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Bulgaria Marks Grim Anniversary of Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

Bulgaria and nations around the globe mark Monday the 24th anniversary of the disaster at the Nuclear Power Plant Chernobyl in the Ukraine.

Society » Environment | April 26, 2010, Monday // 08:44 | Viewed: 5168

Bulgaria Opens New GMO Lab to Help Enforce Ban

Tests to find out if soil, water or plants contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Bulgaria will cost between BGN 200-300.

Society » Environment | April 22, 2010, Thursday // 13:56 | Viewed: 4126

Bulgaria Joins World Earth Day Celebrations

Bulgaria has joined Thursday in the celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the Earth Day initiative.

Society » Environment | April 22, 2010, Thursday // 13:29 | Viewed: 6734

110 Bulgarian Businesses Volunteer to Clean Sofia

The first stage of the campaign "Idea for Clean Sofia" concluded Tuesday with an award ceremony for the best of the 110 participating businesses and over 28 000 of the capital city's residents.

Society » Environment | April 20, 2010, Tuesday // 20:17 | Viewed: 1431

Bulgaria Antarctic Expedition Partakes in Climate Change Research

The Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition is involved in an international research of the permafrost environment in the Antarctic that will measure the carbon dioxide greenhouse effect.

Society » Environment | April 19, 2010, Monday // 13:12 | Viewed: 2927

Meteorology Institute: No Volcanic Ash over Bulgaria

The volcanic ash cloud from Iceland has dissipated and there are no increased levels of dust in the atmosphere over Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | April 19, 2010, Monday // 10:44 | Viewed: 3485

Bulgaria Capital Begins Issuing Littering Fines

The Inspectorate at the Sofia City Hall began Wednesday to issue fines to residents and visitors caught littering public spaces.

Society » Environment | April 14, 2010, Wednesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 2218

Brussels Set to Sue Bulgaria Soon over Poor Waste Disposal

The European Commission has confirmed it will pursue court action against Bulgaria for failing to properly implement EU waste law, more than two years after it launched an infringement procedure on the issue.

Society » Environment | April 13, 2010, Tuesday // 18:24 | Viewed: 2066

Light Quake Shakes South Western Bulgaria

A 2,3 magnitude earthquake was registered Friday morning in South Western Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | April 9, 2010, Friday // 10:46 | Viewed: 1232

Sofia Vows to Solve Garbage Problems by Year-End

Nearly 300,000 tons of garbage collected from the capital Sofia have been dumped at the landfills near the second biggest city of Plovdiv, located in Southern Bulgaria, and the Danube town of Silistra, officials announced.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2010, Monday // 18:30 | Viewed: 2548

Light Earthquake Felt in Bulgaria's Sliven

A light earthquake of 2.6 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered Monday afternoon in Bulgaria's southern city of Sliven.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2010, Monday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1381

Bulgaria Vrabnitsa Illegal Ghetto Condemned to Demolition

Sofia municipality has announced that it will demolish an illegal ghetto after Easter.

Society » Environment | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1741

Bulgaria Turns Off Lights for Earth Hour 2010

The WWF has announced that 49 Bulgarian cities are set to take part in Earth Hour 2010 on Saturday evening at 20:30.

Society » Environment | March 27, 2010, Saturday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2456

Bulgarian City Appeals to EU Ambassadors over Pollution

Citizens of Bulgaria's Stara Zagora are going to appeal to the Ambassadors of EU member states over the continuing air pollution in the region.

Society » Environment | March 26, 2010, Friday // 21:41 | Viewed: 2702

Bulgaria Joins European Severe Weather Alert System

Bulgaria is going to be included in the European system for extreme weather alerts "Meteoalarm," beginning Tuesday, March 23.

Society » Environment | March 22, 2010, Monday // 14:51 | Viewed: 2272

Bulgaria Stands out in European Rubbish Statistics

Bulgaria is the only European Union country, which sends all of the garbage that it churns out to the landfill, according to official Eurostat figures on municipal waste and the way Europeans deal with the trash.

Society » Environment | March 20, 2010, Saturday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1967

Springtime in Bulgaria

Bulgaria will enter the March solstice hailing the coming of the astronomic springtime on Saturday evening.

Society » Environment | March 20, 2010, Saturday // 09:48 | Viewed: 1671

Bulgaria Anticipates Spring Solstice

Saturday evening Bulgaria will enter the March solstice hailing the coming of the astronomic springtime.

Society » Environment | March 19, 2010, Friday // 09:38 | Viewed: 1653

Light Quake Shakes Antonovo in North Bulgaria

A 2,8 magnitude earthquake was registered Tuesday morning in North Central Bulgaria with its epicenter South of the Danube city of Ruse.

Society » Environment | March 16, 2010, Tuesday // 09:18 | Viewed: 2401

Light Earthquake Registered in Southwestern Bulgaria

A light earthquake was registered in southwestern Bulgaria Saturday morning, the Seismology Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences reports.

Society » Environment | March 13, 2010, Saturday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1481

End of Snow March Madness in Bulgaria

The weather situation in Bulgaria has started stabilizing after the unusually inclement weather has threatened to paralyze the country for the past several days.

Society » Environment | March 11, 2010, Thursday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1552
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