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Colder Spell to Set in Bulgaria on Wednesday

After the couple of sunny days over the weekend and the beginning of the week, Bulgaria will be hit on Wednesday by a freezing cold spell, bringing a new spate of snowfalls, according to weather forecasts.

Society » Environment | December 6, 2011, Tuesday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1549

Bulgaria Joins Durban Climate Change Conference

Starting Tuesday, a Bulgarian delegation, led by the Minister of Environment and Waters, Nona Karadzhova, is joining the Climate Change Conference in Durban.

Society » Environment | December 6, 2011, Tuesday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1493

Bulgaria, Romania to Watch Out for Black Sea Tsunamis

Bulgarian and Romanian scientists will take part in establishing an early alert system for geological hazards on the two countries' Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2011, Monday // 20:23 | Viewed: 4634

Northern Bulgaria Sees Record High December Temperatures

A total of nine cities and towns in Bulgaria saw record high temperatures on Monday, according to the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2011, Monday // 18:41 | Viewed: 1710

New Wildfire Reported in Bulgaria's Pirin Mountain

A large wild fire is raging Monday in Bulgaria's Pirin mountain in the municipality of Yakoruda.

Society » Environment | December 5, 2011, Monday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1868

Latest Shale Gas Protest Held in Bulgaria's Varna

Residents of Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna are staging Sunday a protest rally against shale gas exploration and production in the country.

Society » Environment | December 4, 2011, Sunday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1742

Wildfire Spreads Further in Bulgaria’s Central Balkan National Park

The massive wildfire that erupted on Monday in Bulgaria's Central Balkan National Park has now spread over a territory of approximately 550-600 decares, the country's Environment Ministry has informed.

Society » Environment | November 29, 2011, Tuesday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1385

Vast Wildfire Erupts in Bulgarian National Park, Arson Suspected

A vast wildfire has erupted in Bulgaria's Central Balkan National park, the country's Environment Ministry has informed.

Society » Environment | November 28, 2011, Monday // 18:05 | Viewed: 1674

Bulgarian Town Rises in Revolt against Dundee Plans for Gold Mine

The people living in the poor Bulgarian town of Krumovgrad have resumed their vehement protests against plans by Canadian mining company Dundee Precious Metals to open a big open-pit gold mine, spurred by the worldwide gold rush.

Society » Environment | November 28, 2011, Monday // 10:35 | Viewed: 16645

Shooting of 'Expendables 2' Chased Away Bats - Researcher

The bat population in the Bulgarian Devetashka Cave, a key spot for spending the winter season, has been reduced to 1/4 by the recent filming of the blockbuster "Expendables 2", according to a Bulgarian zoologist.

Society » Environment | November 27, 2011, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 6497

Dundee: Bulgaria, Locals to Benefit from Krumovgrad Gold Mine

Toronto-based mining company Dundee Precious Metals has made yet another attempt to assure that its controversial Krumovgrad gold project in Bulgaria will be beneficial for the country shortly after it was given thumbs up by the environment ministry.

Society » Environment | November 25, 2011, Friday // 09:46 | Viewed: 3834

Bulgarian Environmentalists Suspect Second Shale Gas Well

After visiting the villages of Golyamo Peshtene and Malo Peshtene in Northwestern Bulgaria, environmental activists have voiced fears that a natural gas drilling site is being prepared for a bigger well that may be used for shale gas exploration through h

Society » Environment | November 23, 2011, Wednesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1592

Bulgaria Braces for Freezing Cold Weather Beginning of Dec

After a few more sunny days until the end of the month, Bulgaria will be hit at the beginning of December by a freezing cold spell, bringing a new spate of snowfalls.

Society » Environment | November 22, 2011, Tuesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 2146

Bulgaria's Danube Section with Lowest Level since 1941

The Bulgarian section of the Danube River keeps breaking low water level records, according to the Bulgarian Executive Agency for Exploration and Maintenance of the Danube River.

Society » Environment | November 21, 2011, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 2145

Rescue Teams Tame Bulgaria's Winter Wild Fire

Firefighters and civil defense teams have managed to extinguish the weekend wildfire in Bulgaria's Pirin Mountain.

Society » Environment | November 21, 2011, Monday // 12:39 | Viewed: 3395

120 Tame Bulgaria's Winter Wild Fire

Firefighters and civil defense team are attempting Sunday morning to extinguish a wild fire that is raging for the second consecutive day in Bulgaria's Pirin Mountain.

Society » Environment | November 20, 2011, Sunday // 11:15 | Viewed: 3798

Light Earthquake Registered near Bulgarian-Greek Border

A light earthquake was registered 104 km south from Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv Saturday evening, in the area of the Bulgarian-Greek border.

Society » Environment | November 20, 2011, Sunday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1268

Unusual Winter Forest Fire Flames in Bulgaria's Pirin

A forest fire has erupted Saturday afternoon in the Pirin Mountains in Southern Bulgaria, above the Demyanitsa hut south of winter resort Bansko.

Society » Environment | November 19, 2011, Saturday // 16:27 | Viewed: 3590

Bulgarian Parliament Gives Initial Approval to Carbon Capture

After a much-protracted and divisive debate, the Bulgarian Parliament approved at first reading Thursday legislation that would allow carbon capture in the country.

Society » Environment | November 17, 2011, Thursday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1540

Climate Change to Move Bulgaria's Top Grain-Growing Region

In 60 years' time, Bulgaria's biggest grain-growing region may move from Dobrudja in the northeast to the fields near Sofia and Kyustendil.

Society » Environment | November 17, 2011, Thursday // 15:12 | Viewed: 1981

Chlorine Leak Reported in Bulgaria's Yambol

The Firefighter and Protection of Population Services in Bulgaria's southern city of Yambol were notified early Wednesday morning about a chlorine leak from an industrial facility.

Society » Environment | November 16, 2011, Wednesday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1708
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