In end-May, US energy giant Chevron landed a concession for shale gas exploration in Bulgaria with a whopping offer of EUR 30 M.
Even though the mercury will not fall below zero, code yellow has been declared for almost all Bulgarian regions (22 out of 28) Friday over the forecast for heavy rains, snow and icy roads.
Four Bulgarian locations registered record high temperatures for the beginning of January around 2 pm on Tuesday.
Bulgaria's executive environmental agency raised an alert on Tuesday over the high concentration of dust particles in the air in fourteen towns and cities across the country since the beginning of the year.
The parrots which were seized at the Kapitan Andreevo border crossing point on December 26 have made it safely to the Sofia Zoo.
Vehicles have been stranded in Southern Bulgaria near Plovdiv as a result of surprisingly heavy snowfall in the afternoon on Saturday, the last day of 2011.
A protest initiative titled RIDE 4 VITOSHA will mark the opening of the 2011/2012 ski season at Sofia's Vitosha Mountain.
The 20th Bulgarian expedition to the Antarctic includes eight women, said Professor Hristo Pimpirev, head of the expedition and director of the Antarctic Studies unit at the Bulgarian Academy of Science (BAS).
The snowfall is going to gradually subside Friday from west to east with fewer clouds, according to the weather forecast of the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
Officially, winter began in Bulgaria, as the winter solstice, marking the year's shortest day and longest night, occurred in Bulgaria around 7:30 am local time on Thursday.
Bulgaria's Environment Ministry has signed three contracts for new wastewater treatment plants along the Black Sea coast worth some BGN 100 M.
Bulgarian environmental organization Green Balkans has protested a report by the Ministry of Environment, which found filming Hollwood blockbuster "The Expendables 2" in a local cave did not harm bats living there.
The bat colonies in Bulgaria's Devetashka cave have not been harmed during the filming of the Hollywood blockbuster "The Expendables 2.
Bulgaria's environment minister has made it clear she is ready to do everything to promote Dundee Precious Metals' controversial plan for a gold mine in the country, even if it means risking her life.
Code yellow has been declared for 19 northern and eastern Bulgarian regions, including the Sofia Region, Saturday over the forecast for gusty winds.
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