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Celebration of the Caspian day in Turkmenistan

2014

The goal of the project is to raise understanding of the importance of the Caspian Sea issues and to raise support of the public locally and nation-wide regarding Caspian Sea environmental issues.

Objectives of the project include the organization and performance of the coast-wide awareness campaign in Turkmenbashi and Awaza area devoted to the Caspian Sea Day celebration.

  project implementation

Preparatory phase

The project personal performed the following project activities:

 

  1. Preparation of letters to the related agencies to receive support in holding the event;

  2. To determine agencies, speakers and their presentations at the conference devoted to the Caspian Day;

  3. Printing and distribution of colorful booklets-containing agenda and additional material;

  4. Purchase of gifts for the schoolchildren;

  5. Design and printing of 70 sets of T-shirts and 70 copies of caps;

  6. Printing of banners;

  7. Procurement of stationeries including color pencils, flipcharts, paper, color chalks and etc.;

  8. Preparation of the detailed program of the events, hiring theatrical performance groups, hiring and working with volunteers;

  9. Working out the scenario of the event;

  10. Making agreements with the persons, who will assist in arranging holiday performances in Turkmenbashi city.

The project prepared and agreed the program of Celebration with the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan. The mentioned ministry bore expenses for the air tickets and hotel rooms for 25 persons from Ashgabat. The Caspian Day was celebrated in two hotels in the National zone of “Avaza”. The first part – the conference «Ecology of the Caspian Sea: international cooperation for the sake of a sustainable development» was held in “Hasyl” Hotel and the second part – in “Dayanch” Hotel on the Caspian coast. The events were planned for August 11-12, 2014.

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Turkmenistan Red Data Book Plants and Funghi

2018

The Red Data Book of Turkmenistan

Volume 1: Plants and Fungi Ed. 3rd, Revised and updated — Ashgabat: Turkmenistan, 2011. — 288 pp.

The Book contains data on 115 species of plants, described in the articles with the reference to the status, category, importance for the gene pool preservation, brief description, distribution, habitat, number, biological peculiarities, limiting factors, information on the introduction in cultivation, applied and proposed conservation actions, as well research proposals.

The contents of the book includes 3 species of Fungi (Eumycota), 5 species of Lichens, 2 species of Bryophyta, 8 species of Polypodiophyta, 97 species of Magnolyophyta (Anglosperms). Each article is supported by a picture and a graphic map of the species distribution in Turkmenistan. The Book is intended for nature protection services, specialists in the field of botany and ecology, teachers and students of higher educational institutions and secondary schools as well as the broad range of readers interested in the country’s flora.

The Red Data Book of Turkmenistan Volume 2: Invertebrate and Vertebrate Animals

2018

The Red Data Book

of Turkmenistan

Volume 2: Invertebrates and Vertebrates Animals

Ed. 3rd, Revised and updated. — Ashgabat:

Turkmenistan, 2011. — 384 pages

 

The Book contains data on 149 species andsubspecies of invertebrates and vertebrates, described in the articles with the reference to the status, category, importance for the gene pool preservation, brief description, distribution, habitat, number, biological peculiarities, limiting factors, information on breeding, applied and proposed conservation actions, as well research proposals. The contents of the book includes 45 species of Invertebrates, 15 species of Cyclostomata and Pisces, 20 species of Reptiles, 40 species of Birds, 29 species of Mammals. Each article is supported by a picture and a graphic map of the species distribution in Turkmenistan. The Book is intended for nature protection services, specialists in the field of zoology and ecology, teachers and students of higher educational institutions and secondary schools as well as the broad range of readers interested in the country’s fauna.

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