Ecology minister calls on Almaty citizens to join environmental response talks NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of Kazakhstan Magzum Mirzagaliyev has urged Almaty citizens to join an online meeting to debate the city’s environmental situation as well as to work out response measures, Kazinform reports.
Mauritius declares emergency over oil leak from Japanese ship TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Mauritius government declared a state of environmental emergency on Friday over a large amount of fuel that leaked into the sea from a stranded Japanese-owned bulk carrier off the country's coast, Kyodo News reports.
Website for hosting environmental information may appear in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The online meeting on environmental education chaired by Information Minister Aida Balayeva has produced several proposals, with the creation of a single website in the sphere of ecology among them, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Modern waste processing plants to be built in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - It is planned to build modern waste processing plants in six cities of Kazakhstan, this was announced by the Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan Magzum Mirzagaliyev at a briefing in the Central Communications Service, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Head of State orders to increase fines for environmental damage NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has ordered to increase fines for environmental damage, this was announced by the Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan Magzum Mirzagaliyev at a briefing in the Central Communications Service, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Lake Kobeituz may gain specially protected natural area status NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - According to Magzum Mirzagaliyev, Ecology Minister of Kazakhstan, checkpoints and barriers are not key to dealing with the environmental problems of Lake Kobeituz caused by numerous tourists, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Caspian seal studies launched in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Fisheries Research and Production Center - a subsidiary of the National Agrarian Science and Education Center - and the Institute of Hydrobiology have embarked on a study of the Caspian seals under the 2018-20 program, Kazinform reports.
CIS Interstate Environmental Council expected to convene in Minsk in August MINSK. KAZINFORM Minsk is expected to host the 6th meeting of the CIS Interstate Environmental Council in August 2020, BelTA learned from the press service of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Belarus.