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Code Yellow Declared for Half Bulgaria over Thunderstorms

A shifting weather bringing strong thunderstorms will set in Tuesday in large parts of Bulgaria, with the national weather service calling code yellow for potentially dangerous weather.

Society » Environment | May 8, 2012, Tuesday // 08:19 | Viewed: 1114

Bulgaria Enchanted by 3 Cute Bear Cubs

The three brown bear cubs born in the Stara Zagora Zoo in January have become celebrities in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 7, 2012, Monday // 15:49 | Viewed: 4846

Bulgaria to Broil in July, August, Mercury Up to over 40C

Bulgarians and visitors to the country are in for a sizzling hot summer, which was already heralded by the record-highs at the beginning of May.

Society » Environment | May 7, 2012, Monday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1617

Bulgarian Oligarch's Defunct Facility Causes Toxic Spill

A large reservoir for storing chemical substances has caused a toxic leak Saturday afternoon in the industrial town of Devnya, near the northern Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | May 6, 2012, Sunday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2580

Pressure Group to Defend Scandalous Bulgaria Forestry Act

Bulgarian national coalition "Bulgaria for People and Regions" plans to stage a protest performance in support of amendments to the country's Forestry Act intended to liberalize development in protected areas.

Society » Environment | May 1, 2012, Tuesday // 14:26 | Viewed: 805

Bulgarian Man nearly Hit by Meteorite

A small meteorite has nearly hit a man in Southeastern Bulgaria, the local Strumyani Municipality announced.

Society » Environment | April 28, 2012, Saturday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2930

Bulgarian Researchers: Black Sea Fish Cleaner than Mediterranean Fish

Black Sea fish does not contain concentrations of harmful chemicals above normal, according to the results of a testing of the 10 most popular types of fish found in Bulgarian coastal waters.

Society » Environment | April 27, 2012, Friday // 18:23 | Viewed: 4506

Bulgarian Authorities Seize 6.2 km of Illegal Fishing Nets in 3 Days

Four kilometers of poachers' nets have been seized during an inspection of Lake Vaya near the Black Sea city Burgas, according to Yancho Yanchev, head of the local office of the Executive Agency for Fisheries and Aquaculture (EAFA).

Society » Environment | April 25, 2012, Wednesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 1010

Flooded Defunct Mines in Bulgaria's Pernik Spell Landslide

The old mining galleries in the southwestern city of Pernik have been flooded, which may result in a landslide.

Society » Environment | April 24, 2012, Tuesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2133

Bulgaria, World Mark Earth Day

Bulgaria has joined the celebrations of the 42th anniversary of the Earth Day initiative on Sunday.

Society » Environment | April 22, 2012, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1389

Bulgaria to Seek EC Assistance to Stop Dolphin Killings

A count of Black Sea dolphins should start in a month, according to Dragomir Gospodinov, Executive Director of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Executive Agency (FAEA).

Society » Environment | April 20, 2012, Friday // 20:43 | Viewed: 4613

Bulgaria Vows Tighter Control after Failing to Build Border Fence with Turkey

As Bulgaria scrapped its idea to build a border fence with Turkey that was supposed to keep animals infected with FMD from entering its territory, the country has decided to impose tighter border control instead.

Society » Environment | April 20, 2012, Friday // 11:19 | Viewed: 1070

Spring Returns to Bulgaria after Gloomy Rains

Following the Easter spell of cold and rains, the sun is shining over Bulgaria again with forecasts promising temperatures of up to 22°C.

Society » Environment | April 19, 2012, Thursday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1015

Sahara Dust Colors Rain in Parts of Bulgaria

Yellowish rain containing desert dust has been observed in the Southern Bulgarian regions of Smolyan and Blagoevgrad.

Society » Environment | April 18, 2012, Wednesday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1586

7 Bulgarian Regions under Code Orange over Heavy Downpours

Code orange has been declared in seven regions in Central Bulgaria due to heavy downpours and thunderstorms, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology has announced.

Society » Environment | April 18, 2012, Wednesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1157

Code Yellow in South Bulgaria Due to Spring Storms

A code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared in for regions of southern Bulgaria due to the possibility of heavy storms Saturday.

Society » Environment | April 14, 2012, Saturday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1170

Good Friday to Bring Sunshine, Showers in Bulgaria

Temperatures in Bulgaria on Good Friday, the most solemn day ahead of Easter, are forecast to reach 20-24C, but the sunshine delight will be coupled with shower spells.

Society » Environment | April 13, 2012, Friday // 09:01 | Viewed: 761

Only 2 Dog Catchers Work at Sofia's Stray Dog Company

Only two out the twenty four staff of the municipal company "Ekoravnovesie" (Eco-balance) in charge of controlling stray dogs' population in Bulgaria's capital Sofia are dog catchers, according to municipal councilman Georgi Kadiev.

Society » Environment | April 12, 2012, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1318

2 Earthquakes Registered in Romania's Vrancea near Bulgaria

Two earthquakes with a 3.5 magnitude on the Richter scale have been registered in Romania's region of Vrancea, some 380 km northeast of Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | April 12, 2012, Thursday // 11:10 | Viewed: 1315

Mayor: Stray Dogs Are Sofia's Top Problem

Stray dogs are the number one problem of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, according to Mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

Society » Environment | April 11, 2012, Wednesday // 11:33 | Viewed: 3456

NW Bulgaria Braces for Day of Wind, Cold

Code yellow has been declared for 8 Bulgarian regions Tuesday over the forecast for gusty winds and very low morning temperatures.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2012, Tuesday // 08:50 | Viewed: 960
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