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Mercury in Bulgaria Zooms up to 40C

Sweltering Bulgaria is in for another three days of sizzling heat as temperatures are expected to hover near 40C on Friday and Saturday.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 10:51 | Viewed: 3021

Dangerous Radioactive Pipe Found in Sofia Suburb

A pipe with radium particles, emanating radiation 200 times above the safety level, has been found near an apartment building in Sofia's Buhovo suburb.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2009, Sunday // 13:27 | Viewed: 2846

UNESCO Warns Bulgaria over Ski Resort Developments

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has warned the authorities in Bulgaria to stop ski resort developments in the Pirin National Park.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2009, Saturday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1927

Bulgaria Eco-Activists Rally against Burgas-Alexandroupolis Pipeline

Bulgarian Environmentalists from the "Clean Sea" organization rallied Thursday against the planned Burgas-Alexandoupolis Oil Pipeline.

Society » Environment | July 9, 2009, Thursday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1736

Bulgaria's Coastal Towns Rally against Oil Pipeline Project

Environmentalists' protests will accompany the public debate of plans for an oil pipeline passing through the coastal town of Burgas and the neighboring municipalities, scheduled for July 9.

Society » Environment | July 9, 2009, Thursday // 08:27 | Viewed: 1378

Environmentalists Rally to "Save Bulgaria Nature"

Bulgarian environmentalists will protest on Thursday against the country's preoccupation with flogging the mountains of Rila and Vitosha and Irakli beach on the Black Sea coast to developers as quickly as possible.

Society » Environment | July 2, 2009, Thursday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1327

UNESCO Gives Ultimatum to Bulgaria over Pirin National Park

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee extended one last chance to Bulgaria Monday regarding the Pirin National park.

Society » Environment | June 29, 2009, Monday // 17:00 | Viewed: 2148

Strong Summer Storms Hit Bulgaria, Rila Monastery Loses Power

The area around one of Bulgaria's most popular historical sites, the Rila Monastery, is without power Monday due to a strong thunderstorm.

Society » Environment | June 22, 2009, Monday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1636

Foreign Scientists Study Bulgaria Ornithology Wealth

Ornithologists from Sweden, the Netherlands and the UK along with Bulgarian colleagues begin monitoring the biodiversity of two Black Sea coast lakes.

Society » Environment | June 14, 2009, Sunday // 19:45 | Viewed: 5571

Six Bulgarian Beaches Fail Brussels Tests

Six out of ninety-three bathing areas along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast do not meet the mandatory values for cleanliness of the water, according to a report of the European Commission.

Society » Environment | June 11, 2009, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 3652

Earth to Crash into Mars in Far Future

Astronomers calculate there is a tiny chance that Mars or Venus could crash with Earth

Society » Environment | June 11, 2009, Thursday // 14:47 | Viewed: 12298

Oil Spill Seals off Part of Bulgaria's Varna Bay

A suspicious stain appeared Saturday afternoon in Black Sea waters near Varna's "South Beach.

Society » Environment | June 6, 2009, Saturday // 15:10 | Viewed: 2330

World Bank Warns of Bulgaria Black Sea-Level Rise

The World Bank has stated that Bulgaria and other former Soviet bloc countries face huge challenges to avoid the worst ravages of climate change over the next 10 years.

Society » Environment | June 3, 2009, Wednesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 3369

Bulgaria's Emergency Ministry Issues Thunderstorm Warning

Bulgaria's Ministry of Emergency Situations and Disasters has warned its regional offices about possible heavy downpours, strong thunderstorms and localized hail.

Society » Environment | June 2, 2009, Tuesday // 13:01 | Viewed: 2454

Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria Blagoevgrad Region

An earthquake registering 4,2 on the Richter Scale was felt in the Blagoevgrad region at 11:03 Monday morning.

Society » Environment | June 1, 2009, Monday // 12:08 | Viewed: 2482

Bulgaria Is 29th Methane to Markets Initiative Member

Bulgaria has become the 29th country to join the international climate change initiative Methane to Markets (M2M).

Society » Environment | May 28, 2009, Thursday // 19:49 | Viewed: 1253

Bulgaria Introduces BGN 100 - 250 Vehicles Eco Tax

Bulgaria will introduce an environmental tax between BGN 100 and BGN 250 for vehicles instead of the excise which will not be any more paid from 2010.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2009, Friday // 12:26 | Viewed: 4548

Dry Spring Causes Bulgaria Wheat Yield Concerns

The warm and dry weather this spring has left Bulgarian farmers worried about a very poor year for their corn and wheat crops.

Society » Environment | May 21, 2009, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 4906

Agrolink Director: Bulgaria Agriculture Media Supports GM Crops

Svetla Nikolova, the Director of AGROLINK, has stated that none of Bulgaria's specialized agriculture media want to publish any critical publications on GMOs.

Society » Environment | May 15, 2009, Friday // 23:37 | Viewed: 2912

Light Earthquake Hits Bulgaria's Chirpan

A light earthquake measuring 2,3 on the Richter scale hit the area around the Bulgarian town of Chirpan at 11:50 pm Friday evening.

Society » Environment | May 9, 2009, Saturday // 10:32 | Viewed: 3046

Bulgaria Protected Birds Enjoy New Offspring

A new generation of pelicans is already populating the "Srebarna" reserve in northeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 7, 2009, Thursday // 20:36 | Viewed: 1446
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