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Bulgaria's 2013-2020 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Plan Due in 3 Months

By end-January 2012, Bulgaria will have a plan for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in the period 2013-2020, according to Deputy Environment Minister Evdokia Maneva.

Society » Environment | October 25, 2011, Tuesday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1874

Bulgaria's Western Rhodope Mountains Gear Up for Brown Bear Counting

A team of over 100 scientists, experts and environmentalists will be counting brown bears in Bulgaria's Western Rhodope Mountains on October 26-27.

Society » Environment | October 21, 2011, Friday // 16:16 | Viewed: 3811

Mercury to Zoom up to 21°C in Bulgaria on Thursday

Temperatures in Bulgaria on Thursday are forecast to reach 21°C to delight the people, who are eagerly expecting what may prove to be the last warm spell this year.

Society » Environment | October 20, 2011, Thursday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1763

Bulgaria Basks in Glorious Sun as 'Gypsy Summer' Returns

Following the first winter spell of bitingly cold weather for this year, the sun is shining over Bulgaria again with forecasts promising temperatures of up to 20°C.

Society » Environment | October 19, 2011, Wednesday // 17:40 | Viewed: 2251

Bulgarian Cabinet Keeps Open Bansko's Illegal Ski Tracks

The concession contract for the ski tracks and for the lifts in the winter resort of Bansko is absurd and must be reexamined, according to Bulgaria's Environment and Waters Minister, Nona Karadzhova.

Society » Environment | October 19, 2011, Wednesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 2298

Eastern Bulgaria Recovers from Early Winter Nightmare

Eastern Bulgaria is slowly recovering Wednesday after being hit in the beginning of the week by a heavy, early snow storm with gusty winds.

Society » Environment | October 19, 2011, Wednesday // 09:09 | Viewed: 3101

Bulgaria on Emergency Situation Brink over Winter Storm

The heavy snowfall in the last two days, accompanied by gusty winds and fallen trees and branches are causing a nearly critical situation in Bulgaria, according to the Head of the Road Infrastructure Agency, Lazar Lazarov.

Society » Environment | October 18, 2011, Tuesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 3254

Forecasts Promise 'Gypsy Summer' Comeback in Bulgaria

Bulgaria will see a significant change in the weather on Tuesday afternoon after being hit by the first snow falls, rainy storms and gusty winds.

Society » Environment | October 18, 2011, Tuesday // 09:51 | Viewed: 2399

Bad Weather Leaves Dozens Cars, Trucks Stuck in Bulgaria

More than one hundred travelers have been left stranded on the roads across Bulgaria as a relentless snow storm and gusty winds continued to pound the country during the night.

Society » Environment | October 18, 2011, Tuesday // 08:14 | Viewed: 2729

Eastern Bulgaria Alert over Torrential Rains

Incessant torrential days have led the Bulgarian authorities to declare a Code "Yellow" alert for Eastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2011, Monday // 19:03 | Viewed: 1732

Gusty Winds Cause Damage in Eastern Bulgaria

Code orange for dangerous weather remains effective Monday for Dobrich, Varna and Burgas regions, announced the Bulgarian national weather service.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2011, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 2148

2.6 Earthquake Felt in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake with a 2.6-magnitude on the Richter scale has been registered in southern Bulgaria Monday morning.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2011, Monday // 09:37 | Viewed: 1120

East Bulgaria Calls Code Orange for Extreme Weather Monday

Code orange for dangerous weather has been declared Monday for Dobrich, Varna and Burgas regions, announced the Bulgarian national weather service.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2011, Sunday // 19:36 | Viewed: 4569

Cold Spell Brings 1st Snow to Bulgaria's Capital Sofia

Bulgaria's capital Sofia woke up Sunday to the first snowfall this season, after a mid-October cold spell overtook the country.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2011, Sunday // 11:10 | Viewed: 2086

Bulgaria Minister Snubs Dundee over Krumovgrad Gold Mine

Toronto-based mining company Dundee Precious Metals has suffered yet another setback in its plans for a new open pit gold mine in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | October 12, 2011, Wednesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 3024

4.1 Earthquake Rattles Bulgaria's N Black Sea Coast

An earthquake with a 4.1-magnitude on the Richter scale was registered in the area of the northern Bulgarian Black Sea town of Shabla Tuesday evening.

Society » Environment | October 12, 2011, Wednesday // 08:14 | Viewed: 2112

7 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Rain, Gusts

Code yellow has been declared for all Bulgarian regions Sunday, except the northwestern Danube Region of Vidin, over the forecast for downpours.

Society » Environment | October 11, 2011, Tuesday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1250

Code Yellow in Southern, Eastern Bulgaria over Downpours

Code yellow has been declared in the southern and eastern regions of Bulgaria for Monday following forecasts for more downpours.

Society » Environment | October 10, 2011, Monday // 09:25 | Viewed: 1392

Light Earthquake Registered near Bulgaria's Capital Sofia

A light earthquake was registered near Bulgaria's capital Sofia early Sunday morning.

Society » Environment | October 9, 2011, Sunday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1757

Entire Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Downpours

Code yellow has been declared for all Bulgarian regions Sunday, except the northwestern Danube Region of Vidin, over the forecast for downpours.

Society » Environment | October 9, 2011, Sunday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1469

Angry Bulgarians Protest Shale Gas Exploration

Hundreds of Bulgarians braved a cold autumn rain and marched in the streets of capital Sofia Saturday to request a ban on shale gas exploration in the country.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2011, Saturday // 17:06 | Viewed: 2700
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