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Light Earthquake Shakes South-East Bulgaria

A 2,5 magnitude earthquake shook Sliven and surrounding villages at 10:50 on Thursday morning, local seismologists reported.

Society » Environment | October 22, 2009, Thursday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1809

Bulgarian Town Rises against Canadian Mining Company Dundee

The southern Bulgarian mountain town of Chepelare, Smolyan District, has formed a public council opposing mining operations in its region by the Canadian company Dundee Precious Metals.

Society » Environment | October 20, 2009, Tuesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 5207

GMOs Threaten Bulgaria Organic Farmers, Decrease Yields

Canadian farmer Percy Schmeiser has stated that introducing genetically modified crops to Bulgaria would destroy the organic farming industry in the country.

Society » Environment | October 19, 2009, Monday // 16:02 | Viewed: 3519

Bulgaria Eco Minister Announces Drastic Management Changes

Significant changes are forthcoming in the regulations of the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Waters and the Ministry’s management.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2009, Saturday // 13:53 | Viewed: 2615

Global Warming Brings Poisonous Jellyfish to Bulgaria Black Sea

A species of poisonous Mediterranean jellyfish has appeared in the Black Sea as a result of the global warming.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2009, Friday // 18:24 | Viewed: 9963

Belogradchik Sees First Snow as Cold Front Hits Bulgaria

Belogradchik has seen its first snow of the Bulgarian Winter with a snow cover of over 2 cm already being reported from the area.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2009, Friday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1884

Bulgaria's Lovech Takes 50 Thousand Tons of Sofia's Waste

The landfill in the city of Lovech is going to take 50 thousand tons of baled Sofia waste, the local municipality announced.

Society » Environment | October 14, 2009, Wednesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 1820

Eco Minister Cancels New Ski Tracks Plan for Sofia Mountain

Bulgaria's Minister of Environment and Waters, Nona Karadzhova, annulled Tuesday the assessment of Sofia's Regional Environment Director regarding the “Aleko” ski zone.

Society » Environment | October 13, 2009, Tuesday // 18:29 | Viewed: 1824

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: 2081

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: 4391

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: 2268

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: 3452

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: 1754

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: 1644

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: 2139

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: 1906

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: 3518

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: 2646

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: 1683

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: 1299

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: 3428
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