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73% of Bulgaria's Bathing Waters Were of Excellent Quality in 2014

In Bulgaria, 69 out of a total of 94 bathing waters or 73.4 % were deemed as being of excellent quality in 2014.

Society » Environment | May 21, 2015, Thursday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1073

Minor Earthquake Registered in Black Sea Near Bulgaria's Primorsko

A minor earthquake of magnitude 2.6 on the Richter scale was registered on Wednesday in the Black Sea near the Bulgarian town of Primorsko.

Society » Environment | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1100

Code Yellow Issued in Five Bulgarian Municipalities

Code yellow has been issued in five southern regions of Bulgaria on account of the imminent prolific rains and expected thunderstorms.

Society » Environment | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 09:25 | Viewed: 1359

Sofia Picks Griffon Vulture as Its Ugly Animal Mascot

Bulgaria's capital Sofia has elected the griffon vulture to become its ugly animal mascot in a first-ever vote held by a city outside of the UK.

Society » Environment | May 18, 2015, Monday // 00:40 | Viewed: 1692

Bulgaria's Stara Zagora Citizens Protest Against Minks Farm Construction

The citizens of Stara Zagora have started a protest against the planned construction of a farm, whose main activity will be burning of minks in the nearby village of Madzherito.

Society » Environment | May 8, 2015, Friday // 11:43 | Viewed: 2048

Torrential Rains and Hail Expected in Bulgaria

Torrential rains and thunderstorms in more than half of Bulgaria's territory are expected Thursday.

Society » Environment | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1424

Landslides Hamper Access to Bulgarian Resort in Rhodope Mountains

The Bulgarian municipality of Peshtera declared on Tuesday a partial state of emergency due to landslides, which are hampering the access to the resort Saint Constantine in the Rhodope mountains.

Society » Environment | May 5, 2015, Tuesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 1367

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: 1180

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: 1134

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: 1056

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: 1412

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: 1232

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: 1339

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: 1330

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: 1463

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: 1581

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: 1524

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: 1253

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: 5330

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: 1167

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: 1264