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Notorious Vitosha Ski Co Accuses Bulgarian NGOs of Takeover

The notorious Bulgarian company Vitosha Ski accused environmentalists of attempting a hidden privatization of the national park Vitosha by protesting the Forestry Act.

Society » Environment | July 2, 2012, Monday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1099

Mass Effort to Tame Vitosha Wildfire Launched near Sofia

The effort to tame the wildfire in the Vitosha Mountain near the Bulgarian capital Sofia continues Monday, Agriculture Minister, Miroslav Naydenov has announced.

Society » Environment | July 2, 2012, Monday // 08:19 | Viewed: 1358

Bulgaria Tackles Vitosha Wildfire with Helicopters, ATVs

Three helicopters and dozens of fire fighters have been dispatched against the wildfire in the Vitosha Mountain near the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | July 1, 2012, Sunday // 17:28 | Viewed: 832

Large Wildfire Erupts in Vitosha Mountain near Sofia

A large-scale fire broke out on Sunday in the Vitosha Mountain, right outside of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, the Interior Ministry announced.

Society » Environment | July 1, 2012, Sunday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1571

New Quake Rattles Northeastern Bulgaria

A mild earthquake was registered on Friday in northeastern Bulgaria, the second to hit the region for the last twenty-four hours.

Society » Environment | June 29, 2012, Friday // 13:06 | Viewed: 796

3.1 Quake Shakes Northeastern Bulgaria

A mild earthquake was felt on Thursday in northeastern Bulgaria, about fifty kilometers west of the summer capital Varna.

Society » Environment | June 28, 2012, Thursday // 16:09 | Viewed: 749

Bulgarian MPs Finally Seal Waste Management Act

The Waste Management Act was finally passed at second reading by the Bulgarian Parliament Thursday, after nearly year-long debates.

Society » Environment | June 28, 2012, Thursday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1210

Light Earthquake Registered in Bulgaria's Pernik Region

A new earthquake with a magnitude of 2.5 points on the Richter scale has been registered in western Bulgaria, in the area of the city of Pernik, Monday evening.

Society » Environment | June 26, 2012, Tuesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1457

Code Yellow Declared for NE Bulgaria for Thunder, Hail

Eight Bulgarian regions are under code yellow for severe weather Tuesday, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) reminds.

Society » Environment | June 26, 2012, Tuesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 985

Bulgarian Lead-Zinc Complex Closure Threatens Eco Disaster

Workers from Bulgaria's troubled largest producer of non-ferrous metals, the Lead and Zinc Complex (LZC; OTZK) in the southern city of Kardzhali have decided to not quit but rather seek their overdue salaries through the Court.

Society » Environment | June 25, 2012, Monday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1499

Cooler Weather with Thunder, Hail Arrives in Bulgaria

A shifting weather bringing downpours, strong thunderstorms, and possible hail will set in Sunday in large parts of Bulgaria, according to the national weather service.

Society » Environment | June 24, 2012, Sunday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1653

3.8 Degree Earthquake Registered in S Bulgaria

An earthquake with magnitude 3.8 on the Richter scale has been registered near the southern Bulgarian town of Razlog Saturday.

Society » Environment | June 23, 2012, Saturday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1263

Code Yellow Declared in Bulgaria over Summer Heat

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared for most of Bulgaria Saturday, over extremely hot weather.

Society » Environment | June 23, 2012, Saturday // 09:37 | Viewed: 4352

UNESCO: Building New Ski Facilities in Bulgaria's Pirin Is Inadmissible

Bulgaria must not allow the construction of new ski facilities and ski zones on the territory of the Pirin National Park, according to a recent report of UNESCO's World Heritage Committee cited by the "For the Nature" Coalition.

Society » Environment | June 22, 2012, Friday // 17:47 | Viewed: 2826

Dangerous Scorcher to Push Mercury Up to 38C in Bulgaria

Beach time has settled in full force in Bulgaria to the joy of thousands of holiday makers along the Black Sea coast, but the heat will be potentially dangerous on Friday.

Society » Environment | June 22, 2012, Friday // 08:22 | Viewed: 1122

1st Day of Summer Breaks 11 Temperature Records in Bulgaria

A total of 11 temperature records were registered in Bulgaria on Thursday, June 21, 2012, the first day of the new summer, Bulgaria's National Meteorology and Hydrology Institute reported.

Society » Environment | June 21, 2012, Thursday // 18:08 | Viewed: 1948

Bulgarian Dam Wall Unharmed by Recent Quake

The wall of the Studena dam near the Bulgarian city of Pernik has not been affected by the 5.8 -6 magnitude earthquake that shook the city in May, experts have confirmed.

Society » Environment | June 21, 2012, Thursday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1438

Bulgarian Ecologist: Forestry Act Valid for Vitosha Only

The controversial Forestry Act that shook Bulgaria in the last week pertains mainly to the Vitosha mountain and natural park near the capital Sofia, according to an eco activist from WWF Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | June 21, 2012, Thursday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1138

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 Thursday morning.

Society » Environment | June 21, 2012, Thursday // 09:03 | Viewed: 879

Thousands Rally again in Sofia against Forestry Act

Thousands of citizens staged Wednesday evening another protest rally against the amendments to the controversial Forestry Act.

Society » Environment | June 21, 2012, Thursday // 08:10 | Viewed: 1233

Summer Heat in Bulgaria Breaks New Records

Six places in Bulgaria have seen high temperature records on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, Bulgaria's National Meteorology and Hydrology Institute announced.

Society » Environment | June 20, 2012, Wednesday // 19:04 | Viewed: 1537
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