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Seized Bulgarian Baby Lions Sent to South Africa Sanctuary

The two baby lions that were seized in the spring by the Bulgarian State from private properties will be send to the "Lionsrock" park in South Africa.

Society » Environment | October 26, 2010, Tuesday // 14:33 | Viewed: 4632

Bulgarian Parliament Commits to Green Economy

The Bulgarian Parliament is committed to working for an environmentally friendly economy, stated vice-speaker from the ruling GERB party Anastas Anastasov Tuesday.

Society » Environment | October 19, 2010, Tuesday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1827

Balkans Face Cruel Winter - Report

The Balkans and Europe at large might be facing one of the coldest winters in years, according to a report by the Serbian TV and Radio, quoting weather forecasters from accross the continent.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2010, Saturday // 19:43 | Viewed: 5995

Bulgarian Environmentalists Fear Danube Pollution by Hungary Sludge

The toxic red sludge that caused a catastrophe in the west Hungarian countryside in an unprecedented spill will sooner or later reach the Bulgarian sector of the Danube, according to eco-activists.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2010, Saturday // 15:25 | Viewed: 4140

Bulgarian Transport Ministry Launches Operation 'Smoke'

The first of a series of checks of passenger and cargo vehicles, carried out by the Bulgarian Transport Ministry, is launched Thursday under the codename "Smoke.

Society » Environment | October 14, 2010, Thursday // 08:38 | Viewed: 1635

WWF: Average Bulgarian Uses 1.8 Times Planet's Resources

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has calculated the impact of each country by measuring the amount of carbon, water and other natural resources consumed by an average person in a year.

Society » Environment | October 13, 2010, Wednesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 3719

Hungarian Alumina Plant to Reopen by Weekend

The Hungarian alumina plant that flooded part of the country and the Danube River with toxic red sludge will restart production by this weekend, officials announced Wednesday.

Society » Environment | October 13, 2010, Wednesday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1565

Bulgarian Firefighter to Be Decorated by Medvedev

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will decorate with state order "For Bravery" foreign firefighters who helped quench the disastrous fires that engulfed European Russia over the summer.

Society » Environment | October 12, 2010, Tuesday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1224

Weak Earthquake Detected near Bulgaria's Sofia

A weak earthquake with a 3.

Society » Environment | October 12, 2010, Tuesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1727

Bulgaria: No Pollution of Danube from Hungary Toxic Sludge

Probes have shown that the toxic sludge spill in Hungary has not polluted the waters in the Bulgarian part of the Danube River, Bulgaria's Regional Inspectorate for Environment and Waters (RIOSV) has announced.

Society » Environment | October 12, 2010, Tuesday // 10:48 | Viewed: 2836

EU Experts to Help Hungary with Toxic Sludge

EU pollution cleanup experts will arrive Monday in Hungary to help limit the aftermath of the toxic sludge spill, the European Commission has announced.

Society » Environment | October 11, 2010, Monday // 09:00 | Viewed: 1893

Hungary Fears New Burst of Toxic Sludge

Hungarian PM Viktor Orban has announced it was "very likely" that the wall of the reservoir of the alumina plant would collapse, releasing a new wave of the red toxic sludge.

Society » Environment | October 10, 2010, Sunday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2421

Wind Closes Bulgaria's Port Varna

Bulgaria's Black Sea Port Varna is closed to all vessels due to strong west wind, which is blowing at a speed of 11-13 m/s, officials have announced.

Society » Environment | October 10, 2010, Sunday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1465

Bulgaria Participates in International Day of Climate Change

Citizens and bicyclists will display the number 350 in front of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia to mark the International Day of Climate Change.

Society » Environment | October 10, 2010, Sunday // 11:02 | Viewed: 2273

Bulgarian Seismologist Disproves Earthquake Info

The Geophysics Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences disproved earlier information about an earthquake in southwestern Bulgaria Saturday.

Society » Environment | October 9, 2010, Saturday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1738

Latest Earthquake Registered in Bulgaria Overnight

A 3.9-point magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake was registered in southwestern Bulgaria early Saturday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center reports.

Society » Environment | October 9, 2010, Saturday // 10:00 | Viewed: 2280

Bulgarian MPs Adopt Dubious Law on Killer Bears, 'Killer Goats'

Bulgaria's Parliament has adopted perplexing amendments to the Hunting Act, which are theoretically supposed to help the authorities tackle the problem with killer bears in the Rhodope Moutnain.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2010, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 3584

Hungary Requests EU Help for Toxic Sludge

Hungary has asked the EU for help limit the spread of the toxic red sludge that threatens to pollute the Danube River, European Voice has reported.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2010, Friday // 13:18 | Viewed: 6361

No Big Damages after Earthquake in Bulgaria's Varna

The Bulgarian village of Manastir has been affected the most by the earthquake that hit the Northeastern part of the country Thursday evening.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2010, Friday // 12:48 | Viewed: 2199

Earthquake Rattles Bulgaria's Varna

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 on the Richter scale has shaken Northeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2010, Friday // 00:51 | Viewed: 2853

Hungary's Toxic Sludge Reaches Danube River

The toxic sludge that flowed after an alumina plant exploded in Hungary has reached the Danube River, officials have announced.

Society » Environment | October 7, 2010, Thursday // 12:20 | Viewed: 4378
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