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Eastern Bulgarian Danube Section Still Frozen

The Danube River is still completely frozen Sunday near Bulgarian ports of Tutrakan and Silistra, in the eastern part of the Bulgarian Danube section.

Society » Environment | February 26, 2012, Sunday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1432

17 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Gusty Winds

Code yellow has been declared for 17 Bulgarian regions Saturday over the forecast for gusty winds.

Society » Environment | February 25, 2012, Saturday // 10:11 | Viewed: 2241

Bulgarian Activists Table 52 000 Signatures against Shale Gas Hydrofracking

The Civic Initiative for banning exploration and extraction of shale gas using the so called hydrofracking method has tabled to the Bulgarian Parliament 52 000 signatures in support of its demands.

Society » Environment | February 24, 2012, Friday // 11:27 | Viewed: 1567

Bulgarian Court Rules in Favor of 'Hollywood-harmed' Bats

The Administrative Court in the Bulgarian northern city of Pleven ruled Thursday in behalf of eco activists in the case of bats being harmed during the shooting of US blockbuster "The Expendables 2.

Society » Environment | February 23, 2012, Thursday // 19:09 | Viewed: 9068

Bulgarian Environmentalists Seek Statutory Ban on Shale Gas Development

Representatives of the "Civil Initiative for a Ban on Shale Gas Exploration and Production through Hydraulic Fracturing" will submit to Parliament a petition for legal amendments backed by over 51 000 citizens, the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency (BTA) reporte

Society » Environment | February 23, 2012, Thursday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1743

UN Warns of Potential Devastating Floods in Bulgaria

Parts of Central and Eastern Europe, particularly Bulgaria and Serbia, are under the serious threat of destruction and casualties over forthcoming floods caused by mass snowmelt, according to the UN.

Society » Environment | February 21, 2012, Tuesday // 17:19 | Viewed: 2718

Bulgaria under Flood Alert over Snowmelt

There is a real and huge threat of wide-spread floods in Bulgaria over the expected snowmelt, experts alarm.

Society » Environment | February 19, 2012, Sunday // 11:36 | Viewed: 4508

700 Beehives Struck Down by Flood-Swollen Bulgarian River

Some 700 beehives were swept away by the swollen Maritsa River last week, according to Toshko Todorov from the district office of the Bulgarian Beekeeping Union.

Society » Environment | February 15, 2012, Wednesday // 16:22 | Viewed: 2393

North, West Bulgaria under Code Yellow for Severe Cold

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather remains in force in Northern and Western Bulgaria on Wednesday due to the persistently low temperatures.

Society » Environment | February 15, 2012, Wednesday // 08:19 | Viewed: 1535

Bulgaria Remains under Code Yellow over Freeze

Code yellow for inclement winter weather has been issued for several Bulgarian regions Tuesday, according to the forecast of the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)

Society » Environment | February 14, 2012, Tuesday // 08:36 | Viewed: 1637

Snowfall Disrupts Bulgarian Railways Traffic

The Bulgarian State-owned railways BDZ schedule is experiencing disruptions and delays Monday over the new snowfall.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2012, Monday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1453

Environmentalists Launch Campaign to Certify 1st Bulgarian Bio-Village

Environmentalists have launched a campaign for the certification of the north-western village of Lyubenovo, Nikopol municipality, as the first bio-village in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2012, Monday // 12:24 | Viewed: 1990

Bulgaria Gripped by New Heavy Snowfall

A new heavy snowfall has gripped Bulgaria at the start of the week, accompanied by strong winds in western and northern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2012, Monday // 10:38 | Viewed: 2307

2 Weak Quakes Registered Near Bulgarian Capital

Two very minor earthquakes have been registered in the small hours Monday near Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2012, Monday // 08:23 | Viewed: 818

Bulgaria Braces for More Snow, Cold

Bulgaria's exceptionally cold and snowy winter weather is expected to continue on Sunday, as a number of regions have been alarmed for potential danger.

Society » Environment | February 12, 2012, Sunday // 10:40 | Viewed: 3646

Danube River Freezes over Bulgaria’s Silistra

The Bulgarian section of the Danube River completely froze over during the course of Friday night into Saturday.

Society » Environment | February 11, 2012, Saturday // 11:49 | Viewed: 2440

Northern Bulgaria still under Code Orange over Polar Cold

Twelve regions in northern Bulgaria remain under code orange over extremely low temperatures, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) has announced.

Society » Environment | February 11, 2012, Saturday // 10:46 | Viewed: 1580

17 Bulgarian Regions still under Code Orange over Polar Cold

Seventeen Bulgarian regions remain under code orange over extremely low temperatures, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) has announced.

Society » Environment | February 10, 2012, Friday // 09:31 | Viewed: 1694

2 Mild Earthquakes Felt in Southeastern Bulgaria

Two mild earthquakes were felt in the first hour of Friday morning in the area of the towns of Elhovo and Topolovgrad in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | February 10, 2012, Friday // 09:22 | Viewed: 1483

NGOs Demand Ban on Black Sea Turbot Fishing

Greenpeace Bulgaria and the Bulgarian "Za Zemiata" (For the Earth) organization have demanded that a moratorium be implemented on turbot fishing in the Black Sea for a period of one year.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2012, Thursday // 18:29 | Viewed: 1142

Winter 'Hurricane' Causes Severe Damage on Bulgaria's Coast

The damage from Wednesday hurricane winds and 5-meter high sea waves on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast is estimated at BGN millions.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2012, Thursday // 15:18 | Viewed: 3934
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