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Bulgarian Environmentalists Suspect Second Shale Gas Well

After visiting the villages of Golyamo Peshtene and Malo Peshtene in Northwestern Bulgaria, environmental activists have voiced fears that a natural gas drilling site is being prepared for a bigger well that may be used for shale gas exploration through h

Society » Environment | November 23, 2011, Wednesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1672

Bulgaria Braces for Freezing Cold Weather Beginning of Dec

After a few more sunny days until the end of the month, Bulgaria will be hit at the beginning of December by a freezing cold spell, bringing a new spate of snowfalls.

Society » Environment | November 22, 2011, Tuesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 2273

Bulgaria's Danube Section with Lowest Level since 1941

The Bulgarian section of the Danube River keeps breaking low water level records, according to the Bulgarian Executive Agency for Exploration and Maintenance of the Danube River.

Society » Environment | November 21, 2011, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 2316

Rescue Teams Tame Bulgaria's Winter Wild Fire

Firefighters and civil defense teams have managed to extinguish the weekend wildfire in Bulgaria's Pirin Mountain.

Society » Environment | November 21, 2011, Monday // 12:39 | Viewed: 3679

120 Tame Bulgaria's Winter Wild Fire

Firefighters and civil defense team are attempting Sunday morning to extinguish a wild fire that is raging for the second consecutive day in Bulgaria's Pirin Mountain.

Society » Environment | November 20, 2011, Sunday // 11:15 | Viewed: 4206

Light Earthquake Registered near Bulgarian-Greek Border

A light earthquake was registered 104 km south from Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv Saturday evening, in the area of the Bulgarian-Greek border.

Society » Environment | November 20, 2011, Sunday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1311

Unusual Winter Forest Fire Flames in Bulgaria's Pirin

A forest fire has erupted Saturday afternoon in the Pirin Mountains in Southern Bulgaria, above the Demyanitsa hut south of winter resort Bansko.

Society » Environment | November 19, 2011, Saturday // 16:27 | Viewed: 4030

Bulgarian Parliament Gives Initial Approval to Carbon Capture

After a much-protracted and divisive debate, the Bulgarian Parliament approved at first reading Thursday legislation that would allow carbon capture in the country.

Society » Environment | November 17, 2011, Thursday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1668

Climate Change to Move Bulgaria's Top Grain-Growing Region

In 60 years' time, Bulgaria's biggest grain-growing region may move from Dobrudja in the northeast to the fields near Sofia and Kyustendil.

Society » Environment | November 17, 2011, Thursday // 15:12 | Viewed: 2076

Chlorine Leak Reported in Bulgaria's Yambol

The Firefighter and Protection of Population Services in Bulgaria's southern city of Yambol were notified early Wednesday morning about a chlorine leak from an industrial facility.

Society » Environment | November 16, 2011, Wednesday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1757

Joint Rescue Operation Saves Bulgarian Antarctic Base Commander

A joint rescue operation conducted by Brazil and Chile involving navy ships, an aircraft and a helicopter, has helped to save Yordan Yordanov, commander of the Bulgarian Antarctic base, who suffered a heart attack on Friday, Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry an

Society » Environment | November 15, 2011, Tuesday // 09:50 | Viewed: 1618

Bulgarian Roma Tsar's Tortoises Taken to Animal Rescue Center

The tortoises seized by the prosecution during last week's search of Kiril Rashkov's properties in the southern Bulgarian village of Katunitsa have been placed at the Rescue Center for Wild Animals in Stara Zagora.

Society » Environment | November 14, 2011, Monday // 14:10 | Viewed: 2093

Light Earthquake Registered near Bulgaria's Kresna

A light earthquake was registered 106 km south from Bulgaria's capital Sofia early Monday morning.

Society » Environment | November 14, 2011, Monday // 08:44 | Viewed: 1550

Bulgarian Environmentalists Rise against 'Expendables 2'

Bulgarian environmentalists have officially voiced their protest against the planned shooting of "The Expendables 2" scenes in the country's Devetashka cave.

Society » Environment | November 13, 2011, Sunday // 16:41 | Viewed: 4086

First Scandinavian Swans Come to Spend Winter in Bulgaria

The first flight of swans for the winter season 2011/12 arrived Sunday in the Bulgarian Black Sea capital Varna from Scandinavia.

Society » Environment | November 12, 2011, Saturday // 17:19 | Viewed: 3165

Fire Claims Victim in Bulgaria's Burgas

A vast fire erupted early on Friday in the southern Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas, claiming one victim.

Society » Environment | November 11, 2011, Friday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2262

Bulgaria Oks Dundee Environmental Study for Krumovgrad Gold Mine

Toronto-based mining company Dundee Precious Metals has overcome an important obstacle to its plans for a new open pit gold mine in southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | November 9, 2011, Wednesday // 18:30 | Viewed: 3713

Cold Spell to Bring Snow to Bulgaria End-Week

After the sunny Wednesday when the mercury hit 19 degrees Celsius, Bulgaria will wake up to much colder temperatures on Thursday and see a new spate of snowfalls at the end of the week.

Society » Environment | November 9, 2011, Wednesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 2161

Bulgarian Antarctic Expeditions Forced to Hitchhike Amid Scant Financing

The 20th Bulgarian expedition to the Antarctic will set out early November amid serious financial difficulties.

Society » Environment | November 1, 2011, Tuesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2564

Bulgarian Town Besieged by Brown Bear

Residents of a neighborhood in the southern Bulgarian town of Devin had to stay awake through the night, aided by dogs and searchlights to ward off a bear.

Society » Environment | October 29, 2011, Saturday // 15:49 | Viewed: 4428

Outgoing President Bids Luck to 20th Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition

Outgoing Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov bid good luck to the newest Antarctic expedition of Bulgaria, leaving on November 02.

Society » Environment | October 28, 2011, Friday // 13:21 | Viewed: 2345
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