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Bulgaria Registers Record-High Sea Water Temperatures

The temperatures of the sea water along the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, which reached 30 degrees Celsius in the recent days, are the highest in 17 years, experts have announced.

Society » Environment | August 12, 2010, Thursday // 16:18 | Viewed: 5964

Russia Declares Emergency in Nuclear Town

On account of the raging wildfires Russian authorities declared a state of emergency in the town of Ozersk, where a large Russian center for processing of nuclear materials is located.

Society » Environment | August 9, 2010, Monday // 18:18 | Viewed: 3487

3 Boys Struck by Lightning in Bulgaria

A 16-year-old boy was killed and two others were severely injured by a lightning near the Bulgarian town of Samokov.

Society » Environment | August 8, 2010, Sunday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1693

Bulgarian Environment Ministry Boosts Monitoring over Killer Bears

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry is going to enhance its monitoring of the population of brown bears in the country as a result of the problem with killer bears.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 19:21 | Viewed: 1799

Thunder, Hail Storm Hits Bulgaria's Sofia

A strong thunder storm hit the Bulgarian capital Sofia on Thursday afternoon.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1926

Bulgarian Authorities Hunt Down 2nd Killer Bear

A second killer bear has been hunted down in the Smolyan District in Southern Bulgaria in just three months.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 11:20 | Viewed: 4396

Oil Spills Detected Off Bulgarian Black Sea Coast - Report

Several oil slicks have been detected in the Black Sea off the coast of Bulgaria and Romania via satellite monitoring by the BlackSea-online.

Society » Environment | August 4, 2010, Wednesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 2892

BP Claims to Have Stopped Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

British Petroleum announced Wednesday that the "static kill" operation it performed to stop the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has had the "desired outcome".

Society » Environment | August 4, 2010, Wednesday // 11:17 | Viewed: 2539

Bulgaria Restricts Freight Road Traffic August

Bulgarian authorities issued a ban of all heavy-freight vehicles on its road network on Fridays and Sundays between August 6 and 30.

Society » Environment | August 3, 2010, Tuesday // 19:17 | Viewed: 1509

Beach-goers in Bulgaria Warned of Dangerous Sea Waters

Monday, August 2 is considered in Bulgaria the one day during the year when the waters of the Black Sea are the most dangerous, taking the most drowning victims.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2010, Monday // 11:16 | Viewed: 6712

UNESCO Extends Area of Bulgaria's Pirin World Heritage Site

The World Heritage Committee meeting in Brazil extended Sunday the World Heritage statute of Bulgaria's Pirin Natural Park.

Society » Environment | August 2, 2010, Monday // 10:27 | Viewed: 4283

Wildfires Rage on in Central Russia

More than 240,000 persons are engaged in taming wildfires that have been sweeping central Russia for the last couple of days, reports RIA Novosti Saturday.

Society » Environment | July 31, 2010, Saturday // 15:43 | Viewed: 2695

Extinct Plant Species to Come Back to Bulgaria

Extinct and rare plant species will be brought back to four protected areas in Bulgaria, under the framework of a new environmental project of the EK Life+ program.

Society » Environment | July 27, 2010, Tuesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 5019

Bulgaria's Pazardzhik District Declares Emergency over Floods

An emergency situation was declared in Pazardzhik district, central southern Bulgaria, after heavy rains caused extensive flooding in the area.

Society » Environment | July 26, 2010, Monday // 19:40 | Viewed: 1821

Floods Hit Southern Bulgaria

The town of Saedinenie near Plovdiv announced state of emergency after torrential rains fell down Sunday night.

Society » Environment | July 26, 2010, Monday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2136

Danube Level Declines Drastically in Bulgarian Section

The level of the Danube River near Bulgaria's Ruse has declined by 5 meters in 20 days.

Society » Environment | July 26, 2010, Monday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1571

Most of Bulgaria Declares Alert over Torrential Rains

A total of 17 of the 28 Bulgarian districts have declared a third-degree alert order because of the forecasts for torrential rains and thunderstorms.

Society » Environment | July 25, 2010, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2359

Bulgarian MPs Toss Murder of Killer Bears into Hands of Agriculture Minister

Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister will be the person in charge of granting permits to shoot down killer bears and other wild animals, according to draft legislation.

Society » Environment | July 22, 2010, Thursday // 20:11 | Viewed: 3277

Bulgarian Peasants Mad over Govt Measures against Killer Bears

Locals in Southern Bulgaria have expressed their indignation over what they see as inadequate measures taken up by the government to protect them from killer bears.

Society » Environment | July 21, 2010, Wednesday // 18:51 | Viewed: 3180

Closure Looms for Bulgaria's Polluting Thermal Plants

All Thermal Power Plants (TPP) in Bulgaria that pollute the environment will be closed by the end of 2012, Eco Minister, Nona Kardzhova, informs Monday.

Society » Environment | July 19, 2010, Monday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1761

Greece Wildfire Restrained - Report

The great forest fire that broke out Saturday evening north-east of the Greek capital Athens has been restrained, report local firefighing authorities.

Society » Environment | July 18, 2010, Sunday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1981
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