Kenya hosts United Nations Environment Assembly
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Kenya hosts United Nations Environment Assembly

The 4th meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly, which is the supreme body that tackles the most important environmental issues facing the world today, is taking place…

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Tashkent will host climate change conference for Central Asian countries
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Tashkent will host climate change conference for Central Asian countries

The Central Asian Climate Change Conference (CACCC 2019) will be held on April 3-4in Tashkent. More than 200 experts from leading national, regional and international organizations and departments…

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World Bank Discusses Aral Sea Recovery Cooperation in Ashgabat
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World Bank Discusses Aral Sea Recovery Cooperation in Ashgabat

The World Bank delegation discussed with the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan ways to strengthen cooperation to save the Aral Sea, the website of the foreign ministry of Turkmenistan…

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Top 7 Central Asian wildlife needing protection
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Top 7 Central Asian wildlife needing protection

Today is World Wildlife Day. ORIENT offers readers a list of seven wild animals that live in the countries of Central Asia and need protection. The list is…

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Golden Eagle traveler, conquered social networks
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Golden Eagle traveler, conquered social networks

This story began 20 years ago – in 1999, when an international group of ornithologists working in the steppes of the Orenburg region marked one steppe eagle with…

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China will help countries along the Silk Road to combat desertification
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China will help countries along the Silk Road to combat desertification

China is in favor of strengthening international partnership in the fight against desertification. As an important step in this direction, Beijing is compiling a list of the technology…

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Aral Sea is over 17 thousand years old – National Geographic Russia
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Aral Sea is over 17 thousand years old – National Geographic Russia

A group of American and Russian scientists in the course of research determined the age of one of the world’s most mentioned lakes, which is more commonly known…

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Saxaul will be planted at the bottom of the Aral Sea
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Saxaul will be planted at the bottom of the Aral Sea

Another 10 thousand hectares of the bottom of the drying Aral Sea will be planted with saxaul. At the moment, this desert plant has already been planted on…

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British researchers found how to dispose of Christmas trees
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British researchers found how to dispose of Christmas trees

Christmas trees that have fulfilled their festive mission can be an excellent raw material for the production of paints and sweeteners, says the research by Cynthia Kartey, a…

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10 natural phenomena that changed the Earth forever in 2018
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10 natural phenomena that changed the Earth forever in 2018

The earth is an ever-changing organism. 2018 was no exception, filled with various geological events and natural phenomena – hurricanes, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes that forever transformed the…

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