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Bulgaria's Capital Turns Off 735 Light Bulbs for Earth Hour

During the "Earth Hour" campaign Saturday evening, the Bulgarian capital Sofia has saved 44 MGW of electric power, the power utility CEZ announced Sunday.

Society » Environment | March 27, 2011, Sunday // 14:52 | Viewed: 2321

Bulgaria Among 134 Nations to Mark Earth Hour

A record number of countries - 134 - have already started officially observing Earth Hour Saturday evening.

Society » Environment | March 26, 2011, Saturday // 18:47 | Viewed: 1554

Radioactive Particles from Japan's Fukushima NPP to Reach Bulgaria

Air masses containing radioactive molecules emitted from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan will reach Bulgaria in the late afternoon on Saturday.

Society » Environment | March 25, 2011, Friday // 20:53 | Viewed: 2365

Bulgaria's Govt to Tackle 'Brown Bear-Human' Conflict

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry has crafted a curiously entitled project - "Plan for Dealing with the Brown Bear-Human Conflict" to address the 2010 incidents of killer bear attacks.

Society » Environment | March 24, 2011, Thursday // 19:45 | Viewed: 2347

Bulgarian Govt Moves to Reduce Plastic Bags Use

The Bulgarian government has decided to introduce a tax for the use of plastic bags, in an attempt to motivate citizens to reduce the use of this type of packaging.

Society » Environment | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 14:35 | Viewed: 3111

Cold, Cloudy First Day of Spring in Bulgaria

First day of spring comes to Bulgaria with low temperatures and cloudy weather.

Society » Environment | March 21, 2011, Monday // 14:45 | Viewed: 2712

Bulgaria Planning to Open 8 Waste Waters Treatment Plants

Bulgaria is planning to open eight new waste waters treatment plants by the end of the year, said the country's Environmental Minister Nona Karadzhova.

Society » Environment | March 21, 2011, Monday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1895

Sofia May Become Thessalon?ki Due to Climate Changes

Bulgarian capital Sofia's average temperatures may increase to reach those of the Greek city of Thessalon?ki by 2035, according to a report ordered by the country's Environmental Ministry.

Society » Environment | March 21, 2011, Monday // 12:22 | Viewed: 3240

Super Full Moon to Grace Bulgaria Sky

Assuming clouds don't get in the way, people across Bulgaria will be able to gaze Saturday night at the biggest full moon in nearly two decades.

Society » Environment | March 19, 2011, Saturday // 15:46 | Viewed: 3400

Bulgaria Turns Clocks to Daylight Saving Time March 27

The summer daylight saving time will be introduced in Bulgaria on March 27, the National Metrology Center announced on Friday.

Society » Environment | March 18, 2011, Friday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1821

'Supermoon' to Come Closest to Earth on Saturday

On March 19 the Moon will be 356 577 km away from the Earth, which is as close to our planet as it has been in 18 years.

Society » Environment | March 18, 2011, Friday // 08:29 | Viewed: 4426

Chief Architect: Sofia Built to Endure 7.5 Earthquake

Bulgaria's capital Sofia can safely endure an earthquake with a 7.

Society » Environment | March 15, 2011, Tuesday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1399

Bulgaria Faces No Radiation Risk after Japan Blast - Expert

Bulgarian scientists have tried to assuage fears that radiation winds could reach the country after Japan nuclear plant blasts, ruling out the very possibility of such a scenario.

Society » Environment | March 15, 2011, Tuesday // 10:02 | Viewed: 3951

Bulgaria Warms Up to First Whiffs of Real Spring

The rising of temperatures that has encompassed the whole of Bulgaria will continue in the following days, according to the national weather service.

Society » Environment | March 12, 2011, Saturday // 19:02 | Viewed: 1846

Bulgarian Eco Activists, Investors Clash over Rila Mountain

The decision to include the so-called Rila-buffer zone in Bulgaria's Rila Mountain in the European eco network NATURA 2000 was postponed over the failure to reach consensus.

Society » Environment | March 11, 2011, Friday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1758

10 Cities in Bulgaria to Join Earth Hour 2011

At least ten cities across Bulgaria will turn off the lights at their main buildings and streets to join the Earth Hour initiative, which will be held this year on March 26 at 20:30, the environment group WWF announced.

Society » Environment | March 9, 2011, Wednesday // 15:03 | Viewed: 2369

Eastern Bulgaria under Gusty Wind Warning

The three eastern Bulgarian regions of Varna, Dobrich and Burgas remain under code orange Tuesday over strong winds deemed potentially dangerous for people.

Society » Environment | March 8, 2011, Tuesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 1880

Icy Winds to Blast Bulgaria as Winter Comes Back

The national weather service has declared code orange for dangerous weather due to winds expected to blast eastern Bulgaria Monday.

Society » Environment | March 6, 2011, Sunday // 19:54 | Viewed: 2911

Winter Musters Comeback to Bulgaria

Temperatures will drop considerably Sunday evening and overnight over the whole of Bulgaria, setting the stage for a comeback of winter after a stint of warm days.

Society » Environment | March 6, 2011, Sunday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1942

Humboldt Penguins Feel at Home in Sofia's Zoo

The eight Humboldt penguins which are housed in the Sofia Zoo for the third day now, are adapting normally and are in great condition.

Society » Environment | March 5, 2011, Saturday // 12:17 | Viewed: 3324

Scandalous Development Plans Announced Amid Bansko Ski World Cup

Controversial plans for a drastic development of ski tracks in the Pirin National Park were announced by Bulgarian companies and towns at the start of the 2011 men's alpine ski World Cup in Bansko.

Society » Environment | February 26, 2011, Saturday // 16:20 | Viewed: 5687
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