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Bulgaria's Second-Biggest City Rescues Capital from Garbage Woes

Sofia municipal councilors approved the decision for transporting a total of 100,000 tons of garbage collected from the capital at a waste depot in the city of Plovdiv, located in Southern Bulgaria.

Society » Environment | October 29, 2009, Thursday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1434

Bulgaria National Icon Vitosha Mountain Park Celebrates 75 Years

In the same week that Sofia wins the “Best Bulgarian City to Live In” award, Vitosha Mountain Natural Park celebrates its 75th birthday.

Society » Environment | October 29, 2009, Thursday // 12:28 | Viewed: 4208

Light Earthquake Wakes Up Bulgaria's Gotse Delchev

A 3,5 magnitude earthquake has shaken the Gotse Delchev area in South Western Bulgaria early Thursday.

Society » Environment | October 29, 2009, Thursday // 08:43 | Viewed: 1516

Light Earthquakes Shake Southern Bulgaria

A number of light earthquakes have shaken Southern Bulgaria on Wednesday, with the strongest measuring 3,2 on the Richter scale, the National Civil Protection Service reported.

Society » Environment | October 28, 2009, Wednesday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1550

Bulgarian Voices Sing in Support of Hopenhagen Green Campaign

A TV ad appeared Monday on EuroNews, featuring the distinctive sound of Bulgarian female vocals.

Society » Environment | October 26, 2009, Monday // 15:37 | Viewed: 3268

Bulgaria Capital Sofia Starts Removing Old Cars from Sidewalks

Warning stickers have been applied to 450 old, unused cars in Sofia parking lots and on city sidewalks.

Society » Environment | October 26, 2009, Monday // 14:26 | Viewed: 3071

Light Earthquake Shakes South-East Bulgaria

A 2,5 magnitude earthquake shook Sliven and surrounding villages at 10:50 on Thursday morning, local seismologists reported.

Society » Environment | October 22, 2009, Thursday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1927

Bulgarian Town Rises against Canadian Mining Company Dundee

The southern Bulgarian mountain town of Chepelare, Smolyan District, has formed a public council opposing mining operations in its region by the Canadian company Dundee Precious Metals.

Society » Environment | October 20, 2009, Tuesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 6656

GMOs Threaten Bulgaria Organic Farmers, Decrease Yields

Canadian farmer Percy Schmeiser has stated that introducing genetically modified crops to Bulgaria would destroy the organic farming industry in the country.

Society » Environment | October 19, 2009, Monday // 16:02 | Viewed: 3700

Bulgaria Eco Minister Announces Drastic Management Changes

Significant changes are forthcoming in the regulations of the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Waters and the Ministry’s management.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2009, Saturday // 13:53 | Viewed: 2738

Global Warming Brings Poisonous Jellyfish to Bulgaria Black Sea

A species of poisonous Mediterranean jellyfish has appeared in the Black Sea as a result of the global warming.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2009, Friday // 18:24 | Viewed: 14400

Belogradchik Sees First Snow as Cold Front Hits Bulgaria

Belogradchik has seen its first snow of the Bulgarian Winter with a snow cover of over 2 cm already being reported from the area.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2009, Friday // 10:06 | Viewed: 2080

Bulgaria's Lovech Takes 50 Thousand Tons of Sofia's Waste

The landfill in the city of Lovech is going to take 50 thousand tons of baled Sofia waste, the local municipality announced.

Society » Environment | October 14, 2009, Wednesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 1890

Eco Minister Cancels New Ski Tracks Plan for Sofia Mountain

Bulgaria's Minister of Environment and Waters, Nona Karadzhova, annulled Tuesday the assessment of Sofia's Regional Environment Director regarding the “Aleko” ski zone.

Society » Environment | October 13, 2009, Tuesday // 18:29 | Viewed: 1995

Temperature in Bulgaria Capital Drops by 12 Degrees in 1 Hour

The air temperature in the Bulgarian capital Sofia dropped sharply by 12 degrees Celsius between 8:30 and 9:30 am on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | October 13, 2009, Tuesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 2194

Bulgaria Resort Mayors Rise up against UNESCO Protected Zones

Two Bulgarian mountain resort mayors have sent an open letter to Prime Minister Borisov expressing concern over the inclusion of new zones in the UNESCO World Heritage protected areas.

Society » Environment | October 9, 2009, Friday // 14:08 | Viewed: 4628

Busiest Sofia Boulevard Sees 6 000 Cars per Hour

An average of 6 000 cars per hour pass through the busiest boulevard of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, the Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd.

Society » Environment | September 30, 2009, Wednesday // 19:57 | Viewed: 2567

Bulgaria Set to Welcome Organic Farming World Experts

Bulgaria is set to host three international meetings regarding organic farming from September 26 - October 1, with experts from over 25 countries converging on Sofia.

Society » Environment | September 18, 2009, Friday // 16:18 | Viewed: 3678

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Takes Sofia's Waste with Provision

A total of 100,000 tons of garbage collected from the capital Sofia will be deposited at a landfill near the city of Plovdiv, per the Thursday approval by the municipal councilors.

Society » Environment | September 17, 2009, Thursday // 08:48 | Viewed: 1967

Bulgaria's Second-Biggest City Up Against Capital Garbage

The citizens of two villages near the town of Plovdiv, Southern Bulgaria, plan to form a live chain to stop the deposition of a total of 100,000 tons of garbage collected from the capital Sofia.

Society » Environment | September 15, 2009, Tuesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1791

Sofia Coldest Capital in Europe as Rain Sweeps Bulgaria

Sofia will be the coldest capital city in Europe today according to weather forecasters, with temperatures barely set to reach 15 degrees centigrade.

Society » Environment | September 7, 2009, Monday // 11:14 | Viewed: 2379
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