10.09.2023 11:00
For the first time, the evolutionary history of ancient tigers has been fully studied - an international team of scientists has traced the genetic history of the origin of these large predators in continental Asia. They examined the DNA code of more than 60 modern and fossil specimens and officially confirmed the existence of nine modern subspecies. The results of their work are published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution.
31.08.2023 20:17
Tajikistan will transfer the chairmanship in the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS) to Kazakhstan. The Fund Council will be held in Dushanbe as part of a consultative meeting of the leaders of the heads of state of Central Asia, scheduled for September 14. This was announced at a briefing by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Sodik Imomi.
23.08.2023 00:07
A new superstar has appeared in one of the zoos in Tennessee, USA. It doesn't have a name yet, but it has already made a splash among its herd – a giraffe without spots.
20.08.2023 23:33
Unusual mushrooms that are rarely found in nature have been discovered in the Nizhne-Svirsky State Reserve of the Leningrad Region of Russia. One of them is a "bloody tooth", or Hydnellum peckii, which secretes a red liquid similar to blood.
17.08.2023 23:38
Each tree in Bishkek will have a kind of "medical card" - the mayor's office of the Kyrgyz capital and the public foundation "Archa" for the first time launched a project of electronic inventory of green spaces of the city. The register will include data on the number, geolocation, types, irrigation and condition of certain trees, reports
16.08.2023 21:22
The US Department of Energy will allocate $ 1.2 billion to expand direct air capture (DAC) projects to clean it from carbon dioxide, writes Reuters.
13.08.2023 14:01
The United Nations successfully completed the transfer of oil from the FSO Safer supertanker off the Red Sea coast in Yemen, averting the immediate threat of a major spill.
02.08.2023 20:33
In 2023, people have exhausted the conditional supply of renewable natural resources by Wednesday, August 2, the American environmental organization Global Ecological Footprint Network, GFN, reported. DW writes about this.
02.08.2023 01:25
In order to prevent dust drifts in the south of Tajikistan, the largest saxaul plantation is being divided into more than 300 hectares.
31.07.2023 14:54
In the south-west of Turkmenistan, after 20 years of searching, a plant species that was previously considered to have fallen out of the flora of Turkmenistan was found — wild German medlar. She was found in a remote mountainous area.