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Bulgaria’s Environment Minister to Cut Ribbon on Waste Management System in Vidin

Bulgaria’s Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva will cut the ribbon on a new waste management system in the northwestern city of Vidin ON Tuesday afternoon.

Society » Environment | August 4, 2015, Tuesday // 07:36 | Viewed: 956

Forest Fire Damage in Bulgaria since Jan 2015 Estimated at BGN 10 M

Wildfires have caused damage worth around BGN 10 M since the beginning of 2015, according to Bulgaria’s Deputy Agriculture Minister Georgi Kostov.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2015, Sunday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1908

Temperatures in Bulgaria to Exceed 40 Degrees as Heat Wave Reaches Its Peak

The heat wave, which has gripped Bulgaria, is expected to reach its peak on Thursday with temperatures expected to exceed forty degrees.

Society » Environment | July 30, 2015, Thursday // 08:47 | Viewed: 3892

3-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southern Bulgaria

An earthquake of magnitude 3 on the Richter scale was registered in southern Bulgaria on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 10:42 | Viewed: 1867

Code Orange Issued in 21 Bulgarian Regions over Dangerous Heat

As many as 21 Bulgarian regions have been placed under Code Orange for Wednesday as extremely high temperatures are expected to sweep the country.

Society » Environment | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 3387

4-Magnitude Earthquake in Greece Felt in Bulgaria

An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale was registered Tuesday morning in Greece near the country’s border with Bulgaria, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

Society » Environment | July 28, 2015, Tuesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 1510

Decreasing Water Levels Hamper Sailing on Danube Near Bulgaria's Belene

The drop in the water levels is hampering the sailing on the Danube river near the Bulgarian town of Belene.

Society » Environment | July 25, 2015, Saturday // 13:07 | Viewed: 2442

Bulgarian Customs Prevent Smuggling of 10 African Grey Parrots

Bulgarian customs officers have seized 10 African grey parrots which a Bulgarian citizen tried to bring into the country from Turkey without proper documents required under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

Society » Environment | July 24, 2015, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 7875

Wildfire Near Bulgaria's Harmanli Continues to Rage for Third Day

The wildfire near the Bulgarian town of Harmanli continues to rage for the third consecutive day on Friday.

Society » Environment | July 24, 2015, Friday // 08:38 | Viewed: 2207

Wildfire Rages for Second Day Near Bulgaria's Harmanli

A wildfire has been raging for the second day in the Sakar mountain in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 13:39 | Viewed: 2101

3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southwestern Bulgaria

An earthquake of magnitude 3 on the Richter scale was registered in southwestern Bulgaria on Thursday.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1907

Two Bulgarian Circus Lions Now Awaiting Relocation to Africa in Stara Zagora Zoo

Jora and Black, the two Bulgarian circus lions awaiting relocation to a sanctuary in Africa by The Born Free Foundation, have been moved to a local zoo from their confinement in a small cage near Sofia.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1675

4-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria's Kavarna, Varna

An earthquake of magnitude 4 on the Richter scale was registered in the Black Sea on Wednesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) informs.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 2449

Eco Taxes Mark 5% Drop for New Cars, Increase by 3% for Old Ones

The Bulgarian Eco Ministry has projected an increase in eco-taxes for old vehicles, as they are more responsible for air pollution.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 10:34 | Viewed: 1588

Code Yellow on Account of Dangerous Heat Waves

Code yellow has been issued in 23 municipal regions of Bulgaria because of the heat wave expected Wednesday.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2015, Wednesday // 13:14 | Viewed: 2389

Born Free Foundation Appeals to Help Rescue Two Bulgarian Circus Lions

A UK-based international wildlife charity has invited donations for the relocation of two Bulgarian circus lions from life in a small cage to life in a sanctuary in Africa.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2015, Wednesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 4577

Maximum Temperatures in Bulgaria Reaching 37° C

Weather in Bulgaria will be accompanied by critically high temperatures on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | July 7, 2015, Tuesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 4303

Pazardzhik Landfill Poses Danger of Road Accidents

There is an imminent danger for the garbage from the landfill near Pazardzhik to reach up to the inter-city road.

Society » Environment | June 23, 2015, Tuesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 3890

Bulgaria's Environment Minister Calls for Imposing Stricter Fines on Oil Spills

Bulgarian Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva called on Friday for tightening fines imposed on oil spills.

Society » Environment | June 19, 2015, Friday // 13:49 | Viewed: 4475

Southern Bulgaria Submerged in Floods Caused by Torrential Rains

Hundreds of houses have been affected and many hectares of crops have been destroyed by torrential rains and hailstorms in Bulgaria's south.

Society » Environment | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 21:40 | Viewed: 4987

Pope's Climate Change Encyclical Leaves Politicians, Businesses Divided

Climate change has far-reaching consequences for both the nature and society and it is the poor who are mostly left suffering, Pope Francis wrote in his 184-page encyclical published Thursday.

Society » Environment | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 17:58 | Viewed: 3998