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Scattered Rains Set in Bulgaria

After the relatively high temperatures earlier this month, Bulgaria will be hit on Wednesday by a wave of cooler air and rains.

Society » Environment | April 13, 2011, Wednesday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1390

Spring Snow Surprises Parts of Bulgaria

Two weeks before Easter, people in northeastern Bulgaria and the Rhodope mountains woke up under a cover of fresh snow.

Society » Environment | April 11, 2011, Monday // 10:54 | Viewed: 2272

Bulgarian Firefighters Tame Wild Fire near Bansko

The mountain wild fire above the village of Gostun has been tamed and there is no danger of it spreading any further Monday morning.

Society » Environment | April 11, 2011, Monday // 10:25 | Viewed: 2200

Huge Wild Fire Rages near Bulgaria's Bansko Resort

A huge wild fire is reported Sunday between the villages of Gostun and Osenovo in the municipality of Bulgaria's mountain resort of Bansko.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 11:04 | Viewed: 2547

Gusty Wind Warning Lifted All Over Bulgaria

Meteorologists from the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, have lifted Sunday strong wind codes yellow and orange for the entire country.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 10:19 | Viewed: 2684

Gusty Wind Knocks Passenger Tube at Sofia Airport

The strong wind has toppled down a passenger departure-arrival tube at terminal 2 of Sofia International Airport Saturday evening.

Society » Environment | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 10:05 | Viewed: 11451

Bulgaria to Recultivate Sole Dangerous Beach

Regional authorities in Burgas are embarking on a recultivation campaign for the Vromos beach on the southern Black Sea coast, which has been closed due to excessive radiation.

Society » Environment | April 9, 2011, Saturday // 17:16 | Viewed: 2462

High Winds Continue to Blast Bulgaria

The high winds that pestered the whole of the territory of Bulgaria Friday are set to return with full force Saturday afternoon.

Society » Environment | April 9, 2011, Saturday // 11:09 | Viewed: 2192

Bulgaria on Alert over Hurricane-like Winds

Strong winds led 24 of Bulgaria's 28 administrative districts to declare a Code "Yellow" alert, the third highest alert level, on Friday.

Society » Environment | April 8, 2011, Friday // 18:21 | Viewed: 2053

Bulgarian President's Care of Wolf Declared Legal

The she-wolf raised by Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, in the "Kalina" villa in Sofia's Boyana suburb, does not have to be registered with the Regional Directorate for Environment and Waters (RIOSV).

Society » Environment | April 7, 2011, Thursday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1777

Bulgarian Eco-Activists: EU Functionaries Collude with Infringers

The EC delegation sent to review suspected breaches of environmental legislation in Bulgaria took a ride on an "illegal" lift instead of inspecting irregularities around it, stated angered local environmentalists Tuesday.

Society » Environment | April 5, 2011, Tuesday // 17:19 | Viewed: 1817

Bulgaria May Head Toward Subtropical Climate

The average temperatures in Bulgaria's towns and cities has risen by between 1.2 and 2.5 degrees Celsius in the past 2 decades, while a 30% drop has been registered in average rainfall.

Society » Environment | April 5, 2011, Tuesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1754

Bulgarian Anti-Eco Rally Demands Objectivity from EC

Pro-business demonstrators, holding signs, managed to form a human fence and stop representatives of the European Commission who are checking construction violations in Bulgaria's National "Pirin Park."

Society » Environment | April 4, 2011, Monday // 13:42 | Viewed: 2314

Sofia City Hall Launches Spring Cleaning Campaign

The Sofia City Hall is launching Monday a campaign for the spring cleaning of the Bulgarian capital.

Society » Environment | April 4, 2011, Monday // 09:33 | Viewed: 2220

Greens, Rightists Rally against Bulgaria's Belene Nuclear Plant Project

A couple of hundred environmentalists rallied in downtown Sofia Wednesday night to protest against Bulgaria's anyway troubled Belene nuclear power plant project.

Society » Environment | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 19:39 | Viewed: 1849

New Mild Quake Rattles Bulgaria

A new earthquake has been felt in the South-Eastern town of Yambol just a day after five tremors were registered in the course of 24 hours on Bulgarian territory, officials announced.

Society » Environment | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 18:08 | Viewed: 3104

Bulgarian Expats to Take Part in Unofficial Online Census

The Bulgarians living abroad will be able to participate in an unofficial online census that was launched on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 2776

Radiation Levels in Bulgaria Remain Unchanged

Latest measurements, conducted Tuesday, show that the radiation levels all across the country remain unchanged, the Bulgarian Nuclear Regulatory Agency informs.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 2456

5 Earthquakes Rattle Bulgaria in 24 Hours

A new earthquake, fifth in a row in the last 24 hours, has been registered on Bulgarian territory, the European Seismological Center informs Tuesday.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 3429

4 Earthquakes Detected in Southern Bulgaria

Four minor earthquakes were registered in Southeastern Bulgaria late Monday night, announced the European Seismology Center.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 07:51 | Viewed: 1789

April to Bring Summerlike Temperatures to Bulgaria

The highest temperatures in the month of April will reach 31 degrees Celsius, according to the forecast of the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS.

Society » Environment | March 28, 2011, Monday // 16:31 | Viewed: 2220
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