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Fires in Southern Bulgaria under Control

The fire near the southern Bulgarian villages of Dinevo and Malevo, Haskovo district, was brought under control Thursday night.

Society » Environment | August 10, 2012, Friday // 09:05 | Viewed: 896

2 Helicopters to Battle Flames in Bulgaria's Sokolna Reserve

Two helicopters will join Thursday the firefighting operation in Bulgaria's Sokolna Reserve near the Sokolnitsa chalet.

Society » Environment | August 9, 2012, Thursday // 08:48 | Viewed: 1015

Huge Fire in SW Bulgaria Heads for Transit Gas Pipeline

A huge fire, which started from the southwestern village of Balanovo, has reached the village of Dzherman and is some 50 meters away from a transit gas pipeline connecting Bulgaria to Greece.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2012, Wednesday // 20:26 | Viewed: 1877

Huge Wildfire in Southern Bulgaria Reported Tamed

The fire in the Belitsa Municipality in the southwestern region of Blagoevgrad that erupted Tuesday has been tamed and localized.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2012, Wednesday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1315

400 Battle Large Wildfire in Southern Bulgaria

The fire near the Bulgarian village of Babyak, Belitsa Municipality, in the southwestern region of Blagoevgrad that erupted Tuesday has expanded and is now engulfing over 1 000 decares of pine forest.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2012, Wednesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 953

Bulgaria Remains under Dangerous Heat Alert

Code Orange alert for dangerous heat is declared for 10 Bulgarian regions Wednesday over the persisting heat wave.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2012, Wednesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 1108

Large-Scale Wildfires Erupt in Southern Bulgaria

Several large-scale wildfires erupted in Southern Bulgaria on Tuesday, adding to the worries of the Bulgarian fire-fighting authorities across the country.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 19:46 | Viewed: 1046

Young Hare 1000th Patient at Bulgarian Wildlife Rescue Center

The Wildlife Rescue Center operated by the Zeleni Balkani ("Green Balkans") NGO has welcomed its 1000th patient.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1894

Bulgaria Endures Record Number of Temperature Records

Record summer heat was registered all over Bulgaria on Tuesday, the National Meteorology and Hydrology Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has announced.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2067

Bulgaria Bans Traffic of Heavy Trucks over Excessive Heat

Bulgaria's authorities have taken measures to limit the traffic of trucks as a result of the record high temperatures.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1686

Wildfire Delays Burgas-Sofia Express Train

A wildfire has delayed Monday evening by 2.5 hours the express train between the Black Sea city of Burgas and the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 09:05 | Viewed: 1022

Bulgaria under Heat Alert, Relief in Sight

Code Orange alert for dangerous heat is declared for 21 Bulgarian regions Tuesday.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 08:16 | Viewed: 1284

Varna Eco Activists Earn Ban on Sea Garden Vehicle Access

The vehicle access ban in the historical part of the top landmark of Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna, the beautiful Sea Garden, became effective Monday.

Society » Environment | August 6, 2012, Monday // 11:38 | Viewed: 964

Bulgaria Remains under Dangerous Heat Alert

Code Orange alert for dangerous heat is declared for 17 Bulgarian regions Monday.

Society » Environment | August 6, 2012, Monday // 09:05 | Viewed: 971

Bulgaria on Alert over Dangerous Heat

Code Yellow has been declared for the major part of Bulgaria for Sunday over the forecast for dangerous heat.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1051

Wildfire Burns 2 Houses in Bulgaria before Being Tamed

The wildfire in southern Bulgaria which engulfed and burned down two houses in southern Bulgaria has been tamed at 1 am Sunday.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1268

Blazing Summer Breaks 3 Temperature Records in Bulgaria

Another hot summer day Saturday has seen three temperature records in Bulgaria fall, with temperatures at some locations nearing 40 degrees Centigrade.

Society » Environment | August 4, 2012, Saturday // 19:19 | Viewed: 1710

Bulgaria's Capital 'Breathes' with Temporary Street Closure

Ivan Shishman Street in downtown Sofia will be turned pedestrian once again every Sunday until the end of August in a bid to reduce air pollution from traffic and favor commuting by foot.

Society » Environment | August 3, 2012, Friday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1215

Bulgarian NGOs Enraged by Black Sea Coast 'Dune Construction'

Bulgarian NGOs have threatened civil disobedience over continuing resort construction on the surviving natural sand dunes on the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 14:25 | Viewed: 2547

Murdered Dolphin Washed Ashore in Bulgaria Yet Again

A killed dolphin has been washed ashore on the Coral Beach on the Southern Bulgarian Black Sea coast in a seeming repeat of a last year's case.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 13:27 | Viewed: 1980

Antarctica to Host Permanent Settlements in 50 Years – Bulgarian Researcher

Hristo Pimpirev, Director of the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute, has suggested that in 50 years' time, the Antarctic will host permanent villages cooperating with scientists and the tourism industry.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2012, Tuesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 2727
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