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Bulgarian NGO Employs GPS to Save Imperial Eagles from Extinction

The Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds has announced the start of its new campaign for the satellite tracking of Eastern imperial eagles.

Society » Environment | June 29, 2010, Tuesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 2225

Bulgaria: Level of Danube Rising, Lom Situation Critical

Levels of the Danube river are threatening north-western Bulgarian town of Lom with flooding, reported local authorities Monday.

Society » Environment | June 28, 2010, Monday // 13:31 | Viewed: 2030

Light Tremor Shakes Southeastern Bulgaria

A light earthquake with a 1.9 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered on the territory of Bulgaria Monday morning.

Society » Environment | June 28, 2010, Monday // 09:44 | Viewed: 1927

Bulgaria's Sofia, Plovdiv Suffer Worst Air Pollution in Europe

Bulgaria is experiencing excessive and permanent air pollution across its territory, with the amount of dust in the air exceeding all environmental standards, a survey by the Italian Statistics Institute shows.

Society » Environment | June 23, 2010, Wednesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 12825

Here Comes the Longest Day

The summer solstice arrives June 21 to mark the longest day and shortest night of the year for the northern hemisphere, a day people have celebrated for centuries.

Society » Environment | June 21, 2010, Monday // 08:30 | Viewed: 3558

Rains, Thunderstorms Hit Bulgaria

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

Society » Environment | June 20, 2010, Sunday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1901

Weekend Brings Lower Temperatures, Rains to Bulgaria

The sizzling heat that swept Bulgaria for the most part of June is coming to an end and the weekend will set in with lower temperatures and rains, forecasts say.

Society » Environment | June 18, 2010, Friday // 17:23 | Viewed: 1452

Brussels Very Likely to Sue Bulgaria over Poor Waste Disposal

The European Commission is very likely to pursue court action against Bulgaria for failing to properly implement EU waste law, more than two years after it launched an infringement procedure on the issue, a deputy minister has said.

Society » Environment | June 15, 2010, Tuesday // 09:00 | Viewed: 4311

EU Report: Bathing Water in Bulgaria 'Excellent'

Bulgaria is one of only five countries in the EU with over 90% of beeches meeting European guide values for bathing water purity, according to a new EU report.

Society » Environment | June 11, 2010, Friday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1939

Bulgaria Grapples with Moroccan Grasshoppers Attack

Local authorities of Southern Bulgarian districts have undertaken measures to combat an invasion of Moroccan grasshoppers threatening to destroy vast areas with crops.

Society » Environment | June 8, 2010, Tuesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2606

Recycling Becomes More Common Practice for Bulgarians

Over 8 000 trees have been rescued from felling in 2009 due to the use of recycled paper in Sofia.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2010, Saturday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1758

Bulgaria Marks World Environment Day

Bulgaria and countries around the globe mark Saturday, June 5, World Environment Day (WED), under the patronage of the United Nations.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2010, Saturday // 12:35 | Viewed: 2658

Bulgarian Authorities Locate Balchik Oil Spill Source

Bulgarian authorities have been able to establish the source of the oil spill spotted near the northern Black Sea coastal town of Balchik Monday.

Society » Environment | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 12:34 | Viewed: 2247

Lightning Kills Bulgarian Shepherd in Ovcharovo

A 50-year-old shepherd in the Bulgarian village of Ovcharavo was found dead early Tuesday after being struck by lightning.

Society » Environment | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 12:33 | Viewed: 2002

Bulgarian Red Cross Sends Aid to Flooded Poland

The leadership of the Bulgarian Red Cross has decided Tuesday to sent aid to those who sustained damage during the disaster May floods in Poland.

Society » Environment | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1600

Oil Spill Noticed near Bulgaria's Balchik

A signal about an oil spill in the Black Sea, near the northmen town of Balchik, has been received Monday on the 112 emergency phone line.

Society » Environment | May 31, 2010, Monday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1987

WWF in Bulgaria Organizes Cleaning of Natural Parks

The international environmental organization WWF is holding Saturday, for the third time in a row, a campaign to clean the 11 natural parks in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 29, 2010, Saturday // 10:57 | Viewed: 2200

Bulgaria Registers Record High Temperatures

The thermometers in the central city of Veliko Tarnovo and the southern city of Pazardzhik hit record highs Wednesday - 31 and 31.

Society » Environment | May 26, 2010, Wednesday // 18:54 | Viewed: 3126

Sofia Sets Out to Turn Garbage Dump into Park

Sofia municipality has opened a tender for the selection of a company to recultivate a lot of the nearby operational landfill at Suhodol under an ambition project to turn the dump into a park.

Society » Environment | May 26, 2010, Wednesday // 09:40 | Viewed: 2069

Scientists Search for New Species along Bulgarian Black Sea Coast

A team of 18 scientists from 5 countries has set off on a research expedition along the Bulgarian coast of the Black Sea.

Society » Environment | May 25, 2010, Tuesday // 19:15 | Viewed: 2926

Bulgaria Set for Bumper Harvest in Valley of the Roses

The worldwide famous harvest has begun Friday in the 'valley of the roses' close to Kazanlak in Central Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 21, 2010, Friday // 14:02 | Viewed: 3274
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