Earthquake occurs in Azerbaijan's Balakan

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Antarctic ozone layer is gradually healing, researchers find

01.07.2016 09:34 GMT

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The Antarctic ozone layer, which shields the Earth from harmful ultraviolet rays, shows encouraging signs that it's beginning to heal.

July weather forecast for Azerbaijan

30.06.2016 12:28 GMT

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The average monthly temperature in July will be close to the climate normal and above normal in some places in Azerbaijan.

Air temperature above climate norm in Azerbaijan

24.06.2016 11:38 GMT

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The current air temperature in Azerbaijan is above climate norm.

World is experiencing worst coral bleaching ever

21.06.2016 12:23 GMT

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"If you think of corals as canaries, they’re chirpring really loudly right now".

Summertime officially starts in Azerbaijan

21.06.2016 09:57 GMT

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The summer solstice is the longest day of the year - the day in which we can enjoy approximately 17 hours of daylight.

Five ‘astronomical shows’ expected this summer: ANAS

17.06.2016 11:28 GMT

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“In late June, the sky will be adorned by the Delta Aquarids meteor shower."

Severe flooding hits Azerbaijan’s Goychay and Shamakhi districts

13.06.2016 11:20 GMT

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Severe flooding after torrential rain caused serious damages to houses and sown areas in Azerbaijan’s Goychay and Shamakhi districts.

Earthquake jolts Azerbaijan's Hajiqabul district

11.06.2016 10:13 GMT

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An earthquake occured in Hajiqabul's Shirvan city, Oxu.az reports.

Snow falls in Azerbaijan's Zagatala

10.06.2016 10:08 GMT

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Snow has fallen on the southern foot of the Greater Caucasus mountains in Zagatala district.

Intense rain and hail predicted in Azerbaijani regions on June 10

09.06.2016 12:55 GMT

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Rain and lightning are expected in some parts of Baku and Absheron peninsula.

Dangerous landslide hits highway in Azerbaijan

09.06.2016 12:11 GMT

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Baku-Shamakhy highway landslide area is included in topographic maps of potentially dangerous landslides.

Road on Azerbaijan’s Ismayilli useless after landslide

02.06.2016 14:02 GMT

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The landslide area is 750-800 meters in length and 350-400 meters in width.

Fire occurred in Hajigabul, 180 Eldar pines burned

31.05.2016 09:29 GMT

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A fire occurred around the railway line in 110-111 km of Baku-Gazakh highway in the territory of Hajigabul.

Air pollution rising at an 'alarming rate' in world's cities

13.05.2016 12:20 GMT

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"Air pollution affects economies and people’s quality of life."

Weather deterioration expected in Azerbaijan over weekend

06.05.2016 14:34 GMT

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Weather is expected to deteriorate in Azerbaijan over the weekend, the National Hydrometeorology Department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources told APA.

Scientists discover potentially habitable planets

03.05.2016 09:08 GMT

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Just 40 light years from Earth, planets are best targets so far for search for extraterrestrial life.

How NASA is using space-age technology to stop air pollution

29.04.2016 17:17 GMT

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NASA is celebrated for space probes and Mars missions. But one of the agency’s next big projects could also make a major contribution to public health.

Azerbaijan signs Paris climate agreement

23.04.2016 11:15 GMT

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Azerbaijan was represented by the Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Huseyn Bagirov.

G20 affirms support for climate change signing

11.04.2016 18:09 GMT

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The G20 group of major world economies has affirmed its "full support" for the official signing of the Paris Agreement on climate change later this month, according to UN Radio.

Azerbaijan, Germany to sign agreements on first biosphere reserve in Azerbaijan

02.04.2016 12:39 GMT

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Azerbaijan and Germany have finalized work over the agreement on creation of the first-in-Azerbaijan biosphere reserve, Fineko/abc reports.

April weather forecast for Azerbaijan

31.03.2016 11:57 GMT

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The average monthly temperature in April will be close normal and in some areas above normal in Azerbaijan, the National Hydrometeorology Department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources told APA on Thursday.

Azerbaijan needs severer penalties to prevent deforestation

31.03.2016 11:38 GMT

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The amount of fines and gasification level of villages seems to be not enough to prevent deforestation process in Azerbaijan. There is a need for urgent solution in order to preserve fauna and flora of the country.

Weather to sharply deteriorate in Azerbaijan

04.03.2016 14:12 GMT

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On March 6-7, the weather will be unstable in Baku and Absheron Peninsula.

Ecological Park to be created in Sabail district - PHOTOS

29.02.2016 12:16 GMT

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Deputy Head of Executive Power of Sabail district commented on the work done.

Quake hits Jalilabad district

15.02.2016 12:36 GMT

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3.2-magnitude quake occurred in the depth of 28 km.

Adverse weather conditions predicted in Azerbaijan

05.02.2016 14:38 GMT

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On February 7, the weather conditions in Baku and the Absheron Peninsula will change dramatically, with occasional precipitation.

Temperature to rise up to 20 C in Azerbaijan

04.02.2016 14:54 GMT

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The weather will be changeable cloudy, occasionally gloomy and mainly rainless in Baku and Absheron peninsula on February 5.

Volcano erupts in Azerbaijan

26.01.2016 10:04 GMT

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Akhtarma-Pashali volcano erupted in Hajiqabul region of Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan warns of sharp weather deterioration from tomorrow

22.01.2016 14:52 GMT

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On January 24-27, the weather will be unstable in Baku and Absheron Peninsula.

Caspian ecosystem unaffected by Gunashli offshore accident

19.01.2016 17:45 GMT

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A total of 125,435 analyses have been carried out into some 98,108 samples from atmosphere, precipitation, surface water, soil and radiation, said the annual report of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan.

Seismic Survey Center: Tremors felt in Azerbaijan as earthquake hits Iran

12.01.2016 14:04 GMT

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Tremors were felt in Azerbaijan’s southern districts as an earthquake struck Iran, the director of the Republican Seismic Survey Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), Gurban Yetirmishli told APA Jan.12.

Meteorite older than earth found in outback Australia - PHOTOS

09.01.2016 09:30 GMT

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An ancient meteorite estimated to be 4.5 billion years old – older than earth – has been discovered in outback Australia after scientists tracked it to a remote lake bed and then launched a painstaking search aided by a drone, a plane and local Aboriginal guides.

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