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Spring-Like Weather Brings 2 Temperature Records to Bulgaria

Two temperature records, both of them in the north, were measured in Bulgaria Saturday, as a wave of warm air has temporarily gripped the country amid winter.

Society » Environment | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 18:46 | Viewed: 1699

Dangerous Landslide Threatens Southern Bulgarian Village

A dangerous landslide threatens the safety of over 70 people in the southern Bulgarian village of Tanka Bara near Nedelino.

Society » Environment | January 31, 2013, Thursday // 08:18 | Viewed: 1902

Bulgarian AgriMin 'Stunned' by Ex Cabinet Murky Land Sales

Companies associated with the previous Cabinet of the Three Way Coalition have been allowed to purchase prime waterfront terrains for pocket change with sale prices of BGN 2 per square meter.

Society » Environment | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 20:48 | Viewed: 1919

Bulgaria's Finance Minister Recommends Referendum on Major Environmental Topic

Bulgaria's next referendum should be on an important environmental topic, according to Finance Minister Simeon Djankov.

Society » Environment | January 28, 2013, Monday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1726

Heavy Snowfall Forecasted for Parts of Bulgaria

Three regions in southern Bulgaria are under code orange Saturday over the forecast for heavy snowfall.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2013, Saturday // 10:54 | Viewed: 2176

Bulgarian Eco Activists Light 'Radiation Sign' Lanterns

Bulgarian environmentalists placed in front of the building of the Parliament Friday evening dozens of lighted lanterns forming the sign of radiation.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2013, Saturday // 10:38 | Viewed: 2012

Bulgarian Socialists Propose Temporary Ban on Construction on Black Sea Coast

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has submitted to Parliament a draft decision for imposing a moratorium on all disposition deals and construction works on terrains of the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | January 24, 2013, Thursday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1464

Bulgarian Top Ski Resort Moves to Destroy National Park

Bulgarian winter resort town of Bansko has requested not only expanded ski facilities, but also construction permits and access regime into the Pirin National Park.

Society » Environment | January 24, 2013, Thursday // 14:57 | Viewed: 2179

4 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Downpours

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared Thursday for four Bulgarian regions due to expected torrential rains.

Society » Environment | January 24, 2013, Thursday // 09:54 | Viewed: 1383

Light Earthquake Registered in SW Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southwestern Bulgaria Wednesday evening.

Society » Environment | January 24, 2013, Thursday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1424

Bulgarian Eco Activists Rally against GERB Govt in Sofia

Several hundred protesters, mostly young environmentalists, rallied in the downtown of Bulgarian capital Thursday night in protest against resort development projects on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast and respective policies of the ruling party GERB.

Society » Environment | January 17, 2013, Thursday // 19:13 | Viewed: 1456

Bulgarians Stage New Rally against Construction in Protected Black Sea Areas

Protests against reckless construction on Bulgaria's Black Sea cost will be held Thursday in Sofia, Plovdiv, and Varna.

Society » Environment | January 17, 2013, Thursday // 12:27 | Viewed: 1696

Bulgarian Govt Slaps Maximum Fine on Developer Targeting Protected Area

The Bulgarian authorities has slapped a BGN 20 000 fine on Emona 2000 EOOD, the developer which attempted and nearly managed to carry out resort construction in the Irakli – Emine protected area on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, the Environment Ministry a

Society » Environment | January 16, 2013, Wednesday // 17:10 | Viewed: 1840

Bulgarian Environment Minister: Protests against Overdevelopment Come Too Late

The protests against overbuilding in Bulgarian resorts come after a long delay, according to Environment Minister Nona Karadzhova.

Society » Environment | January 16, 2013, Wednesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1698

Bulgaria Declares Code Yellow over Gusty Winds

Code yellow has been declared for twenty one Bulgarian regions Wednesday over the forecast for gusty winds.

Society » Environment | January 16, 2013, Wednesday // 08:06 | Viewed: 1206

Bulgarian Eco Activists Call for Declaring Black Sea Coast National Park

Bulgarian eco activists proposed Tuesday to establish a "Black Sea" National Park to stop construction in coastal areas.

Society » Environment | January 15, 2013, Tuesday // 18:47 | Viewed: 2013

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: 1433

Light Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria's Pernik

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.

Society » Environment | January 15, 2013, Tuesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1446

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: 2314

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: 1899

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: 1663
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