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EU, UNDP and Government launch groundbreaking new programme to fight climate change in Azerbaijan

2019.04.16 20:49 GMT

A new regional EU4Climate project financed by the European Union kicked off in Baku today putting multi-stakeholder partnerships at the forefront of effective climate change action in countries of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region, AzerTag reports.

Scientists expected to release landmark image of black hole

2019.04.10 08:32 GMT

An international scientific team is expected on Wednesday to unveil a landmark achievement in astrophysics - the first photo of a black hole - in a feat that will put to the test a pillar of science: Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity, Reuters reported.

Mott MacDonald develops a concept for municipal waste management in Baku

2019.03.28 20:43 GMT

A meeting on the sanitary cleanliness of the capital and its districts has been held at the building of the Baku Mayor’s Office, Fineko/abc.az reports.

Snowfall predicted in Azerbaijan

2019.03.16 09:37 GMT

The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources has issued a warning about a sharp change in weather conditions in Azerbaijan.

Fencing of forests launched in Azerbaijan

2019.02.22 15:50 GMT

"In order to benefit from forest resources more effectively, fencing works have been launched in the territories where the intrusion of cattle and people is observed," head of the Forest Development Department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources Sadiq Salmanov told Report.

Over 40 percent of insect species could go extinct soon

2019.02.12 06:28 GMT

More than 40 percent of insect species could go extinct in the next few decades, a new study has warned, Anadolu Agency reports.

2.9-magnitude quake shakes Azerbaijan's Agsu district

2019.02.09 18:29 GMT

A 2.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in Azerbaijan's Agsu district, the Republican Seismological Survey Center (RSSC) of the Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences told Trend Feb. 9.

Last blood moon eclipse of the decade to appear Sunday

2019.01.19 11:07 GMT

Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one.

Refusal from plastic bags offered in Azerbaijan in favor of health and environment

2018.12.01 20:11 GMT

The Ministry of Ecology & Natural Resources of Azerbaijan considers that plastic bags, which are widely distributed in sales outlets, are harmful to the environment.

Woods planted on 102 hectares this year

2012.08.09 05:48 GMT

In the first half of this year employees of the Lankaran enterprise for woods protection and reproduction planted trees at an area of 102 hectares.

Kur delta purification to restore old navigation form

2012.04.13 00:10 GMT

"We brought in the district of Neftchala ships and equipment for dredging and bank stabilization along Kur river.

Ecology Ministry’s hotline receives 121 calls

2011.12.07 07:27 GMT

In November this year, the Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry’s hotline received 121 calls and measures were taken timely in this connection.

Water level goes up in Kur and Araz rivers

2011.11.29 02:25 GMT

The National Hydrometeorology Department of the Azerbaijani Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry probed the current state of water level in rivers.

'Ireli voices full support for Month of Ecology initiative'

2011.11.03 03:07 GMT

The proclamation of November a Month of Ecology by IDEA founder Leyla Aliyeva will encourage Azerbaijani youth to engage in more efficient actions.

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