Urbanisation, oil and gas extraction, illegal fishing are major potential threats to the environment, report finds
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The National Report of Turkmenistan to the Tehran Convention for the years 2016-2019 in Russian language is available on the Caspian Environment Iformation Center
Caspian Sea Day is celebrated annually in Kazakhstan by organizing various
events with the participation of the public, including conferences, round tables,
seminars, competitions, sports, fairs, exhibitions, concerts, etc.
“We are united and together in the protection of the Caspian Sea” - coastal clean-up campaigns were organized in Azerbaijan
Within the Project "Addressing Marine Litter in the Caspian Sea Region" implemented under the auspices of the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea,
Уважаемые главы и члены делегаций!
Дамы и господа!
Туркменистан становится местом проведения крупных международных мероприятий, имеющих глобальную значимость.
Marine litter is getting a lot of attention globally these days, and this increased focus on the subject is spreading to the Caspian Sea region. According to UN Environment, marine litter is "... is any persistent, manufactured or processed solid material discarded, disposed of or abandoned in the marine and coastal environment".
Caspian Sea level to rise in the next 10 years / Caspian Sea drying and death does not have a scientific basis
Recently, Masoud Shafiei, the director of the organization of mapping of the country at its first news conference, reported a decrease of four centimeters of the Caspian Sea in the last two years and a one-meter decline in the last 10 years, saying: "Over the past decade, as much as 380 square kilometers, Lake Urmia has been cut off from the waters of the Caspian Sea during its rainy days, and it seems that its decreasing trend will continue with regard to the data we receive monthly from this area.