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Huge Wildfire in Southern Bulgaria Reported Tamed

The fire in the Belitsa Municipality in the southwestern region of Blagoevgrad that erupted Tuesday has been tamed and localized.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2012, Wednesday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1382

400 Battle Large Wildfire in Southern Bulgaria

The fire near the Bulgarian village of Babyak, Belitsa Municipality, in the southwestern region of Blagoevgrad that erupted Tuesday has expanded and is now engulfing over 1 000 decares of pine forest.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2012, Wednesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 996

Bulgaria Remains under Dangerous Heat Alert

Code Orange alert for dangerous heat is declared for 10 Bulgarian regions Wednesday over the persisting heat wave.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2012, Wednesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 1129

Large-Scale Wildfires Erupt in Southern Bulgaria

Several large-scale wildfires erupted in Southern Bulgaria on Tuesday, adding to the worries of the Bulgarian fire-fighting authorities across the country.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 19:46 | Viewed: 1081

Young Hare 1000th Patient at Bulgarian Wildlife Rescue Center

The Wildlife Rescue Center operated by the Zeleni Balkani ("Green Balkans") NGO has welcomed its 1000th patient.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1945

Bulgaria Endures Record Number of Temperature Records

Record summer heat was registered all over Bulgaria on Tuesday, the National Meteorology and Hydrology Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has announced.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2126

Bulgaria Bans Traffic of Heavy Trucks over Excessive Heat

Bulgaria's authorities have taken measures to limit the traffic of trucks as a result of the record high temperatures.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1734

Wildfire Delays Burgas-Sofia Express Train

A wildfire has delayed Monday evening by 2.5 hours the express train between the Black Sea city of Burgas and the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 09:05 | Viewed: 1058

Bulgaria under Heat Alert, Relief in Sight

Code Orange alert for dangerous heat is declared for 21 Bulgarian regions Tuesday.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 08:16 | Viewed: 1317

Varna Eco Activists Earn Ban on Sea Garden Vehicle Access

The vehicle access ban in the historical part of the top landmark of Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna, the beautiful Sea Garden, became effective Monday.

Society » Environment | August 6, 2012, Monday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1003

Bulgaria Remains under Dangerous Heat Alert

Code Orange alert for dangerous heat is declared for 17 Bulgarian regions Monday.

Society » Environment | August 6, 2012, Monday // 09:05 | Viewed: 989

Bulgaria on Alert over Dangerous Heat

Code Yellow has been declared for the major part of Bulgaria for Sunday over the forecast for dangerous heat.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1087

Wildfire Burns 2 Houses in Bulgaria before Being Tamed

The wildfire in southern Bulgaria which engulfed and burned down two houses in southern Bulgaria has been tamed at 1 am Sunday.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2012, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1306

Blazing Summer Breaks 3 Temperature Records in Bulgaria

Another hot summer day Saturday has seen three temperature records in Bulgaria fall, with temperatures at some locations nearing 40 degrees Centigrade.

Society » Environment | August 4, 2012, Saturday // 19:19 | Viewed: 1754

Bulgaria's Capital 'Breathes' with Temporary Street Closure

Ivan Shishman Street in downtown Sofia will be turned pedestrian once again every Sunday until the end of August in a bid to reduce air pollution from traffic and favor commuting by foot.

Society » Environment | August 3, 2012, Friday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1257

Bulgarian NGOs Enraged by Black Sea Coast 'Dune Construction'

Bulgarian NGOs have threatened civil disobedience over continuing resort construction on the surviving natural sand dunes on the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 14:25 | Viewed: 2766

Murdered Dolphin Washed Ashore in Bulgaria Yet Again

A killed dolphin has been washed ashore on the Coral Beach on the Southern Bulgarian Black Sea coast in a seeming repeat of a last year's case.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 13:27 | Viewed: 2112

Antarctica to Host Permanent Settlements in 50 Years – Bulgarian Researcher

Hristo Pimpirev, Director of the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute, has suggested that in 50 years' time, the Antarctic will host permanent villages cooperating with scientists and the tourism industry.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2012, Tuesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 2889

July Record Hot in Bulgaria in Century, Scorcher Stays in Aug

The average monthly temperature in Bulgaria in July 2012 is the highest ever since there are meteorology measurements in the country – 100 years and 120 years in the capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2012, Tuesday // 12:14 | Viewed: 9362

Wildfire Gets Dangerously Close to S Bulgarian Village

The wildfire that started Monday afternoon near the village of Bryagovo in the southern Bulgarian region of Haskovo has already engulfed 2 000 decares.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2012, Tuesday // 08:42 | Viewed: 1132

3.3 Earthquake Rattles again Bulgaria's Pernik

An earthquake of a 3.3 magnitude on the Richter scale has been registered overnight in the area of the Bulgarian capital Sofia and the western city of Pernik.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2012, Tuesday // 08:08 | Viewed: 1245
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