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Bulgarian Parliament Bans for Good Bear-Hunting

Bulgaria's Parliament banned Friday the hunting of brown bears that was lifted two years ago following the death of a man.

Society » Environment | November 30, 2012, Friday // 13:55 | Viewed: 3469

Coming Week to Bring First Snow to Bulgaria

The first snow in the Bulgarian lowlands for the new winter season is expected after Monday, December 3, according to the Bulgarian national weather service.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2012, Thursday // 13:20 | Viewed: 1214

Bulgaria on Orange Alert over Coming Downpour

Several regions of southern and eastern Bulgaria have been placed under code orange and yellow for potentially dangerous weather Thursday.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2012, Thursday // 08:44 | Viewed: 1114

1.8-Magnitude Earthquake Registered near Bulgarian-Turkish Border

A light 1.8-magnitude earthquake was registered Monday afternoon near the Bulgarian-Turkish border, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

Society » Environment | November 26, 2012, Monday // 19:29 | Viewed: 977

European Commission Warns Bulgaria over Landfills

The European Commission has asked Bulgaria to bring its landfills in line with EU legislation as a part of a horizontal exercise that concerns several Member States.

Society » Environment | November 21, 2012, Wednesday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1152

Bulgaria Bans Bear-Hunting Again, Pressed by EU, Greenies

Bulgaria's government has approved a bill reinstating a ban on hunting brown bears that was lifted two years ago following the death of a man.

Society » Environment | November 16, 2012, Friday // 15:11 | Viewed: 2817

Inversion Brings Temperature Records to Bulgarian Mountains

Late fall temperature inversions in Bulgaria have made for a warm Tuesday on the country's mountaintops.

Society » Environment | November 13, 2012, Tuesday // 20:48 | Viewed: 1784

Bulgaria's Vitosha Nature Park to Restore 6 Tourist Routes

Six tourist routes in Bulgaria's Vitosha Mountain will be restored and equipped with new signs with EU money under a project won by Vitosha Nature Park.

Society » Environment | November 12, 2012, Monday // 14:15 | Viewed: 2371

3.4 Earthquake Shakes Romania's Vrancea near Bulgaria

An earthquake with a 3.4 magnitude on the Richter scale has been registered in Romania's region of Vrancea, some 380 km northeast of Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | November 12, 2012, Monday // 10:46 | Viewed: 1368

Light Earthquake Registered in SW Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.5 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southwestern Bulgaria Monday, in the first hours of the new week.

Society » Environment | November 5, 2012, Monday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1257

Indian Summer Brings 5 Temperature Records to Bulgaria

5 new temperature records were set and one more equalled in Bulgaria Saturday, as warm weather has continued well into the fall.

Society » Environment | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 19:28 | Viewed: 1373

New Storm Might Hit US on Election Day

A new storm could form on the US East Coast during presidential elections next Tuesday, days after the destructive Sandy Hurricane hit it, warn weathermen.

Society » Environment | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1287

Mercury to Zoom up to 21°C in Bulgaria over Weekend

Temperatures in Bulgaria over the weekend 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 | November 2, 2012, Friday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1293

Southern Bulgaria under Code Orange over Downpours

Code orange has been declared Thursday in four regions in southern Bulgaria due to heavy downpours, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, has announced.

Society » Environment | November 1, 2012, Thursday // 08:43 | Viewed: 1512

Bulgarian President to Hand National Flag to 21st Antarctic Expedition

President Rosen Plevneliev will hand the Bulgarian flag to the 21st Antarctic Expedition at an official ceremony starting 11 a.m on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | October 31, 2012, Wednesday // 08:48 | Viewed: 1340

Commissioner Georgieva Laments Hurricane Sandy Victims

EU Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva has expressed her condolences at the victims of the Hurricane Sandy, which hit the US Tuesday.

Society » Environment | October 30, 2012, Tuesday // 20:13 | Viewed: 1498

Bulgarians Advised against Traveling to US East Coast

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has strongly recommended that Bulgarian citizens refrain from travelling to the East Coast of the United States, which is most strongly affected by the growth of superstorm Sandy.

Society » Environment | October 30, 2012, Tuesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 892

Rains Tail off in Bulgaria, but Mercury Down to 10C

The heavy rains that hit central, western and southern Bulgaria are expected to abate on Tuesday, but temperatures will start to go down, weather forecasts say.

Society » Environment | October 30, 2012, Tuesday // 08:45 | Viewed: 2864

Inclement Weather Causes Power Outages in Western Bulgaria

Some 5 000 households in Western Bulgaria were left without electricity Monday night as a result of power outages caused by inclement weather.

Society » Environment | October 29, 2012, Monday // 18:31 | Viewed: 1410

High Winds, Heavy Rains Claim First Victim in Bulgaria

An elderly woman lost her life when she fell from the balcony of her home in the Danube city of Ruse during Monday's high winds.

Society » Environment | October 29, 2012, Monday // 12:16 | Viewed: 1530

Torrential Rains Flood Bulgaria, Sofia Drenched Too

Main streets in Bulgaria's capital Sofia have been flooded after torrential rains drenched the city on Monday morning.

Society » Environment | October 29, 2012, Monday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1680
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