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16 september 2014
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Today the IUCN Red List is regarded as the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of animal, fungi and plant species.
10 september 2014
The world’s biggest conservation partnership – BirdLife International – has announced that vultures have rapidly become one of the most threatened families of birds on the planet. In a bid to stop this important family of birds slipping towards extinction in Europe and Africa, they have launched a global campaign asking for public support to Stop Vulture Poisoning Now. In Kazakhstan, this initiative is supported by ACBK.
6 agust 2014
Tomorrow, on 7th August, ACBK is heading to the Kostanay Province to carry out research into one of the key species of steppe and semi-steppe ecosystems of Kazakhstan – the wolf. The research is being funded by the Sokolov-Sarabaysk mining production joint-stock company with the participation of the Forestry and Hunting Committee of Kazakhstan and its subordinate organisations.
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.