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Light Earthquake Registered Close to Bulgaria-Greek Border

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 on the Richter scale has been registered in the Bulgarian town of Petrich, near the Bulgarian-Greek border.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2011, Monday // 13:44 | Viewed: 2063

Bulgaria to Bask in Spring-Like Weather until Febr 20

The remainder of February will be pretty kind to the residents and guests of Bulgaria, despite warnings that the country is in for an especially cold and snowy winter.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2011, Sunday // 19:12 | Viewed: 2462

Bulgarians to Enjoy Warmer Weekend

Temperatures in Bulgaria will significantly increase during the weekend and will remain relatively high for the season in the first half of next week.

Society » Environment | February 4, 2011, Friday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1472

Romanian Black Sea Freezes Over

Unusually low temperatures in recent days resulted in an unusual freeze-over of the Black Sea at the Romanian coast.

Society » Environment | February 4, 2011, Friday // 08:02 | Viewed: 2273

Bulgaria Bans MON 810 GMO Maize

Bulgaria has banned the growing of the genetically modified MON 810 maize, thus joining 6 other EU nations.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 19:40 | Viewed: 4034

Light Earthquake Registered Close to Bulgaria-Greek Border

A light earthquake has been registered early on Tuesday on the territory of Greece, close to the border with Bulgaria, according to information of the European Seismological Center.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1551

Bulgaria to Hunt Down 17 Brown Bears

Seventeen brown bears will be legally hunted in Bulgaria 2011, as the government introduced a bear hunting quota for the first time on Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 28, 2011, Friday // 09:44 | Viewed: 3378

Sofia Icy Streets Injured 183

183 people were hospitalized in the last 24 hours with injuries resulting from falls on icy streets in Sofia, the Pirogov Hospital announced.

Society » Environment | January 27, 2011, Thursday // 10:23 | Viewed: 2423

Earthquakes Greatest Disaster Concern for Bulgarian Govt

Earthquakes and floods pose the greatest natural disaster threats for Bulgaria, according to an emergency situations plan of the Bulgarian government.

Society » Environment | January 25, 2011, Tuesday // 08:29 | Viewed: 2448

Southeast Bulgaria Sees New Earthquake

A new minor earthquake occurred in Southeastern Bulgaria Monday afternoon after the region saw several similar tremors last week.

Society » Environment | January 24, 2011, Monday // 16:13 | Viewed: 2095

Winter Weather Grips Bulgaria

The Sofia City Hall informs cleaning contractor companies have treated all roads in the capital used by public transportation vehicles.

Society » Environment | January 24, 2011, Monday // 08:17 | Viewed: 3002

Bulgaria Awaits Freezing Weather

The traditionally cold January winter in Bulgaria is expected to show its full potential, with temperatures dropping to - 17 degrees Celsius on Wednesday and Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 23, 2011, Sunday // 15:04 | Viewed: 2316

Bulgaria to Bask in Another Warm January Week

The new week in Bulgaria will again be warmer than the usual for January, even though temperatures will fall a couple of degrees on Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 16, 2011, Sunday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1580

Bulgaria Braces for Strong Winds

Strong winds are expected across 19 Bulgarian regions Sunday as winter weather continues to be dynamic and warmer than usual.

Society » Environment | January 16, 2011, Sunday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1481

Second Light Earthquake in Southern Bulgaria within 15 Hours

A minor earthquake with a magnitude of 3 on the Richter scale was registered close to the city of Plovdiv in Southern Bulgaria on Friday.

Society » Environment | January 14, 2011, Friday // 19:13 | Viewed: 1644

Light Tremor Shakes Southeastern Bulgaria

A light earthquake, measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale, was registered on the territory of Bulgaria in the early hours of Friday.

Society » Environment | January 14, 2011, Friday // 10:00 | Viewed: 1494

Over Half of Bulgarians Exposed to Harmful Air Dust

About 57% of the Bulgarian population is exposed to levels of fine dust exceeding the norm, according to a report of the European Environment Agency.

Society » Environment | January 13, 2011, Thursday // 18:19 | Viewed: 2343

Bulgaria Has Worst Waste Management in Europe

Bulgaria is ranked last in Europe on the waste management criteria, the Bulgarian Minister of Environment Nora Karadzhova has announced.

Society » Environment | January 13, 2011, Thursday // 18:07 | Viewed: 2673

Sea Water near Bulgaria's Varna Turns Red

Pollution from an unidentified source has turned the sea water near the port of the Black Sea city of Varna red Thursday.

Society » Environment | January 13, 2011, Thursday // 17:52 | Viewed: 3525

Fog Hampers Traffic, Cancels Flights in Bulgaria

Bulgaria has been covered by a blanket of fog for the second day, disrupting traffic on the roads and plans of air travelers.

Society » Environment | January 11, 2011, Tuesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 1304

Ice Warning for Northern Bulgaria

Northern Bulgaria will be under code yellow Monday over warning of ice, the National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences announced.

Society » Environment | January 9, 2011, Sunday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1303
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