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Light Earthquake Registered in SW Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southwestern Bulgaria Monday evening.

Society » Environment | September 11, 2012, Tuesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 874

??Dozens of Dead Dolphins Washed Ashore in Bulgaria in Summer 2012

At least 68 dead dolphins have been washed ashore along Bulgaria's Southern Black Sea coast, the Regional Environmental Inspectorate in Burgas announced Friday.

Society » Environment | September 7, 2012, Friday // 17:08 | Viewed: 4402

Tsunami Warning after 7.6 Earthquake in Costa Rica

An earthquake of magnitute 7.9 on the Richter scale shook Costa Rica Wednesday.

Society » Environment | September 5, 2012, Wednesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 910

Sofia Police Find Stolen Radioactive Device

Police in Sofia have found the potentially dangerous device containing a radioactive chemical that was stolen from a construction site.

Society » Environment | September 5, 2012, Wednesday // 08:09 | Viewed: 1195

Radioactive Device Stolen from Bulgarian Construction Site

A potentially dangerous device containing a radioactive chemical has been stolen from a construction site, local police authorities have alarmed.

Society » Environment | September 4, 2012, Tuesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1448

Bulgaria Tames Wildfire along Border with Macedonia

Bulgarian fire fighters, foresters, and volunteers have managed to reign in a wildfire close to the Bulgarian-Macedonian border close to the southwestern town of Blagoevgrad.

Society » Environment | September 2, 2012, Sunday // 17:54 | Viewed: 1468

Bulgaria Agriculture Ministry 'Sells' Mountain Plots For Free - Expert

Bulgaria's Agriculture Ministry has started to sell some 2000 acres of highland pastures from the State Land Fund for a ridiculous price, Toma Belev, an environmentalist from the Zeleni Balkani ("Green Balkans") NGO has announced.

Society » Environment | September 2, 2012, Sunday // 16:20 | Viewed: 2061

85 Attempt to Tame Bulgaria's Rila Mountain Wildfire by Hand

Eighty five people are trying Sunday put out by hand a wildfire in the "Beli Bor" (White Pine) site in Rila Mountain.

Society » Environment | September 2, 2012, Sunday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1631

Wildfires Continue to Blaze in Bulgaria

During the past 24 hours Bulgarian firefighters have extinguished close to 300 wildfires across the country.

Society » Environment | September 1, 2012, Saturday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1162

'Blue Moon' to Be Seen Friday Evening

The first "Blue Moon" since March 2010 will appear on the night sky on Friday, August 31.

Society » Environment | August 31, 2012, Friday // 11:43 | Viewed: 2425

Bulgarian Foresters Save Trapped Brown Bear Cub

A young brown bear cub trapped by poachers has been by the Bulgarian forestry and environmental authorities, the Forestry Agency announced.

Society » Environment | August 30, 2012, Thursday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1255

Fresh Massive Wildfires Raging All Over Bulgaria

Several large-scale wildfires gained traction in various parts of Bulgaria on Monday.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2012, Monday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1351

Wildfire Causes State of Emergency in Southeast Bulgaria

The southeastern Bulgarian municipality of Sredets, Burgas District, has declared a state of emergency over a massive wildfire.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2012, Monday // 16:07 | Viewed: 1058

New Sofia Metro Built as Earthquake Shelter

The stations of the Sofia subway are built to sustain earthquakes up to a 9-point magnitude on the Richter scale and can be used as quake shelters for residents and visitors of the Bulgarian capital.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2012, Monday // 09:19 | Viewed: 3235

Wildfire in Bulgaria's Rila Mountain Enters Day 5

The wildfire that erupted in southern Bulgaria in the Rila Mountain is continuing to engulf the pine forests for the fifth consecutive day.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2012, Monday // 08:42 | Viewed: 1187

Bulgaria Braces for Gusty Winds, Cooler Weather

Code orange has been declared for six Bulgarian regions Monday over the forecast for gusty winds.

Society » Environment | August 27, 2012, Monday // 08:09 | Viewed: 1395

Heatwave in Bulgaria Breaks 37 Temperature Records

37 temperature records were broken over the weekend in Bulgaria, with 25 of them falling on Sunday.

Society » Environment | August 26, 2012, Sunday // 19:35 | Viewed: 1691

84 Wildfires Blaze in Bulgaria

4 large and 80 smaller wildfires are burning in Bulgaria Sunday, announced the commander of Bulgaria's firefighting force, Chief Commissar Nikolay Nikolov.

Society » Environment | August 26, 2012, Sunday // 17:15 | Viewed: 1224

Thousands in Serbia Evacuated Due to Wildfires

Several thousand people have been evacuated due to raging forest fires in south-western Serbia, report local media.

Society » Environment | August 26, 2012, Sunday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1050

Bulgaria Under Code Red for Last Day of Heatwave

Code red for extremely dangerous weather has been declared for six Bulgarian regions over expected extremely high temperatures in the lasting summer heat wave.

Society » Environment | August 26, 2012, Sunday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1517

12 Spots in Bulgaria See Record Temperatures

A total of 12 temperature records were registered in Bulgaria on Saturday, the National Meteorology and Hydrology Institute announced.

Society » Environment | August 25, 2012, Saturday // 19:00 | Viewed: 1689
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