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Bulgaria Registers Record High Temperatures

The thermometers in the central city of Veliko Tarnovo and the southern city of Pazardzhik hit record highs Wednesday - 31 and 31.

Society » Environment | May 26, 2010, Wednesday // 18:54 | Viewed: 2871

Sofia Sets Out to Turn Garbage Dump into Park

Sofia municipality has opened a tender for the selection of a company to recultivate a lot of the nearby operational landfill at Suhodol under an ambition project to turn the dump into a park.

Society » Environment | May 26, 2010, Wednesday // 09:40 | Viewed: 1957

Scientists Search for New Species along Bulgarian Black Sea Coast

A team of 18 scientists from 5 countries has set off on a research expedition along the Bulgarian coast of the Black Sea.

Society » Environment | May 25, 2010, Tuesday // 19:15 | Viewed: 2708

Bulgaria Set for Bumper Harvest in Valley of the Roses

The worldwide famous harvest has begun Friday in the 'valley of the roses' close to Kazanlak in Central Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 21, 2010, Friday // 14:02 | Viewed: 2997

Fish Increasingly Extinct in Bulgaria's Dying Black Sea

Half of the some 80 species of fish inhabiting the waters off the Bulgarian coast of the Black Sea have become extinct, according to fishing experts.

Society » Environment | May 21, 2010, Friday // 13:09 | Viewed: 5379

Killer Bear Hunted Down in Southern Bulgaria

Hunters have shot down the killer bear which is believed to have murdered a man in the Bulgarian Rhodope Mountains.

Society » Environment | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 13:50 | Viewed: 2922

Killer Bear Terrorizes Bulgarian Village

A 65-year-old man has been killed by a bear in the Rhodope Mountains in Southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 18, 2010, Tuesday // 08:34 | Viewed: 9473

Torrential Rains Flood Southwestern Bulgaria

Main streets, houses and hotels in Southwestern Bulgaria have been flooded after torrential rains drenched the region on Saturday.

Society » Environment | May 16, 2010, Sunday // 10:11 | Viewed: 4855

US Ambassador Launches Bulgarian Volunteer Days

The US Ambassador to Bulgaria, James Warlick, launched Saturday the "Volunteers Days" which will be held in the capital Sofia and the cities of Plovdiv, Stara Zagora, Varna, Shumen and Burgas.

Society » Environment | May 15, 2010, Saturday // 17:05 | Viewed: 1511

Bulgaria MPs Vote Drastic Fines for Waste Disposal Violations

Bulgaria's Members of the Parliament passed Thursday the amendments of the Waste Management Act, drastically increasing fines for violators.

Society » Environment | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 12:21 | Viewed: 2957

Bulgaria’s Botanical Garden "Threatened with Extinction"

The wrangle over the ownership of the botanical garden in the coastal town of Balchik gathered momentum on Monday after the director alarmed that its future is far from certain.

Society » Environment | May 10, 2010, Monday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1785

Eco Protesters Flood Downtown Sofia over Court Ruling

Some 100 environmentalists gathered spontaneously in the downtown of the Bulgarian capital Sofia after the Supreme Administrative Court revoked a ban on new ski tracks in the Vitosha Mountain.

Society » Environment | April 30, 2010, Friday // 20:01 | Viewed: 1986

Bulgaria Supreme Court Gives Green Light to Vitosha Ski Tracks

Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) ruled Friday to revoke the decision of Environment Minister, Nona Karadzhova, related to the project to build a new ski zone in the Vitosha Mountain near Sofia.

Society » Environment | April 30, 2010, Friday // 18:13 | Viewed: 2403

3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Registered in South Bulgaria

An earthquake with a 3.5 magnitude has been registered 110km to the south of the Bulgarian capital, reports BTA.

Society » Environment | April 29, 2010, Thursday // 18:54 | Viewed: 1780

Light Earthquake Registered near Bulgaria's Capital

A light earthquake with a 3.2 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered near Sofia Tuesday.

Society » Environment | April 27, 2010, Tuesday // 20:16 | Viewed: 1627

14 Bidders Vie to Clean Bulgaria's Capital Sofia

Fourteen companies have submitted offers for cleaning nineteen districts in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, which has been battling garbage problems for years.

Society » Environment | April 26, 2010, Monday // 19:03 | Viewed: 2263

Bulgaria Marks Grim Anniversary of Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

Bulgaria and nations around the globe mark Monday the 24th anniversary of the disaster at the Nuclear Power Plant Chernobyl in the Ukraine.

Society » Environment | April 26, 2010, Monday // 08:44 | Viewed: 4914

Bulgaria Opens New GMO Lab to Help Enforce Ban

Tests to find out if soil, water or plants contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Bulgaria will cost between BGN 200-300.

Society » Environment | April 22, 2010, Thursday // 13:56 | Viewed: 4101

Bulgaria Joins World Earth Day Celebrations

Bulgaria has joined Thursday in the celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the Earth Day initiative.

Society » Environment | April 22, 2010, Thursday // 13:29 | Viewed: 6648

110 Bulgarian Businesses Volunteer to Clean Sofia

The first stage of the campaign "Idea for Clean Sofia" concluded Tuesday with an award ceremony for the best of the 110 participating businesses and over 28 000 of the capital city's residents.

Society » Environment | April 20, 2010, Tuesday // 20:17 | Viewed: 1421

Bulgaria Antarctic Expedition Partakes in Climate Change Research

The Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition is involved in an international research of the permafrost environment in the Antarctic that will measure the carbon dioxide greenhouse effect.

Society » Environment | April 19, 2010, Monday // 13:12 | Viewed: 2920
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