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Over 100,000 trees and shrubs for Ganja

27.09.2011 15:47 GMT

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More than 100,000 trees and shrubs are being planted in Azerbaijan's second city, Ganja, this autumn, according to a local official.

Armenians terminate rare trees in Agdam

27.09.2011 15:07 GMT

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Since a big part of forests in Agdam are under occupation, Armenians have terminated most rare trees in this region almost completely.

Forests expand in Azerbaijan

26.09.2011 17:46 GMT

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The enterprise for protection and restoration of forests in Goygol region of Azerbaijan allocated 70 hectares for forest growing.

Ireli Public Union holds Moving Planet environmental campaign

26.09.2011 10:54 GMT

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Ireli public union, an official partner of 350.org movement in Azerbaijan, has held the next environmental campaign called Moving Planet.

Coastline to be cleaned from wastes as part of Caspian Week

22.09.2011 13:50 GMT

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A number of environmental enlightenment events will be carried out as part of the “Caspian week” to start next week.

Azerbaijan working to protect ozone layer

22.09.2011 10:40 GMT

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by Maharram Mehtiyev, scientific consultant, SOCAR Ecological Department, and Chimnaz Shabanova, senior researcher and chair of the ECOSCOPE NGO.

Forest restoration in western Azerbaijan

21.09.2011 17:20 GMT

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Restoration work is being carried out in 70 hectares of Goygol forests this year.

Ganja River polluters punished

21.09.2011 17:19 GMT

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Thirty-six people breached environmental legislation in Ganja this year.

Contamination above norm in Kur, Araz rivers

21.09.2011 14:31 GMT

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Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry has announced the outcome of the monitoring in transboundary Kur and Araz rivers in second decade of September.

Forestry protection discussed in Azerbaijan

15.09.2011 16:36 GMT

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The Ecology Ministry and an EU forestry program have held a seminar on improving forestry legislation in Azerbaijan.

Caspian littoral states need to stop sturgeon poaching

13.09.2011 09:37 GMT

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News.Az interviews Russian scientist and ecologist Andrei Alimov.

Azerbaijan to host int’l camp of young ecologists

13.09.2011 09:29 GMT

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Fast-paced development and industrialization in South Caucasus have brought a number of ecological issues into mainstream over the recent years.

British Energy minister to visit Azerbaijan

09.09.2011 15:10 GMT

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British Minister of Energy Charles Hendry is to visit Azerbaijan on 28-30 September.

Declaration of 11th Int'l Pesticides Forum adopted in Azerbaijan

09.09.2011 14:27 GMT

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The Gabala Declaration was adopted at the end of the 11th International Pesticides Forum.

Moldova's environment minister visits Azerbaijan's Gabala

09.09.2011 08:19 GMT

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Environment Minister of Moldova George Shalaru has visited the town Gabala in Azerbaijan to attend the 11th Int'l HCH and Pesticides Forum.

New water purification facility to be built in Azerbaijan

08.09.2011 14:54 GMT

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A groundbreaking ceremony was today held for new water treatment plant.

Baku not approached by Tehran over Lake Urmia, Araz River

07.09.2011 13:53 GMT

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Iran has not approached Azerbaijan about diverting water from the Araz River to save Lake Urmia, Ecology Minister Huseyngulu Bagirov has said.

Azerbaijani minister repeats pollution charge against Armenia

07.09.2011 10:35 GMT

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Ecology Minister Huseyngulu Bagirov has again accused Armenia of deliberately polluting rivers that rise in its territory and flow through Azerbaijan.

Young environmental activists hold Green Week

05.09.2011 13:12 GMT

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The Friends of Nature youth association officially launched Green Week on 4 September.

International forum on pollution to be held in Gabala

05.09.2011 13:05 GMT

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An international forum to share experience on getting rid of stockpiles of obsolete pesticides is to be held in Gabala from 7 to 9 September.

Environmental action is limited without true int'l dialogue - Leyla Aliyeva

05.09.2011 08:56 GMT

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News.Az reprints from The Huffington Post an article by Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva.

Higher than usual pollution in Azerbaijan's main rivers

02.09.2011 13:46 GMT

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The level of contamination in the Kur and Araz rivers was found to be above the norm during monitoring in the last 10 days of August.

Drying up of Lake Urmia would mean demise of Tabriz – MP

02.09.2011 11:59 GMT

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The actions taken by mullah regime that led to drying up of Lake Urmia and against our Southern compatriots protesting against it should be cursed.

Study needed of Gabala radar station's environmental impact

22.08.2011 16:03 GMT

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Gabala radar emits electromagnetic radiation, which is very weak in comparison with radiation.

Caspian states sign document on prevention of oil spills at sea

13.08.2011 11:28 GMT

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'Five countries commit themselves to respond quickly and inform each other of all possible accidents.'

Caspian littoral states to sign documents on marine environment safety

04.08.2011 13:39 GMT

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Documents on safety of marine environment are planned to be signed as part of the III session of the conference of parties of the Tehran Convention.

Russia reported to be modernizing Azerbaijani radar station

01.08.2011 13:52 GMT

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Unidentified military sources say that Russia is already doing reconstruction work at the Gabala radar station, leased from Azerbaijan.

Over 17,000 hectares of Azerbaijan's Agdam burnt by Armenians

25.07.2011 08:02 GMT

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'It has been observed that 400-year-old Eastern plane trees were cut off in Azerbaijan’s Agdam region occupied by Armenia, they were taken to Armenia.

Armenian-committed arsons in destroy 90,000 hectares in Karabakh

21.07.2011 15:28 GMT

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Over 460 kinds of wild plants and thousands of trees aged 1,000-1,200 were destroyed in these areas.

More trees planted in Azerbaijan

14.07.2011 11:12 GMT

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It was planned to plant trees in an area of 1,330 ha during the six months of 2011.

Global youth environmental campaign starts - PHOTOS

13.07.2011 12:23 GMT

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Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva announced the launch of a new global youth environmental campaign - IDEA.

Protest against Armenia‘s plans to build tailing dump

02.07.2011 08:20 GMT

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A tailing dump will be built in the central part of Armenia near the rivers Hrazdan and Marmarik for wastes of gold-enriching plant.

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