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Bulgaria to Host First World Conference in Organic Beekeeping

The Bulgarian seaside resort Sunny Beach will host the world's first ever conference in organic apiculture August 27-29.

Society » Environment | August 19, 2010, Thursday // 20:18 | Viewed: 2661

Light Earthquake Registered in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake with a 2.8 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered on the territory of Bulgaria Monday morning.

Society » Environment | August 18, 2010, Wednesday // 08:44 | Viewed: 1334

Elevated Radiation Confirmed for Bulgarian Beach

The radiation at the Bulgarian Black coast bay "Vromos" is twice higher than the norm for this area, the Executive Environmental Agency reports Tuesday.

Society » Environment | August 17, 2010, Tuesday // 18:47 | Viewed: 3460

Bulgaria Sweats out, Hopes for Cool Mid-Week Spell

The warm weather that swept Bulgaria for the most part of August will reach one of its peaks at the beginning of this week, but forecasts say cooler air is about to set in.

Society » Environment | August 16, 2010, Monday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1842

Bulgaria Braces for Scorching Heat

The over 35 C heat wave that swept Bulgaria this week will continue during the first half of the next.

Society » Environment | August 15, 2010, Sunday // 19:01 | Viewed: 3625

Bulgarian Eco Activists to Clean up Seven Rila Lakes

Bulgarian environmental activists are organizing a cleanup of trash in the area of the famous Seven Lakes in the southwestern Bulgarian mountain of Rila, August 24-29.

Society » Environment | August 15, 2010, Sunday // 16:08 | Viewed: 5339

Bulgarian Minister Shoots Quails at Hunting Season Opening

Minister of Agriculture and Foods Miroslav Naydenov opened Saturday the new hunting season near the city of Shuman in Northeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | August 14, 2010, Saturday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2503

Bulgaria Forms 'Rapid Reaction Force' to Crack Down on Killer Bears

Following the several recent cases of killer bear raids, Bulgaria's Environment Ministry has announced the creation of a special task force to tackle "problematic bears".

Society » Environment | August 14, 2010, Saturday // 13:06 | Viewed: 6997

Bulgarians Get Tips on How to Profit from Brown Bears

NGOs will be teaching Bulgarian peasants in mountain regions how to profit economically from the presence of brown bears, including by using them to attract tourists.

Society » Environment | August 13, 2010, Friday // 19:12 | Viewed: 1908

New Killer Bear Raids in Bulgaria's Rhodope Mountains

Two attacks by killer bears on domestic animals occurred overnight in the Smolyan District in Southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | August 13, 2010, Friday // 18:08 | Viewed: 3224

Bulgaria Registers Record-High Sea Water Temperatures

The temperatures of the sea water along the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, which reached 30 degrees Celsius in the recent days, are the highest in 17 years, experts have announced.

Society » Environment | August 12, 2010, Thursday // 16:18 | Viewed: 5006

Russia Declares Emergency in Nuclear Town

On account of the raging wildfires Russian authorities declared a state of emergency in the town of Ozersk, where a large Russian center for processing of nuclear materials is located.

Society » Environment | August 9, 2010, Monday // 18:18 | Viewed: 3017

3 Boys Struck by Lightning in Bulgaria

A 16-year-old boy was killed and two others were severely injured by a lightning near the Bulgarian town of Samokov.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2010, Sunday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1338

Bulgarian Environment Ministry Boosts Monitoring over Killer Bears

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry is going to enhance its monitoring of the population of brown bears in the country as a result of the problem with killer bears.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 19:21 | Viewed: 1696

Thunder, Hail Storm Hits Bulgaria's Sofia

A strong thunder storm hit the Bulgarian capital Sofia on Thursday afternoon.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1820

Bulgarian Authorities Hunt Down 2nd Killer Bear

A second killer bear has been hunted down in the Smolyan District in Southern Bulgaria in just three months.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 11:20 | Viewed: 3211

Oil Spills Detected Off Bulgarian Black Sea Coast - Report

Several oil slicks have been detected in the Black Sea off the coast of Bulgaria and Romania via satellite monitoring by the BlackSea-online.

Society » Environment | August 4, 2010, Wednesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 2789

BP Claims to Have Stopped Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

British Petroleum announced Wednesday that the "static kill" operation it performed to stop the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has had the "desired outcome".

Society » Environment | August 4, 2010, Wednesday // 11:17 | Viewed: 2377

Bulgaria Restricts Freight Road Traffic August

Bulgarian authorities issued a ban of all heavy-freight vehicles on its road network on Fridays and Sundays between August 6 and 30.

Society » Environment | August 3, 2010, Tuesday // 19:17 | Viewed: 1433

Beach-goers in Bulgaria Warned of Dangerous Sea Waters

Monday, August 2 is considered in Bulgaria the one day during the year when the waters of the Black Sea are the most dangerous, taking the most drowning victims.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2010, Monday // 11:16 | Viewed: 4988

UNESCO Extends Area of Bulgaria's Pirin World Heritage Site

The World Heritage Committee meeting in Brazil extended Sunday the World Heritage statute of Bulgaria's Pirin Natural Park.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2010, Monday // 10:27 | Viewed: 4084
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