Ekologiya və torpaqşünaslıq fakültəsi
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”.
Events purported to be held on the occasion of “World Maritime Day” are directed to save environmental purity and durability of the sea, to conserve its resources, as well as to enlighten the public on the implemented works.
In accordance with the action plan set up within the “Caspian week” by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources on 28 September - 03 October, 2015, it is envisaged to hold subbotniks, round tables at the 995 km coastline of the Caspian sea belonging to the Republic of Azerbaijan, i.e. in Nabran, Sumgait, Baku, Neftchala, Lankaran with the participation of citizens, local executive bodies, educational institutions, as well as inform the partakers on the works done the by the Government of Azerbaijan with regard to the enrichment of bioresources of the Caspian sea.
The main purpose of the ceremonies is to draw the attention of international community, governments and private sectors to the sea and the protection of its bioresources. During the period of “World Maritime Day”, included to the environmental calendar, information will be given on the richness of water basins, as well as will be promoted the necessity of the protection of its resources, by the experts of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources.

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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.