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Bulgaria to Get First Zero-Carbon Eco Village

A project for a zero carbon village, which also generates renewable energy and is a center of scientific and research work, was presented Tuesday by the municipal and district administration in the northeastern city of Ruse and the Institute for Agricultu

Society » Environment | April 3, 2012, Tuesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1612

Half of Bulgaria Choking by Harmful Air Dust

A Bulgarian think-tank raised an alert on Monday over the high concentration of dust particles in the air, which they say affects half of the country's population.

Society » Environment | April 2, 2012, Monday // 19:12 | Viewed: 1994

Bulgarian Party Wants to Legalize Killing of Stray Dogs in Self-Defense

The Bulgarian nationalist Ataka (Attack) party has proposed legal amendments that would allow citizens to attack and kill animals in self-defense.

Society » Environment | April 2, 2012, Monday // 16:38 | Viewed: 2059

Sofia City Hall Launches Spring Cleaning Campaign

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

Society » Environment | April 2, 2012, Monday // 13:24 | Viewed: 856

Sofia Deputy Mayor Ready to Resign over Stray Dogs Outrage

Maria Boyadzhiyska, Deputy Mayor of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, has declared that she is ready to resign over the city's unresolved stray dogs issue.

Society » Environment | April 2, 2012, Monday // 11:48 | Viewed: 2032

Spring Returns to Bulgaria after Weekend Snow

After the Sunday cold and snow, the weather in Bulgaria will gradually return back to spring Monday.

Society » Environment | April 2, 2012, Monday // 09:28 | Viewed: 1125

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: 1399

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: 1164

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: 1481

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: 776

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: 1468

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: 3681

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: 1383

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: 1311

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: 2359

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: 2475

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: 5171

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: 1172

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: 1497

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: 1511

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: 1310
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