ecology in Caucasus

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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 …

Wildfire in Borjomi Gorge extinguished

Up to 150 firefighters, 30 foresters and a border police helicopter have been brought in to extinguish a fire in Georgia's Borjomi Gorge. According to the Georgian Emergency Management Service, two centres of the fire have been …

Animal welfare fund to open in Ingushetia

In the near future, the first Fund for Animal Welfare will be opened in Ingushetia, the head of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the region, Magomed Babkhoev said. “In Ingushetia, there is an acute issue of …

Yerevan Municipality starts combat against garbage

Yerevan Municipality is developing a project to create a body for cleaning garbage. According to the project, it is supposed to create a center for budgetary funds, which will deal with neutralizing the threat of garbage impact on the environment …

EU and UN launching  EU4Climate project in Azerbaijan

The European Union and the United Nations are launching EU4Climate, a regional project to combat climate change in Azerbaijan, minister-counselor of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan Simona Gatti said at the presentation of the …

First Georgian ecoholding presented in Tbilisi

The solemn presentation of the first industrial holding Igroup in Georgia, the purpose of which is to protect the environment, was held today in the center of Tbilisi under the open sky. The holding included four companies - Icar, …

Zheleznovodsk wins  All-Russian Eco-Marathon

Zhelezovodsk won the first place in the All-Russian Eco-Marathon "Pass the waste paper - save the tree”, the media reports. The resort city set an absolute record in the Stavropol region for the delivery of waste paper, …

Plastic bags banned in Georgia

Production, import and sale of all types of plastic bags has been banned in Georgia starting today. According to the new rules, entrepreneurs will be fined GEL 500 ($186) and their goods will be confiscated if they violate the rule. The …