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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: 1897

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: 2785

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: 1602

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: 1727

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: 1827

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: 5268

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: 3503

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: 2491

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: 4292

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: 3481

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: 2245

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: 3148

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: 3052

Bulgaria Parliament Speaker Backs Anti-GMO Lobby

Bulgaria Parliament Speaker, Tsetska Tsacheva, has stated that no GMOs will be released into the environment in Bulgaria until clear evidence of the impact on nature and man is provided.

Society » Environment | March 1, 2010, Monday // 20:07 | Viewed: 1779

Bulgaria Danube Islands Inundated by Floodwater

The level of the River Danube in Bulgarian territory continues to rise, and almost all the Danube Islands are reported to be under water.

Society » Environment | March 1, 2010, Monday // 17:50 | Viewed: 2302

Bulgaria Set to Join Earth Hour 2010

The WWF have announced that Bulgaria will again participate in Earth Hour, which will be held this year on March 27 at 20:30.

Society » Environment | March 1, 2010, Monday // 16:41 | Viewed: 2219

Bulgaria Minister Calls for Coordinated Flood Protection Laws

Changes in Bulgarian legislature are imperative, to ensure that river dikes come under the management of a single agency or ministry.

Society » Environment | March 1, 2010, Monday // 15:55 | Viewed: 2061

Bulgaria's Sofia, Plovdiv Suffer Permanent Excessive Pollution

Bulgaria is experiencing excessive and permanent air pollution across its territory, with the amount of dust in the air exceeding all environmental standards.

Society » Environment | March 1, 2010, Monday // 12:20 | Viewed: 2878

Bulgaria Citizens Prepare to Evacuate Flooded Bregovo Homes

The emergency situation affecting the northwestern municipality of Bregovo has become more critical, with 90 families on the point of evacuation as the level of the River Timok continues to rise.

Society » Environment | March 1, 2010, Monday // 11:32 | Viewed: 2108

Rising Rivers about to Flood Northwestern Bulgarian Towns

The situation in Northwestern Bulgaria is about to become critical as the rising levels of the Danube and Timok Rivers threaten to flood the area.

Society » Environment | February 28, 2010, Sunday // 18:42 | Viewed: 2428

Environmentalists: Staggering Drop of Migrating Birds in Bulgaria

The number of migrating birds in Bulgaria has declined by over 50% in the last 12 years, according to environmentalists.

Society » Environment | February 28, 2010, Sunday // 13:09 | Viewed: 16159
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