Land degradation undermines well-being of 3.2 bln people, warns UN chief UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday warned that land degradation from climate change and the expansion of agriculture, cities and infrastructure «undermines the well-being of 3.2 billion people.»
Kazakhstan, Finland to step up cooperation in ecological sphere NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Co-chairmen of the Kazakh-Finnish Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation held a meeting during which they signed the Protocol of the 11th session of the Commission and a joint statement on the activation of the cooperation, Kazinform 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.
Kazakh Information and Social Development Ministry proposes to hold environmental campaign with youth of UN countries NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On April 7-8, 2021, the X Youth Forum of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) entitled «Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, contributing to the economic, social and environmental aspects of sustainable development» was held in an online format, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Information and Social Development.
Kazakhstan, Russia sign program of coop to develop specially protected nature areas ORENBURG. KAZINFORM – The Program of cooperation in the development of specially protected nature areas for 2021-24 between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation has been signed during a meeting between Kazakh Ecology, Geology, and Natural Resources Minister Magzum Mirzagaliyev and Russian Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology Alexander Kozlov in Orenburg, Russia, Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry.
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.
UN chief urges humans to make peace with nature UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday, when the world began to ripple to darkness as countries globally dimmed their lights at 8:30 p.m. local time for Earth Hour, called on human beings to make peace with nature, Xinhua reports.
Ultrafine dust density soars to 'very bad' level in greater Seoul SEOUL. KAZINFORM The greater Seoul area was blanketed by extraordinarily heavy concentrations of locally generated ultrafine particles on Friday, but its air quality will return to normal over the weekend due to rainfall, a state monitoring agency said.