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Bulgaria Environment Minister: GMO Act Changes Are Safe

Bulgaria Environment Minister, Nona Karadzhova, has stated that the new changes in the Law on Genetically Modified Organisms will not threaten the environment or human health.

Society » Environment | February 3, 2010, Wednesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1458

Bulgaria Environment Ministry Attempts to Dampen GMO Fears

The Bulgarian Environment and Water Ministry has confirmed that the new changes in the Law on Genetically Modified Organisms will not apply to food and animal feed.

Society » Environment | February 2, 2010, Tuesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 2207

Bulgaria Rightists Up in Arms against GMOs

Bulgaria's rightist Blue Coalition is not going to support the amendments of the Genetically Modified Organisms Act.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2010, Monday // 18:08 | Viewed: 1289

2 More Light Earthquakes Shake South Bulgaria

The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre reported a further 2 light earthquakes Friday morning in the town of Radnevo, South Bulgaria, following 4 light quakes around the country on Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 29, 2010, Friday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1920

Heavy Snow Follows Bulgaria Big Freeze

After a freezing spell in which temperatures fell to -28oC in some parts of Bulgaria, snow has now returned bringing difficult conditions in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | January 29, 2010, Friday // 08:58 | Viewed: 1868

3 Light Earthquakes Shake Bulgaria

Three light earthquakes were felt in a 45 minute period late Thursday in different regions of Bulgaria ranging from 2,1 to 2,8 on the Richter scale.

Society » Environment | January 29, 2010, Friday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1417

Light Earthquake Shakes South-West Bulgaria

An earthquake measuring 3,2 on the Richter scale was reported on the territory of Bulgaria at 8:43 am on Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 28, 2010, Thursday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1251

Bulgaria Temperatures Fall to Record Lows as Freeze Continues

Temperatures fell to minus 28,2 degrees celsius early on Tuesday morning in the Northern Bulgarian town of Sevlievo as Bulgaria saw record temperature lows for a second day running.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2010, Tuesday // 09:40 | Viewed: 2977

Bulgaria Poachers, Severe Weather Threaten Rare Geese

Severe weather conditions in north-east Bulgarian coastal areas and opportunist poachers are threatening thousands of rare geese wintering in the area.

Society » Environment | January 25, 2010, Monday // 13:07 | Viewed: 5190

Bulgaria Sees Record Cold Temperatures

Bulgaria registered record cold temperature early Monday morning.

Society » Environment | January 25, 2010, Monday // 09:18 | Viewed: 4485

Bulgaria's Varna Region Declares Widespread State of Emergency

The eastern Bulgarian city of Varna has declared a state of emergency in four of its municipalities on Saturday.

Society » Environment | January 23, 2010, Saturday // 17:37 | Viewed: 3222

Bulgaria Suffers Extreme Weather, Hemus Highway Closed

The current severe weather conditions have forced the closure of Hemus highway, and the port of Varna has been shut down.

Society » Environment | January 23, 2010, Saturday // 11:24 | Viewed: 5594

Bulgarian Red Cross Issues Extreme Weather Travel Warnings

The Bulgarian Red Cross has warned people not to travel unless it is absolutely necessary, and to make sure they are carrying fully-charged GSM phones, in case of emergency.

Society » Environment | January 22, 2010, Friday // 18:17 | Viewed: 3333

Cold Front Brings Freezing Conditions to Bulgaria

North East Bulgaria is feeling the brunt of the freezing weather that is sweeping the country with -22 degrees centigrade measured overnight in Glavnitsa near Silistra.

Society » Environment | January 22, 2010, Friday // 10:47 | Viewed: 2694

Eastern Bulgaria Gripped by Heavy Snow

Eastern Bulgaria woke up Tuesday in the grip of a heavy snow storm with treacherous roads, power outages and canceled school classes.

Society » Environment | January 19, 2010, Tuesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 2194

Stara Zagora Protesters Hurl Eggs, Spit at Bulgarian Ministers

The Bulgarian Ministers of Environment and Defense have been pelted with eggs by angry protesters in the town of Stara Zagora.

Society » Environment | January 18, 2010, Monday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2820

Bulgaria Parliament Eases Laws on GM Crop Cultivation

The Bulgarian Parliament has approved amendments to the law on Genetically Modified Organisms at the first reading on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | January 13, 2010, Wednesday // 18:07 | Viewed: 4705

Bulgaria Begins Reconstruction of Sofia Water Purification Station

Bulgaria's Minister of Environment and Waters, Nona Karadzhova and Sofia's Mayor Yordanka Fandakova, broke ground Tuesday of the reconstruction of the water purification station near Kubratovo.

Society » Environment | January 12, 2010, Tuesday // 14:19 | Viewed: 2403

Bulgaria Sets More Winter Warmth Records

Seven Bulgarian cities and towns set new temperature records of winter warmth Saturday, the National Meteorology Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences reports.

Society » Environment | January 9, 2010, Saturday // 19:34 | Viewed: 2482

Bulgaria Sees Record-High Temperatures

Temperature records were recorded in Southern Bulgaria and the capital Sofia on Thursday, marking the second period of unusually warm weather since the new year set in.

Society » Environment | January 7, 2010, Thursday // 15:15 | Viewed: 2468

Cold Weather Causes Chaos across Europe, 122 Dead in Poland

Severe winter weather has brought dangerous conditions and transport disruption to parts of Europe.

Society » Environment | January 6, 2010, Wednesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 6569
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