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Critical Danube Level Threatens Northwest Bulgaria with Floods

Parts of villages located along the Danube in Northwestern Bulgaria have already been flooded as the river level is rising threateningly.

Society » Environment | February 28, 2010, Sunday // 10:22 | Viewed: 2206

Bulgaria 'Blue Rocks' Natural Park Faces Illegal Development Threat

The Bulgarian "Blue Rocks”"(Sinite Kamini) Natural Park is threatened by Sliven Municipality’s attempts to illegally transfer state property, it is alleged.

Society » Environment | February 25, 2010, Thursday // 16:31 | Viewed: 4240

Bulgaria Company Relentless to Build in Vitosha Mountain

Sofia's Chief Architect, Petar Dikov, says the "Vitosha Ski" company made a serious mistake by presenting their construction project to the Eco Ministry first instead of the City Hall.

Society » Environment | February 24, 2010, Wednesday // 08:10 | Viewed: 2263

Sofia Considers Tunnel Construction to Ease Traffic Congestion

Sofia Municipality is considering solving the capital city's transport problems by constructing tunnels at the busiest road intersections.

Society » Environment | February 19, 2010, Friday // 18:02 | Viewed: 2846

Bulgaria President Set to Veto Changes to GMO Act

Bulgaria President Georgi Parvanov has stated Friday that he will veto the amendments to the GMO Act.

Society » Environment | February 19, 2010, Friday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1937

Bulgaria-Turkey Border Closed over Flooding

The Bulgaria-Turkey border has again been closed due to flooding after intense rainfall in the region on Monday.

Society » Environment | February 16, 2010, Tuesday // 08:59 | Viewed: 3298

Light Quake Shakes Bulgaria's Ihtiman

An earthquake measuring 3,2 on the Richter Scale was felt in Ihtiman, 45km South East of the Bulgarian capital Sofia on Tuesday morning.

Society » Environment | February 16, 2010, Tuesday // 08:45 | Viewed: 1980

Arda Cascade Reservoirs Overflow in South Bulgaria

All the rivers in the Eastern Rhodopi mountains in South Bulgaria currently have a critically high water level after heavy rains in the region.

Society » Environment | February 15, 2010, Monday // 21:28 | Viewed: 4203

Bulgaria Rain, Snow Causes Flooding and Traffic Chaos

The River Kamchia in East Bulgaria has started flooding due to heavy rain, the Director of Civil Protection in Varna, Vladimir Ivanov, reported Monday.

Society » Environment | February 15, 2010, Monday // 10:14 | Viewed: 2888

Major Bulgaria-Turkey Border Crossing Reopened as Flood Subsides

The car traffic through the Kapitan Andreevo crossing point on the Bulgarian-Turkish border has been restored after it was terminated for several hours on Saturday over a flood.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2010, Saturday // 17:29 | Viewed: 3297

Flood Shuts Main Bulgaria-Turkey Border Crossing Point

No cars are allowed to pass through Kapitan Andeevo, the major crossing point on the Bulgaria-Turkey border because of a flood on the Bulgarian side.

Society » Environment | February 13, 2010, Saturday // 14:45 | Viewed: 3301

Light Quake Shakes Bulgaria's Blagoevgrad Region

An earthquake measuring 2,5 on the Richter scale was registered near Blagoevgrad in South West Bulgaria on Friday morning.

Society » Environment | February 12, 2010, Friday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1735

Rain Storm Follows Bulgaria Blizzards, Floods Expected

After the recent blizzards that have caused chaos in Bulgaria over recent days, temperatures have risen sharply and heavy rain is forecasted to sweep across the country.

Society » Environment | February 10, 2010, Wednesday // 09:20 | Viewed: 3919

Bulgaria Threatened by Danube River Floods

The Danube as well as several smaller Bulgarian rivers could spill out causing floods as a result of the high precipitation.

Society » Environment | February 9, 2010, Tuesday // 10:21 | Viewed: 2464

Emergency Situation in Northeast Bulgaria over Inclement Weather

Heavy snowfall has led a total of 12 Bulgarian municipalities in the northeastern part of the country to declare a state of emergency.

Society » Environment | February 8, 2010, Monday // 20:44 | Viewed: 3224

Sofia City Center Streets Close for Snow-clearing

Several street sections in Sofia city center have been temporarily closed to traffic at 10 am on Monday, to allow for more efficient clearing of overnight snow.

Society » Environment | February 8, 2010, Monday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1863

Bulgaria in Grip of Snow, Traffic Disrupted

Bulgaria awoke Monday morning buried in snow with the mercury far below zero and numerous reports of electricity blackouts or telephone cuts.

Society » Environment | February 8, 2010, Monday // 07:55 | Viewed: 2430

Bulgaria Feels Effects of Rain, Snow

Almost the entire territory of Bulgaria is affected by snow or rain. Mountain passes are closed, and there is a danger of avalanches in the mountains.

Society » Environment | February 7, 2010, Sunday // 11:06 | Viewed: 3317

Bulgaria Environment Minister: Socialist Cabinet Voted Yes on GMO

Bulgaria's Environment Minister, Nona Karadzhova, said that from January 2007 until July 2009 all Ministers from the previous, Socialist-led cabinet, have voted yes on the import of GM food.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2010, Saturday // 19:29 | Viewed: 3038

Eastern Bulgaria Braces for Blizzard

Eastern Bulgaria is facing another blizzard over the next few days, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology warns Saturday.

Society » Environment | February 6, 2010, Saturday // 14:03 | Viewed: 2543

Bulgarian Socialist Leader: GMO Ban Could Last 3 Months

Bulgarian Socialist Party Leader, Sergey Stanishev, has stated that the government proposed 5-year ban on GM Crop trials could only last 3 months.

Society » Environment | February 5, 2010, Friday // 16:07 | Viewed: 2250
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