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Minor 2.8-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Southwestern Bulgaria

A minor earthquake of magnitude 2.8 on the Richter scale rocked southwestern Bulgaria half an hour past midnight on Tuesday.

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Bulgarian Village of Belozem Declares State of Emergency

Bulgarian authorities declared a state of emergency in the village of Belozem, located in the province of Plovdiv late on Monday.

Society » Environment | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1893

Bulgarian Authorities Issue Red Code Over Heavy Rain, Strong Winds in Burgas

The National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) to the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN) issued a red code over considerable rainfall and strong winds in the province of Burgas.

Society » Environment | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 07:54 | Viewed: 2113

15 Districts in Bulgaria under ‘Code Yellow’ Weather Alert over Heavy Rain

15 districts in central and eastern Bulgaria are under a “code yellow” weather alert due to heavy rainfall, according to a forecast of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

Society » Environment | September 28, 2015, Monday // 09:48 | Viewed: 2439

Last Circus Lions in Bulgaria Leave for South Africa

Two lions born in Bulgaria who were once part of a circus here have already undertaken a long journey to Africa.

Society » Environment | September 26, 2015, Saturday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1770

Bulgaria Orders Montupet to Halt Aluminium Casting Unit over Suspected Air Pollution

Bulgarian authorities have ordered Montupet EOOD, part of France-based Montupet SA group, to suspend part of the operations of its aluminium casting plant in Ruse suspected as a source of excessive air pollution.

Society » Environment | September 23, 2015, Wednesday // 21:00 | Viewed: 3028

Sofia’s MBT Waste Processing Plant to Start Operating Monday

A newly-built waste processing plant in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia will begin operating on Monday, the city mayor has announced.

Society » Environment | September 12, 2015, Saturday // 15:04 | Viewed: 2068

One Third of Egyptian Vultures on Balkans Reside in Bulgaria

One third of the pairs of Egyptian vultures left on the Balkan peninsula reside in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | September 5, 2015, Saturday // 17:00 | Viewed: 2171

Code Yellow Alert Issued in Bulgaria over Heavy Downpours

Some 15-30 l/sqm of rain are expected in Bulgaria over the next 24 hours, meteorologists have warned.

Society » Environment | August 20, 2015, Thursday // 10:33 | Viewed: 2071

Bulgaria Gives Green Light to Archaeological Research by Greek Ship Aegaeo

The Greek research ship Aegaeo will conduct an oceanographic expedition in waters under Bulgarian jurisdiction in the southwestern Black Sea from September 10 until October 14, it emerged on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | August 19, 2015, Wednesday // 21:41 | Viewed: 1932

Sofia Boasts First Grass-Covered Tram Tracks

The Bulgarian capital already has its first grass-covered tram tracks, which are located in the sections of the rails passing through the Ruski pametnik (Russian monument) square.

Society » Environment | August 17, 2015, Monday // 17:14 | Viewed: 3075

Code Orange Alert Issued for Bulgaria on Monday over Rain, Thunderstorms

A Code Orange warning is in force in five Bulgarian regions on Monday, with heavy downpours and thunderstorms expected after weeks of simmering heat.

Society » Environment | August 17, 2015, Monday // 08:53 | Viewed: 2883

Large Areas of Bulgaria at Risk of Wildifires on Sunday

A Code Red alert has been issued in Bulgaria's northern and southeastern regions, meteorologists have said.

Society » Environment | August 16, 2015, Sunday // 11:27 | Viewed: 2378

Life as Seen through the Eyes of 2 Egyptian Vultures

Two Egyptian vultures, Boris and Jennie, can now be monitored live after being equipped with satellite trackers, the Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds (BSPB) has said.

Society » Environment | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 18:51 | Viewed: 1560

WWF Bulgaria Implements Danube Sturgeon Boosting Project

WWF Bulgaria has implemented a project to release more than 50,000 baby sturgeons in the Danube to help bring the species back from the brink of extinction, AFP reported on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 11:18 | Viewed: 2511

Bulgaria Radiation Levels Unaffected by Chernobyl Wildfire - Environment Agency

No changes in radiation levels have been recorded in Bulgaria as a result of the latest wildwire in the exclusion zone around the closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, the Executive Environment Agency said on Sunday.

Society » Environment | August 9, 2015, Sunday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2572

Folk Fest Drawing Tens of Thousands to Bulgaria's Koprivshtitsa This Weekend

As many as 40 000 people gathered in Koprivshtitsa for the opening day a traditional festival which is being held in the picturesque town for the eleventh time.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 11:44 | Viewed: 2613

Code Red Alert Issued for Eastern Bulgaria over Possible Wildfires

A Code Red warning is in force on Saturday for a number of regions of Eastern Bulgaria, the weather department with the Bulgarian Academy of Science has said.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 10:46 | Viewed: 2656

Highest Alert Issued in Southeastern Bulgaria over Wildfire Threat

A Code Red warning has been issued in Southeastern Bulgaria over potential wildfires on Friday, the Bulgarian Academy of Science (BAS)'s weather department has announced.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2015, Friday // 10:15 | Viewed: 3115

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: 2009

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: 2509