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At the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged the international community to commit and unite around the protection and preservation of our seas. Speaking at the high-level opening of the Conference, António Guterres ...

Environment 2022-06-28 20:35:00

Greenland's many small glaciers are melting at great speed, and the melting is increasing, especially in the Arctic regions, where the temperature rise is worst. Now, researchers have studied precisely how much mass these glaciers - not connected to the ice sheet ...

Environment 2022-06-22 18:06:00

The international climate and environment week in Stockholm is now getting under way with a series of high-level meetings, including LeadIT on industry transition, the UN Stockholm+50 conference at Stockholmsmässan and the annual Ministerial on Climate Action (MoCA). UN Secretary-General Guterres and US Special Presidential ...

Environment 2022-06-01 15:40:00

A delegation led by Co-Chair of the Azerbaijan-Latvia Intergovernmental Commission, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Mukhtar Babayev has visited Riga, to attend the 8th meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Scientific, Technical and Cultural Cooperation between Azerbaijan and Latvia ...

Environment 2022-05-21 17:33:00

Azerbaijan and Japan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of environment as Chief Regional Officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries EMEA Ltd. Kentaro Hosomi and Japanese Ambassador to Azerbaijan ...

Environment 2022-05-11 17:19:00

Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Honda Taro, who is on a working visit to Azerbaijan, has met with Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Mukhtar Babayev to discuss prospects for cooperation between the two countries. The sides discussed ...

Environment 2022-05-06 10:29:00

A 3,5 magnitude earthquake has hit the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea on Saturday, according to the Republican Seismic Survey Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. The quake, depth of 30 km, was recorded at 11:37 local time ...

Environment 2022-04-23 14:31:00

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday that the triple crisis of climate disruption, nature loss and pollution requires ambitious action, according to Xinhua. "The Earth is facing a triple planetary crisis. Climate disruption. Nature and biodiversity ...

Environment 2022-04-22 14:01:00

Mother Earth is clearly urging a call to action. Nature is suffering. Oceans filling with plastic and turning more acidic. Extreme heat, wildfires and floods, have affected millions of people. Even these days, we are still facing COVID-19 ...

Environment 2022-04-22 13:58:00

“In the liberated territories of Azerbaijan there will be installed 4 of overall 11 automatic hydrological stations namely near the border with Armenia. Thus, one of these stations will be located at a distance of 10.01 km from the border on Okhchuchay river (Shayifli village), the others will be 2.65 km from the border ...

Environment 2022-04-19 18:55:00

One in three natural sites and one in six cultural heritage sites are currently threatened by climate change, the UN cultural agency, UNESCO, warned on Monday, the International Day for Monuments and Sites, according to the organizations ...

Environment 2022-04-19 13:01:00

A 3,9 magnitude earthquake occurred in Azerbaijan’s Zagatala district on Friday, according to the Republican Seismic Survey Center of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. The quake, depth of 23km, was recorded at 17:02 local time ...

Environment 2022-04-15 17:52:00

All World Heritage-listed reefs are at risk of disappearing by the end of this century. On the occasion of the Our Ocean Conference in Palau, Audrey Azoulay, UNESCO Director-General, announces an emergency plan to give them the best chance of survival, with the support of the Global Fund for Coral Reefs. She also calls for an international ...

Environment 2022-04-15 16:25:00

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake occurred in Azerbaijan’s Guba district on April 12, according to the Republican Seismic Survey Center of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. The quake, depth of 3 km, was recorded at 23:42 local time ...

Environment 2022-04-13 12:29:00

“The jury has reached a verdict. And it is damning,” said UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his video message on the launch of the third Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, in New York. “This report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a litany of broken climate promises ...

Environment 2022-04-05 20:29:00

Three-spined stickleback never lived in the Caspian Sea; for the first time was found in 1984. This is a tiny fish 5 to 10 cm. The stickleback feeds on benthic organisms, tiny crustaceans, insect larvae, worms, fish eggs and fry. The life of three-spined stickleback is 3-4 years ...

Environment 2022-04-02 13:29:00

The Embassy of Israel in Azerbaijan has initiated a visit of Chief veterinarian of the Safari zoo in Israel and Director of the Israel’s Wildlife hospital Yigal Horowitz to Azerbaijan, the Embassy told AZERTAC. Together with Deputy ...

Environment 2022-03-18 13:36:00

Under the European Union-funded "Development of sustainable and inclusive agri-food systems in the north-western region of Azerbaijan" project covering Gakh, Zagatala, and Balakan districts, training sessions have been held ...

Environment 2022-03-17 11:42:00

A 3,0 magnitude earthquake occurred in Azerbaijan’s Goranboy district on Thursday, according to the Republican Seismic Survey Center of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. The quake, depth of 25km, was recorded at 22:24 local time ...

Environment 2022-03-10 10:39:00

Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has visited the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources. The sides exchanged views on cooperation between Azerbaijan and Iran in the field of environmental protection ...

Environment 2022-03-04 19:12:00