WWF calls for ambitious, consensual framework to halt biodiversity loss NAIROBI. KAZINFORM - The international community should agree on establishment of a new and transformative framework to strengthen conservation of biodiversity in the light of threats fueled by human actions and the climate crisis, senior officials from World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said on Sunday, Xinhua reports.
Kazakh President takes part in tree planting at Botanical Garden NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Today, as part of the national environmental campaign Birge – taza Kazakhstan Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev took part in the all-city cleanup day and planted trees at the Botanical Garden, Kazinform cites Akorda.
Australia pledges $700M to protect Great Barrier Reef ANKARA. KAZINFORM - Australia on Friday announced $700 million to protect the Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest coral reef that is home to more than 1,500 types of fish, over 400 kinds of hard corals and many other species, Anadolu Agency reports.
Kazakhstan to take measures for recovering endangered animal numbers NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh Minister of Ecology, Geology, and Natural Resources Serikkali Brekeshev talked about the third direction of the national project Zhasyl Kazakhstan (Green Kazakhstan) – Tabigat (Nature), Kazinform correspondent reports.
World on 'catastrophic pathway' to hit 2.7-degree temperature rise WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a dire warning on Friday, saying the world is on a «catastrophic pathway» to surpass negotiated caps on temperature increases meant to mitigate the ravages of climate change.
Northern Hemisphere sees devastating flooding, wildfires this summer: WMO GENEVA. KAZINFORM Heatwaves, destructive wildfires, and devastating flooding created by intense rainfalls have swept through the northern Hemisphere this summer, killing hundreds and destroying houses, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reported on Friday.
Snow leopard caught on camera in Kolsai kolderi national park NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The snow leopard has been captured by a camera trap in the Kolsai klderi national park, Press Secretary of the Kazakh Ecology, Geology, and Natural Resources Ministry Samal Ibrayeva shared on her Facebook page, Kazinform correspondent reports.
UN chief calls for specific commitments, real action to fight climate change UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for specific commitments and real action to fight climate change after speaking out about the severity of the climatic disruptions that have raged the planet, Xinhua reports.
Yellow dust blankets S. Korea for 2nd day, emissions reduction measures enforced SEOUL. KAZINFORM - Harmful yellow dust originating mostly from northern China continued to blanket South Korea for a second day Tuesday, prompting authorities to take emergency emissions reduction measures against spikes in fine dust levels, Yonhap reports.
Kazakhstan’s Forestry and Wildlife Committee names new Deputy Chairman NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As a result of the competition Yerlan Kutpanbayev has been named the Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Forestry and Wildlife of Kazakhstan by the order of the Ministry of Ecology, Geology, and Natural Resources, Kazinform correspondent reports.
S. Korea suffocated by extremely powerful yellow dust storm SEOUL. KAZINFORM - An extraordinarily strong yellow dust storm originating from the inland deserts in northern China and Mongolia blanketed all of South Korea on Monday, prompting authorities to issue a yellow dust warning for Seoul and almost all parts of the country, Yonhap reports.