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A ceremony has been held in Neftchala to release sturgeon fry grown at Khilli sturgeon fish hatchery into the Caspian Sea. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of International Dialogue for Environmental ...

Environment 2019-06-18 16:23:00

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake has today hit the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, according to the Republican Seismological Service Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. The quake was recorded at 09:27 local time in the Caspian Sea ...

Environment 2019-06-07 15:00:00

A ceremony has been held to release Caucasus bisons into a special area of Ismayilli branch of the Shahdag National Park. The bisons were brought to Azerbaijan under “reintroduction of bisons in Azerbaijan” project jointly implemented by IDEA Public Union, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Azerbaijan office ...

Environment 2019-05-22 15:04:00

The International Dialogue for Environmental Action, IDEA, has launched an Urban Ecology project in Baku, which is aimed at protecting and restoring urban ecosystems and preserving the fauna species once widespread in the past. As part of the project, 20 squirrels were released into a green space in the city`s Velopark area in a ceremony ...

Environment 2019-05-09 22:33:00

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Millions of people from over 192 countries participate annually in this day of global action towards saving the planet. On April 22, 1970, millions of people took to the streets to protest the negative impacts of 150 years ...

Environment 2019-04-22 15:47:00

A presentation of the “Shahdag. The Shah of Mountains" documentary, a special project of IDEA Public Union highlighting the national parks of Azerbaijan has been held at the Baku Convention Center. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of IDEA Public Union Leyla Aliyeva ...

Environment 2019-04-18 15:57:00

A new regional EU4Climate project financed by the European Union kicked off in Baku today putting multi-stakeholder partnerships at the forefront of effective climate change action in countries of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region ...

Environment 2019-04-15 21:21:00

Azerbaijani Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Mukhtar Babayev has participated in the 10th World Economic Forum on Middle East and North Africa in Jordan. The event brought together high-ranking heads of state and governments, scientists and heads of the leading ...

Environment 2019-04-08 19:24:00

Today, all advanced humanity is concerned about the problems of global warming, environmental degradation, and, consequently, the threat of extinction of rare species of animals. In many countries, large-scale projects are being ...

Environment 2019-04-05 15:54:00

On average, we each use 53 kilograms of plastic a year and generate a collective total of more than 300 million tonnes of plastic waste. By 2030, this is predicted to double, with the brunt of the impacts expected to hit our oceans. These are just some of the figures to come from ...

Environment 2019-03-07 16:45:00

A magnitude 3.1 earthquake has today struck the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea at 13:11, according to the Republican Seismic Survey Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 kilometers ...

Environment 2019-03-03 15:44:00

Scientists have managed to turn CO2 from a gas back into solid “coal”, in a breakthrough which could potentially help remove the greenhouse gas from the atmosphere. The research team led by RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, developed a new ...

Environment 2019-03-01 17:32:00

Researchers in China have developed a new way to remove bacteria from water that they say is both highly efficient and environmentally sound. By shining ultraviolet light onto a two-dimensional sheet of a compound ...

Environment 2019-02-25 15:15:00

It is mounting and worrying evidence that the biodiversity that underpins our food systems is disappearing – putting the future of our food, livelihoods, health and environment under severe threat, the new UN FAO’s State of the World’s Biodiversity ...

Environment 2019-02-23 17:36:00

A giant tortoise believed extinct for more than 100 years has been discovered on the Galapagos island of Fernandina, said Ecuador's environment minister, according to DPA. An adult female specimen of the Chelonoidis phantasticus species ...

Environment 2019-02-21 15:03:00

Australia aims to plant a billion trees by 2050 as part of a new forestry plan the government says will help the country meet its Paris Agreement climate targets, according to Bloomberg. A sod-turning spree on that scale would contribute to the removal of 18 million ...

Environment 2019-02-20 18:15:00

Wallace Broecker, a climate scientist who brought the term "global warming" into the public and scientific lexicon, died on Monday. He was 87. According to National Public Radio, Broecker, a professor in the department of earth ...

Environment 2019-02-19 19:43:00

New technology utilizing broadcasting airwaves to quickly and precisely predict torrential rain and tornadoes is being tested in the Tokyo metropolitan area, providing hope for earlier warnings of such weather. Industry, government and academic bodies including the National Institute of Information and ...

Environment 2019-02-18 20:17:00

In a study published this week in Science, Princeton geophysicists Jessica Irving and Wenbo Wu, in collaboration with Sidao Ni from the Institute of Geodesy and Geophysics in China, used data from an enormous earthquake in Bolivia to find mountains and other topography ...

Environment 2019-02-16 21:29:00

Abu Dhabi will host the sixth edition of the World Ocean Summit next month, marking the very first time the international conference comes to the Middle East. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown ...

Environment 2019-02-15 11:55:00