Society » Environment

European Commission Sues Bulgaria over Poor Waste Disposal

The European Commission will pursue court action against Bulgaria for failing to properly implement EU waste law, the Commission said Friday two years after it launched an infringement procedure on the issue.

Society » Environment | November 20, 2009, Friday // 14:38 | Viewed: 2577

Bulgaria Faces Brussels Wrath over Garbage Problems

Bulgaria is likely to be taken to the European Court of Justice over the inadequate waste management infrastructure in the capital Sofia two years after the European Commission launched an infringement procedure on the issue.

Society » Environment | November 20, 2009, Friday // 08:49 | Viewed: 2713

Sliven Mayor Demands Bulgaria Eco-Minister Resignation

Yordan Lechkov, the Mayor of Sliven, has on Thursday demanded the resignation of the Bulgarian Minister of Environment and Water, Nona Karadzhova.

Society » Environment | November 19, 2009, Thursday // 12:12 | Viewed: 3700

Bulgaria Govt Announces Plans for 28 Regional Landfill Sites

Bulgaria Minister of Environment and Waters, Nona Karadzhova, has announced that the new center-right GERB government will set up 28 regional landfill sites before the end of their mandate.

Society » Environment | November 14, 2009, Saturday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1499

Bulgaria Police Save Trapped Bear from Poachers

Policemen have prevented an attempt by two poachers to hunt down a trapped bear near the southern entrance of the Shipka Pass in the central part of the Balkan Mountain.

Society » Environment | November 12, 2009, Thursday // 18:45 | Viewed: 5747

Global Warming Predicted to Bring Bulgaria Greek Climate by 2100

Southern Bulgaria will experience the current climate of Greece by the end of this century, and northern Bulgaria will also feel the warming effects.

Society » Environment | November 12, 2009, Thursday // 18:03 | Viewed: 4776

Swiss Far-Right MP Proposes Expulsion of Wolves to Bulgaria

Swiss MP Josef Kunz has made a proposal to expel Switzerland’s wolf population to Romania and Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | November 11, 2009, Wednesday // 09:27 | Viewed: 5232

Bulgaria Bird Organization Director Slams Black Sea Wind Farms

The Executive Director at the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB), Nada Tosheva, has stated Tuesday that the Bulgaria government should reconsider the construction of wind farms on the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | November 3, 2009, Tuesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 4082

Bulgaria's Second-Biggest City Rescues Capital from Garbage Woes

Sofia municipal councilors approved the decision for transporting a total of 100,000 tons of garbage collected from the capital at a waste depot in the city of Plovdiv, located in Southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | October 29, 2009, Thursday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1454

Bulgaria National Icon Vitosha Mountain Park Celebrates 75 Years

In the same week that Sofia wins the “Best Bulgarian City to Live In” award, Vitosha Mountain Natural Park celebrates its 75th birthday.

Society » Environment | October 29, 2009, Thursday // 12:28 | Viewed: 4357

Light Earthquake Wakes Up Bulgaria's Gotse Delchev

A 3,5 magnitude earthquake has shaken the Gotse Delchev area in South Western Bulgaria early Thursday.

Society » Environment | October 29, 2009, Thursday // 08:43 | Viewed: 1531

Light Earthquakes Shake Southern Bulgaria

A number of light earthquakes have shaken Southern Bulgaria on Wednesday, with the strongest measuring 3,2 on the Richter scale, the National Civil Protection Service reported.

Society » Environment | October 28, 2009, Wednesday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1559

Bulgarian Voices Sing in Support of Hopenhagen Green Campaign

A TV ad appeared Monday on EuroNews, featuring the distinctive sound of Bulgarian female vocals.

Society » Environment | October 26, 2009, Monday // 15:37 | Viewed: 3350

Bulgaria Capital Sofia Starts Removing Old Cars from Sidewalks

Warning stickers have been applied to 450 old, unused cars in Sofia parking lots and on city sidewalks.

Society » Environment | October 26, 2009, Monday // 14:26 | Viewed: 3296

Light Earthquake Shakes South-East Bulgaria

A 2,5 magnitude earthquake shook Sliven and surrounding villages at 10:50 on Thursday morning, local seismologists reported.

Society » Environment | October 22, 2009, Thursday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1945

Bulgarian Town Rises against Canadian Mining Company Dundee

The southern Bulgarian mountain town of Chepelare, Smolyan District, has formed a public council opposing mining operations in its region by the Canadian company Dundee Precious Metals.

Society » Environment | October 20, 2009, Tuesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 6836

GMOs Threaten Bulgaria Organic Farmers, Decrease Yields

Canadian farmer Percy Schmeiser has stated that introducing genetically modified crops to Bulgaria would destroy the organic farming industry in the country.

Society » Environment | October 19, 2009, Monday // 16:02 | Viewed: 3728

Bulgaria Eco Minister Announces Drastic Management Changes

Significant changes are forthcoming in the regulations of the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Waters and the Ministry’s management.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2009, Saturday // 13:53 | Viewed: 2756

Global Warming Brings Poisonous Jellyfish to Bulgaria Black Sea

A species of poisonous Mediterranean jellyfish has appeared in the Black Sea as a result of the global warming.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2009, Friday // 18:24 | Viewed: 14829

Belogradchik Sees First Snow as Cold Front Hits Bulgaria

Belogradchik has seen its first snow of the Bulgarian Winter with a snow cover of over 2 cm already being reported from the area.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2009, Friday // 10:06 | Viewed: 2099

Bulgaria's Lovech Takes 50 Thousand Tons of Sofia's Waste

The landfill in the city of Lovech is going to take 50 thousand tons of baled Sofia waste, the local municipality announced.

Society » Environment | October 14, 2009, Wednesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 1912
Bulgaria news (Sofia News Agency - is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." (Sofia News Agency - and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria