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Bulgarian Firefighters Off to Israel to Help Quench Blaze

Bulgarian firemen are now preparing to fly to Haifa, Israel, where a massive wildfire has already claimed at least 40 lives.

Society » Environment | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 19:55 | Viewed: 2044

Code Orange Raised for Extremely Chaotic Weather in Bulgaria

The national weather service in Bulgaria has raised a Code Orange warning for Friday with more high winds coming amid extreme temperature differences across the country.

Society » Environment | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 15:42 | Viewed: 2181

Heavy Snow Freezes Transport in Western Europe

Air, road and railway transport across Western and Northern Europe has been disrupted by heavy snowfall and freezing cold.

Society » Environment | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 20:35 | Viewed: 3722

Minor Quake Shakes Eastern Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.4 on the Richer scale occurred in Eastern Bulgaria on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 19:18 | Viewed: 1422

Light Earthquake Registered in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake was registered in southern Bulgaria Wednesday morning, the Seismology Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences reports.

Society » Environment | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1187

Bulgarian Eco Ministry Tries to Balance Interests in Nature Park

The Bulgarian Ministry of Environment has returned Tuesday the management plan for the Strandzha Nature Park for additional review, but has not bowed to requests by local towns to up development.

Society » Environment | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 19:54 | Viewed: 1546

Sofia Waste Relocation Cost Approaches BGN 1 B

The Sofia City Hall is paying BGN 1.25 M to send 20 tons of its waste to the landfill in the central town of Sevlievo.

Society » Environment | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 18:57 | Viewed: 1837

Pink Flamingo Spotted near Bulgaria's Burgas

A pink flamingo - a rare visitor to Bulgaria - has been spotted over the weekend near Bulgarian Black Sea major city of Burgas.

Society » Environment | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 2033

2 Ships Collide Off Bulgarian Coast, Oil Spill Feared

Two ships have collided in the Black Sea some 20 km south of Bulgaria's Emine Cape, the Bulgarian Maritime Administration announced.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2010, Monday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1290

24 Bulgarian Cities Register Record-High Temperatures

Bulgaria registered high temperature records in 24 cities on Monday, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) has announced.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2010, Monday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1725

Hurricane Winds Cause Widespread Damage in Bulgaria

The hurricane-like winds have caused power outages, fallen trees and tin roof damages across Bulgaria Monday morning, the Civil Defense reports.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2010, Monday // 10:56 | Viewed: 2648

Bulgaria Braces for High Winds, Unstable Weather

Strong winds are expected across Bulgaria beginning of next week, as fall weather continues to be dynamic, but still warmer than usual.

Society » Environment | November 28, 2010, Sunday // 19:56 | Viewed: 1629

30 Bulgarian Cities More Dusty than They Should Be

30 cities in Bulgaria have registered concentrations of fine dust in their air that are above tthe allowed limits, according to the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment.

Society » Environment | November 28, 2010, Sunday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1716

CEZ Power Utility Launches Electric Car Station in Sofia

Bulgaria's capital Sofia will have in the beginning of 2011 a station for recharging electric cars, using renewable energy sources.

Society » Environment | November 23, 2010, Tuesday // 15:34 | Viewed: 2001

Bulgarian Meteorologists Warn of Hurricane-Like Winds

Strong winds are expected in Eastern Bulgaria on Tuesday, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has warned.

Society » Environment | November 23, 2010, Tuesday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1483

Saker Falcons Resettled in Bulgaria

The first new breeding pair of steppe Saker falcons has arrived in Bulgaria Monday as the efforts start to reintroduce this rare species in the Balkan country.

Society » Environment | November 22, 2010, Monday // 12:52 | Viewed: 2806

Bulgaria Right-Wingers Warn of New Garbage Crisis in Sofia

Bulgaria's right-wing opposition has sounded an alarm over grave garbage problems looming for the capital Sofia, warning that a new crisis may hit it at the end of next year at the latest.

Society » Environment | November 21, 2010, Sunday // 19:07 | Viewed: 3126

Bulgarian Eco-Activists March to Save Forests

Bulgarian environmentalist groups have scheduled a rally Sunday in downtown Sofia against the amendments to the laws concerning forest protection.

Society » Environment | November 21, 2010, Sunday // 10:44 | Viewed: 2984

Bulgaria Records Another Hot November Weekend

Temperatures in Bulgaria soared well above 20 degrees C Sunday, with nine locations registering temperature records.

Society » Environment | November 14, 2010, Sunday // 18:54 | Viewed: 1819

Bulgaria Moves to Reduce Plastic Bags' Use

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry is preparing an order aiming at restricting the use of plastic bags in the country.

Society » Environment | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 19:28 | Viewed: 1890

November Heat Wave Continues in Bulgaria

Bulgaria continues to enjoy one of the warmest Novembers ever, after 12 locations registered again temperature records on Thursday.

Society » Environment | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 18:55 | Viewed: 2230
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