ecology in Caucasus

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4th Green Festival kicks off in Tbilisi

Today, the 4th Green Festival kicked off in Tbilisi. At the event, the environmental problems of the Georgian capital will be discussed. In the program of the first day of the festival, there are an urban sketch event (city sketches) …

Pashinyan decides to drain Lake Sevan (VIDEO)

The Armenian government approved the draft on making additions to the law on approving the programs toward the restoration, preservation, reproduction, and use of the ecosystem of Lake Sevan. "There were very heated discussions, …

 Kabardino-Balkaria cleans Elbrus

The environmental action entitled ‘Clean Elbrus’ to clean tourist places in Kabardino-Balkaria was held today in the republic with the participation of 150 volunteers. "We took out about one ton of garbage from the …

US helps Georgia to combat stink bug infestation

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) helped Georgia combat the country’s stink bug infestation problem by handing over 17 tractors to the Georgian National Food Agency in Abasha, in Georgia’s Samegrelo …

Salt storm sweeps Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan

A western part of Uzbekistan was hit by a salt storm going from the Aral sea. The dust covered the whole city of Nukus. It became difficult to breath and citizens use masks, the RFE/RL reported. Locals are complaining …

 Mud volcano erupts in Baku

The Ayrantokan mud volcano in Baku’s Garadagh district erupted yesterday evening. The eruption lasted up to 7 minutes and was accompanied by flames, the country's Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources said. The …