In the last few years, divers diving in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of the small tropical island of Kume belonging to Japan, have noticed colonies of funny, strange-looking sea creatures resembling pandas in their coloring. When photos of marine "pandas" appeared on the Internet, biologists became interested in them, whose article was published in the journal Species diversity.
On February 10, a meeting of Central Asian countries after the 28th Conference of
the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change was held in the
conference hall of the Central Asian University for Environmental Studies and
Climate Change/Green University, which opened that day. The event was
dedicated to the topic “Central Asia in the negotiation process on climate change:
Results of the UNFCCC COP28 and plans for the UNFCCC COP29.”
The Government of Kazakhstan has approved a resolution on the establishment of
a Scientific Research Institute of the Caspian Sea, developed by the Ministry of
Water Management and Irrigation, the press service of the ministry reported.
Last November, the Novosibirsk Zoo sheltered a young pink flamingo, which
strayed from the pack and stayed to winter in Siberia during the abnormally warm
end of autumn. The zoo told how the unexpected guest, who got lost on the way to
the south, is doing.
"Turkmen cranberry" or soft–leaved cretaceous is a medicinal plant of Kaplankyr, which belongs to the "red book" and medicinal flora of Turkmenistan. Part of its range is protected in the Syunt-Khasardag, Kopetdag, Kaplankyr and Badkhyz state nature reserves belonging to the structure of the Ministry of Environmental Protection of the country.
A round table dedicated to the UN General Assembly resolution “Central Asia in the face of environmental challenges: strengthening regional solidarity for sustainable development and prosperity,” adopted on the initiative of Uzbekistan was held in Geneva.
The Ministry of Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan and the International
Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) signed a Memorandum of
Understanding on November 11, 2023, agreeing to expand cooperation in the field
of sustainable management of natural resources, protection of biodiversity and
other related issues.