#Kazakhstan

Gender and the SDGs. How is climate change linked to other issues of the day?

Gender and the SDGs. How is climate change linked to other issues of the day?

In today’s world, there are so many changes and shifts in the environment and society that it is impossible to look at them individually. We have only one planet, and our...

Global responsibility, local consequences. How does climate change impact Kazakhstan?

Global responsibility, local consequences. How does climate change impact Kazakhstan?

To resolve the issue of climate change, the world must cooperate in an unprecedented way. At the same time, not every country contributes the same to worsening climate change,...

Simply about climate change. How does it affect the planet and people's lives?

Simply about climate change. How does it affect the planet and people's lives?

Climate change is one of the most discussed topics in the world in recent years. And, if earlier it was voiced only by scientists, now these issues are included in the agenda of...

Wildfires and climate change: Are they linked?

Wildfires and climate change: Are they linked?

At the beginning of September, large-scale wildfires broke out in several regions of Kazakhstan. First, they covered two areas of the country (Kostanai and East Kazakhstan...

Kazakhstanis join World Cleanup Day to make their country a better place to live in

Kazakhstanis join World Cleanup Day to make their country a better place to live in

19 September 2022, KARAGANDA/TEMIRTAU – On September 17, there were mass cleanup events all over the planet associated with World Cleanliness Day. Kazakhstanis also joined the...

Trees and the city. New protection rules in Karaganda

Trees and the city. New protection rules in Karaganda

The regional parliament in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, approved new rules for maintaining and protecting green spaces. They reflect on national regulations and should put an end to...

Kazakhstan: Citizens gathered to rescue the “green heart” of Karaganda

Kazakhstan: Citizens gathered to rescue the “green heart” of Karaganda

On June 11, citizens of Karaganda attended an environmental rally – the first environmental protest in the city’s history. What brought the people there? Their joint will to...

Kazakh authorities and CSOs discussed the transition of European experience in tackling climate change

Kazakh authorities and CSOs discussed the transition of European experience in tackling climate change

June 8, KARAGANDY – Today, the non-governmental organization EcoMuseum from Karagandy signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Karagandy Region Akimat to develop a regional...

Cancer-causing Dioxins and PCBs Threaten the Food Supply and Human Health Globally

Cancer-causing Dioxins and PCBs Threaten the Food Supply and Human Health Globally

2 June 2022, GOTHENBURG / PRAGUE / NAIROBI / JAKARTA / YAOUNDÉ / ACCRA / LIBREVILLE / BANGKOK / MONTEVIDEO / CHISINAU / SAN FRANCISCO / BEIJING / DAKAR – A new review of data...

European Union supports civil society in tackling climate change in Kazakhstan

European Union supports civil society in tackling climate change in Kazakhstan

A new project to mitigate climate change in Karaganda Region has been launched by the Czech NGO “Arnika” and the Karaganda-based EcoMuseum. The project received a grant from the...

Raise your hand for protection of environmental activists! NGOs call on governments

Raise your hand for protection of environmental activists! NGOs call on governments

Will the defenders of the environment get effective protection from harassment and persecution? That is one of the main agenda points of the upcoming Meeting of the Parties to...

Environmental destruction in times of coronavirus: a new study brings cases from Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia to light

Environmental destruction in times of coronavirus: a new study brings cases from Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia to light

Changing the law in favour of investors, sudden approval of controversial projects, unlawful construction of hydropower plants, illegal logging, or persecution of activists....