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The Atlantic Ocean's stream of water, which is part of a massive water cycle in the oceans of the earth, is slower than before, according to the study. This massive water revolution, which lasts for decades, will affect the temperature of the earth in the coming decades.
The inspections carried out in July showed that the amount of biogenic materials in the "Ker" river and its branches has multiplied by the number of industrial and urban waste streams in Georgia and Armenia.
In addition to determining the shelter for aquatic organisms, this plant absorbs carbon dioxide in water for photosynthesis, thereby preventing the acidification of water.
Located in the Alat trade and industrial area and just 43 miles south of Azerbaijan’s capital city, the Baku International Sea Trade Port is currently under construction and is expected to have its first of three phases completed by this year’s end.
With the launch of the largest trade port on the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan is expected to become a major transit hub for cargo and goods both in the region and throughout Eurasia.
Sea tourism, one of the most dynamic, high-tech, high-yield spheres in the world, is becoming a new branch of the tourism industry in the Land of Fire.
Azerbaijani citizens and foreign guests may travel by a cruise ship along the Caspian Sea in summer, Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev told reporters on February 2.
He added that Russia is already preparing ships to organize sea cruises along the Caspian Sea.
“Several projects have already been discussed,” he said. “The cruises will be organized in summer."
Celebration of the Caspian Day was decided at the First Conference of the Parties (COP I) to the Tehran Convention in Baku (Azerbaijan) in 2007.
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.
There is not enough equipment to investigate the waters of Iran / Radioactivity in Caspian water is not confirmed / Caspian pollution will improve over the next 4 months
At the same time, with the entry into force of the Tehran Convention on August 21, 2006, this day was called the "Caspian Sea Day", and this year's anniversary celebrations will be held in the countries party to this convention. These programs are generally organized by indigenous peoples' organizations and by holding festivals aimed at bringing public opinion and familiarizing local communities to the boundaries of the sea with the objectives of the Tehran Convention, in which the general public views the status of the Caspian Sea and the need to preserve the environment.
The migration of overwinter birds to the lagoon and ponds of Mazandaran province began in the last few days with the arrival of the Khatka bird as the forerunners of the winter guests.