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'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: 4493

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: 1444

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: 3984

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: 1894

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: 1819

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: 2407

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: 1928

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: 3046

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: 1972

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: 3469

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: 5785

Bulgaria in for Month of Mild and Wild Weather

Weather forecasts are warning Bulgarians to get ready for rapid changes in the weather during the coming month with temperatures ranging from – 10° C to 22° C.

Society » Environment | February 25, 2011, Friday // 18:39 | Viewed: 2038

Finnish Tourist Killed in Avalanche near Bulgaria's Bansko

An avalanche has killed one Finnish tourist near the Bulgarian ski resort Bansko, the regional directorate of the interior ministry in the city of Blagoevgrad announced.

Society » Environment | February 24, 2011, Thursday // 17:24 | Viewed: 3046

February Snow Grips Bulgaria

The Sofia City Hall informs cleaning contractor companies have treated all roads in the capital used by public transportation vehicles.

Society » Environment | February 23, 2011, Wednesday // 08:56 | Viewed: 2578

Parts of Bulgaria under Heavy Snow Warning

The Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has declared a code yellow for southern Bulgaria over heavy snow fall.

Society » Environment | February 22, 2011, Tuesday // 13:03 | Viewed: 2337

Solar Eruptions Set to Hit Earth

Scientists around the world will be watching closely as three eruptions from the Sun are to reach the Earth on Friday.

Society » Environment | February 17, 2011, Thursday // 21:03 | Viewed: 2398

Light Earthquake Registered at Bulgarian-Greek Border

A light earthquake was registered Wednesday morning near the Bulgarian town of Petrich at the Greek-Bulgarian border, according to data from the European Seismological Center.

Society » Environment | February 16, 2011, Wednesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1775

Southeastern Bulgaria Stunned by Early Spring

Trees have blossomed Sunday in the area of southeastern Bulgarian town of Kardzhali, after more than a week of unusually warm weather for early February.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2011, Sunday // 15:54 | Viewed: 2198

Bulgaria Braces for Hurricane-Like Winds, Danube Vessels Alerted

The Bulgarian authorities have declared a Code "Yellow" alert all across the northern and southeastern parts of the country over hurricane-like winds.

Society » Environment | February 12, 2011, Saturday // 17:00 | Viewed: 2868

Bulgarians Win 'Green Design' Award at Global Competition

Bulgarians Nikola Enchev and Stefan Vankov won the Green Design Award for students the international Design Against the Elements competition in Manila, Philippines.

Society » Environment | February 10, 2011, Thursday // 14:53 | Viewed: 2153

Bulgaria in for Cooler Weather after Record-Highs

The remainder of the week will again be warmer than the usual for February in Bulgaria, but temperatures will fall a couple of degrees, forecasts say.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 2240
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