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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: 5261

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: 2093

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: 1378

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: 1427

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: 1861

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: 2469

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: 1317

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: 2156

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: 1964

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: 1357

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: 2027

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: 1917

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: 1766

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: 10383

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: 2733

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: 1822

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: 1353

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: 3317

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: 1815

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: 2425

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: 1648
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