ecology in Caucasus

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Fire extinguished in Khosrov forest

Today, rescuers extinguished a fire in the Khosrov Forest reserve in the Ararat region. The fire started on June 18, the press service of the Ministry of Emergencies of Armenia informs. Dozens of rescuers fought the fire. Yesterday, the …

50,000 trees to be planted in Azerbaijan’s Shamakhi

As part of Azerbaijan`s First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva’s initiative to plant 650,000 trees in the country in one day in order to mark the 650th birthday anniversary of the great Azerbaijani poet and thinker …

Environmental disaster in Armenia's Syunik?

There was a breakdown in a tailing dump in Armenia's Syunik province and polluted water flowed into Vokhchi River. "The governor of the province called me at around 9:00 AM, described the situation and told me that the river …

Ecotourists clean up Razvalka mountain

Today, a voluntary clean-up took place on the Razvalka Mountain in Zheleznovodsk. The event was organized by the Ministry of Tourism of the Stavropol Territory as part of the environmental contest "Carefully Walk in Stavropol". …

President of Kazakhstan takes part in tree-planting

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokaev took part in a tree-planting event in the Nur-Sultan Botanical Garden. "Greening our country is a noble, necessary thing to protect nature. I thank all the participants for this …

Volunteers cleared foot of Elbrus from garbage

According to Fatima Zhazaeva, a resident of the village of Yanika, Chegemsky District of Kabardino-Balkaria, today, a voluntary clean-up took place at the foot of Elbrus. “By noon, we managed to remove the garbage at the turn to …

Caucasus protects its forests

Residents of Kuban and North Caucasus act with a greater sense of responsibility towards protecting their forests during fire seasons, which is why the region traditionally has extremely low fire statistics compared to other Russian …

IDEA and World Tourism Organization sign MoU

Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA) Public Union Leyla Aliyeva has met yesterday with Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization …