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Floods Hit Southern Bulgaria

The town of Saedinenie near Plovdiv announced state of emergency after torrential rains fell down Sunday night.

Society » Environment | July 26, 2010, Monday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2062

Danube Level Declines Drastically in Bulgarian Section

The level of the Danube River near Bulgaria's Ruse has declined by 5 meters in 20 days.

Society » Environment | July 26, 2010, Monday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1492

Most of Bulgaria Declares Alert over Torrential Rains

A total of 17 of the 28 Bulgarian districts have declared a third-degree alert order because of the forecasts for torrential rains and thunderstorms.

Society » Environment | July 25, 2010, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2252

Bulgarian MPs Toss Murder of Killer Bears into Hands of Agriculture Minister

Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister will be the person in charge of granting permits to shoot down killer bears and other wild animals, according to draft legislation.

Society » Environment | July 22, 2010, Thursday // 20:11 | Viewed: 2584

Bulgarian Peasants Mad over Govt Measures against Killer Bears

Locals in Southern Bulgaria have expressed their indignation over what they see as inadequate measures taken up by the government to protect them from killer bears.

Society » Environment | July 21, 2010, Wednesday // 18:51 | Viewed: 2796

Closure Looms for Bulgaria's Polluting Thermal Plants

All Thermal Power Plants (TPP) in Bulgaria that pollute the environment will be closed by the end of 2012, Eco Minister, Nona Kardzhova, informs Monday.

Society » Environment | July 19, 2010, Monday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1668

Greece Wildfire Restrained - Report

The great forest fire that broke out Saturday evening north-east of the Greek capital Athens has been restrained, report local firefighing authorities.

Society » Environment | July 18, 2010, Sunday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1856

Illegal Extraction Pollutes Bulgarian Nature Park - Report

Illegal extraction of sand and other raw materials for construction is polluting Bulgaria Strandzha Nature Park, alerted park authorities quoted by Bulgarian daily Dnevnik.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2010, Friday // 20:28 | Viewed: 3634

Bulgarian Eco Ministry Stops Controversial Ski Lift Repair

The Bulgarian Ministry of Environment announced Friday that it has enforced a halting of all repair activities on the controversial repair of a ski lift in Bulgarian ski resort Bansko.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2010, Friday // 18:15 | Viewed: 2638

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: 2326

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: 2475

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: 2310

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: 1524

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: 1627

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: 5226

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: 2087

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: 1370

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: 1418

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: 1853

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: 2459

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: 1309
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