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Bulgarian Parliament Gives Initial Approval to Carbon Capture

After a much-protracted and divisive debate, the Bulgarian Parliament approved at first reading Thursday legislation that would allow carbon capture in the country.

Society » Environment | November 17, 2011, Thursday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1509

Climate Change to Move Bulgaria's Top Grain-Growing Region

In 60 years' time, Bulgaria's biggest grain-growing region may move from Dobrudja in the northeast to the fields near Sofia and Kyustendil.

Society » Environment | November 17, 2011, Thursday // 15:12 | Viewed: 1953

Chlorine Leak Reported in Bulgaria's Yambol

The Firefighter and Protection of Population Services in Bulgaria's southern city of Yambol were notified early Wednesday morning about a chlorine leak from an industrial facility.

Society » Environment | November 16, 2011, Wednesday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1680

Joint Rescue Operation Saves Bulgarian Antarctic Base Commander

A joint rescue operation conducted by Brazil and Chile involving navy ships, an aircraft and a helicopter, has helped to save Yordan Yordanov, commander of the Bulgarian Antarctic base, who suffered a heart attack on Friday, Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry an

Society » Environment | November 15, 2011, Tuesday // 09:50 | Viewed: 1531

Bulgarian Roma Tsar's Tortoises Taken to Animal Rescue Center

The tortoises seized by the prosecution during last week's search of Kiril Rashkov's properties in the southern Bulgarian village of Katunitsa have been placed at the Rescue Center for Wild Animals in Stara Zagora.

Society » Environment | November 14, 2011, Monday // 14:10 | Viewed: 1986

Light Earthquake Registered near Bulgaria's Kresna

A light earthquake was registered 106 km south from Bulgaria's capital Sofia early Monday morning.

Society » Environment | November 14, 2011, Monday // 08:44 | Viewed: 1385

Bulgarian Environmentalists Rise against 'Expendables 2'

Bulgarian environmentalists have officially voiced their protest against the planned shooting of "The Expendables 2" scenes in the country's Devetashka cave.

Society » Environment | November 13, 2011, Sunday // 16:41 | Viewed: 3794

First Scandinavian Swans Come to Spend Winter in Bulgaria

The first flight of swans for the winter season 2011/12 arrived Sunday in the Bulgarian Black Sea capital Varna from Scandinavia.

Society » Environment | November 12, 2011, Saturday // 17:19 | Viewed: 2655

Fire Claims Victim in Bulgaria's Burgas

A vast fire erupted early on Friday in the southern Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas, claiming one victim.

Society » Environment | November 11, 2011, Friday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2177

Bulgaria Oks Dundee Environmental Study for Krumovgrad Gold Mine

Toronto-based mining company Dundee Precious Metals has overcome an important obstacle to its plans for a new open pit gold mine in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | November 9, 2011, Wednesday // 18:30 | Viewed: 3181

Cold Spell to Bring Snow to Bulgaria End-Week

After the sunny Wednesday when the mercury hit 19 degrees Celsius, Bulgaria will wake up to much colder temperatures on Thursday and see a new spate of snowfalls at the end of the week.

Society » Environment | November 9, 2011, Wednesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 2090

Bulgarian Antarctic Expeditions Forced to Hitchhike Amid Scant Financing

The 20th Bulgarian expedition to the Antarctic will set out early November amid serious financial difficulties.

Society » Environment | November 1, 2011, Tuesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2422

Bulgarian Town Besieged by Brown Bear

Residents of a neighborhood in the southern Bulgarian town of Devin had to stay awake through the night, aided by dogs and searchlights to ward off a bear.

Society » Environment | October 29, 2011, Saturday // 15:49 | Viewed: 3804

Outgoing President Bids Luck to 20th Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition

Outgoing Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov bid good luck to the newest Antarctic expedition of Bulgaria, leaving on November 02.

Society » Environment | October 28, 2011, Friday // 13:21 | Viewed: 2147

Bulgaria May Become Subtropical by 2050 - WWF

The spreading of new pests and diseases will be among the results of the climate changes that are going to affect Bulgaria in the following decades.

Society » Environment | October 26, 2011, Wednesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1812

Bulgaria's 2013-2020 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Plan Due in 3 Months

By end-January 2012, Bulgaria will have a plan for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in the period 2013-2020, according to Deputy Environment Minister Evdokia Maneva.

Society » Environment | October 25, 2011, Tuesday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1841

Bulgaria's Western Rhodope Mountains Gear Up for Brown Bear Counting

A team of over 100 scientists, experts and environmentalists will be counting brown bears in Bulgaria's Western Rhodope Mountains on October 26-27.

Society » Environment | October 21, 2011, Friday // 16:16 | Viewed: 3473

Mercury to Zoom up to 21°C in Bulgaria on Thursday

Temperatures in Bulgaria on Thursday are forecast to reach 21°C to delight the people, who are eagerly expecting what may prove to be the last warm spell this year.

Society » Environment | October 20, 2011, Thursday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1738

Bulgaria Basks in Glorious Sun as 'Gypsy Summer' Returns

Following the first winter spell of bitingly cold weather for this year, the sun is shining over Bulgaria again with forecasts promising temperatures of up to 20°C.

Society » Environment | October 19, 2011, Wednesday // 17:40 | Viewed: 2236

Bulgarian Cabinet Keeps Open Bansko's Illegal Ski Tracks

The concession contract for the ski tracks and for the lifts in the winter resort of Bansko is absurd and must be reexamined, according to Bulgaria's Environment and Waters Minister, Nona Karadzhova.

Society » Environment | October 19, 2011, Wednesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 2269

Eastern Bulgaria Recovers from Early Winter Nightmare

Eastern Bulgaria is slowly recovering Wednesday after being hit in the beginning of the week by a heavy, early snow storm with gusty winds.

Society » Environment | October 19, 2011, Wednesday // 09:09 | Viewed: 3073
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