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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

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: 2148

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: 1958

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: 1351

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: 2018

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: 1906

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: 1758

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: 10247

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: 2680

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: 1812

Weekend Brings Lower Temperatures, Rains to Bulgaria

The sizzling heat that swept Bulgaria for the most part of June is coming to an end and the weekend will set in with lower temperatures and rains, forecasts say.

Society » Environment | June 18, 2010, Friday // 17:23 | Viewed: 1337

Brussels Very Likely to Sue Bulgaria over Poor Waste Disposal

The European Commission is very likely to pursue court action against Bulgaria for failing to properly implement EU waste law, more than two years after it launched an infringement procedure on the issue, a deputy minister has said.

Society » Environment | June 15, 2010, Tuesday // 09:00 | Viewed: 3201

EU Report: Bathing Water in Bulgaria 'Excellent'

Bulgaria is one of only five countries in the EU with over 90% of beeches meeting European guide values for bathing water purity, according to a new EU report.

Society » Environment | June 11, 2010, Friday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1808

Bulgaria Grapples with Moroccan Grasshoppers Attack

Local authorities of Southern Bulgarian districts have undertaken measures to combat an invasion of Moroccan grasshoppers threatening to destroy vast areas with crops.

Society » Environment | June 8, 2010, Tuesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2410

Recycling Becomes More Common Practice for Bulgarians

Over 8 000 trees have been rescued from felling in 2009 due to the use of recycled paper in Sofia.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2010, Saturday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1636

Bulgaria Marks World Environment Day

Bulgaria and countries around the globe mark Saturday, June 5, World Environment Day (WED), under the patronage of the United Nations.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2010, Saturday // 12:35 | Viewed: 2352

Bulgarian Authorities Locate Balchik Oil Spill Source

Bulgarian authorities have been able to establish the source of the oil spill spotted near the northern Black Sea coastal town of Balchik Monday.

Society » Environment | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 12:34 | Viewed: 2099

Lightning Kills Bulgarian Shepherd in Ovcharovo

A 50-year-old shepherd in the Bulgarian village of Ovcharavo was found dead early Tuesday after being struck by lightning.

Society » Environment | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 12:33 | Viewed: 1863

Bulgarian Red Cross Sends Aid to Flooded Poland

The leadership of the Bulgarian Red Cross has decided Tuesday to sent aid to those who sustained damage during the disaster May floods in Poland.

Society » Environment | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1543

Oil Spill Noticed near Bulgaria's Balchik

A signal about an oil spill in the Black Sea, near the northmen town of Balchik, has been received Monday on the 112 emergency phone line.

Society » Environment | May 31, 2010, Monday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1838

WWF in Bulgaria Organizes Cleaning of Natural Parks

The international environmental organization WWF is holding Saturday, for the third time in a row, a campaign to clean the 11 natural parks in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 29, 2010, Saturday // 10:57 | Viewed: 2022
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