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8 Bulgarian Regions under Code Orange over Scorching Heat

Eight Bulgarian regions are under code orange Wednesday, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) reminds.

Society » Environment | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 08:08 | Viewed: 3390

Bulgaria's Varna Aquarium Names 1st Octopus after Indian Ocean

The aquarium in the Bulgarian Black Sea capital Varna has given a name to its first octopus ever.

Society » Environment | July 17, 2011, Sunday // 14:09 | Viewed: 7802

16 Bulgarian Regions under Code Orange over Heat Wave

Sixteen Bulgarian regions are under code orange Saturday, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) declared.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2011, Saturday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1992

Bulgaria Resettles Hares from Greece, Cyprus

Bulgarian hunters' organizations have set off a project for replenishing the population of hares in the country by importing rabbits from Greece and Cyprus.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2011, Friday // 19:12 | Viewed: 2129

Code Red for Wildfires Declared in Bulgaria's Haskovo Region

A code red, which the highest level of alert, over the danger of wildfires has been declared Tuesday in the southern Bulgarian region of Haskovo.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1514

Turkish Cistern Causing Harmful Spill in Bulgaria without Certificate

A probe of the Bulgarian Automobile Inspection, DAI, has established that the Turkish driver, who caused a harmful spill near the northern town of Debelets did not own a certificate allowing him to transport hazardous substances.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1492

3 Bulgarian Towns Suffer Heat Records

Three towns in Southwestern and Northern Bulgaria have registered temperature records amidst the currently raging heat wave.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2011, Monday // 18:31 | Viewed: 2245

Turkish Driver Charged for Causing Hazardous Spill in Bulgaria

The driver of the Turkish cistern, which crashed overnight near the northern Bulgarian town of Debelets has been arrested and will be kept behind bars for 24 hours.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2011, Monday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1647

Bulgaria's 264 Municipalities Rally En Bloc against Plastic Bags

All 264 municipal mayors in Bulgaria have decided to stage a "day without plastic bags" on July 29, 2011.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2011, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 3322

No Injured Bulgarians after Hazardous Chemical Spill

There are no injured people in Debelets and there is no longer a threat since the concentration of the dangerous chemical in the air is down to minimal levels.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2011, Monday // 14:37 | Viewed: 1682

2500 Bulgarians to Be Evacuated over Hazardous Chemical Spill

A Turkish cistern truck transporting amounts of a dangerous chemical rolled over early on Monday, causing the ongoing evacuation of some 2500 Bulgarians in the northern town of Debelets near Veliko Tarnovo.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2011, Monday // 08:31 | Viewed: 2954

Bulgarians, Visitors Advised to Stay Inside over Heat Wave

The Bulgarian regions of Vidin and Blagoevgrad are under code orange Sunday, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) declared.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2011, Sunday // 13:53 | Viewed: 2579

Bulgaria's Varna Aquarium Receives 1st Octopus

The aquarium in the Bulgarian Black Sea capital Varna has a new inhabitant – a baby Octopus, (Octopus vulgaris), the Fish Resources Institute in the city announced.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2011, Sunday // 12:47 | Viewed: 3918

Bulgaria Braces for Massive Summer Heat Wave

All of Bulgaria is under a Code "Yellow" warning, the third highest level of alert, because of the summer heat the country is expected to experience on Sunday, July 10.

Society » Environment | July 9, 2011, Saturday // 20:18 | Viewed: 2968

Bulgaria Finally Basks in Glorious Sun, Beaches Packed Full

Following the recent spell of cold weather, beach time has finally arrived in Bulgaria to the joy of thousands of holiday makers along the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2011, Friday // 15:02 | Viewed: 4864

Black Sea Used to Be Freshwater Lake, Experienced Deluge - Scientists

The Black Sea used to be a freshwater lake turned into a salt-water sea, Columbia University Professor William Ryan announced in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | July 6, 2011, Wednesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 10638

3.3-Magnitude Earthquake Registered in Southeast Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.3 on the Richter scale was registered in Southeastern Bulgaria Wednesday afternoon.

Society » Environment | July 6, 2011, Wednesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1644

Uniquely Colored Deer Cub Found in Bulgaria

A strangely colored deer cub has been inhabiting the zoo at the Southern Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora since several days.

Society » Environment | July 5, 2011, Tuesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 2449

MEPs Disgusted at Bulgarian Capital's Waste Dump

A delegation from the European Parliament visited Saturday the Suhodol waste dump in Bulgarian capital Sofia, following a petition by local citizen and environmentalists regarding the impact of the facility.

Society » Environment | July 2, 2011, Saturday // 19:20 | Viewed: 1836

New Minor Earthquake in Southeast Bulgaria

A new light earthquake has been detected in Southeastern Bulgaria, after three minor quakes rattled the region within 15 minutes three days ago.

Society » Environment | June 30, 2011, Thursday // 20:17 | Viewed: 1498

Riot Police Scatter Spontaneous Eco Protest in Sofia

 

Society » Environment | June 30, 2011, Thursday // 19:43 | Viewed: 2002
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