ecology in Caucasus

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Musa Musayev heads subbotnik in Makhachkala

Today, a traditional spring subbotnik was held in Makhachkala, in which Musa Musayev, the mayor of the city, took part, armed with rakes to clean one of the districts of the capital of Dagestan. Also, the first subbotnik of this year in …

Leyla Aliyeva speaks about IDEA new projects

An event dedicated to the World Food Day, organized by IDEA Public Union, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, as well as Food and Agriculture Organization of the United …

Lake Sevan level 25 cm higher than last year

As of July 26, the level of Armenia’s Lake Sevan is 25 cm higher than the same day indicator last year (1900.73 m), the press service of the Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations said. The highest indicator this year was …

"Elektrozinc" awaits independent expertise

This year, Metallurgical Plant "Electrozink" in Vladikavkaz awaits an independent environmental expertise, the chairman of the Presidential Council for Civil Society Development and Human Rights Mikhail Fedotov stated …

Sakhalin tourists are interested in Kabardino-Balkaria

Members of the Sakhalin eco-tourist club 'Pioneer' are going on an expedition to Kabardino-Balkaria. Photographers, bloggers and historians, as well as students of Sakhalin State University studying tourism, will arrive in the …

Historic decision for bikers in Alma-Ata

The authorities of Alma-Ata are planning to remove signs from city streets prohibiting movement on motorcycles, the public association Live 2 Ride reported with reference to a letter from the Deputy Akim (Mayor) of the city, the site …

Turkish ship detained in Poti for polluting the Black Sea

The Ministry of Environment of Georgia has reported about the detention of a ship in the port of Poti under the flag of Turkey, which is accused of dumping oil into the Black Sea. An instance of an action detrimental to marine ecology was …

Residents of Poti dissatisfied with bad smell

More than 300 residents of Poti have participated in a protest rally today. They expressed their dissatisfaction with an unpleasant smell, which spreads over the whole of the seaside town during the fishing season when factories process fish. …

Gunashli fire doesn't cause serious oil spills

Environmental monitoring conducted today near the Gunashli and Oil Rocks offshore fields in the Caspian Sea didn’t reveal any serious oil spills, SOCAR said on its website. “The monitoring is being held using specially …