Louvre Abu Dhabi’s ‘Singing Trees’ highlights environmental awareness ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - Tomorrow, Louvre Abu Dhabi and Théâtre du Châtelet, with the support of Bloomberg Philanthropies, will launch the world premiere of Singing Trees, a new interactive installation created by award-winning digital artists from London, Umbrellium, in collaboration with Paris’ Institute for Research and Coordination in Acoustics/Music, IRCAM, and independent producer, Katherine Jewkes, WAM reports.
EBRD Green Cities, East Kazakhstan leadership act to transform two cities LONDON. KAZINFORM The East Kazakhstan region, already making major upgrades to its municipal infrastructure, brought two regional cities into the EBRD’s successful urban sustainability programme, EBRD Green Cities, when the region’s Governor, Danial Akhmetov, signed a Memorandum of Understanding showing local authorities’ strong interest in developing the green economy, the EBRD informs on its website.
Caspian-related regional seminar to be held in Avaza ASHGABAT. KAZINFORM The International Ocean Institute (IOI) will hold a regional workshop on Caspian Sea - Sustainable Development and Management in the Caspian Avaza (tourist zone in Turkmenistan) from March 9-20, 2020, Trend reports referring to the Turkmen government.
Record 18°C Antarctic temperature raises climate fears UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM The weather-watching body of the United Nations on Friday described a record high temperature of 18 degrees Celsius in the Antarctic region this week in the latest worrying sign of climate change, Anadolu Agency reported.
Kazakhstan to appoint ecology ambassadors NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The capital of Kazakhstan has hosted the 1st ecological gathering of public activists, volunteers, governmental officials and delegates of international organizations. Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the country Magzum Mirzagaliyev participated in the event as well, Kazinform reports.
Indonesia designs its Wakanda, the 1st ecological, smart capital JAKARTA. KAZINFORM A city integrated with the jungle of Borneo island, where only electric vehicles will be driven, fossil fuels will not be used and energy conservation will be a priority: this is how Indonesia is projecting its new capital.
Green Central Asia project kicks off BERLIN. KAZINFORM Kazakh FM Mukhtar Tileuberdi attended the high-level conference themed Enhancing environment, climate and water resilience to launch the regional integration environment protection project Green Central Asia initiated by Germany within the realization of the new EU’s Strategy on Central Asia and Afghanistan, the Ministry’s press service reports.