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Angry Bulgarians Protest Shale Gas Exploration

Hundreds of Bulgarians braved a cold autumn rain and marched in the streets of capital Sofia Saturday to request a ban on shale gas exploration in the country.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2011, Saturday // 17:06 | Viewed: 2662

2 Large Wildfires Rage Near Bulgarian Capital at End of Summer

Bulgarian firefighters are tackling two sizeable wildfires east and west of capital Sofia, which started at the very end of warm days in October.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2011, Saturday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1324

Bulgaria's 'Gypsy Summer' Comes to an End

Saturday will mark a significant change in the weather in Bulgaria, ending a string of exceptionally warm September and October days, and setting the stage for the real beginning of fall.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2011, Saturday // 10:31 | Viewed: 2296

Brussels Gives Up Plans to Sue Bulgaria over Poor Waste Disposal

The European Commission has surprisingly dropped plans to pursue court action against Bulgaria for failing to properly implement EU waste law, citing progress in preparations for a recycling plant.

Society » Environment | October 7, 2011, Friday // 12:09 | Viewed: 2279

Quake Brings Reminiscence of Vrancea Disaster in Romania

An earthquake with a 5.1 magnitude on the Richter scale has been registered in Romania's region of Vrancea, some 380 km northeast of Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | October 4, 2011, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1729

Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition to Research Climate Change, Build Church

The 20th Bulgarian expedition to Antarctica will set out early November with an ambitious agenda emphasizing on the effects of global warming on local plant and animal life.

Society » Environment | October 2, 2011, Sunday // 16:04 | Viewed: 2728

Free Nylon Plastic Bags Cease to Exist in Bulgaria

Free small nylon plastic shopping bags will never be seen again in Bulgaria, it has been made clear Saturday.

Society » Environment | October 1, 2011, Saturday // 15:39 | Viewed: 1771

Bulgaria Welcomes Autumn 2011

Autumn finally came in Bulgaria on Friday, putting an end to the country's summer days.

Society » Environment | September 23, 2011, Friday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1732

Mild Quake Shakes Southwestern Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.3 on the Richter scale struck about 160 kilometers southwest of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, on the territory of the country.

Society » Environment | September 21, 2011, Wednesday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1015

Eco Min Urges Bulgarians to Chill Out over Chevron's Shale Gas Drilling

Bulgaria's Environment Minister Nona Karadzhova has sought to quiet down public fears over the shale gas exploration permit granted by the Cabinet to US energy giant Chevron.

Society » Environment | September 21, 2011, Wednesday // 13:28 | Viewed: 1715

Bulgarian Govt Suspects No Foul Play in Dead Dolphins Case

No evidence points towards potential foul play involved in the death of several Black Sea dolphins that were washed ashore in Bulgaria, the country's Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov has stated.

Society » Environment | September 21, 2011, Wednesday // 08:41 | Viewed: 1607

End of Bulgaria Summer Bliss Near as Mercury Falls

Weathermen have warned the end of the usually hot September bliss in Bulgaria is coming to an end as spells of cooler air are set to pass through the country on Tuesday, bringing down temperatures by more than 10 degrees C.

Society » Environment | September 19, 2011, Monday // 13:22 | Viewed: 2087

Bulgarian PM: Stop Nagging Me on Shale Gas

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, is asking fellow citizens, who oppose the exploring for shale gas in northeastern Bulgaria, to stop irritating him otherwise he would sign the contract out of "stubbornness.

Society » Environment | September 18, 2011, Sunday // 14:35 | Viewed: 2457

Bulgarian Eco NGO Triumphs in Court Battle for Irakli Beach

A Bulgarian NGO has defeated in court an offshore investor, which planned to build a resort complex in the Irakli-Emine protected area on the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | September 14, 2011, Wednesday // 21:01 | Viewed: 2152

Mercury Hits Record High at 5 Bulgarian Locations

Five Bulgarian locations have registered record high temperatures for mid-September around 3 pm Thursday.

Society » Environment | September 13, 2011, Tuesday // 18:59 | Viewed: 2045

Wild Fire Impedes Traffic on Bulgaria's Trakiya Hwy

A wild fire is reported Tuesday afternoon on both sides of the Trakiya highway, near the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | September 13, 2011, Tuesday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1870

2.6 Earthquake Felt in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake with a 2.6-magnitude on the Richter scale has been registered in southern Bulgaria Sunday evening.

Society » Environment | September 12, 2011, Monday // 08:09 | Viewed: 1763

3rd Dead Dolphin Washed Ashore on Bulgarian Black Sea Coast

Another dead dolphin has been washed ashore on the beach near the salt-mines in the Black Sea city of Burgas.

Society » Environment | September 6, 2011, Tuesday // 11:14 | Viewed: 4062

Bulgarian NE City to Hold Referendum on Shale Gas

Town councilors of the north eastern Bulgarian city of Dobrich have decided to hold a local referendum on exploring for shale gas in the region.

Society » Environment | September 4, 2011, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2019

Bulgarian Govt: No Worries over Dead Black Sea Dolphins

After two dead dolphins were washed ashore in Bulgaria in just two days, on Saturday senior Bulgarian government officials refuted claims of increased death instances among Black Sea dolphins.

Society » Environment | September 3, 2011, Saturday // 11:23 | Viewed: 5074

Another Dead Dolphin Washed Ashore in Bulgaria

A dead dolphin in an advanced stage of decomposition has been discovered near the southern Bulgarian resort town of Sozopol, the bTV private channel has reported.

Society » Environment | September 2, 2011, Friday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1491
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