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High Winds Continue to Blast Bulgaria

The high winds that pestered the whole of the territory of Bulgaria Friday are set to return with full force Saturday afternoon.

Society » Environment | April 9, 2011, Saturday // 11:09 | Viewed: 2264

Bulgaria on Alert over Hurricane-like Winds

Strong winds led 24 of Bulgaria's 28 administrative districts to declare a Code "Yellow" alert, the third highest alert level, on Friday.

Society » Environment | April 8, 2011, Friday // 18:21 | Viewed: 2149

Bulgarian President's Care of Wolf Declared Legal

The she-wolf raised by Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, in the "Kalina" villa in Sofia's Boyana suburb, does not have to be registered with the Regional Directorate for Environment and Waters (RIOSV).

Society » Environment | April 7, 2011, Thursday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1850

Bulgarian Eco-Activists: EU Functionaries Collude with Infringers

The EC delegation sent to review suspected breaches of environmental legislation in Bulgaria took a ride on an "illegal" lift instead of inspecting irregularities around it, stated angered local environmentalists Tuesday.

Society » Environment | April 5, 2011, Tuesday // 17:19 | Viewed: 1890

Bulgaria May Head Toward Subtropical Climate

The average temperatures in Bulgaria's towns and cities has risen by between 1.2 and 2.5 degrees Celsius in the past 2 decades, while a 30% drop has been registered in average rainfall.

Society » Environment | April 5, 2011, Tuesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1812

Bulgarian Anti-Eco Rally Demands Objectivity from EC

Pro-business demonstrators, holding signs, managed to form a human fence and stop representatives of the European Commission who are checking construction violations in Bulgaria's National "Pirin Park."

Society » Environment | April 4, 2011, Monday // 13:42 | Viewed: 2390

Sofia City Hall Launches Spring Cleaning Campaign

The Sofia City Hall is launching Monday a campaign for the spring cleaning of the Bulgarian capital.

Society » Environment | April 4, 2011, Monday // 09:33 | Viewed: 2350

Greens, Rightists Rally against Bulgaria's Belene Nuclear Plant Project

A couple of hundred environmentalists rallied in downtown Sofia Wednesday night to protest against Bulgaria's anyway troubled Belene nuclear power plant project.

Society » Environment | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 19:39 | Viewed: 1920

New Mild Quake Rattles Bulgaria

A new earthquake has been felt in the South-Eastern town of Yambol just a day after five tremors were registered in the course of 24 hours on Bulgarian territory, officials announced.

Society » Environment | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 18:08 | Viewed: 3238

Bulgarian Expats to Take Part in Unofficial Online Census

The Bulgarians living abroad will be able to participate in an unofficial online census that was launched on Tuesday.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 2884

Radiation Levels in Bulgaria Remain Unchanged

Latest measurements, conducted Tuesday, show that the radiation levels all across the country remain unchanged, the Bulgarian Nuclear Regulatory Agency informs.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 2778

5 Earthquakes Rattle Bulgaria in 24 Hours

A new earthquake, fifth in a row in the last 24 hours, has been registered on Bulgarian territory, the European Seismological Center informs Tuesday.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 3569

4 Earthquakes Detected in Southern Bulgaria

Four minor earthquakes were registered in Southeastern Bulgaria late Monday night, announced the European Seismology Center.

Society » Environment | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 07:51 | Viewed: 1936

April to Bring Summerlike Temperatures to Bulgaria

The highest temperatures in the month of April will reach 31 degrees Celsius, according to the forecast of the Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS.

Society » Environment | March 28, 2011, Monday // 16:31 | Viewed: 2348

Bulgaria's Capital Turns Off 735 Light Bulbs for Earth Hour

During the "Earth Hour" campaign Saturday evening, the Bulgarian capital Sofia has saved 44 MGW of electric power, the power utility CEZ announced Sunday.

Society » Environment | March 27, 2011, Sunday // 14:52 | Viewed: 2573

Bulgaria Among 134 Nations to Mark Earth Hour

A record number of countries - 134 - have already started officially observing Earth Hour Saturday evening.

Society » Environment | March 26, 2011, Saturday // 18:47 | Viewed: 1676

Radioactive Particles from Japan's Fukushima NPP to Reach Bulgaria

Air masses containing radioactive molecules emitted from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan will reach Bulgaria in the late afternoon on Saturday.

Society » Environment | March 25, 2011, Friday // 20:53 | Viewed: 2542

Bulgaria's Govt to Tackle 'Brown Bear-Human' Conflict

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry has crafted a curiously entitled project - "Plan for Dealing with the Brown Bear-Human Conflict" to address the 2010 incidents of killer bear attacks.

Society » Environment | March 24, 2011, Thursday // 19:45 | Viewed: 2540

Bulgarian Govt Moves to Reduce Plastic Bags Use

The Bulgarian government has decided to introduce a tax for the use of plastic bags, in an attempt to motivate citizens to reduce the use of this type of packaging.

Society » Environment | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 14:35 | Viewed: 3420

Cold, Cloudy First Day of Spring in Bulgaria

First day of spring comes to Bulgaria with low temperatures and cloudy weather.

Society » Environment | March 21, 2011, Monday // 14:45 | Viewed: 3784

Bulgaria Planning to Open 8 Waste Waters Treatment Plants

Bulgaria is planning to open eight new waste waters treatment plants by the end of the year, said the country's Environmental Minister Nona Karadzhova.

Society » Environment | March 21, 2011, Monday // 14:12 | Viewed: 2044
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