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Bulgaria Sweats out Summer 09 Hottest Day, Mercury Hits 43C

The sizzling weather that swept Bulgaria this week reached its peak on Saturday, turning it into the hottest day of this year's summer.

Society » Environment | July 25, 2009, Saturday // 07:58 | Viewed: 8921

Bulgaria Broils on Friday, Saturday, Mercury Hits Record-Highs

The warm weather that swept Bulgaria at the beginning of the week will reach its peak on Friday and Saturday, turning them into some of the hottest days of the year.

Society » Environment | July 24, 2009, Friday // 11:13 | Viewed: 2289

Mercury in Bulgaria Zooms up to 40C

Sweltering Bulgaria is in for another three days of sizzling heat as temperatures are expected to hover near 40C on Friday and Saturday.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 10:51 | Viewed: 3283

Dangerous Radioactive Pipe Found in Sofia Suburb

A pipe with radium particles, emanating radiation 200 times above the safety level, has been found near an apartment building in Sofia's Buhovo suburb.

Society » Environment | July 12, 2009, Sunday // 13:27 | Viewed: 3173

UNESCO Warns Bulgaria over Ski Resort Developments

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has warned the authorities in Bulgaria to stop ski resort developments in the Pirin National Park.

Society » Environment | July 11, 2009, Saturday // 16:19 | Viewed: 2137

Bulgaria Eco-Activists Rally against Burgas-Alexandroupolis Pipeline

Bulgarian Environmentalists from the "Clean Sea" organization rallied Thursday against the planned Burgas-Alexandoupolis Oil Pipeline.

Society » Environment | July 9, 2009, Thursday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1975

Bulgaria's Coastal Towns Rally against Oil Pipeline Project

Environmentalists' protests will accompany the public debate of plans for an oil pipeline passing through the coastal town of Burgas and the neighboring municipalities, scheduled for July 9.

Society » Environment | July 9, 2009, Thursday // 08:27 | Viewed: 1644

Environmentalists Rally to "Save Bulgaria Nature"

Bulgarian environmentalists will protest on Thursday against the country's preoccupation with flogging the mountains of Rila and Vitosha and Irakli beach on the Black Sea coast to developers as quickly as possible.

Society » Environment | July 2, 2009, Thursday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1599

UNESCO Gives Ultimatum to Bulgaria over Pirin National Park

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee extended one last chance to Bulgaria Monday regarding the Pirin National park.

Society » Environment | June 29, 2009, Monday // 17:00 | Viewed: 2434

Strong Summer Storms Hit Bulgaria, Rila Monastery Loses Power

The area around one of Bulgaria's most popular historical sites, the Rila Monastery, is without power Monday due to a strong thunderstorm.

Society » Environment | June 22, 2009, Monday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1768

Foreign Scientists Study Bulgaria Ornithology Wealth

Ornithologists from Sweden, the Netherlands and the UK along with Bulgarian colleagues begin monitoring the biodiversity of two Black Sea coast lakes.

Society » Environment | June 14, 2009, Sunday // 19:45 | Viewed: 5833

Six Bulgarian Beaches Fail Brussels Tests

Six out of ninety-three bathing areas along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast do not meet the mandatory values for cleanliness of the water, according to a report of the European Commission.

Society » Environment | June 11, 2009, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 3953

Earth to Crash into Mars in Far Future

Astronomers calculate there is a tiny chance that Mars or Venus could crash with Earth

Society » Environment | June 11, 2009, Thursday // 14:47 | Viewed: 14606

Oil Spill Seals off Part of Bulgaria's Varna Bay

A suspicious stain appeared Saturday afternoon in Black Sea waters near Varna's "South Beach.

Society » Environment | June 6, 2009, Saturday // 15:10 | Viewed: 2524

World Bank Warns of Bulgaria Black Sea-Level Rise

The World Bank has stated that Bulgaria and other former Soviet bloc countries face huge challenges to avoid the worst ravages of climate change over the next 10 years.

Society » Environment | June 3, 2009, Wednesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 3973

Bulgaria's Emergency Ministry Issues Thunderstorm Warning

Bulgaria's Ministry of Emergency Situations and Disasters has warned its regional offices about possible heavy downpours, strong thunderstorms and localized hail.

Society » Environment | June 2, 2009, Tuesday // 13:01 | Viewed: 2745

Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria Blagoevgrad Region

An earthquake registering 4,2 on the Richter Scale was felt in the Blagoevgrad region at 11:03 Monday morning.

Society » Environment | June 1, 2009, Monday // 12:08 | Viewed: 2765

Bulgaria Is 29th Methane to Markets Initiative Member

Bulgaria has become the 29th country to join the international climate change initiative Methane to Markets (M2M).

Society » Environment | May 28, 2009, Thursday // 19:49 | Viewed: 1441

Bulgaria Introduces BGN 100 - 250 Vehicles Eco Tax

Bulgaria will introduce an environmental tax between BGN 100 and BGN 250 for vehicles instead of the excise which will not be any more paid from 2010.

Society » Environment | May 22, 2009, Friday // 12:26 | Viewed: 7202

Dry Spring Causes Bulgaria Wheat Yield Concerns

The warm and dry weather this spring has left Bulgarian farmers worried about a very poor year for their corn and wheat crops.

Society » Environment | May 21, 2009, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 6040

Agrolink Director: Bulgaria Agriculture Media Supports GM Crops

Svetla Nikolova, the Director of AGROLINK, has stated that none of Bulgaria's specialized agriculture media want to publish any critical publications on GMOs.

Society » Environment | May 15, 2009, Friday // 23:37 | Viewed: 3512
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