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Thunder, Hail Storm Hits Bulgaria's Sofia

A strong thunder storm hit the Bulgarian capital Sofia on Thursday afternoon.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1961

Bulgarian Authorities Hunt Down 2nd Killer Bear

A second killer bear has been hunted down in the Smolyan District in Southern Bulgaria in just three months.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2010, Thursday // 11:20 | Viewed: 4718

Oil Spills Detected Off Bulgarian Black Sea Coast - Report

Several oil slicks have been detected in the Black Sea off the coast of Bulgaria and Romania via satellite monitoring by the BlackSea-online.

Society » Environment | August 4, 2010, Wednesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 2946

BP Claims to Have Stopped Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

British Petroleum announced Wednesday that the "static kill" operation it performed to stop the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has had the "desired outcome".

Society » Environment | August 4, 2010, Wednesday // 11:17 | Viewed: 2619

Bulgaria Restricts Freight Road Traffic August

Bulgarian authorities issued a ban of all heavy-freight vehicles on its road network on Fridays and Sundays between August 6 and 30.

Society » Environment | August 3, 2010, Tuesday // 19:17 | Viewed: 1531

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: 7130

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: 4336

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: 2753

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: 5196

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: 1933

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: 2155

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: 1583

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: 2467

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: 3426

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: 3268

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: 1791

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: 2029

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: 5202

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: 2790

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: 2502

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: 2664
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