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Bulgaria Declares Code Yellow over High Winds

A code yellow for dangerous weather has been called Sunday for the entire territory of Bulgaria, over expected strong winds.

Society » Environment | April 7, 2012, Saturday // 19:40 | Viewed: 1264

Energy Firms Paid to Laud Shale Gas in Bulgaria, Eco-Activist Claims

Three PR agencies in Bulgaria have received enormous amounts of money in order to explain to the public how nice shale gas is, Mariana Hristova, an environmentalist, has alleged.

Society » Environment | April 4, 2012, Wednesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 1091

Sofia Mayor Finds Out Aggressive Stray Dogs Don't Belong on Streets

Aggressive packs of stray dogs do not belong on the streets, Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova declared on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | April 4, 2012, Wednesday // 16:38 | Viewed: 1277

Bulgarian Parliament Sets Up Committee on Shale Gas despite Moratorium

The Bulgarian Parliament has formed a temporary committee to study, analyze, and discuss "good practices and legislative solutions" on the regulation of exploration and extraction of mineral and energy resources.

Society » Environment | April 4, 2012, Wednesday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1046

Bulgaria's Sofia Plans to Get Rid of Stray Dogs by 2016

Bulgaria's capital Sofia plans to get rid of half its stray dogs by 2014 and reduced their number by 95% by 2016.

Society » Environment | April 3, 2012, Tuesday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1839

Bulgaria to Get First Zero-Carbon Eco Village

A project for a zero carbon village, which also generates renewable energy and is a center of scientific and research work, was presented Tuesday by the municipal and district administration in the northeastern city of Ruse and the Institute for Agricultu

Society » Environment | April 3, 2012, Tuesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1478

Half of Bulgaria Choking by Harmful Air Dust

A Bulgarian think-tank raised an alert on Monday over the high concentration of dust particles in the air, which they say affects half of the country's population.

Society » Environment | April 2, 2012, Monday // 19:12 | Viewed: 1823

Bulgarian Party Wants to Legalize Killing of Stray Dogs in Self-Defense

The Bulgarian nationalist Ataka (Attack) party has proposed legal amendments that would allow citizens to attack and kill animals in self-defense.

Society » Environment | April 2, 2012, Monday // 16:38 | Viewed: 1800

Sofia City Hall Launches Spring Cleaning Campaign

The Sofia City Hall is launching Monday the traditional campaign for the spring cleaning of the Bulgarian capital.

Society » Environment | April 2, 2012, Monday // 13:24 | Viewed: 791

Sofia Deputy Mayor Ready to Resign over Stray Dogs Outrage

Maria Boyadzhiyska, Deputy Mayor of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, has declared that she is ready to resign over the city's unresolved stray dogs issue.

Society » Environment | April 2, 2012, Monday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1426

Spring Returns to Bulgaria after Weekend Snow

After the Sunday cold and snow, the weather in Bulgaria will gradually return back to spring Monday.

Society » Environment | April 2, 2012, Monday // 09:28 | Viewed: 1050

Snow Surprises Sofia on April Fools' Day

Snow arrived in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on April 1, the day the western world marks April Fools.

Society » Environment | April 1, 2012, Sunday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1299

Earth Hour Spares Record 56 Megawatts of Electricity to Sofia

The power utility CEZ reports Sunday a record drop of 56 megawatts of electricity consumption in Bulgaria's capital Sofia during "Earth Hour 2012".

Society » Environment | April 1, 2012, Sunday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1067

4.0-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southeastern Bulgaria

A 4.0-magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale has been registered in Southeastern Bulgaria, according to the European Seismology Center.

Society » Environment | March 31, 2012, Saturday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1415

Northern Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Gusty Winds

Code yellow has been declared for 11 Bulgarian regions Saturday over the forecast for gusty winds.

Society » Environment | March 31, 2012, Saturday // 11:49 | Viewed: 719

73 Cities in Bulgaria to Join Earth Hour 2012

At least seventy three cities and towns across Bulgaria will turn off the lights at their main buildings to join the Earth Hour initiative, the environment group WWF announced.

Society » Environment | March 31, 2012, Saturday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1349

Bulgaria's Sofia Gripped by 40 000 Stray Dogs - Report

Over 40 000 stray dogs are roaming the streets of Bulgarian capital Sofia, according to a former employee of the Ecobalance municipal company.

Society » Environment | March 30, 2012, Friday // 17:40 | Viewed: 2839

Most of Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Gusty Winds, Rain

Code yellow has been declared for 20 Bulgarian regions Friday over the forecast for gusty winds and rain.

Society » Environment | March 30, 2012, Friday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1317

Bulgarian Garden to Take Part in Prestigious UK Flower Show

Bulgarian gardener Hristo Yordanov will participate in one of the most prestigious flower forums in the UK, Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Society » Environment | March 27, 2012, Tuesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1210

Moon, Venus, and Jupiter Align in Rare Brilliant Set

Skygazers from around the world, including Bulgaria, were treated Monday night to the rare opportunity of feasting their eyes on Jupiter, Venus and Moon arranged in a captivating triangular formation.

Society » Environment | March 26, 2012, Monday // 19:33 | Viewed: 2249

Bulgaria Marks Meteorology Day with Balmy Weather

Bulgaria and Bulgarian weather people mark March 23, World Meteorological Day with balmy spring temperatures.

Society » Environment | March 23, 2012, Friday // 09:07 | Viewed: 2223
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