Environment
Two quakes shake Shamakhi District
27.08.2014 [15:47]
Two earthquakes shook ground in Shamaki District on Wednesday. According to the Seismological Service of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, the
 
Minor quake strikes Nakhchivan
25.08.2014 [18:43]
A magnitude 3.1 earthquake occurred at 03:23 local time from 11 km west of Shahbuz region, Nakhchivan. According to the Seismological Service of the Azerbaijan
 
Quantity of biogenic substances in Kur and Araz rivers exceeds norm
22.08.2014 [21:03]
The National Monitoring Department on Environment of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan has conducted monitoring on the rivers Kur and Araz in the second decade of August to study the level of pollution of the rivers and their branches.
 
Quantity of biogenic substances in Kur and Araz rivers exceeds norm
15.08.2014 [18:44]
The National Monitoring Department on Environment of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan has conducted a monitoring on the rivers Kur and Araz in the first decade of August to study the level of pollution of the rivers and their branches
 
Mild quake shakes Shamakhi District
11.08.2014 [13:09]
A magnitude 3.0 earthquake today occurred at 00:25 local time, 29 km south from Pirgulu,
 
Mild quake hits Azerbaijan`s Lerik district
07.08.2014 [14:28]
An earthquake hit Azerbaijan`s Lerik district today at 12:26 local time. According to the Seismological Service of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, the
 
Earthquake strikes Azerbaijan`s Zagatala region
05.08.2014 [13:51]
An earthquake hit Azerbaijan`s Zagatala region today at 12:49 local time, 22 km south-west from Zagatala. According to the Seismological Service of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, the magnitude of the earthquake was 2.8 and the depth of the earthquake was 9km.
 
FAO calls for urgent action to protect global soil from depletion, degradation
25.07.2014 [15:10]
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is calling for urgent action to improve the health of the world's limited soil resources to ensure that future generations have enough supplies of food, water and energy. "Soil is the basis for food, feed, fuel and fibre production," Maria Helena Semedo
 
“Let's protect leopards” summer camp-2 starts in country’s Masalli District
24.07.2014 [13:49]
An ecological summer camp under slogan “Lets’ keep leopards” within framework of the project “Protection of Caucasus leopards” (Panthera pardus) has been held in Masalli District. The summer camp is organized by joint organization of Azerbaijan Representation of World Nature Protection Fund (WWF), IDEA
 
Underground earthquake hits Azerbaijani sector of Caspian Sea
24.07.2014 [12:12]
An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale has hit the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, a message posted on the website of the Republican Seismological Service Centre of the Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) said on
 
Minor quake strikes Nakhchivan
23.07.2014 [12:20]
An earthquake measuring 3 on the Richter scale has hit Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, the Seismological Service Centre of the National Academy of Sciences said. The earthquake was recorded at 05:17 local time in
 
Underground earthquake hits Azerbaijani sector of Caspian Sea
10.07.2014 [15:01]
An earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale has hit the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, a message posted on the website of the Republican Seismological Service Centre of the Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) said on July 10.
 
Future Fossils: Plastic Stone
04.07.2014 [18:33]
Plastic first became widespread in the mid-20th century. Since then, about six billion tons have been manufactured. Much of that has ended up as trash, and nobody knows what will become of it. Now researchers have discovered an unexpected way that some plastic waste is persisting:
 
Isuzu to test euglena-based biofuel
03.07.2014 [13:06]
Isuzu Motors Ltd. and Euglena Co. said Wednesday that they will launch in July a bus that uses biofuel made from euglena, a single-celled organism that sometimes forms green scum on stagnant water. The automaker and the biotechnology start up will use a blend of 1 percent biodiesel made
 
Mild quake hits Azerbaijan`s Guba district
02.07.2014 [15:46]
An earthquake today hit Azerbaijan`s Guba district at 12:49 local time. According to the Seismological Service of the National Academy of Sciences, the tremors
 
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