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.
For success in 2013, high academic results, social activities and leadership qualities students of our faculty were awarded the title "Best Student of the Year" and awarded diplomas.
IDEA (International Dialogue for Environmental Action) Campaign launches its first ever "Green Conversation club" project on October 18, 2012. Every two weeks the IDEA Resource Center hosts circa 20 young, brilliant and energetic people to have a 60 minutes’ discussions. The third conversation will be held at the IDEA Resource Center based at the Academy of Public Administration on November 29, 2012 at 16:30.
IDEA (International Dialogue for Environmental Action) Campaign launches its first ever Eco cinema project on June 15, 2012. The main purpose of the project is:
- to enlighten young people in environmental issues;
- to draw attention of young people to the necessity of protecting our fragile planet;
- to create a real and virtual community of young people with a shared passion for the environment.
The tenth movie screening will be held at the IDEA Resource Center based at the Academy of Public Administration on November 30, 2012.
Anniversary of the creation in the Baku State University (BSU) of the faculty of ecology and soil science has been celebrated. Rector academician Abel Maharramov has opened the ceremony, valued annual activities of the faculty highly, congratulated teachers and students.
Ministry of Education of the Azerbaijan Republic organized a training in the subject of "Estimation of soil cadastre " with the financial support of the World Bank from 27th of February to 9th of March. Employees of the department of Land surveying and cadastre of our faculty dos.A.B.Jafarov, c.b.s.A.S.Orujov and master A.İskandarov have taken part in the training.
Within the frame of “Sustainable Management of Biodiversity, South Caucasus” Programme GIZ cooperating with Baku State University. Cooperation includes supporting of newly founded Faculty Ecology and Soil Sciences with different projects and with development of MsC curriculum according to the international standards for the department of Bioecology. Initially in February experts from Germany were invited to Baku and first meeting was held with working group at Baku State University. As a next step delegation from Azerbaijan is in Germany now starting from the 9th of March.
"Heroic and courageous sons of our nation fighting for the sake of protection of our lands have become martyrs. But the Khodjaly tragedy has significant place in all of these events. From one hand it's a sample of faith of each Khodjaly inhabitant to own land, nation and Motherland. From other hand, it's a genocide caused by the nationalistic and barbarian forces of Armenia against Azerbaijan as well as an unprecedented expression of bigotry"
Rector of Baku State University (BSU), academician Abel Maharramov was awarded the medal and diploma "Pride of Eurasia" for achievements in the development of education and culture in the Eurasian space.
Abay Center was opened at Baku State University. Abay Kunanbaev - Kazakh poet, writer, social activist and founder of modern Kazakh written literature. Center of Abay Kunanbaev was created for the further development of the cultural relations between the Azeri and Kazakh peoples.
Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Baku State University and the Turkish University “Ondokuz Mayıs”. Rector of BSU, academician Abel Maharramov said that the Baku State University cooperated with many Turkish universities, and this cooperation provided effective results. The Rector expressed his confidence that the signed memorandum would also promote the cooperation.
Rector of Baku State University, academician Abel Maharramov received a delegation of European universities. The purpose of the visit is to discuss the project of the distance learning between BSU and the University of Westminster (UK). Dean of the Biology Faculty of the BSU Akif Guliyev gave the more detailed information about the project.
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 Environment and Soil Science. Along with this, laboratory for environmental monitoring, scientific research laboratory of the Environmental Chemistry and Environmental Protection, as well as a computer room were opened at the new Faculty.
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
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
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.
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
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.