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Black Sea Used to Be Freshwater Lake, Experienced Deluge - Scientists

The Black Sea used to be a freshwater lake turned into a salt-water sea, Columbia University Professor William Ryan announced in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | July 6, 2011, Wednesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 11930

3.3-Magnitude Earthquake Registered in Southeast Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.3 on the Richter scale was registered in Southeastern Bulgaria Wednesday afternoon.

Society » Environment | July 6, 2011, Wednesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1692

Uniquely Colored Deer Cub Found in Bulgaria

A strangely colored deer cub has been inhabiting the zoo at the Southern Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora since several days.

Society » Environment | July 5, 2011, Tuesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 2581

MEPs Disgusted at Bulgarian Capital's Waste Dump

A delegation from the European Parliament visited Saturday the Suhodol waste dump in Bulgarian capital Sofia, following a petition by local citizen and environmentalists regarding the impact of the facility.

Society » Environment | July 2, 2011, Saturday // 19:20 | Viewed: 2004

New Minor Earthquake in Southeast Bulgaria

A new light earthquake has been detected in Southeastern Bulgaria, after three minor quakes rattled the region within 15 minutes three days ago.

Society » Environment | June 30, 2011, Thursday // 20:17 | Viewed: 1546

Riot Police Scatter Spontaneous Eco Protest in Sofia


Society » Environment | June 30, 2011, Thursday // 19:43 | Viewed: 2099

Cloudy Bulgaria to Wait for Beach Time till Sunday

Warmer temperatures on Sunday and Monday will lure not only the audacious swimmers to try out the waters of Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, weather men say.

Society » Environment | June 30, 2011, Thursday // 15:29 | Viewed: 2000

Mercury Falling in Bulgaria, Heat Wave Coming Later in July

After the high temperatures and sunny weather in the middle of June, Bulgaria will be hit at the beginning of July by a wave of even cooler than now air and scattered rains.

Society » Environment | June 29, 2011, Wednesday // 19:35 | Viewed: 1575

Bulgarian Cabinet Vows to Legalize Illegal Ski Runways in Bansko

Bulgarian environmentalists vowed to bring down eco-minister Nona Karadzhova after she announced that cabinet will take measures to legalize illegal facilities in Bulgaria's top ski resort Bansko.

Society » Environment | June 29, 2011, Wednesday // 18:54 | Viewed: 2513

MEPs to Visit Bulgaria to Discuss Environmental Petitions

Members of the European Parliament's Petitions Committee will arrive in Bulgaria on a two-day fact-finding mission to discuss the situation of sites in Suhodol, Rila and the Rhodope Mountains that have been the subject of petitions.

Society » Environment | June 29, 2011, Wednesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1683

Bulgarian Left Wing Parties Demand Referendums on Shale Gas Exploration

Bulgaria must hold local referendums in Dobrudzha on shale gas exploration and production, said Monday left-wing MP Anton Kutev at a press conference in Siistra.

Society » Environment | June 28, 2011, Tuesday // 09:06 | Viewed: 1527

Brown Bear Spotted at Alpine Altitude in Bulgaria

A brown bear has been spotted last week running on the steep scree just below Bulgaria's highest peak Mussala in the Rila mountains, some 2,900 m above sea level.

Society » Environment | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2089

High Winds Cancel Bulgarian Music Festival, Blast Mountains

Saturday the second evening of Loop Elevation music festival, due to take place in Bulgarian the town of Razlog, was called off due to winds reaching 100 km/h.

Society » Environment | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 10:02 | Viewed: 2154

18 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Gusty Wind

Code yellow has been declared for eighteen Bulgarian regions Saturday over the forecast for gusty winds, the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, informs.

Society » Environment | June 25, 2011, Saturday // 11:18 | Viewed: 2008

Bulgaria Rattled by 3 Earthquakes in 15 Minutes

Three mild earthquakes were felt in Bulgaria Friday night within just a quarter of an hour.

Society » Environment | June 24, 2011, Friday // 22:29 | Viewed: 1724

Bulgaria under Code Yellow for Friday Heat

Code yellow has been declared for nearly all Bulgarian regions Friday over the forecast of dangerous heat, the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, informs.

Society » Environment | June 23, 2011, Thursday // 20:01 | Viewed: 2509

Heat Pushes Mercury in Bulgaria to 35°C on Sunday

Bulgarians and visitors to the country experienced a scorcher on Sunday as the mercury zoomed up to 35°C, making it the hottest day since the beginning of the year.

Society » Environment | June 19, 2011, Sunday // 15:27 | Viewed: 1832

Bulgarians Oppose Construction of New Hotels, Ski Tracks in Rila, Pirin

Air and water pollution and forest destruction are among the most serious problems for Bulgarian nature, according to a survey.

Society » Environment | June 16, 2011, Thursday // 18:28 | Viewed: 2660

Bulgarian Govt Approves Accession to Nagoya Protocol

Bulgaria's Council of Ministers approved Wednesday the country's accession to the Nagoya Protocol, a legal instrument to enforce access and benefit-sharing measures under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

Society » Environment | June 15, 2011, Wednesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 2579

Bulgaria Launches Major Study to Protect Birds from Wind Parks

The Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Waters announced Tuesday the launch of large-scale studies across the country to establish locations where wind parks could be dangerous for wild birds.

Society » Environment | June 14, 2011, Tuesday // 15:07 | Viewed: 2379

Mild Quake Registered near Bulgaria's Capital

A light earthquake has been registered in the vicinity of the Sofia suburb of Bankya early Sunday morning.

Society » Environment | June 12, 2011, Sunday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1338
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