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Winds Bring Heat to Bulgaria as Central Europe Chokes under Snow

Five temperature records were broken in Bulgaria Sunday, after high south winds brought warm air to the country in the midst of fall.

Society » Environment | October 28, 2012, Sunday // 19:52 | Viewed: 2367

First Snow in Central Europe Claims Lives, Wreaks Havoc

The early first snow for the new winter has already fallen in Central Europe, tragically claiming three lives in Poland.

Society » Environment | October 28, 2012, Sunday // 16:24 | Viewed: 1800

Tsunami Alert Following Canada Earthquake Cancelled

A tsunami alert issued for the Pacific Ocean Sunday following a strong 7.7 degree earthquake in Canada has now been cancelled.

Society » Environment | October 28, 2012, Sunday // 14:55 | Viewed: 834

Bulgaria on Alert over High South Winds

Code red for extremely dangerous weather has been called for Bulgaria's southern Smolyan and Kardzhali regions Sunday over expected heavy rainfall exceptionally strong winds.

Society » Environment | October 28, 2012, Sunday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1239

Tsunami Alert after 7.7 Degree Earthquake Shakes W Canada

A very strong earthquake, with magnitude estimated at 7..7 degrees on the Richter scale, shook Canada's British Columbia province overnight.

Society » Environment | October 28, 2012, Sunday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1035

Strong Winds Bring Code Yellow to 17 Bulgarian Districts

Bulgaria's National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology has declared code yellow for potentially dangerous weather for 17 Bulgarian districts.

Society » Environment | October 27, 2012, Saturday // 11:09 | Viewed: 1382

Sweden Eager to Import Garbage from Bulgaria

Sweden has run out of garbage and has been forced to import thrash from its other countries, with Bulgaria, Romania, Italy and the Baltic countries considered possible options.

Society » Environment | October 26, 2012, Friday // 15:10 | Viewed: 3740

Bulgaria to Reinstate Ban on Hunting Brown Bears

Bulgaria has decided to scrap its 3% minimum hunting quota for brown bears and impose a ban on brown bear hunting, according to a draft bill.

Society » Environment | October 25, 2012, Thursday // 15:18 | Viewed: 4289

Code Yellow Issued for Eastern Bulgaria over Gusty Winds

Code yellow has been declared for seven Bulgarian regions Sunday over the forecast for gusty winds.

Society » Environment | October 21, 2012, Sunday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1011

Bulgaria Starts Brown Bear Census amidst Attack Fears

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry is undertaking a brown bear amidst continuing reports of attacks by bears on livestock in the Southern Rhodope Mountains.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2012, Wednesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 10860

Bulgarian Town Declares Emergency over Water Rationing

The mayor of a north-central Bulgarian town has declared state of emergency after months of drought, leaks and failures in old pipes brought back tight water rationing.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2012, Wednesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 3046

Lingering Summer Breaks 7 Temperature Records in Bulgaria

An exceptionally warm fall in Bulgaria has kept temperatures summerly, with highs breaking daily records at seven locations Tuesday.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2012, Tuesday // 20:17 | Viewed: 2238

Huge Landslide Inflicts Damage on Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast

A huge landslide has been activated on the northern Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, in the area between the Golden Sands resort and the town of Kranevo.

Society » Environment | October 15, 2012, Monday // 14:50 | Viewed: 9489

Sapropel Fertilizers to Revolutionize Bulgarian Organic Farming

Bulgarian researchers have developed a plan for the extraction and application of fertilizers from organic matter rich marine sediments (sapropels), saying that the step could bring about a significant change in domestic organic farming.

Society » Environment | October 11, 2012, Thursday // 14:31 | Viewed: 3864

Smoke Billows from 'Tamed' Wildfire Near Bulgarian Capital

A tall column of smoke is clearly visible Thursday morning on Vitosha Mountain from Bulgarian capital Sofia, which lies on the mountain's outskirts.

Society » Environment | October 11, 2012, Thursday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1448

Wildfire Near Bulgarian Capital Partially Tamed

Bulgaria's firefighting service has reported it has partially contained a wildfire that erupted Tuesday on the Vitosha Mountain just outside of Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | October 9, 2012, Tuesday // 19:33 | Viewed: 1855

New Wildfire Erupts on Vitosha Mtn Near Bulgarian Capital

A large wildfire has erupted Tuesday around noon on the Vitosha Mountain just outside Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | October 9, 2012, Tuesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 2074

19 Bulgarian Districts Alerted over Strong Winds

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared on Monday for 19 districts in Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | October 8, 2012, Monday // 09:38 | Viewed: 1473

Summer Finally Bids Farewell to Bulgaria

Sunday is the last day Bulgarians will be able to enjoy the prolonged summer weather, according to the forecast, issued by the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS.

Society » Environment | October 7, 2012, Sunday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1927

Light Quake Registered in Bulgaria's Borovets Resort

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.4 points on the Richter scale has been registered in Bulgaria's upscale winter resort Borovets early on Friday.

Society » Environment | October 5, 2012, Friday // 09:28 | Viewed: 1286

Romanian Plant Said to Be Polluting Bulgaria's Nikopol

Elevated levels of ammonia in the air, exceeding the norm, have been recorded Monday in Bulgaria's Danube town of Nikopol, according to the Executive Environment Agency.

Society » Environment | October 2, 2012, Tuesday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1728
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