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Temperature in Bulgaria Capital Drops by 12 Degrees in 1 Hour

The air temperature in the Bulgarian capital Sofia dropped sharply by 12 degrees Celsius between 8:30 and 9:30 am on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | October 13, 2009, Tuesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 2068

Bulgaria Resort Mayors Rise up against UNESCO Protected Zones

Two Bulgarian mountain resort mayors have sent an open letter to Prime Minister Borisov expressing concern over the inclusion of new zones in the UNESCO World Heritage protected areas.

Society » Environment | October 9, 2009, Friday // 14:08 | Viewed: 4341

Busiest Sofia Boulevard Sees 6 000 Cars per Hour

An average of 6 000 cars per hour pass through the busiest boulevard of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, the Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd.

Society » Environment | September 30, 2009, Wednesday // 19:57 | Viewed: 2226

Bulgaria Set to Welcome Organic Farming World Experts

Bulgaria is set to host three international meetings regarding organic farming from September 26 - October 1, with experts from over 25 countries converging on Sofia.

Society » Environment | September 18, 2009, Friday // 16:18 | Viewed: 3430

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Takes Sofia's Waste with Provision

A total of 100,000 tons of garbage collected from the capital Sofia will be deposited at a landfill near the city of Plovdiv, per the Thursday approval by the municipal councilors.

Society » Environment | September 17, 2009, Thursday // 08:48 | Viewed: 1730

Bulgaria's Second-Biggest City Up Against Capital Garbage

The citizens of two villages near the town of Plovdiv, Southern Bulgaria, plan to form a live chain to stop the deposition of a total of 100,000 tons of garbage collected from the capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | September 15, 2009, Tuesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1628

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: 2123

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: 1896

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: 3499

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: 2629

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: 1663

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: 1291

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: 3400

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: 1321

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: 3740

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: 1499

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: 1298

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: 4004

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: 3512

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: 1411

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: 13186
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