Ekologiya və torpaqşünaslıq fakültəsi
About Department

According to the decree of  Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev, 2010 has been declared the Year of ecology. Within the framework of this event, the Baku State University became the first university, which opened the Faculty of Ecology and Soil Science. Along with this, laboratory for Ecology monitoring, scientific research laboratory of the Ecology Chemistry and Ecology Protection, as well as a computer room were opened at the new Faculty.

At the opening ceremony  rector of BSU, academician Abel Maharramov noted that the Department of Ecology and Soil Science was created on the basis of the existing departments. The Faculty will provide new  training, a bachelor's degree in three specialties: "Ecology," Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, "Structure of the earth, the cadastre of land and the city."

Minister of the Ecology and Natural Resources Huseyngulu Bagirov, Chairman of the State Committee for Land and Cartography Garib Mammadov and other officials were attended at the opening ceremony. Huseyngulu Bagirov and Garib Mammadov gave the gifts to the Museum of Evolutionary Theory, which reflect the flora of Azerbaijan.

Rector of BSU, academician Abel Maharramov, in turn, handed the award "Friend of the University"  to the  Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Huseyngulu Bagirov and to the Chairman of the State Committee for Land and Cartography Gharib Mamedov for their contribution in education and science.

“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.