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Blast-ravaged Bulgaria Demands State Recovery Help

The Mayor of Bulgaria's southeastern municipality of Stradlzha, Mitko Andonov, demands urgent State help for the areas affected by last week's ammo depot explosions.

Society » Environment | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 797

UNESCO OKs Ski Facilities in Bulgarian Mountain Resort

Ski facilities in Bulgaria's mountain resort of Bansko have no negative impact on the environment and are not a threat to the extraordinary value of the Pirin National Park as a world heritage site, according to a report of UNESCO's World Heritage Cente

Society » Environment | June 11, 2012, Monday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1075

Three Bulgarian Beaches Fail Brussels Clean Water Tests

Three out of ninety-three bathing areas along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast do not meet the mandatory values for water cleanliness, while those of excellent quality are down two times over the previous year, a European Commission report shows.

Society » Environment | June 11, 2012, Monday // 10:10 | Viewed: 4196

Bulgarian Army Secures Area of Blasted Ammo Depot

A modular group for the detonation and destruction of unexploded ammunition from military unit 22 220 in the city of Sliven is securing Sunday the area of the blast near the Petolachkata junction in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | June 10, 2012, Sunday // 11:18 | Viewed: 884

4.5-Degree Quake Felt in Northern Italy

A 4.5 Richter degree magnitude earthquake has been registered Saturday in Northern Italy, the site of destructive tremors during the past weeks.

Society » Environment | June 9, 2012, Saturday // 11:11 | Viewed: 820

Bulgaria to Bask in Sun over Weekend, Mercury Up to 34C

Bulgaria is in for three days of sizzling heat as temperatures are expected to reach 33-34 C on Friday and Saturday.

Society » Environment | June 8, 2012, Friday // 09:48 | Viewed: 957

5.1 Earthquake Hits Western Turkey, Bulgaria Rattled Too

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake has struck the western parts of Turkey, including Istanbul, shaking apartment buildings, rattling windows and causing residents to rush into the streets.

Society » Environment | June 8, 2012, Friday // 08:01 | Viewed: 2484

Bulgarian Eco Activists with New Rally against Forestry Act

Bulgarian environmentalist staged once again Wednesday a protest rally against looming amendments to the Forestry Act.

Society » Environment | June 6, 2012, Wednesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 994

Bulgarian Police Warn of Scattered Ammunition after Depot Blasts

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry has warned that munitions and fragments of munitions have been scattered in the region surrounding the Petolachkata road junction in Southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | June 6, 2012, Wednesday // 09:15 | Viewed: 819

Bulgaria, World Fascinated by Rare Venus Transit

The planet Venus moved across the face of the Sun, fascinating skywatchers across the globe who had the chance to observe one of the rarest events in the Solar System.

Society » Environment | June 6, 2012, Wednesday // 08:35 | Viewed: 873

Munition Explosions Caused 4.5-Magnitude Quake in Bulgaria, Fire Brigade Chief Claims

The incident in which an ammunition depot exploded near the city of Sliven in Southeastern Bulgaria Tuesday afternoon has caused a 4.5-magnitude earthquake on the Richter Scale, Nikolay Nikolov, the head of the Bulgarian Fire Brigade Service, declared.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 18:46 | Viewed: 1620

Ammunition Depot Explosions Cause Earthquake in Bulgaria

The incident in which an ammunition depot exploded near the city of Sliven in Southeastern Bulgaria Tuesday afternoon has caused a minor earthquake in the region, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences announced.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 18:31 | Viewed: 2933

Bulgarian Ammunition Depot Blasts Injure 7, 2 Critical

A total of seven workers have been injured as blasts took place in a private Bulgarian ammunition depot on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 17:33 | Viewed: 883

Explosions Blast Ammunition Depot in Southern Bulgaria

Explosions have occurred at a private ammunition depot near the Southeastern Bulgarian village of Lozenets, forcing local authorities to temporary close the the major Bulgarian road junction known as "Petolachkata".

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1627

84% of Bulgarians Care about Environment - Poll

A large majority of Bulgarians, 84%, are interested in the subject of natural environment, according to a recent poll of the MBMD agency.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1032

Most Bulgarians Would Flee Buildings if Quake Hits - Poll

Some 58% of Bulgarians would escape the buildings they are situated in and move to at a safe distance if an earthquake occurs, according to a poll conducted by the local National Center for Study of Public Opinion.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 800

Bulgarians to Witness Unique Venus Transit

A remarkable event will be observed in the skies above Bulgaria early morning on Wednesday June 6, when Venus will pass across the face of the sun — a phenomenon known as a transit.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 08:40 | Viewed: 1437

Half Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Downpours, Thunder

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared Tuesday for most of Bulgaria due to expected torrential rains and thunderstorms.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 08:06 | Viewed: 1602

Hailstorms in Bulgaria Caused BGN 43 M Worth of Damage in 2011

Bulgaria suffered hailstorm damages worth BGN 43 M in 2011, according to Nikolay Nikolov, Director of the Hail Suppression Agency at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

Society » Environment | June 4, 2012, Monday // 13:04 | Viewed: 1233

New Quake Registered in Southern Bulgaria Monday

Another shock with a magnitude of 2.2 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southern Bulgaria Monday morning.

Society » Environment | June 4, 2012, Monday // 11:55 | Viewed: 966

New Quake Registered in Southern Bulgaria

Another shock with a magnitude of 3.2 points on the Richter scale has been registered late Sunday evening in southern Bulgaria, just minutes after the 3.4 one.

Society » Environment | June 4, 2012, Monday // 08:14 | Viewed: 1160
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