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EU Greenhouse Gas Emissions Dropped by Almost 2% in 2013

According to latest estimates, EU greenhouse gas emissions in 2013 fell by 1.

Society » Environment | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 717

Thousands Suffer Power Cuts, Blackouts After Bulgaria's First Snow

Nearly 13 000 households are still without electricity in Bulgaria's north-east and another 10 000 experience disruptions in its north-central regions after the first snow for 2014 fell on Saturday.

Society » Environment | October 27, 2014, Monday // 19:24 | Viewed: 1768

Bulgaria’s Burgas Calls Off State of Emergency after Weekend of Heavy Rain

The Mayor of Burgas signed an ordinance Monday to lift the state of emergency in the city after a weekend of heavy rain.

Society » Environment | October 27, 2014, Monday // 10:39 | Viewed: 1137

Heavy Snow, Rain Cause Chaos Throughout Bulgaria

Code Red warning for heavy rain was declared in three Bulgarian districts - Smolyan, Kardzhali and Haskovo, Saturday.

Society » Environment | October 25, 2014, Saturday // 13:39 | Viewed: 5129

Code Orange Issued in 17 Bulgarian Districts Over First Snow

The first snow has fallen in the western and northern parts of Bulgaria overnight.

Society » Environment | October 25, 2014, Saturday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2593

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: 1143

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: 1394

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: 1283

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: 1112

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: 1279

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: 1020

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: 1297

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: 755

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: 1420

3.2-Magnitude Earthquake Registered 80km Away from Smolyan

An earthquake measuring 3.

Society » Environment | October 5, 2014, Sunday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1001

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: 908

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: 743

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: 1481

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: 2177

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: 1498

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: 996