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Bulgarian Authorities Seize 6.2 km of Illegal Fishing Nets in 3 Days

Four kilometers of poachers' nets have been seized during an inspection of Lake Vaya near the Black Sea city Burgas, according to Yancho Yanchev, head of the local office of the Executive Agency for Fisheries and Aquaculture (EAFA).

Society » Environment | April 25, 2012, Wednesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 1040

Flooded Defunct Mines in Bulgaria's Pernik Spell Landslide

The old mining galleries in the southwestern city of Pernik have been flooded, which may result in a landslide.

Society » Environment | April 24, 2012, Tuesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2207

Bulgaria, World Mark Earth Day

Bulgaria has joined the celebrations of the 42th anniversary of the Earth Day initiative on Sunday.

Society » Environment | April 22, 2012, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1414

Bulgaria to Seek EC Assistance to Stop Dolphin Killings

A count of Black Sea dolphins should start in a month, according to Dragomir Gospodinov, Executive Director of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Executive Agency (FAEA).

Society » Environment | April 20, 2012, Friday // 20:43 | Viewed: 4887

Bulgaria Vows Tighter Control after Failing to Build Border Fence with Turkey

As Bulgaria scrapped its idea to build a border fence with Turkey that was supposed to keep animals infected with FMD from entering its territory, the country has decided to impose tighter border control instead.

Society » Environment | April 20, 2012, Friday // 11:19 | Viewed: 1088

Spring Returns to Bulgaria after Gloomy Rains

Following the Easter spell of cold and rains, the sun is shining over Bulgaria again with forecasts promising temperatures of up to 22°C.

Society » Environment | April 19, 2012, Thursday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1026

Sahara Dust Colors Rain in Parts of Bulgaria

Yellowish rain containing desert dust has been observed in the Southern Bulgarian regions of Smolyan and Blagoevgrad.

Society » Environment | April 18, 2012, Wednesday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1620

7 Bulgarian Regions under Code Orange over Heavy Downpours

Code orange has been declared in seven regions in Central Bulgaria due to heavy downpours and thunderstorms, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology has announced.

Society » Environment | April 18, 2012, Wednesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1169

Code Yellow in South Bulgaria Due to Spring Storms

A code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared in for regions of southern Bulgaria due to the possibility of heavy storms Saturday.

Society » Environment | April 14, 2012, Saturday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1197

Good Friday to Bring Sunshine, Showers in Bulgaria

Temperatures in Bulgaria on Good Friday, the most solemn day ahead of Easter, are forecast to reach 20-24C, but the sunshine delight will be coupled with shower spells.

Society » Environment | April 13, 2012, Friday // 09:01 | Viewed: 773

Only 2 Dog Catchers Work at Sofia's Stray Dog Company

Only two out the twenty four staff of the municipal company "Ekoravnovesie" (Eco-balance) in charge of controlling stray dogs' population in Bulgaria's capital Sofia are dog catchers, according to municipal councilman Georgi Kadiev.

Society » Environment | April 12, 2012, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1340

2 Earthquakes Registered in Romania's Vrancea near Bulgaria

Two earthquakes with a 3.5 magnitude on the Richter scale have been registered in Romania's region of Vrancea, some 380 km northeast of Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | April 12, 2012, Thursday // 11:10 | Viewed: 1330

Mayor: Stray Dogs Are Sofia's Top Problem

Stray dogs are the number one problem of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, according to Mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

Society » Environment | April 11, 2012, Wednesday // 11:33 | Viewed: 3554

NW Bulgaria Braces for Day of Wind, Cold

Code yellow has been declared for 8 Bulgarian regions Tuesday over the forecast for gusty winds and very low morning temperatures.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2012, Tuesday // 08:50 | Viewed: 977

Bulgarian Eco Activists Rally with 240 Axes

Bulgarian environmentalist are staging once again Tuesday a protest rally against looming amendments to the Forestry Act.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2012, Tuesday // 08:12 | Viewed: 1328

Easter to Bring Sunshine, Showers in Bulgaria

Temperatures in Bulgaria during the Easter holidays are forecast to reach 22-23C, but the sunshine delight will be coupled with shower spells as a Mediterranean cyclone will sweep through the country.

Society » Environment | April 9, 2012, Monday // 12:25 | Viewed: 920

Bulgaria Declares Code Yellow over High Winds

A code yellow for dangerous weather has been called Sunday for the entire territory of Bulgaria, over expected strong winds.

Society » Environment | April 7, 2012, Saturday // 19:40 | Viewed: 1332

Energy Firms Paid to Laud Shale Gas in Bulgaria, Eco-Activist Claims

Three PR agencies in Bulgaria have received enormous amounts of money in order to explain to the public how nice shale gas is, Mariana Hristova, an environmentalist, has alleged.

Society » Environment | April 4, 2012, Wednesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 1170

Sofia Mayor Finds Out Aggressive Stray Dogs Don't Belong on Streets

Aggressive packs of stray dogs do not belong on the streets, Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova declared on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | April 4, 2012, Wednesday // 16:38 | Viewed: 1407

Bulgarian Parliament Sets Up Committee on Shale Gas despite Moratorium

The Bulgarian Parliament has formed a temporary committee to study, analyze, and discuss "good practices and legislative solutions" on the regulation of exploration and extraction of mineral and energy resources.

Society » Environment | April 4, 2012, Wednesday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1098

Bulgaria's Sofia Plans to Get Rid of Stray Dogs by 2016

Bulgaria's capital Sofia plans to get rid of half its stray dogs by 2014 and reduced their number by 95% by 2016.

Society » Environment | April 3, 2012, Tuesday // 14:43 | Viewed: 2776
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