Environment
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
 
Mild quake hits Azerbaijani sector of Caspian Sea
30.06.2014 [10:25]
An earthquake occurred in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea at 01:30 local time today. According to the Seismological Service of the National Academy of Sciences, the 3.1 magnitude quake had the depth of 40 km.
 
Mild quake hits Azerbaijani sector of Caspian Sea
21.06.2014 [15:30]
An earthquake occurred in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea at 04:51 local time. According to the Seismological Service of the National Academy of Sciences, the 3.2 magnitude quake had the depth of 54 km.
 
Earthquake jolts Azerbaijani sector of Caspian Sea
07.06.2014 [11:17]
An earthquake today occurred at 03:18 local time in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea. According to the Seismological Service of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, the
 
Heydar Aliyev Foundation and IDEA open hot line of first aid to nature
06.06.2014 [11:41]
A hot line of first aid to the nature and a mobile group has been created within the program of ‘Say no to cutting trees!’ launched by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and IDEA Public Union on the initiative of the founder and head of the IDEA public union and vice president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Leyla Aliyeva
 
Caspian Sea littoral states discuss environment issues of sea in Ashgabat
30.05.2014 [18:13]
The fifth session of the conference of the parties to the Framework Convention for the Protection of Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea is being held in Ashgabat, a message of the event's organizers from the Turkmen side said. The forum, attended by the delegations from Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and
 
Earthquake jolts Azerbaijani sector of Caspian Sea
30.05.2014 [14:47]
An earthquake today occurred at 06:32 local time in the Azerbaijani sector of Caspian Sea. According to the Seismological Service of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, the 3.6 magnitude quake shook the Caspian Sea. The depth of tremors was 57 km. The tremors were not palpable
 
Longest Migration Among African Mammals Discovered
29.05.2014 [15:49]
A population of zebras surprised biologists by making a more than 300-mile beeline across parts of Namibia and Botswana—the longest big-mammal migration ever documented in Africa. In the wilds of Africa, food and water come and go with the seasons, and animals follow. The Serengeti is the site of what most considers the most dramatic migration,...
 
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