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Bulgaria Choking as Air Dust Hits New Highs

Bulgaria's executive environmental agency raised an alert on Tuesday over the high concentration of dust particles in the air in fourteen towns and cities across the country since the beginning of the year.

Society » Environment | January 3, 2012, Tuesday // 19:07 | Viewed: 4419

New Year Brings Home for Parrots Seized by Bulgarian Border Police

The parrots which were seized at the Kapitan Andreevo border crossing point on December 26 have made it safely to the Sofia Zoo.

Society » Environment | January 2, 2012, Monday // 10:19 | Viewed: 3264

Drifts Snow Under Bulgarian Ski Resort

One-meter high drifts have formed on the first day of 2012 in the Pamporovo Pass in Southern Bulgaria leading to the popular ski resort with the same name.

Society » Environment | January 1, 2012, Sunday // 10:19 | Viewed: 3362

Heavy Snowfall Hurdles Traffic in Southern Bulgaria

Vehicles have been stranded in Southern Bulgaria near Plovdiv as a result of surprisingly heavy snowfall in the afternoon on Saturday, the last day of 2011.

Society » Environment | December 31, 2011, Saturday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1744

Bulgaria Under Code Yellow over Snow

Code yellow has been declared for almost all Bulgarian regions (26 out of 28) Saturday over the forecast for snow and icy roads.

Society » Environment | December 31, 2011, Saturday // 09:10 | Viewed: 3368

Mild Earthquake Felt in Southeastern Bulgaria

A mild earthquake was felt Monday morning in a number of villages in the Tundzha municipality in the Yambol Province in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | December 26, 2011, Monday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1994

Environmental Protest to Mark Opening of Vitosha Ski Season

A protest initiative titled RIDE 4 VITOSHA will mark the opening of the 2011/2012 ski season at Sofia's Vitosha Mountain.

Society » Environment | December 26, 2011, Monday // 11:34 | Viewed: 2148

9 Bulgarian Antarctic Explorers to Spend Xmas Holidays on Livingston Island

The 20th Bulgarian expedition to the Antarctic includes eight women, said Professor Hristo Pimpirev, head of the expedition and director of the Antarctic Studies unit at the Bulgarian Academy of Science (BAS).

Society » Environment | December 23, 2011, Friday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1638

Heavy Snowfall Comes to End in Bulgaria

The snowfall is going to gradually subside Friday from west to east with fewer clouds, according to the weather forecast of the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | December 23, 2011, Friday // 08:15 | Viewed: 1601

Bulgaria Welcomes Winter Solstice with Heavy Snowfall

Officially, winter began in Bulgaria, as the winter solstice, marking the year's shortest day and longest night, occurred in Bulgaria around 7:30 am local time on Thursday.

Society » Environment | December 22, 2011, Thursday // 08:42 | Viewed: 1734

Bulgaria's Eco Min Vows Cleaner Black Sea through Water Plants

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry has signed three contracts for new wastewater treatment plants along the Black Sea coast worth some BGN 100 M.

Society » Environment | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 19:31 | Viewed: 1751

Eco Activists Slam Bulgaria Govt for Covering Expendables from Bat Accusations

Bulgarian environmental organization Green Balkans has protested a report by the Ministry of Environment, which found filming Hollwood blockbuster "The Expendables 2" in a local cave did not harm bats living there.

Society » Environment | December 20, 2011, Tuesday // 18:40 | Viewed: 3376

Eco Experts: Hollywood Did Not Harm Bulgarian Bats

The bat colonies in Bulgaria's Devetashka cave have not been harmed during the filming of the Hollywood blockbuster "The Expendables 2.

Society » Environment | December 20, 2011, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 2272

Bulgaria Anticipates 'White Christmas'

Code yellow has been declared in three southern and eastern regions of Bulgaria for Monday, following forecasts for more downpours.

Society » Environment | December 19, 2011, Monday // 10:38 | Viewed: 2103

Bulgaria Embattled Minister Ready to Live near Dundee Gold Mine

Bulgaria's environment minister has made it clear she is ready to do everything to promote Dundee Precious Metals' controversial plan for a gold mine in the country, even if it means risking her life.

Society » Environment | December 17, 2011, Saturday // 18:25 | Viewed: 2935

19 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Gusty Winds

Code yellow has been declared for 19 northern and eastern Bulgarian regions, including the Sofia Region, Saturday over the forecast for gusty winds.

Society » Environment | December 17, 2011, Saturday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1556

Light Earthquake Registered in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake was registered at 1:30 am Saturday in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | December 17, 2011, Saturday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1520

15 Workers Injured by Ammonia Leak in Bulgarian Dairy Plant

A total of 15 workers were hospitalized on Friday after being exposed to an ammonia leak in the BCC Handel dairy plant in Bulgaria's town of Elena, with three of them in a life-threatening condition.

Society » Environment | December 16, 2011, Friday // 14:49 | Viewed: 3012

Bulgaria to Welcome 2012 with Snow, Low Temperatures

Bulgaria will be hit at the end of the week by a freezing cold wave, bringing a new spate of snowfalls.

Society » Environment | December 15, 2011, Thursday // 17:16 | Viewed: 2480

Plovdiv Finally Gets Hefty Sum for Sofia's Waste

Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv is going to receive by the end of the year BGN 8 M in compensation for taking Sofia's waste.

Society » Environment | December 14, 2011, Wednesday // 19:03 | Viewed: 1697

Bulgarian Lawyer Joins Kyoto Protocol Committee

A Bulgarian lawyer, Alexander Kodzhabashev, has been elected as a member of the enforcing authority of the Kyoto Protocol Implementation Committee.

Society » Environment | December 13, 2011, Tuesday // 18:25 | Viewed: 2272
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