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Plovdiv Finally Gets Hefty Sum for Sofia's Waste

Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv is going to receive by the end of the year BGN 8 M in compensation for taking Sofia's waste.

Society » Environment | December 14, 2011, Wednesday // 19:03 | Viewed: 1626

Bulgarian Lawyer Joins Kyoto Protocol Committee

A Bulgarian lawyer, Alexander Kodzhabashev, has been elected as a member of the enforcing authority of the Kyoto Protocol Implementation Committee.

Society » Environment | December 13, 2011, Tuesday // 18:25 | Viewed: 2169

Bulgaria President-Elect Argues for Non-Anthropocentric Eco Justice

Humans have become accustomed to exploiting the Earth's resources in a manner that is not only unsustainable, but also blatantly unjust, stated Bulgaria's president-elect Rosen Plevneliev.

Society » Environment | December 13, 2011, Tuesday // 17:10 | Viewed: 1905

EC Questions Bulgaria on Dead Bats Case

The European Commission has sent a letter to the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Waters inquiring information on the case with the dead bats in the Devetashka cave.

Society » Environment | December 12, 2011, Monday // 12:16 | Viewed: 2778

Sofia Looks to Dispose Last Tons of Rotting Waste

The Sofia City Hall is negotiating with other municipalities to find a place for the last 90 000 tons of garbage bales dumped and rotting near the capital.

Society » Environment | December 11, 2011, Sunday // 13:56 | Viewed: 2484

Bats Died in Bulgarian Cave over 'Expendables 2' Filming

The bats inside Bulgarian Devetashka cave, a key spot for spending the winter season, have come out of hibernation much earlier than usual and it is unclear how many will survive until spring.

Society » Environment | December 11, 2011, Sunday // 12:15 | Viewed: 8537

Bulgaria's Sofia Enjoys First Major Snowfall

Bulgaria's capital Sofia was surprised before noon on Thursday by its first major snowfall for the 2011-2012 winter.

Society » Environment | December 8, 2011, Thursday // 13:27 | Viewed: 2343

Colder Spell to Set in Bulgaria on Wednesday

After the couple of sunny days over the weekend and the beginning of the week, Bulgaria will be hit on Wednesday by a freezing cold spell, bringing a new spate of snowfalls, according to weather forecasts.

Society » Environment | December 6, 2011, Tuesday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1518

Bulgaria Joins Durban Climate Change Conference

Starting Tuesday, a Bulgarian delegation, led by the Minister of Environment and Waters, Nona Karadzhova, is joining the Climate Change Conference in Durban.

Society » Environment | December 6, 2011, Tuesday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1446

Bulgaria, Romania to Watch Out for Black Sea Tsunamis

Bulgarian and Romanian scientists will take part in establishing an early alert system for geological hazards on the two countries' Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2011, Monday // 20:23 | Viewed: 3709

Northern Bulgaria Sees Record High December Temperatures

A total of nine cities and towns in Bulgaria saw record high temperatures on Monday, according to the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2011, Monday // 18:41 | Viewed: 1654

New Wildfire Reported in Bulgaria's Pirin Mountain

A large wild fire is raging Monday in Bulgaria's Pirin mountain in the municipality of Yakoruda.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2011, Monday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1769

Latest Shale Gas Protest Held in Bulgaria's Varna

Residents of Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna are staging Sunday a protest rally against shale gas exploration and production in the country.

Society » Environment | December 4, 2011, Sunday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1688

Wildfire Spreads Further in Bulgaria’s Central Balkan National Park

The massive wildfire that erupted on Monday in Bulgaria's Central Balkan National Park has now spread over a territory of approximately 550-600 decares, the country's Environment Ministry has informed.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2011, Tuesday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1270

Vast Wildfire Erupts in Bulgarian National Park, Arson Suspected

A vast wildfire has erupted in Bulgaria's Central Balkan National park, the country's Environment Ministry has informed.

Society » Environment | November 28, 2011, Monday // 18:05 | Viewed: 1552

Bulgarian Town Rises in Revolt against Dundee Plans for Gold Mine

The people living in the poor Bulgarian town of Krumovgrad have resumed their vehement protests against plans by Canadian mining company Dundee Precious Metals to open a big open-pit gold mine, spurred by the worldwide gold rush.

Society » Environment | November 28, 2011, Monday // 10:35 | Viewed: 15308

Shooting of 'Expendables 2' Chased Away Bats - Researcher

The bat population in the Bulgarian Devetashka Cave, a key spot for spending the winter season, has been reduced to 1/4 by the recent filming of the blockbuster "Expendables 2", according to a Bulgarian zoologist.

Society » Environment | November 27, 2011, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 5434

Dundee: Bulgaria, Locals to Benefit from Krumovgrad Gold Mine

Toronto-based mining company Dundee Precious Metals has made yet another attempt to assure that its controversial Krumovgrad gold project in Bulgaria will be beneficial for the country shortly after it was given thumbs up by the environment ministry.

Society » Environment | November 25, 2011, Friday // 09:46 | Viewed: 3386

Bulgarian Environmentalists Suspect Second Shale Gas Well

After visiting the villages of Golyamo Peshtene and Malo Peshtene in Northwestern Bulgaria, environmental activists have voiced fears that a natural gas drilling site is being prepared for a bigger well that may be used for shale gas exploration through h

Society » Environment | November 23, 2011, Wednesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1482

Bulgaria Braces for Freezing Cold Weather Beginning of Dec

After a few more sunny days until the end of the month, Bulgaria will be hit at the beginning of December by a freezing cold spell, bringing a new spate of snowfalls.

Society » Environment | November 22, 2011, Tuesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 2065

Bulgaria's Danube Section with Lowest Level since 1941

The Bulgarian section of the Danube River keeps breaking low water level records, according to the Bulgarian Executive Agency for Exploration and Maintenance of the Danube River.

Society » Environment | November 21, 2011, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 2016
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