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No Bulgarian Injuries, Damages in Kosovo Quake

There are no reports of Bulgarian nationals injured in the 5,0 magnitude earthquake, which was registered Wednesday afternoon in Kosovo, Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry announced, citing information from the country's embassy in Pristina.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2010, Wednesday // 19:58 | Viewed: 1735

Kosovo Earthquake Felt Slightly in Sofia

A 5,0 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered Wednesday afternoon in Kosovo, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center announced.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2010, Wednesday // 16:53 | Viewed: 4823

High Waves Hit Bulgaria Black Sea Coast

Very high waves have hit Bulgaria's Black sea coast and the beach resorts near Varna and Burgas Wednesday, the Bulgarian National Radio, BNR, reports.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2010, Wednesday // 16:25 | Viewed: 3368

March Blizzard Grips Bulgaria

The heavy snow continues to create significant problems all over Bulgaria Wednesday, with the situation being the most serious in eastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2010, Wednesday // 11:57 | Viewed: 2382

Bulgaria Electricity Provider Safeguards Nesting Storks

Bulgaria's electricity distribution company CEZ has installed over 500 safety platforms for stork nests on its power poles during the past three years.

Society » Environment | March 9, 2010, Tuesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 3134

Bulgaria Buried in Snow after Heavy Blizzard

As a reminder that the winter is still very much in full swing, Bulgaria awoke Tuesday morning buried in snow with the mercury far below zero and numerous reports of electricity blackouts or telephone cuts.

Society » Environment | March 9, 2010, Tuesday // 08:04 | Viewed: 3172

Heavy Snowfall Paralyzes Much of Bulgaria

Large parts of Bulgaria are experiencing transportation problems as a result of a snow blizzard lasting the entire day on March 8.

Society » Environment | March 8, 2010, Monday // 20:32 | Viewed: 2173

Bulgaria’s Bregovo Remains under State of Emergency

The situation in the north eastern Bulgarian town of Bregovo remains critical, with further recent rainfall adding to the flooding experienced over several days.

Society » Environment | March 5, 2010, Friday // 12:53 | Viewed: 2366

Dike Destruction Saves Bulgaria's Bregovo from Floods

The flood threat to Bregovo in North West Bulgaria has decreased after the protective dike to the town was deliberately breached late Monday.

Society » Environment | March 2, 2010, Tuesday // 09:45 | Viewed: 2332

Bulgaria Parliament Speaker Backs Anti-GMO Lobby

Bulgaria Parliament Speaker, Tsetska Tsacheva, has stated that no GMOs will be released into the environment in Bulgaria until clear evidence of the impact on nature and man is provided.

Society » Environment | March 1, 2010, Monday // 20:07 | Viewed: 1692

Bulgaria Danube Islands Inundated by Floodwater

The level of the River Danube in Bulgarian territory continues to rise, and almost all the Danube Islands are reported to be under water.

Society » Environment | March 1, 2010, Monday // 17:50 | Viewed: 2192

Bulgaria Set to Join Earth Hour 2010

The WWF have announced that Bulgaria will again participate in Earth Hour, which will be held this year on March 27 at 20:30.

Society » Environment | March 1, 2010, Monday // 16:41 | Viewed: 2122

Bulgaria Minister Calls for Coordinated Flood Protection Laws

Changes in Bulgarian legislature are imperative, to ensure that river dikes come under the management of a single agency or ministry.

Society » Environment | March 1, 2010, Monday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1915

Bulgaria's Sofia, Plovdiv Suffer Permanent Excessive Pollution

Bulgaria is experiencing excessive and permanent air pollution across its territory, with the amount of dust in the air exceeding all environmental standards.

Society » Environment | March 1, 2010, Monday // 12:20 | Viewed: 2722

Bulgaria Citizens Prepare to Evacuate Flooded Bregovo Homes

The emergency situation affecting the northwestern municipality of Bregovo has become more critical, with 90 families on the point of evacuation as the level of the River Timok continues to rise.

Society » Environment | March 1, 2010, Monday // 11:32 | Viewed: 1966

Rising Rivers about to Flood Northwestern Bulgarian Towns

The situation in Northwestern Bulgaria is about to become critical as the rising levels of the Danube and Timok Rivers threaten to flood the area.

Society » Environment | February 28, 2010, Sunday // 18:42 | Viewed: 2271

Environmentalists: Staggering Drop of Migrating Birds in Bulgaria

The number of migrating birds in Bulgaria has declined by over 50% in the last 12 years, according to environmentalists.

Society » Environment | February 28, 2010, Sunday // 13:09 | Viewed: 13738

Critical Danube Level Threatens Northwest Bulgaria with Floods

Parts of villages located along the Danube in Northwestern Bulgaria have already been flooded as the river level is rising threateningly.

Society » Environment | February 28, 2010, Sunday // 10:22 | Viewed: 2098

Bulgaria 'Blue Rocks' Natural Park Faces Illegal Development Threat

The Bulgarian "Blue Rocks”"(Sinite Kamini) Natural Park is threatened by Sliven Municipality’s attempts to illegally transfer state property, it is alleged.

Society » Environment | February 25, 2010, Thursday // 16:31 | Viewed: 3482

Bulgaria Company Relentless to Build in Vitosha Mountain

Sofia's Chief Architect, Petar Dikov, says the "Vitosha Ski" company made a serious mistake by presenting their construction project to the Eco Ministry first instead of the City Hall.

Society » Environment | February 24, 2010, Wednesday // 08:10 | Viewed: 1886

Sofia Considers Tunnel Construction to Ease Traffic Congestion

Sofia Municipality is considering solving the capital city's transport problems by constructing tunnels at the busiest road intersections.

Society » Environment | February 19, 2010, Friday // 18:02 | Viewed: 2626
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