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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: 1664

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: 2653

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: 1796

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: 1639

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: 2217

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: 2294

18 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Gusty Wind

Code yellow has been declared for eighteen Bulgarian regions Saturday over the forecast for gusty winds, the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, informs.

Society » Environment | June 25, 2011, Saturday // 11:18 | Viewed: 2088

Bulgaria Rattled by 3 Earthquakes in 15 Minutes

Three mild earthquakes were felt in Bulgaria Friday night within just a quarter of an hour.

Society » Environment | June 24, 2011, Friday // 22:29 | Viewed: 1752

Bulgaria under Code Yellow for Friday Heat

Code yellow has been declared for nearly all Bulgarian regions Friday over the forecast of dangerous heat, the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, informs.

Society » Environment | June 23, 2011, Thursday // 20:01 | Viewed: 2575

Heat Pushes Mercury in Bulgaria to 35°C on Sunday

Bulgarians and visitors to the country experienced a scorcher on Sunday as the mercury zoomed up to 35°C, making it the hottest day since the beginning of the year.

Society » Environment | June 19, 2011, Sunday // 15:27 | Viewed: 1973

Bulgarians Oppose Construction of New Hotels, Ski Tracks in Rila, Pirin

Air and water pollution and forest destruction are among the most serious problems for Bulgarian nature, according to a survey.

Society » Environment | June 16, 2011, Thursday // 18:28 | Viewed: 2830

Bulgarian Govt Approves Accession to Nagoya Protocol

Bulgaria's Council of Ministers approved Wednesday the country's accession to the Nagoya Protocol, a legal instrument to enforce access and benefit-sharing measures under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

Society » Environment | June 15, 2011, Wednesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 2690

Bulgaria Launches Major Study to Protect Birds from Wind Parks

The Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Waters announced Tuesday the launch of large-scale studies across the country to establish locations where wind parks could be dangerous for wild birds.

Society » Environment | June 14, 2011, Tuesday // 15:07 | Viewed: 2582

Mild Quake Registered near Bulgaria's Capital

A light earthquake has been registered in the vicinity of the Sofia suburb of Bankya early Sunday morning.

Society » Environment | June 12, 2011, Sunday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1411

Parts of Bulgaria under Severe Weather Warning

The National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) declared code orange for dangerous weather for northeastern Bulgaria for the afternoon.

Society » Environment | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 10:16 | Viewed: 2705

Black Sea's Fish Resources Depleted, Bulgarian Scientist Alarms

The fish resources of the Black Sea are highly depleted by overfishing, according to Prof. Daniela Klisarova, Director of the Institute on Fish Resources in Varna.

Society » Environment | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 16:20 | Viewed: 7366

2 Slight Quakes Felt in Southern Bulgaria

Two slight earthquakes have been registered in Southeastern Bulgaria early on Monday.

Society » Environment | June 6, 2011, Monday // 09:02 | Viewed: 1508

Mild Quake Rattles Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake has been felt near the southern Bulgarian town of Razlog early Friday morning.

Society » Environment | June 3, 2011, Friday // 08:29 | Viewed: 1565

Heat Wave to Push Mercury in Bulgaria to 35°C in June

Bulgarians and visitors to the country are in for a scorcher during the last three weeks of June as the mercury is expected to zoom up to 35°C.

Society » Environment | May 30, 2011, Monday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1976

Bulgarian EU Commissioner Urges Reduction of Harmful Building Emissions

 Bulgarian EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva highlighted the importance of reducing harmful emissions from buildings during a lecture in Sofia titled "Learning to live amid a changing

Society » Environment | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 11:54 | Viewed: 1337

Quake Kills 4 in Western Tukrey, Tremors Felt in Bulgaria

An earthquake struck Western Turkey Thursday night, taking the lives of four and injuring over 80 people.

Society » Environment | May 20, 2011, Friday // 09:23 | Viewed: 2572
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