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Bulgarian Environment Ministry Denies Higher Status to Protected Area

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry has refused to grant a higher protected area status to Irakli – Emona – a Black Sea coastal area targeted for resort construction but vehemently defended by local environmentalists.

Society » Environment | January 15, 2013, Tuesday // 18:25 | Viewed: 1401

Light Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria's Pernik

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.

Society » Environment | January 15, 2013, Tuesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1427

Bulgarian Minister Halts Construction on Irakli Beach after Mass Protest

Construction works on the Irakli beach on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast have been stopped by officials of the Directorate for National Construction Supervision (DNSK) through an order of Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova.

Society » Environment | January 15, 2013, Tuesday // 10:28 | Viewed: 2275

Bulgaria Probes 6 Protected Area Construction Tipoffs

The inter-institutional ad hoc committee in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas has received six tipoffs about construction activities in protected coastal areas.

Society » Environment | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 18:42 | Viewed: 1872

Bulgarian Official Concealed Protected Dunes Report

Nearly one third of the terrain that stirred a huge scandal in Bulgaria has been listed after all as sand dunes in a scientific report.

Society » Environment | January 9, 2013, Wednesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1630

Aftershocks Continue in Wake of Turkey Earthquake

More than 30 aftershocks have been recorded after the 5.8 degree earthquake in the Turkish Aegean Sea Tuesday afternoon.

Society » Environment | January 8, 2013, Tuesday // 20:05 | Viewed: 2090

5.8 Quake Causes Panic in Istanbul, No Victims, Damage

The 5.8 Richter degree earthquake in the Aegean Sea Tuesday afternoon was strongly felt in Turkey's north-west, but has caused no reported casualties and damages.

Society » Environment | January 8, 2013, Tuesday // 18:36 | Viewed: 2345

Strong Quake Jolts Turkey's Aegean Coast, Felt in Bulgaria

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck just off Turkey's northwestern Aegean coast on Tuesday, according to the US Geological Survey.

Society » Environment | January 8, 2013, Tuesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1831

Earthquake Felt Lightly in Bulgaria's Sofia

A light earthquake was felt in Bulgaria's capital Sofia around 4:16 pm EET on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | January 8, 2013, Tuesday // 16:25 | Viewed: 3008

Bulgaria Bans Construction on Sand Dunes

Legal amendments are to be tabled to lead to a full ban on construction activities in Bulgaria on plots listed as sand dunes, the Minister of Regional Development and Public Works, Lilyana Pavlova, confirmed Monday.

Society » Environment | January 7, 2013, Monday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1956

Bulgaria's Capital Sofia Wakes Up to Fresh Snow

Bulgaria's capital Sofia woke up Monday morning to freezing cold accompanied by a fresh snow cover, but without record low temperatures.

Society » Environment | January 7, 2013, Monday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1672

Bulgarian Rulers Linked to Scandal with Protected Area Construction

A close friend of Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has been linked to the scandal that flared in Bulgaria just hours before the arrival of the New Year 2013, over reports illegal construction was going on in a protected coas

Society » Environment | January 2, 2013, Wednesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 3015

Scandal with Protected Area Construction Flares in Bulgaria

A new scandal has flared in Bulgaria just hours before the arrival of the new year 2013, triggered by reports that illegal construction is going on in a protected coastal area.

Society » Environment | December 31, 2012, Monday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1859

Bulgaria Govt Implicated in Murky Beach Sale, Nature Destruction

Bulldozers are destroying sand dunes near famous Bulgarian Black Sea resort town of Nessebar, environmentalists have alarmed.

Society » Environment | December 30, 2012, Sunday // 19:25 | Viewed: 3213

Bulgaria on Alert over Snowfall, Gusty Winds

Six districts in Western Bulgaria are on high alert over potential heavy snowfall, Bulgaria's National Hydrology and Meteorology Institute announced Saturday.

Society » Environment | December 29, 2012, Saturday // 10:44 | Viewed: 1574

21 Bulgarian Cities on Alert over High Dust Levels

High dust levels were registered in a total of 21 Bulgarian cities on Thursday, authorities say.

Society » Environment | December 28, 2012, Friday // 18:06 | Viewed: 1638

Bulgaria's Mountains See Record High Temperatures

Three spots in different Bulgarian mountains registered record high temperatures on December 25, 2012, Christmas Day, Bulgaria's National Meteorology and Hydrology institute reported Tuesday.

Society » Environment | December 25, 2012, Tuesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2047

Christmas Greets Europe with Spring, UK under Deluge

A southern wind has set springlike temperatures over much of western and southern Europe, at a time when torrential rains are flooding the UK, and Russia is cracking under severe cold.

Society » Environment | December 25, 2012, Tuesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1547

Christmas Brings Milder Weather to Bulgaria

The cold wave that gripped most of Bulgaria over the last few weeks will come to an end on Christmas Eve, according to forecasts.

Society » Environment | December 24, 2012, Monday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1668

5.8-Degree Earthquake Hits Black Sea off Georgia

An earthquake of the 5.8 degree on the Richter scale has been registered Sunday off Georgia's Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | December 23, 2012, Sunday // 16:34 | Viewed: 1347

Bulgaria on Alert over Cold, Sun to Return for Christmas

Half of Bulgaria's regions have been placed under code yellow for potentially dangerous weather due to low temperatures Sunday.

Society » Environment | December 23, 2012, Sunday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1582
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