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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: 3801

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: 5660

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: 2547

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: 7032

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: 1926

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: 3341

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: 5078

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: 3076

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: 1346

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: 1703

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: 1828

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: 3311

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: 2797

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: 2393

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: 1445

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: 5206

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: 4110

Wildfires Rage on in Central Russia

More than 240,000 persons are engaged in taming wildfires that have been sweeping central Russia for the last couple of days, reports RIA Novosti Saturday.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2010, Saturday // 15:43 | Viewed: 2519

Extinct Plant Species to Come Back to Bulgaria

Extinct and rare plant species will be brought back to four protected areas in Bulgaria, under the framework of a new environmental project of the EK Life+ program.

Society » Environment | July 27, 2010, Tuesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 4169

Bulgaria's Pazardzhik District Declares Emergency over Floods

An emergency situation was declared in Pazardzhik district, central southern Bulgaria, after heavy rains caused extensive flooding in the area.

Society » Environment | July 26, 2010, Monday // 19:40 | Viewed: 1727

Floods Hit Southern Bulgaria

The town of Saedinenie near Plovdiv announced state of emergency after torrential rains fell down Sunday night.

Society » Environment | July 26, 2010, Monday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2062
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