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Dangerous Scorcher Pushes Mercury Up to 38C in Bulgaria

Code yellow has been declared for 20 Bulgarian regions for Thursday over the forecast for dangerous heat.

Society » Environment | July 5, 2012, Thursday // 14:18 | Viewed: 945

Bulgaria PM Declares Vitosha Wildfire 'Under Control'

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, Deputy Prime Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov and Defense Minister Anyu Angelov  arrived Thursday at the site of fire in Bulgaria's Vitosha Mountain to declare the blaze "under control" in front of cameras and journalists.

Society » Environment | July 5, 2012, Thursday // 12:37 | Viewed: 1416

Bulgaria's Varna Sees Mass Rallies against Park Construction

Protest rallies of citizens and environmentalists are shacking Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna with demands to ban all construction in one of the city's top landmarks, the beautiful Sea Garden.

Society » Environment | July 5, 2012, Thursday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1677

Environmentalists Ask Sofia Mayor to Undo Privatization of Ski Lifts in Vitosha

Bulgarian environmental activists have urged Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova to terminate the privatization contract for the ski lifts in the Vitosha Mountain with the notorious Vitosha Ski company.

Society » Environment | July 4, 2012, Wednesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 1221

Bulgarian Wildfire Advancing towards Sofia, Greens Claim

The large-scale wildfire in the Vitosha Mountain near Sofia has not been contained, and is actually advancing towards the suburbs of the Bulgarian capital, according to the Bulgarian Greens.

Society » Environment | July 4, 2012, Wednesday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1412

Firefighting Operation in Bulgaria's Vitosha Well-Organized - Chief

Nikolay Nikolov, head of Bulgaria's Fire Brigade and Civil Protection Directorate, has rejected allegations that the efforts to put out the wildfire raging in the Vitosha Mountain since Sunday are chaotic.

Society » Environment | July 4, 2012, Wednesday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1398

Bulgarian Volunteers Allegedly Prevented from Putting Off Wildfire

The ongoing efforts to extinguish the raging wildfire in Bulgaria's Vitosha Mountain are very badly organized, volunteers have alarmed.

Society » Environment | July 4, 2012, Wednesday // 10:25 | Viewed: 974

12 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Summer Heat

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared for a total of 12 Bulgarian regions on Wednesday over extremely hot weather.

Society » Environment | July 4, 2012, Wednesday // 09:49 | Viewed: 960

Bulgaria Enters 4th Day of Efforts to Put Off Vitosha Fire

Bulgarians have renewed efforts to extinguish the wildfire that has been raging since Sunday in the Vitosha Mountain near Sofia.

Society » Environment | July 4, 2012, Wednesday // 08:46 | Viewed: 1217

Bulgaria to Have Less Snow in 20-50 Years – Scientist

Bulgaria's National Meteorology and Hydrology Institute has developed a climate change model that forecasts less and less snow in the Bulgarian mountains the next 20-50 years.

Society » Environment | July 3, 2012, Tuesday // 18:22 | Viewed: 1904

Israeli Aircraft Ready to Help Bulgaria Extinguish Vitosha Fire

An aircraft from Israel is ready to join the efforts to extinguish the wildfire in the Vitosha Mountain near Bulgaria's capital Sofia, according to Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov.

Society » Environment | July 3, 2012, Tuesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 3783

Bulgaria Doesn't Need International Help for Putting Off Vitosha Fire

Bulgaria does not need international assistance to cope with the wildfire that has been raging since Sunday in the Vitosha Mountain near Sofia, according to an official.

Society » Environment | July 3, 2012, Tuesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 934

Bulgarian Environmentalists Postpone Protest over Raging Wildfire

The planned protest against Bulgaria's much debated Forestry Act has been postponed by its organizers because of the wildfire that has been raging in the Vitosha Mountain near Sofia.

Society » Environment | July 3, 2012, Tuesday // 10:31 | Viewed: 875

Bulgaria Enters 3rd Day of Struggles to Put Off Vitosha Wildfire

Some 350 Bulgarian volunteers, firefighters, police officers and forest rangers are still struggling to extinguish the wildfire that has been raging in the Vitosha Mountain near the capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | July 3, 2012, Tuesday // 08:44 | Viewed: 953

Bulgaria's Vitosha Wildfire Partially Tamed

The wildfire that has been raging in the Vitosha Mountain near the Bulgarian capital Sofia has been tamed on the western side of the slope, according to Sofia Fire Department head Ognyan Metodiev.

Society » Environment | July 2, 2012, Monday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1230

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: 1106

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: 1365

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: 833

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: 1577

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: 797

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
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