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Heavy Bulgaria Snow, Ice Causes Sofia Traffic Chaos

Heavy snow across North and Western Bulgaria has caused traffic delays and has bought much of the capital Sofia to a halt as traffic jams have built up in the city center.

Society » Environment | January 5, 2010, Tuesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 4303

Bulgaria Endures Cold, Heavy Traffic

A freezing cold front swept over much of Bulgaria on Sunday with snowstorms snarling the intensified traffic as the Christmas and New Year holidays are coming to an end.

Society » Environment | January 3, 2010, Sunday // 10:19 | Viewed: 4510

2010 Brings Record-High Temperatures in Bulgaria

Temperature records were seen across Bulgaria on the first day of the new year, marking the second day in a row with unusually warm weather, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) announced.

Society » Environment | January 1, 2010, Friday // 15:49 | Viewed: 9127

Light Earthquake Shakes South Bulgaria

A magnitude 2,9 quake shook the area around the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv on Thursday afternoon at 13:07.

Society » Environment | December 31, 2009, Thursday // 20:07 | Viewed: 3610

Bulgaria Basks in New Year's Eve Heat Wave

Temperature records were seen across Bulgaria on New Year's Eve, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (NIMH) reported Thursday.

Society » Environment | December 31, 2009, Thursday // 15:53 | Viewed: 3484

The Bulgaria 2009 Review: Environment

Not unlike 2008, 2009 was marked by active environmentalist campaigns, led by the Greens party and a number of different NGOs united in the "For the Nature" Coalition.

Society » Environment | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 07:47 | Viewed: 1718

Light Earthquake Registered in Bulgaria Pirin Mountain

A light, 2,4 magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake was registered in Bulgaria by the European Seismology Institute Sunday.

Society » Environment | December 27, 2009, Sunday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2489

Christmas Brings Record Warmth to Bulgaria

The Bulgarian cities of Vratsa, Veliko Tarnovo, Varna and Kyustendil registered record high temperatures on Christmas Day.

Society » Environment | December 25, 2009, Friday // 17:28 | Viewed: 2901

Light Earthquake Registered Near Bulgaria’s Varna

A 2,6 magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake was registered on Christmas Day in the Bulgarian Black Sea territorial waters.

Society » Environment | December 25, 2009, Friday // 16:41 | Viewed: 3059

Hurricane-Like Winds Hit Bulgaria's Vratsa

Winds with speeds up to 22 meters per second hit Bulgaria's northern city of Vratsa early Christmas morning.

Society » Environment | December 25, 2009, Friday // 13:25 | Viewed: 4597

Nitrogen Dioxide Chokes Bulgarian City of Stara Zagora

High concentration of nitrogen dioxide in the southern Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora has been reported, triggering the closure of schools and kindergartens.

Society » Environment | December 23, 2009, Wednesday // 09:10 | Viewed: 4005

Bulgaria Environment Minister Promotes Community Service as Punishment

Bulgaria's Environment Minister Nona Karadzhova has declared herself in favor of introducing community service as punishment for persons who pollute residential areas.

Society » Environment | December 21, 2009, Monday // 10:12 | Viewed: 2754

Bulgaria Sees Freezing Temperatures, Complex Weather Situation

All of Bulgaria saw temperatures of below -10 degrees Celsius Monday morning with Sofia being the coldest at -14 degrees.

Society » Environment | December 21, 2009, Monday // 09:45 | Viewed: 2459

River Floods Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast Road

The road between the Bulgarian Black Sea cities of Varna and Burgas has been closed over a flood.

Society » Environment | December 20, 2009, Sunday // 15:48 | Viewed: 4036

Snow Brings Traffic Disruptions in Bulgarian Capital

Bulgaria's capital Sofia woke up Friday morning with a fresh snow cover reaching 8 cm and with continuing snow fall that brought traffic disruptions.

Society » Environment | December 18, 2009, Friday // 10:01 | Viewed: 2664

Bulgaria in Grip of Cold, Snow

Bulgaria awoke Friday morning in a snowy fairytale, but even though the mercury fell below zero, there have been no reports of electricity blackouts or telephone cuts.

Society » Environment | December 18, 2009, Friday // 07:58 | Viewed: 2605

Bulgaria Greens Slam PM for Minor EU Climate Fund Contribution

The Bulgaria Greens Party has criticized the Borisov government for committing only EUR 40 000 to the EUR 7 B EU fund to help developing nations adapt to climate change.

Society » Environment | December 16, 2009, Wednesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 2060

Bulgaria Can Earn USD 1 B by Selling Carbon Emission Quota

Bulgaria can earn USD 1 B if it sells the already accumulated excess in its quota for carbon dioxide emissions under the Kyoto protocol.

Society » Environment | December 12, 2009, Saturday // 12:02 | Viewed: 2352

Cold Blast Covers Bulgaria in White Blanket

A snow cover of 3-15cm has carpeted many areas of Bulgaria overnight Saturday, with temperatures expected to drop further over the weekend.

Society » Environment | December 12, 2009, Saturday // 11:09 | Viewed: 1814

Bulgaria Parliament Set to Ease Laws on GM Crop Cultivation

The Bulgarian Parliament is set to allow a much wider use of genetically modified crops (GMOs) in the country, after the Commission for Environment and Water approved a change in the law on GMOs.

Society » Environment | December 11, 2009, Friday // 14:57 | Viewed: 4387

Bulgarian Capital Sofia Ranked 2nd Least Green City in Europe

Denmark's capital Copenhagen is the "greenest" city in Europe while Bulgaria's Sofia is 29th out of a total of 30 cities.

Society » Environment | December 8, 2009, Tuesday // 16:04 | Viewed: 6062
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