CIS Interstate Environmental Council expected to convene in Minsk in August MINSK. KAZINFORM Minsk is expected to host the 6th meeting of the CIS Interstate Environmental Council in August 2020, BelTA learned from the press service of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Belarus.
Kazakhstan launches environmental education project NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On the eve of the World Environment Day, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the UN Development Program (UNDP) in Kazakhstan have launched a project on the development of environmental education, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Education and Science.
Typhoon Vongfong ravages central Philippine islands MANILA. KAZINFORM Vongfong, the first typhoon of the season, has ravaged May 15 several islands of the central Philippines, making landfall six times in the first 24 hours of its passage through the country and ahead of its expected arrival in Manila on Friday.
Two regions of Kazakhstan combating wildfires NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan is set to face high fire threat due to early fire season and warm weather in April. The fire season started this year in the country’s south on March 26, and on April 6 in the northern, central, eastern and western regions of the country, the emergency situations committee reports.
Researchers observe risky «strand feeding» behaviour in Australian dolphins SYDNEY. KAZINFORM Researchers revealed on Monday they have for the first time identified an exceptional hunting behaviour known as strand feeding in Australian dolphins, where the marine mammals deliberately beach themselves in order to catch their prey.
Dead seals found ashore the Caspian Sea AKTAU. KAZINFORM Four young dead Caspian seals were found washed ashore the Caspian Sea on April 19 and one more seal on April 20, the Facebook account of the press secretary of the forestry and wildlife committee of the Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources Ministry of Kazakhstan , Saken Dildakhmet, reads.