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New Wildfire Reported in Bulgaria's Pirin Mountain

A large wild fire is raging Monday in Bulgaria's Pirin mountain in the municipality of Yakoruda.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2011, Monday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1848

Latest Shale Gas Protest Held in Bulgaria's Varna

Residents of Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna are staging Sunday a protest rally against shale gas exploration and production in the country.

Society » Environment | December 4, 2011, Sunday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1729

Wildfire Spreads Further in Bulgaria’s Central Balkan National Park

The massive wildfire that erupted on Monday in Bulgaria's Central Balkan National Park has now spread over a territory of approximately 550-600 decares, the country's Environment Ministry has informed.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2011, Tuesday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1363

Vast Wildfire Erupts in Bulgarian National Park, Arson Suspected

A vast wildfire has erupted in Bulgaria's Central Balkan National park, the country's Environment Ministry has informed.

Society » Environment | November 28, 2011, Monday // 18:05 | Viewed: 1651

Bulgarian Town Rises in Revolt against Dundee Plans for Gold Mine

The people living in the poor Bulgarian town of Krumovgrad have resumed their vehement protests against plans by Canadian mining company Dundee Precious Metals to open a big open-pit gold mine, spurred by the worldwide gold rush.

Society » Environment | November 28, 2011, Monday // 10:35 | Viewed: 16581

Shooting of 'Expendables 2' Chased Away Bats - Researcher

The bat population in the Bulgarian Devetashka Cave, a key spot for spending the winter season, has been reduced to 1/4 by the recent filming of the blockbuster "Expendables 2", according to a Bulgarian zoologist.

Society » Environment | November 27, 2011, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 6232

Dundee: Bulgaria, Locals to Benefit from Krumovgrad Gold Mine

Toronto-based mining company Dundee Precious Metals has made yet another attempt to assure that its controversial Krumovgrad gold project in Bulgaria will be beneficial for the country shortly after it was given thumbs up by the environment ministry.

Society » Environment | November 25, 2011, Friday // 09:46 | Viewed: 3708

Bulgarian Environmentalists Suspect Second Shale Gas Well

After visiting the villages of Golyamo Peshtene and Malo Peshtene in Northwestern Bulgaria, environmental activists have voiced fears that a natural gas drilling site is being prepared for a bigger well that may be used for shale gas exploration through h

Society » Environment | November 23, 2011, Wednesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1572

Bulgaria Braces for Freezing Cold Weather Beginning of Dec

After a few more sunny days until the end of the month, Bulgaria will be hit at the beginning of December by a freezing cold spell, bringing a new spate of snowfalls.

Society » Environment | November 22, 2011, Tuesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 2134

Bulgaria's Danube Section with Lowest Level since 1941

The Bulgarian section of the Danube River keeps breaking low water level records, according to the Bulgarian Executive Agency for Exploration and Maintenance of the Danube River.

Society » Environment | November 21, 2011, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 2126

Rescue Teams Tame Bulgaria's Winter Wild Fire

Firefighters and civil defense teams have managed to extinguish the weekend wildfire in Bulgaria's Pirin Mountain.

Society » Environment | November 21, 2011, Monday // 12:39 | Viewed: 3337

120 Tame Bulgaria's Winter Wild Fire

Firefighters and civil defense team are attempting Sunday morning to extinguish a wild fire that is raging for the second consecutive day in Bulgaria's Pirin Mountain.

Society » Environment | November 20, 2011, Sunday // 11:15 | Viewed: 3121

Light Earthquake Registered near Bulgarian-Greek Border

A light earthquake was registered 104 km south from Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv Saturday evening, in the area of the Bulgarian-Greek border.

Society » Environment | November 20, 2011, Sunday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1254

Unusual Winter Forest Fire Flames in Bulgaria's Pirin

A forest fire has erupted Saturday afternoon in the Pirin Mountains in Southern Bulgaria, above the Demyanitsa hut south of winter resort Bansko.

Society » Environment | November 19, 2011, Saturday // 16:27 | Viewed: 3406

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: 1518

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: 1962

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: 1686

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: 1534

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: 1993

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: 1393

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: 3820
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