

Bulgarian Cabinet Allocates BGN 14 M for Natural Disaster Relief

The Bulgarian government allocated BGN 14 M for addressing the consequences of the heavy snowfall and floods in the past months.

Society » Environment | April 1, 2015, Wednesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 4584

Another Six Pelicans Die at Bulgaria's Srebarna Nature Reserve

Six pelicans have been found dead at the Srebarna nature reserve in northeastern Bulgaria on Monday, BTA news agency reported.

Society » Environment | March 30, 2015, Monday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1595

Bulgaria, World Prepare to Switch Off for Earth Hour

Bulgarians and people around the world are preparing to observe the global initiative Earth Hour by switching off their lights for one hour on Saturday.

Society » Environment | March 28, 2015, Saturday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1025

Intensive Rain Expected Across Bulgaria

Heavy rains are expected across all of Bulgaria on Friday.

Society » Environment | March 27, 2015, Friday // 07:35 | Viewed: 1206

Bird Flu Caused Death of Pelicans in Bulgaria's Srebarna Reserve

Bird flu was identified as the cause of death of the 21 pelicans, which were found dead in Bulgaria's Srebarna nature reserve on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 17:54 | Viewed: 1469

Chile Floods Leave 200 Bulgarians Stranded

About 200 Bulgarians assisting in the construction of a photovoltaic power system are currently affected by the torrential rains hitting Chile in the last few days.

Society » Environment | March 26, 2015, Thursday // 09:03 | Viewed: 1030