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Six million turn out for global garbage clean-up

More than six million volunteers from 96 countries collected an unprecedented 100,000 tonnes of garbage last year as part of a global, web-driven clean-up campaign, cyber-environmentalists said Friday.
"Last year the most astonishing numbers of volunteers attended clean-ups in Sweden, Bulgaria and in Slovenia,"
- Tiina Urm, spokeswoman for World Cleanup 2012

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Six million turn out for global garbage clean-up

Source: Terra Daily, Fri January 11, 2013
More than six million volunteers from 96 countries collected an unprecedented 100,000 tonnes of garbage last year as part of a global, web-driven clean-up campaign, cyber-environmentalists said Friday.

Museums Around the World Open their Doors at Night Offering Special Attractions

Source: Art Daily, Sun May 17, 2009
More than one thousand French museums showed their most original presentations and free of charges, this Saturday night to attract the public to the 5th European Long Night of Museums, which this year had the support from UNESCO.

Bulgaria launches CO2 registry to kick off trade this article opens in a new window

Source: ENN, Mon September 29, 2008
Bulgaria has opened a long-delayed national carbon dioxide registry which allows the Balkan country to launch trade in greenhouse gas emissions, an environment ministry official said on Monday. The launch was possible after the European Union executive approved last week Bulgaria's national plan that allocated a total of 42.3 million tonnes of CO2 permits to 140 installations for 2007.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Ancient Gold Mask Found in Bulgaria

Source: Discovery News, Mon July 16, 2007
The 2,400-year-old relic once belonged to a Thracian king.

Animal rights activists free Bulgaria’s last 3 dancing bears

Source: Arizona Republic, Wed June 20, 2007
Sofia, Bulgaria - After a lifetime of brutal treatment, including walking on burning embers, Bulgaria's last three dancing bears will get to rest their paws at a mountain sanctuary, in an apparent end to the centuries-old performance tradition in the Balkans.

Ancient Dagger Unearthed in Bulgaria

Source: Discovery Channel, Wed August 09, 2006
Central Bulgaria - A 6-inch-long gold and platinum dagger believed to be 5,000 years-old has been unearthed in central Bulgaria, the archaeologist leading the excavations said Monday.

EU police foil child trafficking gang

Source: BBC News, Mon May 29, 2006
Rome - A Europe-wide child trafficking gang has been broken up following an investigation led by Italian police.

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