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Bulgaria PM Asks Environmental Protestors to Stage Rallies Elsewhere

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has asked opponents of the newly passed controversial amendments to the Forestry Act to refrain from blocking the Orlov Most junction in Sofia and to choose another place for the rallies.

Society » Environment | June 15, 2012, Friday // 09:21 | Viewed: 773

Bulgarians Gear Up for 3rd Rally against Forestry Act Amendments

Opponents of the newly adopted amendments to Bulgaria's Forestry Act are gearing up for a third mass rally on Friday evening.

Society » Environment | June 15, 2012, Friday // 08:27 | Viewed: 796

Bulgaria Controversial Forestry Act Fuels Mass Protests

Thousands of Bulgarian protestors have vowed to hit the streets again on Thursday, calling on the president to veto the controversial brand new forestry act.

Society » Environment | June 14, 2012, Thursday // 09:54 | Viewed: 2465

Bulgaria Cracks Down on Plastic Bags Use

The Bulgarian government has increased the fee for the use of plastic bags, in an attempt to motivate citizens to gradually give up this type of packaging.

Society » Environment | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1646

Scorcher Hits Bulgaria, Cool Respite Due Soon

Beach time has settled in full force in Bulgaria to the joy of thousands of holiday makers along the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 10972

Bulgarian Army Starts Mass Cleaning of Blasted Ammo Depot

Over 140 Bulgarian servicemen from the Land Forces began Wednesday a mass cleaning effort at the blasted ammo depot in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 836

Bulgarian Scientists Penniless, Can't Study Earthquake Faults

Bulgarian scientists are unable to research earthquake faults around the country because of a lack of funds, according to geologists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2307

19 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Heat Wave

Code yellow has been declared for 19 Bulgarian regions for Wednesday over the forecast of dangerous heat, the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, informs.

Society » Environment | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1002

Blast-ravaged Bulgaria Demands State Recovery Help

The Mayor of Bulgaria's southeastern municipality of Stradlzha, Mitko Andonov, demands urgent State help for the areas affected by last week's ammo depot explosions.

Society » Environment | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 890

UNESCO OKs Ski Facilities in Bulgarian Mountain Resort

Ski facilities in Bulgaria's mountain resort of Bansko have no negative impact on the environment and are not a threat to the extraordinary value of the Pirin National Park as a world heritage site, according to a report of UNESCO's World Heritage Cente

Society » Environment | June 11, 2012, Monday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1136

Three Bulgarian Beaches Fail Brussels Clean Water Tests

Three out of ninety-three bathing areas along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast do not meet the mandatory values for water cleanliness, while those of excellent quality are down two times over the previous year, a European Commission report shows.

Society » Environment | June 11, 2012, Monday // 10:10 | Viewed: 4794

Bulgarian Army Secures Area of Blasted Ammo Depot

A modular group for the detonation and destruction of unexploded ammunition from military unit 22 220 in the city of Sliven is securing Sunday the area of the blast near the Petolachkata junction in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | June 10, 2012, Sunday // 11:18 | Viewed: 946

4.5-Degree Quake Felt in Northern Italy

A 4.5 Richter degree magnitude earthquake has been registered Saturday in Northern Italy, the site of destructive tremors during the past weeks.

Society » Environment | June 9, 2012, Saturday // 11:11 | Viewed: 863

Bulgaria to Bask in Sun over Weekend, Mercury Up to 34C

Bulgaria is in for three days of sizzling heat as temperatures are expected to reach 33-34 C on Friday and Saturday.

Society » Environment | June 8, 2012, Friday // 09:48 | Viewed: 982

5.1 Earthquake Hits Western Turkey, Bulgaria Rattled Too

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake has struck the western parts of Turkey, including Istanbul, shaking apartment buildings, rattling windows and causing residents to rush into the streets.

Society » Environment | June 8, 2012, Friday // 08:01 | Viewed: 2599

Bulgarian Eco Activists with New Rally against Forestry Act

Bulgarian environmentalist staged once again Wednesday a protest rally against looming amendments to the Forestry Act.

Society » Environment | June 6, 2012, Wednesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1059

Bulgarian Police Warn of Scattered Ammunition after Depot Blasts

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry has warned that munitions and fragments of munitions have been scattered in the region surrounding the Petolachkata road junction in Southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | June 6, 2012, Wednesday // 09:15 | Viewed: 858

Bulgaria, World Fascinated by Rare Venus Transit

The planet Venus moved across the face of the Sun, fascinating skywatchers across the globe who had the chance to observe one of the rarest events in the Solar System.

Society » Environment | June 6, 2012, Wednesday // 08:35 | Viewed: 922

Munition Explosions Caused 4.5-Magnitude Quake in Bulgaria, Fire Brigade Chief Claims

The incident in which an ammunition depot exploded near the city of Sliven in Southeastern Bulgaria Tuesday afternoon has caused a 4.5-magnitude earthquake on the Richter Scale, Nikolay Nikolov, the head of the Bulgarian Fire Brigade Service, declared.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 18:46 | Viewed: 1681

Ammunition Depot Explosions Cause Earthquake in Bulgaria

The incident in which an ammunition depot exploded near the city of Sliven in Southeastern Bulgaria Tuesday afternoon has caused a minor earthquake in the region, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences announced.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 18:31 | Viewed: 3000

Bulgarian Ammunition Depot Blasts Injure 7, 2 Critical

A total of seven workers have been injured as blasts took place in a private Bulgarian ammunition depot on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 17:33 | Viewed: 995
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