Environment
Great Lakes nearing ice cover record
05.03.2014 [12:25]
The Great Lakes certainly do, with ice coverage at its highest percentage in 20 years, according to scientists from the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor, Mich. "Persistent cold temperatures in the Midwest this winter have almost completely frozen
 
Quantity of biogenic substances in Kur and Araz rivers exceeds norm
04.03.2014 [19:19]
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 third decade of February to study the level of pollution of the rivers and their branches
 
Earthquake strikes Azerbaijan`s Gabala region
03.03.2014 [19:37]
An earthquake today occurred 9 km north-east from Azerbaijan`s Gabala region at 16:37 local time. According to the Republican Seismological Service Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of
 
Minor quake strikes Lerik district
27.02.2014 [12:59]
A mild earthquake has hit Azerbaijan`s Lerik district. According to the Seismological Service of the National Academy of Sciences, the tremors
 
Earthquake strikes Azerbaijan`s Gabala region
26.02.2014 [17:29]
An earthquake today occurred 10 km north-west from Azerbaijan`s Gabala region at 11:28 local time. According to the Republican Seismological Service Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, the 3-magnitude earthquake was felt in the residential areas
 
Quantity of biogenic substances in Kur and Araz rivers exceeds norm
24.02.2014 [19:01]
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 second decade of February to study the level of pollution of the rivers and their branches
 
President Obama to announce $1 billion “climate resilience fund”
16.02.2014 [13:40]
President Barack Obama proposed Friday a $1 billion fund to mitigate the impact of climate change in the United States, and unveiled financing to combat drought parching swathes of California
 
U.S. South gripped by ice storm, with worst yet to come
13.02.2014 [11:45]
Officials and forecasters in several states use unusually dire language in warnings. Drivers got caught in monumental traffic jams and abandoned their cars Wednesday in North Carolina in a replay of what happened in Atlanta just two weeks ago, as another wintry storm across the South iced highways and knocked out electricity to more than a
 
Quantity of biogenic substances in Kur and Araz rivers exceeds norm
11.02.2014 [17:13]
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 February to study the level of pollution of the rivers and their branches.
 
Earthquake shakes Azerbaijan [ Updated]
10.02.2014 [16:56]
An earthquake today occurred 41km north-east from Azerbaijan`s Saatli region at 16:06:49 local time. According to the Republican Seismological Service Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, the 5.7-magnitude earthquake had the depth of 55km in the Hajigabul region
 
Mild quake shakes Azerbaijan`s Shamakhi District
03.02.2014 [12:38]
A magnitude 4.0 earthquake today occurred at 7:51 local time, 14 km northwest Pirgulu, Shamaki
 
Minor quake strikes Azerbaijan`s Barda region
29.01.2014 [15:38]
An earthquake today occurred 22km north-east from Azerbaijan`s Barda region at 02:36 local time. According to the Republican Seismological Service Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of
 
Minor quake hits Caspian Sea
27.01.2014 [10:51]
A minor earthquake has occurred 135km north-east from Siyazan in the Caspian Sea. According to the Seismological Service of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, the
 
“Unsustainable Land Use, a Threat to Degradation”
25.01.2014 [20:30]
Up to 849 million hectares of natural land – nearly the size of Brazil – may be degraded by 2050 should current trends of unsustainable land use continue, warns a report released on Friday by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Davos, Switzerland
 
Climate change may lead to new life forms
24.01.2014 [19:30]
The Earth risks losing up to 30 percent of the presently existing animal and plant species due to climate change. Researchers have found that the global climate is changing too fast for living organisms to catch up with it. At the same time, climate change may lead to the appearance of entirely new ecosystems.
 
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