Society » Environment

Bulgaria Faces No Radiation Risk after Japan Blast - Expert

Bulgarian scientists have tried to assuage fears that radiation winds could reach the country after Japan nuclear plant blasts, ruling out the very possibility of such a scenario.

Society » Environment | March 15, 2011, Tuesday // 10:02 | Viewed: 4101

Bulgaria Warms Up to First Whiffs of Real Spring

The rising of temperatures that has encompassed the whole of Bulgaria will continue in the following days, according to the national weather service.

Society » Environment | March 12, 2011, Saturday // 19:02 | Viewed: 2049

Bulgarian Eco Activists, Investors Clash over Rila Mountain

The decision to include the so-called Rila-buffer zone in Bulgaria's Rila Mountain in the European eco network NATURA 2000 was postponed over the failure to reach consensus.

Society » Environment | March 11, 2011, Friday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1917

10 Cities in Bulgaria to Join Earth Hour 2011

At least ten cities across Bulgaria will turn off the lights at their main buildings and streets to join the Earth Hour initiative, which will be held this year on March 26 at 20:30, the environment group WWF announced.

Society » Environment | March 9, 2011, Wednesday // 15:03 | Viewed: 2513

Eastern Bulgaria under Gusty Wind Warning

The three eastern Bulgarian regions of Varna, Dobrich and Burgas remain under code orange Tuesday over strong winds deemed potentially dangerous for people.

Society » Environment | March 8, 2011, Tuesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 2015

Icy Winds to Blast Bulgaria as Winter Comes Back

The national weather service has declared code orange for dangerous weather due to winds expected to blast eastern Bulgaria Monday.

Society » Environment | March 6, 2011, Sunday // 19:54 | Viewed: 3266

Winter Musters Comeback to Bulgaria

Temperatures will drop considerably Sunday evening and overnight over the whole of Bulgaria, setting the stage for a comeback of winter after a stint of warm days.

Society » Environment | March 6, 2011, Sunday // 14:52 | Viewed: 2104

Humboldt Penguins Feel at Home in Sofia's Zoo

The eight Humboldt penguins which are housed in the Sofia Zoo for the third day now, are adapting normally and are in great condition.

Society » Environment | March 5, 2011, Saturday // 12:17 | Viewed: 3776

Scandalous Development Plans Announced Amid Bansko Ski World Cup

Controversial plans for a drastic development of ski tracks in the Pirin National Park were announced by Bulgarian companies and towns at the start of the 2011 men's alpine ski World Cup in Bansko.

Society » Environment | February 26, 2011, Saturday // 16:20 | Viewed: 6015

Bulgaria in for Month of Mild and Wild Weather

Weather forecasts are warning Bulgarians to get ready for rapid changes in the weather during the coming month with temperatures ranging from – 10° C to 22° C.

Society » Environment | February 25, 2011, Friday // 18:39 | Viewed: 2127

Finnish Tourist Killed in Avalanche near Bulgaria's Bansko

An avalanche has killed one Finnish tourist near the Bulgarian ski resort Bansko, the regional directorate of the interior ministry in the city of Blagoevgrad announced.

Society » Environment | February 24, 2011, Thursday // 17:24 | Viewed: 3293

February Snow Grips Bulgaria

The Sofia City Hall informs cleaning contractor companies have treated all roads in the capital used by public transportation vehicles.

Society » Environment | February 23, 2011, Wednesday // 08:56 | Viewed: 2633

Parts of Bulgaria under Heavy Snow Warning

The Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has declared a code yellow for southern Bulgaria over heavy snow fall.

Society » Environment | February 22, 2011, Tuesday // 13:03 | Viewed: 2543

Solar Eruptions Set to Hit Earth

Scientists around the world will be watching closely as three eruptions from the Sun are to reach the Earth on Friday.

Society » Environment | February 17, 2011, Thursday // 21:03 | Viewed: 2493

Light Earthquake Registered at Bulgarian-Greek Border

A light earthquake was registered Wednesday morning near the Bulgarian town of Petrich at the Greek-Bulgarian border, according to data from the European Seismological Center.

Society » Environment | February 16, 2011, Wednesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1937

Southeastern Bulgaria Stunned by Early Spring

Trees have blossomed Sunday in the area of southeastern Bulgarian town of Kardzhali, after more than a week of unusually warm weather for early February.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2011, Sunday // 15:54 | Viewed: 2306

Bulgaria Braces for Hurricane-Like Winds, Danube Vessels Alerted

The Bulgarian authorities have declared a Code "Yellow" alert all across the northern and southeastern parts of the country over hurricane-like winds.

Society » Environment | February 12, 2011, Saturday // 17:00 | Viewed: 2949

Bulgarians Win 'Green Design' Award at Global Competition

Bulgarians Nikola Enchev and Stefan Vankov won the Green Design Award for students the international Design Against the Elements competition in Manila, Philippines.

Society » Environment | February 10, 2011, Thursday // 14:53 | Viewed: 2370

Bulgaria in for Cooler Weather after Record-Highs

The remainder of the week will again be warmer than the usual for February in Bulgaria, but temperatures will fall a couple of degrees, forecasts say.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 2380

2 More Earthquakes Registered at Bulgarian-Greek Border

Two more light earthquakes were registered overnight near the Bulgarian town of Petrich at the Greek-Bulgarian border, according to data from the European Seismological Center.

Society » Environment | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 2356

New Light Earthquake Registered Near Bulgaria-Greek Border

A new light earthquake with a magnitude of 3.3 on the Richter scale was registered at 6:2 pm in the Bulgarian town of Petrich, near the Bulgarian-Greek border and 170 km from Sofia.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2011, Monday // 19:54 | Viewed: 1547
Bulgaria news (Sofia News Agency - is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." (Sofia News Agency - and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria