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Snow Surprises Sofia on April Fools' Day

Snow arrived in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on April 1, the day the western world marks April Fools.

Society » Environment | April 1, 2012, Sunday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1393

Earth Hour Spares Record 56 Megawatts of Electricity to Sofia

The power utility CEZ reports Sunday a record drop of 56 megawatts of electricity consumption in Bulgaria's capital Sofia during "Earth Hour 2012".

Society » Environment | April 1, 2012, Sunday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1154

4.0-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southeastern Bulgaria

A 4.0-magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale has been registered in Southeastern Bulgaria, according to the European Seismology Center.

Society » Environment | March 31, 2012, Saturday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1478

Northern Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Gusty Winds

Code yellow has been declared for 11 Bulgarian regions Saturday over the forecast for gusty winds.

Society » Environment | March 31, 2012, Saturday // 11:49 | Viewed: 770

73 Cities in Bulgaria to Join Earth Hour 2012

At least seventy three cities and towns across Bulgaria will turn off the lights at their main buildings to join the Earth Hour initiative, the environment group WWF announced.

Society » Environment | March 31, 2012, Saturday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1458

Bulgaria's Sofia Gripped by 40 000 Stray Dogs - Report

Over 40 000 stray dogs are roaming the streets of Bulgarian capital Sofia, according to a former employee of the Ecobalance municipal company.

Society » Environment | March 30, 2012, Friday // 17:40 | Viewed: 3648

Most of Bulgaria under Code Yellow over Gusty Winds, Rain

Code yellow has been declared for 20 Bulgarian regions Friday over the forecast for gusty winds and rain.

Society » Environment | March 30, 2012, Friday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1377

Bulgarian Garden to Take Part in Prestigious UK Flower Show

Bulgarian gardener Hristo Yordanov will participate in one of the most prestigious flower forums in the UK, Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Society » Environment | March 27, 2012, Tuesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1294

Moon, Venus, and Jupiter Align in Rare Brilliant Set

Skygazers from around the world, including Bulgaria, were treated Monday night to the rare opportunity of feasting their eyes on Jupiter, Venus and Moon arranged in a captivating triangular formation.

Society » Environment | March 26, 2012, Monday // 19:33 | Viewed: 2356

Bulgaria Marks Meteorology Day with Balmy Weather

Bulgaria and Bulgarian weather people mark March 23, World Meteorological Day with balmy spring temperatures.

Society » Environment | March 23, 2012, Friday // 09:07 | Viewed: 2466

Great Tit Picked as Bird Symbol of Sofia

Sofianites have picked the Great Tit (Parus major) as a symbol of the capital.

Society » Environment | March 22, 2012, Thursday // 13:32 | Viewed: 5120

Bulgaria to Switch to Daylight Saving Time on Sunday

The summer daylight saving time will be introduced in Bulgaria on March 25, the National Metrology Center announced.

Society » Environment | March 22, 2012, Thursday // 07:50 | Viewed: 1165

Astronomical Spring Arrives in Bulgaria

The astronomical spring arrived in Bulgaria Tuesday morning at 7:14 am, the Institute for Astronomy and the National Astronomical Lab on peak Rozhen at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, announced.

Society » Environment | March 20, 2012, Tuesday // 08:08 | Viewed: 1418

Northwestern Bulgaria Breaks High Temperature Records

Three towns in Northwestern Bulgaria have broken their warm temperature records for March 17 on Saturday.

Society » Environment | March 17, 2012, Saturday // 18:28 | Viewed: 1505

2 Light Earthquakes Registered in Southern Bulgaria

Two light earthquakes were registered early Thursday in southern Bulgaria, according to data of the European Seismology Center.

Society » Environment | March 15, 2012, Thursday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1306

Spring Finally Arrives in Bulgaria

Spring is going to settle long-term in Bulgaria this week and the cold weather will be finally going away for good.

Society » Environment | March 14, 2012, Wednesday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1670

Bulgarian Eco Activists Rise again against Forestry Act

Bulgarian environmentalist are staging once again Wednesday a protest rally against looming amendments to the Forestry Act.

Society » Environment | March 14, 2012, Wednesday // 09:02 | Viewed: 1261

Harsh Winter Creates Extreme Avalanche Danger in Bulgarian Mountains

Avalanche danger in the Bulgarian mountains is unusually high due to the excessive snowfall combined with stints of warm days, warned Bulgarian Mountain Rescue Service director Kiril Rusev.

Society » Environment | March 11, 2012, Sunday // 15:16 | Viewed: 1687

Bulgarian Eco Activists with New Rally against Forestry Act

Bulgarian environmentalist staged once again Saturday a protest rally against looming amendments to the Forestry Act.

Society » Environment | March 3, 2012, Saturday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1873

Bulgaria In for Warm Spell, Mercury Up to 15 C

Temperatures in Bulgaria are expected to rise to 12-15C on Friday, bringing the long-awaited warm spell after weeks of cold and snowy weather.

Society » Environment | March 1, 2012, Thursday // 18:33 | Viewed: 1882

Romania Starts Blasting Danube Ice

Romanian authorities have launched the controlled blasting of ice in Romania's Danube territorial waters near Kalarasi in order to prevent floods and free the movement of waters.

Society » Environment | February 28, 2012, Tuesday // 13:45 | Viewed: 1503
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