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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: 6965

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: 4313

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: 2729

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: 5113

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: 1921

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: 2148

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: 1578

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: 2462

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: 3355

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: 3216

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: 1777

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: 2010

Illegal Extraction Pollutes Bulgarian Nature Park - Report

Illegal extraction of sand and other raw materials for construction is polluting Bulgaria Strandzha Nature Park, alerted park authorities quoted by Bulgarian daily Dnevnik.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2010, Friday // 20:28 | Viewed: 5100

Bulgarian Eco Ministry Stops Controversial Ski Lift Repair

The Bulgarian Ministry of Environment announced Friday that it has enforced a halting of all repair activities on the controversial repair of a ski lift in Bulgarian ski resort Bansko.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2010, Friday // 18:15 | Viewed: 2770

Bulgarian Eco Ministry Makes U-Turn on Ski Lift Project

Bulgaria's Ministry of Environment has annulled their June decision to allow the "Yulen" company to build a new ski lift in the country's top winter resort of Bansko.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 20:59 | Viewed: 2487

Bulgarian Govt Allows Bear Hunt after Latest Killer Attack

Bulgaria's Environment Minister has allowed the hunting down of brown bears whenever necessary after a woman barely survived an attack by a killer bear.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 2636

Bulgarian NGO Resettles Griffin Vultures from Spain

Bulgarian environmentalists are going to resettle eight griffin vultures as part of a project to restore the population of the birds of prey.

Society » Environment | July 13, 2010, Tuesday // 19:19 | Viewed: 2511

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Worried About Crops

Bulgarian minister of agriculture Miroslav Naydenov has expressed some worries about the success of this year's wheat crops, after torrential rains flooded north-eastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2010, Saturday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1622

Two Weak Earthquakes Registered in Bulgaria

Early Saturday morning two weak earthquakes were detected in different parts of Bulgaria, causing no damages, reported the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2010, Saturday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1737

Bulgarian NGO to Track 5 Imperial Eagles by Satellite

Activists of the Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds have attached satellite transmitters to five young Eastern imperial eagles in order to track them to study their habits and prevent their extinction.

Society » Environment | July 9, 2010, Friday // 12:44 | Viewed: 5957

Blast of Cold Air, Rain Hits Bulgaria

After the relatively high temperatures earlier this week, Bulgaria has been hit on Thursday by a blast of cold air and torrential rains.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2010, Thursday // 14:36 | Viewed: 2192
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