ecology in Caucasus

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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 …

Lake Sevan's level drops 10cm

The level of water in Lake Sevan has dropped 10 centimeters from September 1 to October 19, EcoLur NGO reports. Eyewitnesses say that the level of water drastically dropped right before their eyes. The State ...