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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: 2000

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: 2159

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: 1642

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: 1608

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: 1742

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: 1774

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: 3414

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: 2293

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: 2110

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: 2952

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: 1559

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: 1531

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: 3028

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: 2486

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: 1710

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: 2278

Bulgaria President-Elect Argues for Non-Anthropocentric Eco Justice

Humans have become accustomed to exploiting the Earth's resources in a manner that is not only unsustainable, but also blatantly unjust, stated Bulgaria's president-elect Rosen Plevneliev.

Society » Environment | December 13, 2011, Tuesday // 17:10 | Viewed: 1981

EC Questions Bulgaria on Dead Bats Case

The European Commission has sent a letter to the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Waters inquiring information on the case with the dead bats in the Devetashka cave.

Society » Environment | December 12, 2011, Monday // 12:16 | Viewed: 2961

Sofia Looks to Dispose Last Tons of Rotting Waste

The Sofia City Hall is negotiating with other municipalities to find a place for the last 90 000 tons of garbage bales dumped and rotting near the capital.

Society » Environment | December 11, 2011, Sunday // 13:56 | Viewed: 2645

Bats Died in Bulgarian Cave over 'Expendables 2' Filming

The bats inside Bulgarian Devetashka cave, a key spot for spending the winter season, have come out of hibernation much earlier than usual and it is unclear how many will survive until spring.

Society » Environment | December 11, 2011, Sunday // 12:15 | Viewed: 9747

Bulgaria's Sofia Enjoys First Major Snowfall

Bulgaria's capital Sofia was surprised before noon on Thursday by its first major snowfall for the 2011-2012 winter.

Society » Environment | December 8, 2011, Thursday // 13:27 | Viewed: 2403
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