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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: 1654

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: 2111

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: 1523

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: 1665

Dangerous Landslide Threatens Southern Bulgarian Village

A dangerous landslide threatens the safety of over 70 people in the southern Bulgarian village of Tanka Bara near Nedelino.

Society » Environment | January 31, 2013, Thursday // 08:18 | Viewed: 1889

Bulgarian AgriMin 'Stunned' by Ex Cabinet Murky Land Sales

Companies associated with the previous Cabinet of the Three Way Coalition have been allowed to purchase prime waterfront terrains for pocket change with sale prices of BGN 2 per square meter.

Society » Environment | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 20:48 | Viewed: 1900

Bulgaria's Finance Minister Recommends Referendum on Major Environmental Topic

Bulgaria's next referendum should be on an important environmental topic, according to Finance Minister Simeon Djankov.

Society » Environment | January 28, 2013, Monday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1715

Heavy Snowfall Forecasted for Parts of Bulgaria

Three regions in southern Bulgaria are under code orange Saturday over the forecast for heavy snowfall.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2013, Saturday // 10:54 | Viewed: 2151

Bulgarian Eco Activists Light 'Radiation Sign' Lanterns

Bulgarian environmentalists placed in front of the building of the Parliament Friday evening dozens of lighted lanterns forming the sign of radiation.

Society » Environment | January 26, 2013, Saturday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1991

Bulgarian Socialists Propose Temporary Ban on Construction on Black Sea Coast

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has submitted to Parliament a draft decision for imposing a moratorium on all disposition deals and construction works on terrains of the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | January 24, 2013, Thursday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1445

Bulgarian Top Ski Resort Moves to Destroy National Park

Bulgarian winter resort town of Bansko has requested not only expanded ski facilities, but also construction permits and access regime into the Pirin National Park.

Society » Environment | January 24, 2013, Thursday // 14:57 | Viewed: 2159

4 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Downpours

Code yellow for potentially dangerous weather has been declared Thursday for four Bulgarian regions due to expected torrential rains.

Society » Environment | January 24, 2013, Thursday // 09:54 | Viewed: 1367

Light Earthquake Registered in SW Bulgaria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2 points on the Richter scale has been registered in southwestern Bulgaria Wednesday evening.

Society » Environment | January 24, 2013, Thursday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1406

Bulgarian Eco Activists Rally against GERB Govt in Sofia

Several hundred protesters, mostly young environmentalists, rallied in the downtown of Bulgarian capital Thursday night in protest against resort development projects on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast and respective policies of the ruling party GERB.

Society » Environment | January 17, 2013, Thursday // 19:13 | Viewed: 1444

Bulgarians Stage New Rally against Construction in Protected Black Sea Areas

Protests against reckless construction on Bulgaria's Black Sea cost will be held Thursday in Sofia, Plovdiv, and Varna.

Society » Environment | January 17, 2013, Thursday // 12:27 | Viewed: 1672

Bulgarian Govt Slaps Maximum Fine on Developer Targeting Protected Area

The Bulgarian authorities has slapped a BGN 20 000 fine on Emona 2000 EOOD, the developer which attempted and nearly managed to carry out resort construction in the Irakli – Emine protected area on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, the Environment Ministry a

Society » Environment | January 16, 2013, Wednesday // 17:10 | Viewed: 1806

Bulgarian Environment Minister: Protests against Overdevelopment Come Too Late

The protests against overbuilding in Bulgarian resorts come after a long delay, according to Environment Minister Nona Karadzhova.

Society » Environment | January 16, 2013, Wednesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1676

Bulgaria Declares Code Yellow over Gusty Winds

Code yellow has been declared for twenty one Bulgarian regions Wednesday over the forecast for gusty winds.

Society » Environment | January 16, 2013, Wednesday // 08:06 | Viewed: 1193

Bulgarian Eco Activists Call for Declaring Black Sea Coast National Park

Bulgarian eco activists proposed Tuesday to establish a "Black Sea" National Park to stop construction in coastal areas.

Society » Environment | January 15, 2013, Tuesday // 18:47 | Viewed: 1965
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