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3rd Day of Code Orange in Bulgaria over Dangerous Heat

A Code Orange alert was declared once again for all Bulgarian regions on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2012, Wednesday // 08:43 | Viewed: 833

WWF Delighted with Bulgaria's Irakli Beach Court Battle Outcome

WWF has welcomed a decision by Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court to declare illegal the construction of a resort complex in the Emine-Irakli Natura 2000 protected area on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2012, Tuesday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1171

Bulgaria Braces for Extremely Hot Wednesday

Bulgaria is to be under a Code Orange alert on Wednesday, as the country is to be roasted by another dangerously hot day.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2012, Tuesday // 19:14 | Viewed: 1243

New Law Sends Scrap Yards in Bulgaria Falling by the Wayside

Nearly half of all 2300 scrap metal yards in Bulgaria have been forced to shut down over the last year in the wake of controversial and restrictive new legislation, people from the sector have alarmed.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2012, Tuesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2978

Offshore Investor Conclusively Defeated over Bulgaria's Irakli Beach

Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) has conclusively declared illegal the initial stages of construction of a resort complex in the Irakli-Emine protected area on the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | July 9, 2012, Monday // 19:53 | Viewed: 1989

Magnitude 2.7 Earthquake Strikes Bulgaria's Pernik Region

An earthquake of a 2.7 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered Monday afternoon near the western Bulgarian city of Pernik, according to data of the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

Society » Environment | July 9, 2012, Monday // 17:31 | Viewed: 793

No Arson Suspects in Bulgaria's Vitosha Fire - Top Cop

It is still unclear what caused the wildfire that raged for almost an entire week in Bulgaria's Vitosha Mountain near Sofia, Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has stated.

Society » Environment | July 9, 2012, Monday // 11:42 | Viewed: 788

Large Wildfire Erupts in Southeastern Bulgaria

A large wildfire has erupted in the region of Bulgaria's Elhovo, near the country's border with Turkey.

Society » Environment | July 9, 2012, Monday // 09:18 | Viewed: 845

Bulgaria Issues Code Orange Alert over Scorching Heat

A Code Orange alert was declared for all Bulgarian regions on Monday, as the country is expected to be roasted by a scorching heat for a sixth day in a row.

Society » Environment | July 9, 2012, Monday // 08:10 | Viewed: 1446

Firefighters Battle New Large Wildfire in Bulgaria

Four teams of firefighters are at the site of the wildfire that erupted Sunday evening along southern Bulgarian Trakiya Highway near the town of Ihtiman, some 30 km away from capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2012, Sunday // 19:34 | Viewed: 1047

Code Yellow in Bulgaria over Lasting Blasting Heat

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared Sunday for almost the entire territory of Bulgaria due to an intensifying heat wave.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2012, Sunday // 10:27 | Viewed: 921

Heat Wave Breaks Temperature Records in Bulgaria

Five temperature records have been registered in Bulgaria at 3 pm Saturday over the blasting heat.

Society » Environment | July 7, 2012, Saturday // 19:52 | Viewed: 2135

Wildfire near Sofia Fully Tamed on Day 7

The extinguishing of the wildfire that engulfed the Bistrishko Branishte natural reserve in the Vitosha Mountain near the Bulgarian capital Sofia is near conclusion on the 7th day of the effort.

Society » Environment | July 7, 2012, Saturday // 12:41 | Viewed: 755

Dangerous Scorcher Pushes Mercury Up to 38C in Bulgaria

Code yellow has been declared for nearly entire Bulgaria for Saturday over the forecast of dangerous heat.

Society » Environment | July 7, 2012, Saturday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1652

Wildfire Taming Effort near Sofia Enters Day 6

The extinguishing of the wildfire that engulfed the Bistrishko Branishte natural reserve in the Vitosha Mountain near the Bulgarian capital Sofia entered its sixth day Friday.

Society » Environment | July 6, 2012, Friday // 11:29 | Viewed: 779

Bulgaria's Varna Rallies again to Protect Sea Garden

Scores of citizens and environmentalists rallied again Thursday evening in Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna with demands to ban all construction in one of the city's top landmarks, the beautiful Sea Garden.

Society » Environment | July 6, 2012, Friday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1373

17 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Scorching Heat

Code yellow has been declared for 17 Bulgarian regions for Friday over the forecast for dangerous heat.

Society » Environment | July 6, 2012, Friday // 08:47 | Viewed: 678

Dangerous Scorcher Pushes Mercury Up to 38C in Bulgaria

Code yellow has been declared for 20 Bulgarian regions for Thursday over the forecast for dangerous heat.

Society » Environment | July 5, 2012, Thursday // 14:18 | Viewed: 934

Bulgaria PM Declares Vitosha Wildfire 'Under Control'

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, Deputy Prime Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov and Defense Minister Anyu Angelov  arrived Thursday at the site of fire in Bulgaria's Vitosha Mountain to declare the blaze "under control" in front of cameras and journalists.

Society » Environment | July 5, 2012, Thursday // 12:37 | Viewed: 1390

Bulgaria's Varna Sees Mass Rallies against Park Construction

Protest rallies of citizens and environmentalists are shacking Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna with demands to ban all construction in one of the city's top landmarks, the beautiful Sea Garden.

Society » Environment | July 5, 2012, Thursday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1651

Environmentalists Ask Sofia Mayor to Undo Privatization of Ski Lifts in Vitosha

Bulgarian environmental activists have urged Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova to terminate the privatization contract for the ski lifts in the Vitosha Mountain with the notorious Vitosha Ski company.

Society » Environment | July 4, 2012, Wednesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 1209
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