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Sofia Coldest Capital in Europe as Rain Sweeps Bulgaria

Sofia will be the coldest capital city in Europe today according to weather forecasters, with temperatures barely set to reach 15 degrees centigrade.

Society » Environment | September 7, 2009, Monday // 11:14 | Viewed: 2105

Bulgaria Hit by Blast of Cold Air

After the record high temperatures Saturday, Bulgaria has been hit Sunday by a blast of cold air and torrential rains.

Society » Environment | September 6, 2009, Sunday // 13:04 | Viewed: 1891

Bulgaria Broils on Last Hot Summer Day

The warm weather that swept Bulgaria during the whole summer will reach one of its peaks on Saturday, but forecasts say this will be the last hot day of the year before cold air sets in at the end of the weekend.

Society » Environment | September 5, 2009, Saturday // 09:52 | Viewed: 3477

Three Wildfires Burn Forests Close to Bulgaria Black Sea Resorts

Three wildfires are burning in the coniferous forests near the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Sveti Vlas, the local mayor reported Friday.

Society » Environment | September 4, 2009, Friday // 10:26 | Viewed: 2612

Bulgaria's Second-Biggest City Decides on Capital Garbage Woes

A total of 100,000 tons of garbage collected from the capital Sofia will be deposited at a waste depot in the city of Plovdiv, located in Southern Bulgaria, if the proposal is approved on Thursday by the municipal councilors.

Society » Environment | September 3, 2009, Thursday // 08:29 | Viewed: 1650

Bulgaria Calm after Light Quake in Macedonia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.3 on the Richter scale struck about 150 kilometers southwest of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, outside the territory of the country.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2009, Thursday // 08:59 | Viewed: 1285

Wildfire Closes Bulgaria Black Sea Road, Threatens Top Resort

A large wildfire encompassed about 300 decares of coniferous forest right above the Bulgarian top Black Sea resort Sveti Vlas.

Society » Environment | August 26, 2009, Wednesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 3377

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

A total of 100,000 tons of garbage collected from the capital Sofia will be deposited at a waste depot in the city of Plovdiv, located in Southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | August 24, 2009, Monday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1311

Mud Fight during Eco-Fest in Bulgaria Black Sea Town Pomorie

The annual eco-festival, "The Magic of the Pomorie Lake", is taking place over the weekend in the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Pomorie.

Society » Environment | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 16:00 | Viewed: 3703

Second Light Earthquake Shakes South-West Bulgaria

A second light earthquake registering 2,7 on the Richter scale was felt in Bulgaria capital Sofia on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | August 19, 2009, Wednesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1485

Light Quake Felt in Bulgaria Capital Sofia

A light quake has been felt around 2 pm on Wednesday in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | August 19, 2009, Wednesday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1291

Bulgaria Environmentalists: New Vitosha Ski Tracks Are Illegal

The construction of new ski tracks on the Vitosha Mountain, situated next to the Bulgarian capital of Sofia, is severe offense against the law.

Society » Environment | August 18, 2009, Tuesday // 15:02 | Viewed: 3939

Bulgaria Environment Ministry Starts Recycling Check-up

The Ministry of Environment and Water has started a check-up of all the packaging re-cycling organizations in Bulgaria after a meeting with industry heads.

Society » Environment | August 18, 2009, Tuesday // 11:01 | Viewed: 3457

23 Waste Depots to be Constructed in Bulgaria until End of 2010

Twenty-three waste collecting depots that have not yet been started will be constructed until the end of 2010 with European Union funding.

Society » Environment | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1398

Bulgaria Achieves Kyoto Protocol Targets - IWR Report

Carbon dioxide emissions in Bulgaria in 2008 reached 52,8 M tons, making it among the few European countries to have already achieved their targets under the Kyoto Protocol.

Society » Environment | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 09:14 | Viewed: 13004

Bulgaria Prime Minister Visits Quake-Hit Regions

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will visit the regions near popular tourist locations, which suffered damages in the recent earthquake, the strongest to shake the country this year.

Society » Environment | August 7, 2009, Friday // 09:00 | Viewed: 1755

Light Earthquake near Bulgaria Capital Sofia

A light 2,6-magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale was registered early Thursday morning near Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | August 6, 2009, Thursday // 08:09 | Viewed: 2123

Torrential Rains Flood Western Bulgaria, Capital Sofia

Main streets in Bulgaria's capital Sofia have been flooded after torrential rains drenched the city on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2009, Wednesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1457

No Damage or Injuries in Bulgaria from Black Sea Earthquake

There is no damage or injuries currently reported from the relatively strong earthquake that shook Bulgaria Wednesday morning.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2009, Wednesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 3266

4,7 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria

A 4,7 on the Richter scale earthquake has been registered on the territory of Bulgaria at 10:49 am Wednesday.

Society » Environment | August 5, 2009, Wednesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 3546

Bulgaria Firefighters Localize Stara Zagora Wild Fire

The fire in Bulgaria's Stara Zagora region that threatened to burn out of control Wednesday has been localized according to local firefighters.

Society » Environment | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 09:00 | Viewed: 1859
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