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Turkish Driver Charged for Causing Hazardous Spill in Bulgaria

The driver of the Turkish cistern, which crashed overnight near the northern Bulgarian town of Debelets has been arrested and will be kept behind bars for 24 hours.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2011, Monday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1785

Bulgaria's 264 Municipalities Rally En Bloc against Plastic Bags

All 264 municipal mayors in Bulgaria have decided to stage a "day without plastic bags" on July 29, 2011.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2011, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 3832

No Injured Bulgarians after Hazardous Chemical Spill

There are no injured people in Debelets and there is no longer a threat since the concentration of the dangerous chemical in the air is down to minimal levels.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2011, Monday // 14:37 | Viewed: 1872

2500 Bulgarians to Be Evacuated over Hazardous Chemical Spill

A Turkish cistern truck transporting amounts of a dangerous chemical rolled over early on Monday, causing the ongoing evacuation of some 2500 Bulgarians in the northern town of Debelets near Veliko Tarnovo.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2011, Monday // 08:31 | Viewed: 4166

Bulgarians, Visitors Advised to Stay Inside over Heat Wave

The Bulgarian regions of Vidin and Blagoevgrad are under code orange Sunday, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) declared.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2011, Sunday // 13:53 | Viewed: 2813

Bulgaria's Varna Aquarium Receives 1st Octopus

The aquarium in the Bulgarian Black Sea capital Varna has a new inhabitant – a baby Octopus, (Octopus vulgaris), the Fish Resources Institute in the city announced.

Society » Environment | July 10, 2011, Sunday // 12:47 | Viewed: 5466

Bulgaria Braces for Massive Summer Heat Wave

All of Bulgaria is under a Code "Yellow" warning, the third highest level of alert, because of the summer heat the country is expected to experience on Sunday, July 10.

Society » Environment | July 9, 2011, Saturday // 20:18 | Viewed: 3246

Bulgaria Finally Basks in Glorious Sun, Beaches Packed Full

Following the recent spell of cold weather, beach time has finally arrived in Bulgaria to the joy of thousands of holiday makers along the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | July 8, 2011, Friday // 15:02 | Viewed: 5922

Black Sea Used to Be Freshwater Lake, Experienced Deluge - Scientists

The Black Sea used to be a freshwater lake turned into a salt-water sea, Columbia University Professor William Ryan announced in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | July 6, 2011, Wednesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 13958

3.3-Magnitude Earthquake Registered in Southeast Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.3 on the Richter scale was registered in Southeastern Bulgaria Wednesday afternoon.

Society » Environment | July 6, 2011, Wednesday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1808

Uniquely Colored Deer Cub Found in Bulgaria

A strangely colored deer cub has been inhabiting the zoo at the Southern Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora since several days.

Society » Environment | July 5, 2011, Tuesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 2815

MEPs Disgusted at Bulgarian Capital's Waste Dump

A delegation from the European Parliament visited Saturday the Suhodol waste dump in Bulgarian capital Sofia, following a petition by local citizen and environmentalists regarding the impact of the facility.

Society » Environment | July 2, 2011, Saturday // 19:20 | Viewed: 2447

New Minor Earthquake in Southeast Bulgaria

A new light earthquake has been detected in Southeastern Bulgaria, after three minor quakes rattled the region within 15 minutes three days ago.

Society » Environment | June 30, 2011, Thursday // 20:17 | Viewed: 1674

Riot Police Scatter Spontaneous Eco Protest in Sofia


Society » Environment | June 30, 2011, Thursday // 19:43 | Viewed: 2220

Cloudy Bulgaria to Wait for Beach Time till Sunday

Warmer temperatures on Sunday and Monday will lure not only the audacious swimmers to try out the waters of Bulgaria's Black Sea coast, weather men say.

Society » Environment | June 30, 2011, Thursday // 15:29 | Viewed: 2064

Mercury Falling in Bulgaria, Heat Wave Coming Later in July

After the high temperatures and sunny weather in the middle of June, Bulgaria will be hit at the beginning of July by a wave of even cooler than now air and scattered rains.

Society » Environment | June 29, 2011, Wednesday // 19:35 | Viewed: 1653

Bulgarian Cabinet Vows to Legalize Illegal Ski Runways in Bansko

Bulgarian environmentalists vowed to bring down eco-minister Nona Karadzhova after she announced that cabinet will take measures to legalize illegal facilities in Bulgaria's top ski resort Bansko.

Society » Environment | June 29, 2011, Wednesday // 18:54 | Viewed: 2629

MEPs to Visit Bulgaria to Discuss Environmental Petitions

Members of the European Parliament's Petitions Committee will arrive in Bulgaria on a two-day fact-finding mission to discuss the situation of sites in Suhodol, Rila and the Rhodope Mountains that have been the subject of petitions.

Society » Environment | June 29, 2011, Wednesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1779

Bulgarian Left Wing Parties Demand Referendums on Shale Gas Exploration

Bulgaria must hold local referendums in Dobrudzha on shale gas exploration and production, said Monday left-wing MP Anton Kutev at a press conference in Siistra.

Society » Environment | June 28, 2011, Tuesday // 09:06 | Viewed: 1607

Brown Bear Spotted at Alpine Altitude in Bulgaria

A brown bear has been spotted last week running on the steep scree just below Bulgaria's highest peak Mussala in the Rila mountains, some 2,900 m above sea level.

Society » Environment | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2202

High Winds Cancel Bulgarian Music Festival, Blast Mountains

Saturday the second evening of Loop Elevation music festival, due to take place in Bulgarian the town of Razlog, was called off due to winds reaching 100 km/h.

Society » Environment | June 26, 2011, Sunday // 10:02 | Viewed: 2273
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