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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: 1767

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: 2693

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: 2267

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: 2035

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: 1609

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: 2012

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: 2219

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: 3165

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: 2082

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: 2941

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: 3315

Fish Increasingly Extinct in Bulgaria's Dying Black Sea

Half of the some 80 species of fish inhabiting the waters off the Bulgarian coast of the Black Sea have become extinct, according to fishing experts.

Society » Environment | May 21, 2010, Friday // 13:09 | Viewed: 6556

Killer Bear Hunted Down in Southern Bulgaria

Hunters have shot down the killer bear which is believed to have murdered a man in the Bulgarian Rhodope Mountains.

Society » Environment | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 13:50 | Viewed: 3260

Killer Bear Terrorizes Bulgarian Village

A 65-year-old man has been killed by a bear in the Rhodope Mountains in Southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | May 18, 2010, Tuesday // 08:34 | Viewed: 11310

Torrential Rains Flood Southwestern Bulgaria

Main streets, houses and hotels in Southwestern Bulgaria have been flooded after torrential rains drenched the region on Saturday.

Society » Environment | May 16, 2010, Sunday // 10:11 | Viewed: 5865

US Ambassador Launches Bulgarian Volunteer Days

The US Ambassador to Bulgaria, James Warlick, launched Saturday the "Volunteers Days" which will be held in the capital Sofia and the cities of Plovdiv, Stara Zagora, Varna, Shumen and Burgas.

Society » Environment | May 15, 2010, Saturday // 17:05 | Viewed: 1631

Bulgaria MPs Vote Drastic Fines for Waste Disposal Violations

Bulgaria's Members of the Parliament passed Thursday the amendments of the Waste Management Act, drastically increasing fines for violators.

Society » Environment | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 12:21 | Viewed: 3829

Bulgaria’s Botanical Garden "Threatened with Extinction"

The wrangle over the ownership of the botanical garden in the coastal town of Balchik gathered momentum on Monday after the director alarmed that its future is far from certain.

Society » Environment | May 10, 2010, Monday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1904

Eco Protesters Flood Downtown Sofia over Court Ruling

Some 100 environmentalists gathered spontaneously in the downtown of the Bulgarian capital Sofia after the Supreme Administrative Court revoked a ban on new ski tracks in the Vitosha Mountain.

Society » Environment | April 30, 2010, Friday // 20:01 | Viewed: 2146

Bulgaria Supreme Court Gives Green Light to Vitosha Ski Tracks

Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) ruled Friday to revoke the decision of Environment Minister, Nona Karadzhova, related to the project to build a new ski zone in the Vitosha Mountain near Sofia.

Society » Environment | April 30, 2010, Friday // 18:13 | Viewed: 2549

3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Registered in South Bulgaria

An earthquake with a 3.5 magnitude has been registered 110km to the south of the Bulgarian capital, reports BTA.

Society » Environment | April 29, 2010, Thursday // 18:54 | Viewed: 1919
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