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7 Bulgarian Regions on Alert over Downpours, Strong Winds

Code orange has been issued for a total of seven Bulgarian regions due to expected downpours and strong winds on Tuesday, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology has announced.

Society » Environment | October 1, 2013, Tuesday // 08:09 | Viewed: 1657

Bulgaria's Environmental Ministry Underfunded

Bulgaria's Minister of Environment and Water Iskra Mihaylova has complained that the state is underfunding the sector.

Society » Environment | September 30, 2013, Monday // 15:50 | Viewed: 7233

Light Earthquake Registered in SW Bulgaria

A 2.7 point magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake has been registered near the southwestern Bulgarian town of Simitli in the Blagoevgrad region.

Society » Environment | September 29, 2013, Sunday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1315

Greenpeace Activists Detained in Bulgaria Now Released

The Greenpeace activists arrested Thursday by Bulgarian police for occupying a Gazprom gas station near the Bulgaria’s southwestern city of Blagoevgrad, were released on Friday, being declared not guilty in minor hooliganism.

Society » Environment | September 27, 2013, Friday // 19:48 | Viewed: 2394

Cold Spell Brings Fall to Bulgaria

Weather in Bulgaria will turn over Friday, after the couple of hot, summerlike days Wednesday and Thursday.

Society » Environment | September 27, 2013, Friday // 09:04 | Viewed: 2391

7 Greenpeace Activists Arrested at Gas Station in Bulgaria

Greenpeace activists have been arrested by Bulgarian police for chaining themselves to fuel pumps and climbing on the roof of a Gazprom gas station.

Society » Environment | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 18:35 | Viewed: 1992

Greenpeace Activists ‘Occupy’ Gazprom Gas Station in Bulgaria

Greenpeace activists have occupied a Gazprom gas station near Bulgaria’s southwestern town of Blagoevgrad, according to local media.

Society » Environment | September 26, 2013, Thursday // 14:05 | Viewed: 3997

3.2-Magnitude Earthquake Registered in SW Bulgaria

A minor earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale was registered Sunday afternoon on the territory of the southwestern Bulgarian town of Dolna Banya.

Society » Environment | September 22, 2013, Sunday // 16:25 | Viewed: 3134

Astronomical Autumn Arrives in Bulgaria

Astronomical autumn (fall) is arriving in Bulgaria Sunday, September 22 at 11:44 pm, the Institute for Astronomy and the National Astronomical Lab on peak Rozhen at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, announced.

Society » Environment | September 22, 2013, Sunday // 14:55 | Viewed: 3856

14 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Strong Winds

Code yellow has been declared for fourteen Bulgaria regions in Northern Bulgaria Wednesday over the forecast for gusty winds.

Society » Environment | September 18, 2013, Wednesday // 08:54 | Viewed: 1537

3.0 Earthquake Registered near Bulgaria's Capital

A 3.0 point magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake has been registered in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | September 16, 2013, Monday // 09:48 | Viewed: 1567

2 Light Quakes Registered in Southern Bulgaria

A light earthquake with a magnitude of 2.3 on the Richter scale was registered in the southern Bulgarian city of Kardzhali early Sunday morning.

Society » Environment | September 15, 2013, Sunday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1383

Gusts Close Varna Port, Code Yellow in 22 Regions

Code yellow has been declared for twenty two Bulgaria regions Saturday over the forecast for gusty winds.

Society » Environment | September 14, 2013, Saturday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1883

Bulgaria Scraps Investigation of Mysterious 2012 Vitosha Wildfire

Prosecutors in Sofia have announced they have formally stopped the investigation of the July 2012 wildfire on the Vitosha mountain near the Bulgarian capital.

Society » Environment | September 13, 2013, Friday // 10:57 | Viewed: 1490

Bulgaria on Code Yellow over Strong Wind Gusts

24 of Bulgaria's 28 regions have been placed on code yellow for potentially dangerous weather over strong winds expected Friday.

Society » Environment | September 13, 2013, Friday // 08:30 | Viewed: 1621

Bulgarian Govt to Discuss Controversial Bansko Development Plans

Bulgaria's Ministry of Environment has not yet declared a clear position regarding the construction of new facilities in top Bulgarian ski resort Bansko.

Society » Environment | September 11, 2013, Wednesday // 13:47 | Viewed: 2551

Two Mild Quakes Shake S Bulgaria Overnight

An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was reported on the territory of Bulgaria late on Monday.

Society » Environment | September 11, 2013, Wednesday // 08:57 | Viewed: 1568

Light Earthquake Registered in SW Bulgaria

A 3.1 point magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake has been registered near the southwestern Bulgarian town of Satovcha in the Blagoevgrad region.

Society » Environment | September 9, 2013, Monday // 08:23 | Viewed: 1435

4.8-Degree Earthquake Hits Western Romania

An earthquake of degree 4.8 on the Richter scale has been registered Sunday afternoon in the western Romanian province of Hunedoara.

Society » Environment | September 8, 2013, Sunday // 17:54 | Viewed: 2057

3.0 Earthquake Registered in NW Bulgaria

A 3.0-magnitude earthquake has been registered in northern Bulgaria, according to reports of the European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC).

Society » Environment | September 8, 2013, Sunday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1490

Bulgarian Govt Oks Controversial Ski Lift in Bansko

The Bulgarian government is firmly behind the project to build a second ski lift in the winter resort of Bansko in the Pirin mountain.

Society » Environment | September 6, 2013, Friday // 14:03 | Viewed: 10672
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