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April 22 is the Earth Day

Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.
The height of counterculture in the United States, 1970 brought the death of Jimi Hendrix, the last Beatles album, and Simon & Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” War raged in Vietnam and students nationwide overwhelmingly opposed it.

14 March- International Day of Actions against Dams, and for Rivers, Water and Life

The International Day of Action against Dams and for Rivers, Water, and Life was inspired and mandated by the participants of the 1997 First International Meeting of People Affected by Dams in Curitiba, Brazil

Baku State University hosts conference on ECONANO project

Baku State University has hosted a public conference on ECONANO tempus project

BSU Science and Learning Center was founded at Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences

On the eve of 70th anniversary of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) Soil Science and Ecology Department of Baku State University founded Science and Learning Center at the Institute of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry of ANAS

Scientific seminar organized on the subject of environmental management

As part of IDEA’s educational programme, a scientific seminar titled “Environmental Management” with the participation of Elman Yusifov, a prominent expert on protection of biodiversity, was organized at the IDEA Resource Center for students of the faculties of Ecology and Soil Science, Biology and Geology of the Baku State University

World Maritime Day

Pursuant to the resolution approved by the United Nations Organization (UNO) since 1978, each year last week of September has been celebrated as “World Maritime Day”

September 16 is the day of conservation of ozone layer

In 2010 office facilities were installed and local network was established in Ozone Center within the framework of the regional technical project of “Advancement of activities on conservation of ozone layer in Eastern European and Central Asian countries”

Baku State University remains to be the most popular university in Azerbaijan

Media rating of Azerbaijan’s universities shows that public interest in this area has not changed

British Ambassador visits Baku State University

British Ambassador to Azerbaijan Irfan Siddiq has visited Baku State University to meet its rector Abel Maharramov

BSU graduates presented diplomas of European Law Masters Program

Rector of BSU has received a delegation of the University of Würzburg (Germany), led by its vice rector


First days of 1988 were marked by the open aggression of Armenia against Azerbaijan. Abusing the indifferent attitude of the Soviet Union’s government, the Armenian authorities have, in fact, sanctioned the expelling of more than 200 thousands Azerbaijanis from their permanent places of residence


The Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan which adopted in 1995 became the fourth Constitution of the Azerbaijani State reflecting its new historical modification. The history of the constitutional formation of the Republic of Azerbaijan mainly relies upon the period when Azerbaijan was the part of USSR


State flag of Azerbaijan was adopted as a national flag for the first time by the decision of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic dated 9 November 1918, and was used as a state symbol until April of 1920. During the Soviet period of our history, it was replaced with the flag of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic

May 22 - International Day for Biological Diversity

The International Day for Biological Diversity (or World Biodiversity Day) is a United Nations–sanctioned international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues. It is currently held on May 22.
From its creation by the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly in 1993 until 2000, it was held on December 29 to celebrate the day the Convention on Biological Diversity went into effect. On December 20, 2000, the date was shifted to commemorate the adoption of the Convention on May 22, 1992 at the Rio Earth Summit, and partly to avoid the many other holidays that occur in late December.

May 21 - International Day of the Cosmos

International Day of the Cosmos became celebrated throughout the world since 1998. Then the decision to fill up the calendar of international holidays with another memorable date announced from outer space by American astronaut Andrew Thomas.
At this point, he was on board the orbital station "Mir". He is the last American astronaut who was on the Russian space station "Mir". From this point in space, Russia and the United States have completely different and separate objects, keeping the secret of space research and practice the use of secret technology.

March 1918 Massacre in Baku

Thousands of Azerbaijanis were killed in three days of slaughter at the end of March 1918, when Armenian nationalists went on the rampage in Baku. In this article Prof Atakhan Pashayev looks at events leading up to the massacre and at how Bolshevik leaders sought to play down its significance.

Happy Nowruz Holiday!

Nowruz means a new day. Nowruz is as the birthday of nature and life of spring. 
We congratulate you for spring holiday and we wish you a good health and life. Let you wish on Nowruz Holiday comes true in your life. Congratulations on Nowruz Holiday returns to you.
We wish you a Happy Holiday

March 20 is the equinoctial Earth Day

The equinoctial Earth Day is celebrated on the March equinox (around March 20) to mark the precise moment of astronomical spring in the Northern Hemisphere, and of astronomical autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. An equinox in astronomy is that point in time (not a whole day) when the Sun is directly above the Earth's equator, occurring around March 20 and September 23 each year. In most cultures, the equinoxes and solstices are considered to start or separate the seasons.

World Water Day

World Water Day has been observed on 22 March since 1993 when the United Nations General Assembly declared 22 March as "World Day for Water".

March 14 is the International Day of Action for Rivers

March 14 is the International Day of Action for Rivers and Against Dams. Every year, thousands of people around the world lift their voices to celebrate the world's rivers and those who struggle to protect them. The International Day of Action for Rivers is a day to celebrate victories such as dam removal and river restoration.

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“Green Marathon”

The “Green Marathon”, initiated by Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, and founder of IDEA Public Union Mrs. Leyla Aliyeva, was launched on November 5, 201

Current condition in the rivers of the Republic and in the transboundary rivers

According to the National Department of Hydrometeorology of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, currently, water richness holds 40-100% of decade norm in Quba-Khachmaz region rivers of Major Caucasus, 30-80% in Minor Caucasus rivers, 65-95% in Lankaran-Astara region rivers

Project of Rehabilitation of Absheron Lakes

To provide sustainability  in the rehabilitation of Absheron lakes, according to the Decree ‘On Measures to improve the environmental situation of Zigh lake’ of the President of the Republic Ilham Aliyev dated 15 October, 2014, realization of works for rehabilitation of the aforementioned lake has started.

Forests of the Republic of Azerbaijan

The area of the world's forest cover is 4 milliard ha. Of this 809 million ha falls in the share of Russian Federation, 478 million square km belongs to Brazil, 310 million ha pertains to Canada and 303 million ha is in USA

Environmental history of the development

Live the life of the organisms that depend on external environment, the nature of thedissemination of information about animals and plants are still found in BC in past times.