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The Bulgaria 2009 Review: Environment

Not unlike 2008, 2009 was marked by active environmentalist campaigns, led by the Greens party and a number of different NGOs united in the "For the Nature" Coalition.

Society » Environment | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 07:47 | Viewed: 1608

Light Earthquake Registered in Bulgaria Pirin Mountain

A light, 2,4 magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake was registered in Bulgaria by the European Seismology Institute Sunday.

Society » Environment | December 27, 2009, Sunday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2307

Christmas Brings Record Warmth to Bulgaria

The Bulgarian cities of Vratsa, Veliko Tarnovo, Varna and Kyustendil registered record high temperatures on Christmas Day.

Society » Environment | December 25, 2009, Friday // 17:28 | Viewed: 2768

Light Earthquake Registered Near Bulgaria’s Varna

A 2,6 magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake was registered on Christmas Day in the Bulgarian Black Sea territorial waters.

Society » Environment | December 25, 2009, Friday // 16:41 | Viewed: 2885

Hurricane-Like Winds Hit Bulgaria's Vratsa

Winds with speeds up to 22 meters per second hit Bulgaria's northern city of Vratsa early Christmas morning.

Society » Environment | December 25, 2009, Friday // 13:25 | Viewed: 3592

Nitrogen Dioxide Chokes Bulgarian City of Stara Zagora

High concentration of nitrogen dioxide in the southern Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora has been reported, triggering the closure of schools and kindergartens.

Society » Environment | December 23, 2009, Wednesday // 09:10 | Viewed: 3651

Bulgaria Environment Minister Promotes Community Service as Punishment

Bulgaria's Environment Minister Nona Karadzhova has declared herself in favor of introducing community service as punishment for persons who pollute residential areas.

Society » Environment | December 21, 2009, Monday // 10:12 | Viewed: 2587

Bulgaria Sees Freezing Temperatures, Complex Weather Situation

All of Bulgaria saw temperatures of below -10 degrees Celsius Monday morning with Sofia being the coldest at -14 degrees.

Society » Environment | December 21, 2009, Monday // 09:45 | Viewed: 2316

River Floods Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast Road

The road between the Bulgarian Black Sea cities of Varna and Burgas has been closed over a flood.

Society » Environment | December 20, 2009, Sunday // 15:48 | Viewed: 3860

Snow Brings Traffic Disruptions in Bulgarian Capital

Bulgaria's capital Sofia woke up Friday morning with a fresh snow cover reaching 8 cm and with continuing snow fall that brought traffic disruptions.

Society » Environment | December 18, 2009, Friday // 10:01 | Viewed: 2502

Bulgaria in Grip of Cold, Snow

Bulgaria awoke Friday morning in a snowy fairytale, but even though the mercury fell below zero, there have been no reports of electricity blackouts or telephone cuts.

Society » Environment | December 18, 2009, Friday // 07:58 | Viewed: 2446

Bulgaria Greens Slam PM for Minor EU Climate Fund Contribution

The Bulgaria Greens Party has criticized the Borisov government for committing only EUR 40 000 to the EUR 7 B EU fund to help developing nations adapt to climate change.

Society » Environment | December 16, 2009, Wednesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 1798

Bulgaria Can Earn USD 1 B by Selling Carbon Emission Quota

Bulgaria can earn USD 1 B if it sells the already accumulated excess in its quota for carbon dioxide emissions under the Kyoto protocol.

Society » Environment | December 12, 2009, Saturday // 12:02 | Viewed: 2138

Cold Blast Covers Bulgaria in White Blanket

A snow cover of 3-15cm has carpeted many areas of Bulgaria overnight Saturday, with temperatures expected to drop further over the weekend.

Society » Environment | December 12, 2009, Saturday // 11:09 | Viewed: 1698

Bulgaria Parliament Set to Ease Laws on GM Crop Cultivation

The Bulgarian Parliament is set to allow a much wider use of genetically modified crops (GMOs) in the country, after the Commission for Environment and Water approved a change in the law on GMOs.

Society » Environment | December 11, 2009, Friday // 14:57 | Viewed: 4102

Bulgarian Capital Sofia Ranked 2nd Least Green City in Europe

Denmark's capital Copenhagen is the "greenest" city in Europe while Bulgaria's Sofia is 29th out of a total of 30 cities.

Society » Environment | December 8, 2009, Tuesday // 16:04 | Viewed: 4497

Light Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria-Greece Border Region

An earthquake measuring 3 on the Richter scale on the Bulgaria-Greece border was reported at 7:20 am Thursday

Society » Environment | December 7, 2009, Monday // 09:34 | Viewed: 2531

Bulgaria's Rila Seven Lakes Lift Sabotaged

A maintenance crew running a test on the lift at the Seven Rila Lakes, discovered that the main cable and safety lines had been deliberately cut overnight.

Society » Environment | December 4, 2009, Friday // 16:27 | Viewed: 4656

Bulgaria to Be Among Hardest Hit by European Climate Change

Bulgaria, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Greece are the countries that would be worst affected by global warming, according to a European Union report.

Society » Environment | November 25, 2009, Wednesday // 17:13 | Viewed: 5394

Bulgaria’s Kardzhali Suffers Sulfur Dioxide Attack by Industrial Plant

The southern Bulgarian city of Kardzhali has once again seen increased levels of sulfur dioxide (SO2) pollution.

Society » Environment | November 25, 2009, Wednesday // 08:22 | Viewed: 5375

Bulgaria to Import Vultures from Spain for Rila, Pirin Mountains

Bulgaria's Fund for Wild Flora and Fauna is planning to restore the Griffon Vulture population in the Rila and Pirin mountains.

Society » Environment | November 24, 2009, Tuesday // 19:36 | Viewed: 18277
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