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Warm Spring Weather Brings Danger to Bulgarian Mountains

Weather Sunday is not favorable for hiking and skiing in Bulgaria's high mountains, announced Bulgaria's Mountain Rescue Service.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2013, Sunday // 10:42 | Viewed: 1038

Light Earthquake Registered in Southern Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.8 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southern Bulgaria Friday evening.

Society » Environment | March 9, 2013, Saturday // 10:07 | Viewed: 1129

Bulgaria to Switch to Daylight Saving Time on March 31

The summer daylight saving time will be introduced in Bulgaria on March 31, the National Metrology Center announced.

Society » Environment | March 4, 2013, Monday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1823

Bulgaria Bans Construction on Sand Dunes

Bulgaria's lawmakers have accepted legislative amendments banning construction activities on sand dunes across the country's Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | February 28, 2013, Thursday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1822

Bulgarians Rally over Snubbed State Aid Pleas after Pernik Earthquake

Some 200 local residents besieged Tuesday the municipality building in the Western Bulgarian city of Pernik with demands for compensations for damages from the May 22, 2012, earthquake.

Society » Environment | February 27, 2013, Wednesday // 18:14 | Viewed: 1378

Bulgaria's Kyustendil Declares Emergency Situation

The mayor of the Western Buglarian city of Kyustendil, Petar Paunov, has declared an emergency situation.

Society » Environment | February 26, 2013, Tuesday // 12:37 | Viewed: 1771

65 Bulgarian Cities to Take Part in Earth Hour 2013

At least 65 Bulgarian cities and towns will take part in this year's Earth Hour initiative scheduled to take place next month.

Society » Environment | February 25, 2013, Monday // 12:19 | Viewed: 1434

Light Earthquake Registered in SW Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.1 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southwestern Bulgaria Sunday evening.

Society » Environment | February 25, 2013, Monday // 08:34 | Viewed: 941

Landslide Closes Bulgaria's Main Road to Greece

Bulgaria's main road, E-79 to the border with Greece is closed Friday in the vicinity of the Kresna Gorge over a landslide covering the pavement with rocks.

Society » Environment | February 22, 2013, Friday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1922

Bulgarians Rally in Vigil for Pirin National Park

Scores of Bulgarian citizens have gathered with candles in front of the Ministry of Environment in Sofia Monday evening to show their concern over possible development in the Pirin National Park.

Society » Environment | February 18, 2013, Monday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1331

2 Earthquakes Shake Southwestern Greece

Seismologists say two earthquakes have struck southwestern Greece, both with preliminary magnitudes 5 but with different epicenters.

Society » Environment | February 17, 2013, Sunday // 12:28 | Viewed: 917

Meteorite Fall in Russia Injures over 500

Over 510 people have sought medical assistance after a meteorite fell on Russia's central Chelyabinsk Oblast Friday morning.

Society » Environment | February 15, 2013, Friday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1751

Meteorite Fall Stuns Central Russia

Residents of the Chelyabinsk Oblast in central Russia have witnessed Friday morning a massive fall of meteorite fragments.

Society » Environment | February 15, 2013, Friday // 09:00 | Viewed: 1371

Bulgaria's Capital Sofia Wakes Up to Fresh Snow

Bulgaria's capital Sofia woke up Friday morning to freezing cold accompanied by a fresh snow cover, but without record low temperatures.

Society » Environment | February 8, 2013, Friday // 08:29 | Viewed: 1312

Bulgaria's Rulers Kill Proposed Black Sea Coast Construction Ban

MPs from Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB have rejected a proposed moratorium on resort construction on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2013, Thursday // 18:48 | Viewed: 2371

3.1-Magnitude Quake Registered Southeast of Bulgaria's Shabla

A 3.1-magnitude earthquake was registered at 0:45 a.m. on Thursday in the Black Sea, according to reports of the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2013, Thursday // 09:22 | Viewed: 1653

Light Earthquake Registered in SW Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southwestern Bulgaria Tuesday, in the first hours of the new week.

Society » Environment | February 5, 2013, Tuesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1271

Protesters Stop Felling of 200-Year-Old Tree in Sofia

Nearly 100 people gathered in Bulgarian capital Sofia's Ovcha Kupel on Sunday in an effort to rescue a 200-year-old Platanus tree from felling.

Society » Environment | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2109

Bulgaria Declares Code Yellow over Gusty Winds

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

Society » Environment | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 10:10 | Viewed: 1431

4.5 Degree Earthquake Hits Southern Austria

An earthquake of a degree estimated at 4.5 on the Richter scale has been registered in the south of Austria near the border with Slovenia.

Society » Environment | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 19:11 | Viewed: 1522

Spring-Like Weather Brings 2 Temperature Records to Bulgaria

Two temperature records, both of them in the north, were measured in Bulgaria Saturday, as a wave of warm air has temporarily gripped the country amid winter.

Society » Environment | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 18:46 | Viewed: 1664
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