Fracking Concerns Cause Ban In Bulgaria

Eco Friendly Daily

However, countries such as France and Bulgaria are not taking the chance. Now amidst considerable pressure from environmentalists and protestors, Bulgaria has banned fracking as well. In addition to France and Bulgaria, Poland is also exploring the use of fracking.

WATCH: Heartwarming Journey of Two Ex-Circus Lions to Africa

Eccorazzi

Two rescued ex-circus lions from Bulgaria have finally arrived in South Africa, after embarking on an epic journey of more than 10,000 miles.

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Spotlight On an Environmental Crisis: Rila National Park, Bulgaria

Eco Friendly Daily

It is in this manner that new EU member, Bulgaria has become the ski destination of choice among the snow bunnies of Europe. The Rila National Park is the largest in Bulgaria, with endemic plant and animal species found nowhere else.

Bulgaria Bans Fracking After Public Protests

Celsias

Bulgaria has just recently joined Brazil and Nigeria as countries in which oil giant Chevron are experiencing problems. I say this following the announcement that the US oil company has been prohibited from developing shale gas reserves via the process of hydraulic fracturing.

We are Just Money Grubbers

10,000 Birds

They do breed in the Balkans, in Montenegro and Greece where I observed them, as well as in Bulgaria and Romania. Out of just under 200 bird species I observed this year in SE Europe, there are 6 threatened species.

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Welcome to the Blue Heart of Europe

Conservancy Talk

It is no small coincidence that when the directors of the film version of Chronicles of Narnia were searching for a location to film a dream-like river, they settled on a river in the Balkans.

Signs of Global Warming or Not?

Eco Friendly Daily

Restaurants in Vienna have opened their patios and beaches in Bulgaria are already packed. Europe, like much of the planet, has experienced a much milder winter than normal.

Turkey Tells Egypt to Bypass Israel and Cyprus With Long Pipeline to Europe

Green Prophet

Turkish PM Erdogan on recent visit to Egypt; more energy influence at Israel’s expense. AP photo by Maggie Michael and Lee Keeth.

Action urged after weedkiller traces found in peoples' urine

Green (Living) Review

" Urine samples were collected from volunteers in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Macedonia, Malta, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands and UK.

Pelican Lake (Greece): Magic Revisited

10,000 Birds

The sun rises over the village of Chrysochorafa, by Kerkini Lake in the north of Greece, not far from the triple border with Bulgaria and FYRO Macedonia. Early September morning. Barn Swallows and Eurasian Collared Doves on the wires… I was here for the first time in April this year (find about it here ) and easily made up my mind: this is a place worthy of many returns.

Get Cozy! Five Fabulous (and Fair) Fall Knits

Eco Chic

This oversize tunic vest is made with snow-white alpaca wool by hand in Bulgaria. What could be better than a cozy sweater in autumn? Nothing.

Why coppice?

Green (Living) Review

In some parts of Europe the use of wood for everyday objects continued much longer and in some cases continues to this day and the coppice worker''s products are still in demand, such as in some areas of Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria. By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Were it not for the question mark this could be mistaken for the name of a woodland but while it is not about woodlands and their management it is.

UKIP's right wing tendency

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A political party that openly has members with right-wing links and whose candidates make statements where they claim that the Jews brought the Holocaust onto themselves deserves to be banned, in the same way as the BNP and others of its ilk do.

Fascists on the ascent

Green (Living) Review

As a Rom I do not need reminding that the fascist are on the rise as we can see this day in day out in countries such as Hungary, Romani, Bulgaria, etc.,

Confronting the fascist threat in Europe and abroad

Green (Living) Review

All over the European Union the Romani People are being,, basically, ethnically cleansed from many areas by proxy, whether in Romania or Bulgaria or in Italy and France, with the European Commission and the European Parliament paying but lip-service to inclusion and protection of ethnic minorities.

Limited Power Supply Shackles Armenia to Precarious Nuclear Plant

Green Prophet

The European Union required Bulgaria and Slovakia to shut down VVER 440 units in those countries before they could join the EU. In bucolic but earthquake-prone Armenia, people both fear and rely on a nuclear power plant that has operated for three decades with no primary containment structure.

Europe bans bee-harming pesticides

Green Blog

Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, France, Cyprus, Germany, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia and Sweden voted in favor of the ban.

Nitrogen Fixing Species for Agroforestry Systems

Green (Living) Review

I am currently working on a regenerative landscape design for a site in Todorovo, Bulgaria.

Bottle Pen – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

It can therefore safely be assumed regardless of the fact that the importers of this pen are based in Europe, Bulgaria it would appear, that the PET recyclables were shipped to China, processed there and then returned to Europe.

Do politicians intentionally keep Roma in ghettos to absorb EU funds?

Green (Living) Review

said Mihail Georgiev, Chair of Board of Directors, organization "Romani Baht" (Sofia, Bulgaria), recently. By Michael Smith (Veshengro) “I am sick and tired of politicians who intentionally keep Roma in ghettos to absorb EU funds, use money for other purposes, and eventually blame failed integration on Roma's alleged laziness and criminal behavior.” And he is not the only one.

Sustainable Design from Bastet Noir: Representing Eco Fashion from the Balkans

Eco Chic

Bastet Noir ‘s story began back in 2012 when the founder of the company, Daniela Milosheska, noticed that there was a total lack of online platforms to help to Balkan-region designers (this includes Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Greece, and others) reach the rest of the world.

