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Bulgarian Eco Ministry Makes U-Turn on Ski Lift Project

Bulgaria's Ministry of Environment has annulled their June decision to allow the "Yulen" company to build a new ski lift in the country's top winter resort of Bansko.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 20:59 | Viewed: 2367

Bulgarian Govt Allows Bear Hunt after Latest Killer Attack

Bulgaria's Environment Minister has allowed the hunting down of brown bears whenever necessary after a woman barely survived an attack by a killer bear.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 2529

Bulgarian NGO Resettles Griffin Vultures from Spain

Bulgarian environmentalists are going to resettle eight griffin vultures as part of a project to restore the population of the birds of prey.

Society » Environment | July 13, 2010, Tuesday // 19:19 | Viewed: 2387

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Worried About Crops

Bulgarian minister of agriculture Miroslav Naydenov has expressed some worries about the success of this year's wheat crops, after torrential rains flooded north-eastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2010, Saturday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1552

Two Weak Earthquakes Registered in Bulgaria

Early Saturday morning two weak earthquakes were detected in different parts of Bulgaria, causing no damages, reported the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2010, Saturday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1662

Bulgarian NGO to Track 5 Imperial Eagles by Satellite

Activists of the Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds have attached satellite transmitters to five young Eastern imperial eagles in order to track them to study their habits and prevent their extinction.

Society » Environment | July 9, 2010, Friday // 12:44 | Viewed: 5397

Blast of Cold Air, Rain Hits Bulgaria

After the relatively high temperatures earlier this week, Bulgaria has been hit on Thursday by a blast of cold air and torrential rains.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2010, Thursday // 14:36 | Viewed: 2107

Bulgaria Health Ministry: Water Good for Bathing

Bulgaria is one of only five countries in the EU with over 90% of beeches meeting European guide values for bathing water purity, the country's health ministry has announced, citing a EU report.

Society » Environment | July 7, 2010, Wednesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1404

Level of Danube in Bulgarian Sector Drops

The level of the river Danube in the Bulgarian stretch has started to drop, with a considerable drop in the western sector Tuesday.

Society » Environment | July 6, 2010, Tuesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 1447

Bulgaria's Lovech Stores 50 Thousand Tons of Sofia's Waste

The landfill in the city of Lovech is going to take 50 thousand tons of baled Sofia waste following a decision to this effect by the local municipality.

Society » Environment | July 6, 2010, Tuesday // 11:01 | Viewed: 1895

Extreme Flooding Alert in Romanian Danube Regions

A maximum-degree flooding alert has been declared in Danubian regions of Romania, after the river level reached historical highs at a number of locations.

Society » Environment | July 5, 2010, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 2505

Danube Situation in Bulgarian Sector Remains Critical

The situation with the level of the river Danube in the Bulgarian stretch is still critical as it continues to rise, authorities have announced.

Society » Environment | July 4, 2010, Sunday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1331

Danube River Surpasses Critical Level at Bulgaria's Russe

The level of the Danube River has gone above 8 m near the Bulgarian city of Ruse, which has made the situation in the region critical

Society » Environment | July 3, 2010, Saturday // 10:19 | Viewed: 2180

No Relief for Bulgaria's Danube Town of Lom

The situation with the level of the river Danube in the Bulgarian stretch is still critical, even though in most sections it subsided overnight by six cm.

Society » Environment | July 2, 2010, Friday // 08:28 | Viewed: 1978

Danube Situation in Bulgarian Sector Remains Critical

The situation with the level of the river Danube in the Bulgarian stretch is still critical, especially in the Bulgarian north-west.

Society » Environment | June 30, 2010, Wednesday // 09:45 | Viewed: 1375

Bulgarian NGO Employs GPS to Save Imperial Eagles from Extinction

The Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds has announced the start of its new campaign for the satellite tracking of Eastern imperial eagles.

Society » Environment | June 29, 2010, Tuesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 2054

Bulgaria: Level of Danube Rising, Lom Situation Critical

Levels of the Danube river are threatening north-western Bulgarian town of Lom with flooding, reported local authorities Monday.

Society » Environment | June 28, 2010, Monday // 13:31 | Viewed: 1936

Light Tremor Shakes Southeastern Bulgaria

A light earthquake with a 1.9 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered on the territory of Bulgaria Monday morning.

Society » Environment | June 28, 2010, Monday // 09:44 | Viewed: 1785

Bulgaria's Sofia, Plovdiv Suffer Worst Air Pollution in Europe

Bulgaria is experiencing excessive and permanent air pollution across its territory, with the amount of dust in the air exceeding all environmental standards, a survey by the Italian Statistics Institute shows.

Society » Environment | June 23, 2010, Wednesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 10982

Here Comes the Longest Day

The summer solstice arrives June 21 to mark the longest day and shortest night of the year for the northern hemisphere, a day people have celebrated for centuries.

Society » Environment | June 21, 2010, Monday // 08:30 | Viewed: 2882

Rains, Thunderstorms Hit Bulgaria

After the record high temperatures earlier this week, Bulgaria has been hit Sunday by a blast of cold air and torrential rains.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2010, Sunday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1835
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