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Sofia Vows to Solve Garbage Problems by Year-End

Nearly 300,000 tons of garbage collected from the capital Sofia have been dumped at the landfills near the second biggest city of Plovdiv, located in Southern Bulgaria, and the Danube town of Silistra, officials announced.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2010, Monday // 18:30 | Viewed: 2838

Light Earthquake Felt in Bulgaria's Sliven

A light earthquake of 2.6 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered Monday afternoon in Bulgaria's southern city of Sliven.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2010, Monday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1457

Bulgaria Vrabnitsa Illegal Ghetto Condemned to Demolition

Sofia municipality has announced that it will demolish an illegal ghetto after Easter.

Society » Environment | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1830

Bulgaria Turns Off Lights for Earth Hour 2010

The WWF has announced that 49 Bulgarian cities are set to take part in Earth Hour 2010 on Saturday evening at 20:30.

Society » Environment | March 27, 2010, Saturday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2756

Bulgarian City Appeals to EU Ambassadors over Pollution

Citizens of Bulgaria's Stara Zagora are going to appeal to the Ambassadors of EU member states over the continuing air pollution in the region.

Society » Environment | March 26, 2010, Friday // 21:41 | Viewed: 2822

Bulgaria Joins European Severe Weather Alert System

Bulgaria is going to be included in the European system for extreme weather alerts "Meteoalarm," beginning Tuesday, March 23.

Society » Environment | March 22, 2010, Monday // 14:51 | Viewed: 2325

Bulgaria Stands out in European Rubbish Statistics

Bulgaria is the only European Union country, which sends all of the garbage that it churns out to the landfill, according to official Eurostat figures on municipal waste and the way Europeans deal with the trash.

Society » Environment | March 20, 2010, Saturday // 10:15 | Viewed: 2145

Springtime in Bulgaria

Bulgaria will enter the March solstice hailing the coming of the astronomic springtime on Saturday evening.

Society » Environment | March 20, 2010, Saturday // 09:48 | Viewed: 1743

Bulgaria Anticipates Spring Solstice

Saturday evening Bulgaria will enter the March solstice hailing the coming of the astronomic springtime.

Society » Environment | March 19, 2010, Friday // 09:38 | Viewed: 1797

Light Quake Shakes Antonovo in North Bulgaria

A 2,8 magnitude earthquake was registered Tuesday morning in North Central Bulgaria with its epicenter South of the Danube city of Ruse.

Society » Environment | March 16, 2010, Tuesday // 09:18 | Viewed: 2695

Light Earthquake Registered in Southwestern Bulgaria

A light earthquake was registered in southwestern Bulgaria Saturday morning, the Seismology Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences reports.

Society » Environment | March 13, 2010, Saturday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1563

End of Snow March Madness in Bulgaria

The weather situation in Bulgaria has started stabilizing after the unusually inclement weather has threatened to paralyze the country for the past several days.

Society » Environment | March 11, 2010, Thursday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1672

No Bulgarian Injuries, Damages in Kosovo Quake

There are no reports of Bulgarian nationals injured in the 5,0 magnitude earthquake, which was registered Wednesday afternoon in Kosovo, Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry announced, citing information from the country's embassy in Pristina.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2010, Wednesday // 19:58 | Viewed: 1799

Kosovo Earthquake Felt Slightly in Sofia

A 5,0 magnitude on the Richter scale was registered Wednesday afternoon in Kosovo, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center announced.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2010, Wednesday // 16:53 | Viewed: 5175

High Waves Hit Bulgaria Black Sea Coast

Very high waves have hit Bulgaria's Black sea coast and the beach resorts near Varna and Burgas Wednesday, the Bulgarian National Radio, BNR, reports.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2010, Wednesday // 16:25 | Viewed: 3459

March Blizzard Grips Bulgaria

The heavy snow continues to create significant problems all over Bulgaria Wednesday, with the situation being the most serious in eastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | March 10, 2010, Wednesday // 11:57 | Viewed: 2455

Bulgaria Electricity Provider Safeguards Nesting Storks

Bulgaria's electricity distribution company CEZ has installed over 500 safety platforms for stork nests on its power poles during the past three years.

Society » Environment | March 9, 2010, Tuesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 3886

Bulgaria Buried in Snow after Heavy Blizzard

As a reminder that the winter is still very much in full swing, Bulgaria awoke Tuesday morning buried in snow with the mercury far below zero and numerous reports of electricity blackouts or telephone cuts.

Society » Environment | March 9, 2010, Tuesday // 08:04 | Viewed: 3396

Heavy Snowfall Paralyzes Much of Bulgaria

Large parts of Bulgaria are experiencing transportation problems as a result of a snow blizzard lasting the entire day on March 8.

Society » Environment | March 8, 2010, Monday // 20:32 | Viewed: 2211

Bulgaria’s Bregovo Remains under State of Emergency

The situation in the north eastern Bulgarian town of Bregovo remains critical, with further recent rainfall adding to the flooding experienced over several days.

Society » Environment | March 5, 2010, Friday // 12:53 | Viewed: 2940

Dike Destruction Saves Bulgaria's Bregovo from Floods

The flood threat to Bregovo in North West Bulgaria has decreased after the protective dike to the town was deliberately breached late Monday.

Society » Environment | March 2, 2010, Tuesday // 09:45 | Viewed: 2875
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