The sun keeps shining bright: World solar power topped 100,000 megawatts in 2012

Green Blog

EU countries now annually installing hundreds or thousands of megawatts include Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, France, Greece, Italy, and the United Kingdom. The world installed 31,100 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2012—an all-time annual high that pushed global PV capacity above 100,000 megawatts. There is now enough PV operating to meet the household electricity needs of nearly 70 million people at the European level of use.

Music Monday: Room of Wonders

Wend Magazine

That’s exactly what Stone did–the culmination of his concept is Room of Wonders, an album that’s carried by the banjo, inspired by music from, as stated on his website’s About page , “Norway, Sweden, Brazil, Bulgaria, Italy and North America.&#

Is Russia Behind Bulgarian Anti Fracking Protests ?

Celsias

According a number of East European nations, particularly Poland and Bulgaria, are actively investigating the possibility of establishing hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") operations on their territory to develop an indigenous natural Pity the poor Eastern Europeans.

VisionConsult presents "Village of the Future" for Roma Inclusion

Green (Living) Review

A region with strong Roma minorities is the Balkans, with countries like Bulgaria, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia featuring a Roma minority approaching 10% of the population or even surpassing this figure.

FRACK OFF: LUSH COSMETICS FIGHTS AGAINST A FRACKED FUTURE

Green (Living) Review

With the success of community-led activism in France, Bulgaria, Australia, the United States and all around the world, I have no doubt that we will keep the frackers from our land.”

Is the EU about to ship all Gypsies in member states to Russia?

Green (Living) Review

It is an enormous land” Apparently European governments have concluded that is “neither technically nor economically” feasible “to deport all the Roma to Romania or Bulgaria as was done in the past: the sizes of these countries do not allow that and local nationalists are protesting ever more loudly against” that idea.

International Opposition to Fracking

Sierra Club Compass

France and Bulgaria France and Bulgaria are the only countries that have a ban on fracking. Bulgaria banned fracking in January 2012, thwarting Chevron Corporation’s plans to drill in the country. The ban on fracking in Bulgaria began with grassroots opposition.

Designer conceives of inflatable ETFE-based tennis center

EcoFriend

Innovative Tennis Center in Bulgaria. Innovative Tennis Center in Bulgaria. Innovative Tennis Center in Bulgaria. Sonia Renthlei: Bulgarian designer and architect, Matija Djedovic, has conceptualized an innovatively designed tennis complex to be situated in Varna’s Ostrovo in Bulagaria. Called Tennis Complex Varna, the project hopes to become a landmark, known for its inflatable façade made of ETFE.

Nicolas Sarkozy to target Muslim prayers

Green (Living) Review

Is the man actually still sane? Don't answer that; it was a rhetorical question.

Natural & Organic Products Europe 2016 marks best ever show with 10% increase in attendees

Green (Living) Review

Show features included new pavilions from Soil Association and Organic Trade Board, Soil Association Organic Beauty, NATRUE, Demeter Italy, the Philippines, Thailand, Armenia & Moldova, Turkey, Peru, and Bulgaria.

UK Report Indicates Fracking Needs More Regulations, Not A Ban

Eco Friendly Daily

However, countries such as France and Bulgaria are not taking the chance. Now amidst considerable pressure from environmentalists and protestors, Bulgaria has banned fracking as well. Fracking is hydraulic fracturing, a process which has become quite popular in the past few years.

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Lebanon’s Broom Makers Swept Out of Business

Green Prophet

The soft straw was sourced from Egypt, Iraq and Syria while hard straw, which is harder to cut and manipulate and used for cleaning brooms, came from Bulgaria and Hungary.

Fighting Corruption Toolkit

The Green Changemakers

Corruption Fighters’ Tool Kit Special Edition 2004 Teaching Integrity to Youth: Examples from 11 countries Click on the links below to download individual chapters of the Tool Kit. CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. Macau SAR Mr Pig and Superman William: Ethics Education for Primary Pupils 3.

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

“Australia is committed to a greedy and inhumane course of climate exceptionalism, climate racism and climate injustice.&#. We all know that we have to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and eventually reach zero emissions.

Will Germany really ban fracking?

Green Blog

The German government says it will soon move to ban fracking in the country until 2021, which would make it the latest nation (after France and Bulgaria ) to eliminate the destructive natural gas drilling process.

Butterflies or business - Europe can have both!

Green (Living) Review

The European Environment Agency (EEA) on November 30, 2010 released its fourth Environment State and Outlook report — SOER 2010 — a comprehensive assessment of how and why Europe’s environment is changing, and what we are doing about it.

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(Re)Fashioning Fiber Exhibit on NOW at Greenspaces, NYC

Eco Chic

WHO: Invited artists and designers include: Abigail Doan, Atefeh Khas (Iran), Brece Honeycutt, Ceca Georgeiva (Bulgaria), Abigail McEnroe, Kaori Yamazaki, Mackenzie Frère (Canada), Matt Pass, Melissa Kirgan, Meiling Chen, Michelle Vitale Loughlin, Renata Mann, Sibyll Kalff (Germany), Tara St.

Just How Much Effort Is Europe Making To Reduce Waste Plastic?

Green Blog

Ireland, Bulgaria and Denmark have introduced a plastic bag tax which has hugely reduced the number of bags used.In The issue of waste plastic is of huge concern globally and in the UK alone, approximately 4.5 million tonnes of plastic enters the waste stream every year.

Carbon Emissions Go Down. Fuel Efficiency Improves In European Cars

Eco Friendly Daily

The countries with the lowest recorded emissions were Bulgaria, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands and Sweden. Provisional European Union data released on Wednesday brought some good news.