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7 february 2014
Revised ACBK Charter that was discussed and endorsed by the General Meeting in July 2013, has been recently registered at the Ministry of Justice RK.
12 november 2013
The law approving the ‘List of Wetlands of International and Republican Importance’ (№ 273-ө, dated 6 September 2013) – enacted by the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr N. Kapparov – comes into effect on 12 November 2013. All 10 Ramsar sites in Kazakhstan have been designated as Wetlands of International Importance and 44 reservoirs have been listed as Wetlands of Republican Importance.
4 november 2013
Our recent fieldwork collecting blood samples from saigas across Kazakhstan is now complete. The samples will be used as part of a large-scale screening programme to monitor disease in the saiga populations of Kazakhstan.
24 june 2013
On 23rd June 2013, the Association for the Conservation of the Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK), together with the Ile-Alatau National Park, held the ‘Almatinka 2013’ ornithology sports day in Kaskelen gorge.
21 june 2013
An international seminar on monitoring biodiversity – part of the ‘Initiative for the Conservation of Ustyurt Ecosystems in Kazakhstan’ project – took place in Astana on 17 June 2013. The purpose of the seminar was to review the current monitoring strategy for specific species of animals and plants, look at gap analysis and the possibilities of integration into existing monitoring schemes.