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New Quake Rattles Bulgaria's Pernik Region

A new earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 points on the Richter scale has been registered in western Bulgaria, in the area of the city of Pernik, Saturday morning.

Society » Environment | June 16, 2012, Saturday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1340

Bulgarian Govt, Protesters Reach Partial Agreement on Forestry Act

The Bulgarian government and environmental protesters have reached a partial agreement on the country's controversial forestry act, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov stated on Friday.

Society » Environment | June 15, 2012, Friday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1095

Bulgaria PM Asks Environmental Protestors to Stage Rallies Elsewhere

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has asked opponents of the newly passed controversial amendments to the Forestry Act to refrain from blocking the Orlov Most junction in Sofia and to choose another place for the rallies.

Society » Environment | June 15, 2012, Friday // 09:21 | Viewed: 814

Bulgarians Gear Up for 3rd Rally against Forestry Act Amendments

Opponents of the newly adopted amendments to Bulgaria's Forestry Act are gearing up for a third mass rally on Friday evening.

Society » Environment | June 15, 2012, Friday // 08:27 | Viewed: 832

Bulgaria Controversial Forestry Act Fuels Mass Protests

Thousands of Bulgarian protestors have vowed to hit the streets again on Thursday, calling on the president to veto the controversial brand new forestry act.

Society » Environment | June 14, 2012, Thursday // 09:54 | Viewed: 2649

Bulgaria Cracks Down on Plastic Bags Use

The Bulgarian government has increased the fee for the use of plastic bags, in an attempt to motivate citizens to gradually give up this type of packaging.

Society » Environment | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1711

Scorcher Hits Bulgaria, Cool Respite Due Soon

Beach time has settled in full force in Bulgaria to the joy of thousands of holiday makers along the Black Sea coast.

Society » Environment | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 11153

Bulgarian Army Starts Mass Cleaning of Blasted Ammo Depot

Over 140 Bulgarian servicemen from the Land Forces began Wednesday a mass cleaning effort at the blasted ammo depot in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | June 13, 2012, Wednesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 867

Bulgarian Scientists Penniless, Can't Study Earthquake Faults

Bulgarian scientists are unable to research earthquake faults around the country because of a lack of funds, according to geologists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2386

19 Bulgarian Regions under Code Yellow over Heat Wave

Code yellow has been declared for 19 Bulgarian regions for Wednesday over the forecast of dangerous heat, the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, informs.

Society » Environment | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1026

Blast-ravaged Bulgaria Demands State Recovery Help

The Mayor of Bulgaria's southeastern municipality of Stradlzha, Mitko Andonov, demands urgent State help for the areas affected by last week's ammo depot explosions.

Society » Environment | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 991

UNESCO OKs Ski Facilities in Bulgarian Mountain Resort

Ski facilities in Bulgaria's mountain resort of Bansko have no negative impact on the environment and are not a threat to the extraordinary value of the Pirin National Park as a world heritage site, according to a report of UNESCO's World Heritage Cente

Society » Environment | June 11, 2012, Monday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1180

Three Bulgarian Beaches Fail Brussels Clean Water Tests

Three out of ninety-three bathing areas along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast do not meet the mandatory values for water cleanliness, while those of excellent quality are down two times over the previous year, a European Commission report shows.

Society » Environment | June 11, 2012, Monday // 10:10 | Viewed: 5978

Bulgarian Army Secures Area of Blasted Ammo Depot

A modular group for the detonation and destruction of unexploded ammunition from military unit 22 220 in the city of Sliven is securing Sunday the area of the blast near the Petolachkata junction in southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | June 10, 2012, Sunday // 11:18 | Viewed: 1002

4.5-Degree Quake Felt in Northern Italy

A 4.5 Richter degree magnitude earthquake has been registered Saturday in Northern Italy, the site of destructive tremors during the past weeks.

Society » Environment | June 9, 2012, Saturday // 11:11 | Viewed: 918

Bulgaria to Bask in Sun over Weekend, Mercury Up to 34C

Bulgaria is in for three days of sizzling heat as temperatures are expected to reach 33-34 C on Friday and Saturday.

Society » Environment | June 8, 2012, Friday // 09:48 | Viewed: 1003

5.1 Earthquake Hits Western Turkey, Bulgaria Rattled Too

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake has struck the western parts of Turkey, including Istanbul, shaking apartment buildings, rattling windows and causing residents to rush into the streets.

Society » Environment | June 8, 2012, Friday // 08:01 | Viewed: 2837

Bulgarian Eco Activists with New Rally against Forestry Act

Bulgarian environmentalist staged once again Wednesday a protest rally against looming amendments to the Forestry Act.

Society » Environment | June 6, 2012, Wednesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1130

Bulgarian Police Warn of Scattered Ammunition after Depot Blasts

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry has warned that munitions and fragments of munitions have been scattered in the region surrounding the Petolachkata road junction in Southeastern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | June 6, 2012, Wednesday // 09:15 | Viewed: 899

Bulgaria, World Fascinated by Rare Venus Transit

The planet Venus moved across the face of the Sun, fascinating skywatchers across the globe who had the chance to observe one of the rarest events in the Solar System.

Society » Environment | June 6, 2012, Wednesday // 08:35 | Viewed: 946

Munition Explosions Caused 4.5-Magnitude Quake in Bulgaria, Fire Brigade Chief Claims

The incident in which an ammunition depot exploded near the city of Sliven in Southeastern Bulgaria Tuesday afternoon has caused a 4.5-magnitude earthquake on the Richter Scale, Nikolay Nikolov, the head of the Bulgarian Fire Brigade Service, declared.

Society » Environment | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 18:46 | Viewed: 1743
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