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Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Persistent Rain

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared Thursday in central northern and southern Bulgaria due to expected new heavy rains.

Society » Environment | May 17, 2012, Thursday // 08:22 | Viewed: 888

Bulgarian NGO Breeds Extinct Saker Falcon

The Bulgarian NGO Zeleni Balkani ("Green Balkans") and its wildlife rescue center have been successful in breeding saker falcons, which are extinct in the wild in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 16, 2012, Wednesday // 19:23 | Viewed: 1612

Young Imperial Eagles Hatch in Bulgarian South-East

The first young eastern imperial eagles in Bulgaria for 2012 have hatched in the wild Sakar and Strandzha Mountains in Bulgaria's south-eastern corner.

Society » Environment | May 15, 2012, Tuesday // 14:21 | Viewed: 2727

Half of Bulgaria Declares Code Yellow over Spring Storms

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared Sunday for half of Bulgaria's regions due to incoming heavy spring storms.

Society » Environment | May 12, 2012, Saturday // 21:25 | Viewed: 1569

Light Earthquake Registered in Bulgaria's Eastern Rhodope Mountains

A light earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 on the Richter scale has been registered 250 kilometers southeast of Sofia and 20 kilometers south of Krumovgrad, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Center.

Society » Environment | May 11, 2012, Friday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1687

Code Yellow Declared for Half Bulgaria over Thunderstorms

A shifting weather bringing strong thunderstorms will set in Tuesday in large parts of Bulgaria, with the national weather service calling code yellow for potentially dangerous weather.

Society » Environment | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 08:19 | Viewed: 1119

Bulgaria Enchanted by 3 Cute Bear Cubs

The three brown bear cubs born in the Stara Zagora Zoo in January have become celebrities in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 7, 2012, Monday // 15:49 | Viewed: 4888

Bulgaria to Broil in July, August, Mercury Up to over 40C

Bulgarians and visitors to the country are in for a sizzling hot summer, which was already heralded by the record-highs at the beginning of May.

Society » Environment | May 7, 2012, Monday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1621

Bulgarian Oligarch's Defunct Facility Causes Toxic Spill

A large reservoir for storing chemical substances has caused a toxic leak Saturday afternoon in the industrial town of Devnya, near the northern Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | May 6, 2012, Sunday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2593

Pressure Group to Defend Scandalous Bulgaria Forestry Act

Bulgarian national coalition "Bulgaria for People and Regions" plans to stage a protest performance in support of amendments to the country's Forestry Act intended to liberalize development in protected areas.

Society » Environment | May 1, 2012, Tuesday // 14:26 | Viewed: 809

Bulgarian Man nearly Hit by Meteorite

A small meteorite has nearly hit a man in Southeastern Bulgaria, the local Strumyani Municipality announced.

Society » Environment | April 28, 2012, Saturday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2947

Bulgarian Researchers: Black Sea Fish Cleaner than Mediterranean Fish

Black Sea fish does not contain concentrations of harmful chemicals above normal, according to the results of a testing of the 10 most popular types of fish found in Bulgarian coastal waters.

Society » Environment | April 27, 2012, Friday // 18:23 | Viewed: 4522

Bulgarian Authorities Seize 6.2 km of Illegal Fishing Nets in 3 Days

Four kilometers of poachers' nets have been seized during an inspection of Lake Vaya near the Black Sea city Burgas, according to Yancho Yanchev, head of the local office of the Executive Agency for Fisheries and Aquaculture (EAFA).

Society » Environment | April 25, 2012, Wednesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 1015

Flooded Defunct Mines in Bulgaria's Pernik Spell Landslide

The old mining galleries in the southwestern city of Pernik have been flooded, which may result in a landslide.

Society » Environment | April 24, 2012, Tuesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2145

Bulgaria, World Mark Earth Day

Bulgaria has joined the celebrations of the 42th anniversary of the Earth Day initiative on Sunday.

Society » Environment | April 22, 2012, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1389

Bulgaria to Seek EC Assistance to Stop Dolphin Killings

A count of Black Sea dolphins should start in a month, according to Dragomir Gospodinov, Executive Director of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Executive Agency (FAEA).

Society » Environment | April 20, 2012, Friday // 20:43 | Viewed: 4637

Bulgaria Vows Tighter Control after Failing to Build Border Fence with Turkey

As Bulgaria scrapped its idea to build a border fence with Turkey that was supposed to keep animals infected with FMD from entering its territory, the country has decided to impose tighter border control instead.

Society » Environment | April 20, 2012, Friday // 11:19 | Viewed: 1076

Spring Returns to Bulgaria after Gloomy Rains

Following the Easter spell of cold and rains, the sun is shining over Bulgaria again with forecasts promising temperatures of up to 22°C.

Society » Environment | April 19, 2012, Thursday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1019

Sahara Dust Colors Rain in Parts of Bulgaria

Yellowish rain containing desert dust has been observed in the Southern Bulgarian regions of Smolyan and Blagoevgrad.

Society » Environment | April 18, 2012, Wednesday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1593

7 Bulgarian Regions under Code Orange over Heavy Downpours

Code orange has been declared in seven regions in Central Bulgaria due to heavy downpours and thunderstorms, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology has announced.

Society » Environment | April 18, 2012, Wednesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1162

Code Yellow in South Bulgaria Due to Spring Storms

A code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared in for regions of southern Bulgaria due to the possibility of heavy storms Saturday.

Society » Environment | April 14, 2012, Saturday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1175
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