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Bulgaria Braces for 10 More Days of Thunderstorms, Hail

The heavy rains and the large hail that hit Bulgaria in the last week are expected to continue for ten more days, according to the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology.

Society » Environment | May 31, 2014, Saturday // 10:46 | Viewed: 4856

Some 66% of Bulgarian Beaches Boast Excellent Water Quality - EEA

All but one Bulgarian coastal bathing waters met the sufficient water quality in 2013, according to the EU Environment Agency latest data.

Society » Environment | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 13:36 | Viewed: 3232

Danube Water Levels Decreasing in Bulgaria

The level of the Bulgarian stretch of the Danube river is slightly decreasing, head of the Agency for Exploration and Maintenance of the river Georgi Georgiev informed.

Society » Environment | May 27, 2014, Tuesday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1828

Earthquakes Measuring 4.4, 4.6 on Richter Scale Hit Aegean Sea

Two consecutive earthquakes with magnitudes of 4.6 and 4.4 on the Richter scale were registered in the Aegean Sea, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center.

Society » Environment | May 25, 2014, Sunday // 17:50 | Viewed: 2076

Long Series of Aftershocks Registered in Aegean Sea

Almost 30 aftershocks have been registered in the northern part of the Aegean Sea after the powerful earthquake which rattled parts of Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey, Saturday.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2014, Saturday // 16:17 | Viewed: 2681

Earthquake in Aegean Sea Causes Panic, Damages in Turkey

The powerful earthquake that rattled Greece and Bulgaria, Saturday, has shaken areas around western Turkey, as well, causing damage and minor injuries.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2014, Saturday // 14:58 | Viewed: 3548

Bulgaria's PM Oresharski Urges People to Keep Calm after Earthquake

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski is monitoring the situation following the earthquake which occurred earlier Saturday in Aegean Sea and was felt in Bulgaria and Greece.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2014, Saturday // 14:36 | Viewed: 2333

Epicenter of Earthquake Located off Greek Samothrace Island

The epicenter of the earthquake which occurred on May 24 is near the Greek island of Samothrace, Bulgaria's National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography reports.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2014, Saturday // 14:00 | Viewed: 10239

More Than 20 Quakes Recorded in Aegean Sea, Saturday

More than 20 earthquakes were recorded in the Aegean Sea on May 24, prior to the earthquake that shook Bulgaria Saturday afternoon.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2014, Saturday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2356

Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria, Greece, Saturday

A strong earthquake has shaken Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia at around 12,30 p.m., Saturday.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2014, Saturday // 12:33 | Viewed: 11607

China Opens Environmental Court to Tackle Pollution Damages

China has opened its first environmental court, as the country is struggling to cope with the impact its rapid industrialization has had on nature.

Society » Environment | May 23, 2014, Friday // 17:46 | Viewed: 2211

Bulgarian Environmentalists Awarded New European Prize

The Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds has won the Natura 2000 prize, which is being awarded for the first time by the European Commission.

Society » Environment | May 23, 2014, Friday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1675

Bulgarian Mines To Be Inspected Due to Risk of Flooding

The heavy rains in Bulgaria have increased the risk of flooding in the mines, the General Labor Inspectorate has warned.

Society » Environment | May 21, 2014, Wednesday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1363

Bulgarian Quays at Risk of Flooding as Danube River is Rising

The increasing levels of Danube river will not affect shipping, however some of the quays are at risk of being flooded, Bulgaria's Transport Minister Danail Papazov said, Tuesday.

Society » Environment | May 20, 2014, Tuesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 6265

Sofia's Public Transport Tests Electric Bus

Sofia's public transport started tests of the of first electric bus in the city.

Society » Environment | May 19, 2014, Monday // 16:34 | Viewed: 4961

Bulgaria's Lom Prepares for Flood amid Heavy Rains in Western Balkans

The water level of the Danube River near Bulgaria's Lom rose by 54 centimeters over the past 24 hours to 824 centimeters, causing the lowest sections of the port to get flooded.

Society » Environment | May 18, 2014, Sunday // 15:34 | Viewed: 2483

UK, France to Run Out of Oil, Coal, Gas in Few Years

Bulgaria will have run out of coal in 34 years, while Britain will be have no oil, coal and gas in just over five years, researchers have warned.

Society » Environment | May 16, 2014, Friday // 15:24 | Viewed: 3087

German Zoo Donates 3 Griffon Vultures to Bulgaria

A German Zoo has sent three griffon vultures to Bulgaria, in a push to reintroduce the birds to reintroduce them into one of their natural habitats.

Society » Environment | May 10, 2014, Saturday // 17:05 | Viewed: 3144

Mass Death of Bees in Bulgaria's Dobrudzha

Over a thousand hives have been affected by the mass death of bees in Zafirovo, a village situated in Bulgaria's north-eastern region of Dobrudzha.

Society » Environment | May 8, 2014, Thursday // 15:21 | Viewed: 2592

Bulgaria's Air Pollution Levels Remain Highest in Europe – WHO

Bulgaria remains the leader in the European Union in terms of air pollution, according to the World Health Organization.

Society » Environment | May 8, 2014, Thursday // 14:59 | Viewed: 17204

Bulgaria and Romania With Highest Reduction of Carbon Emissions

Bulgaria and Romania were the EU countries who posted highest reduction of carbon emissions in 2013, shows an Eurostat survey.

Society » Environment | May 7, 2014, Wednesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 2145
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