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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: 1785

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: 1652

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: 2752

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: 2468

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: 2124

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: 1315

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: 2232

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: 2278

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: 2378

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: 2413

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: 2881

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: 1785

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: 2262

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: 4139

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: 2015

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: 3564

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: 1668

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: 2836

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: 8669

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: 2334

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: 2233