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21 september 2015
Regional Technical Seminar on the fight against illegal wildlife trade in Central Asia was held in Bishkek, September, 17-18.
9 september 2015
In late August, the "Western Tien Shan" object was assessed by a special mission for inclusion in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. The nomination includes a number of cross-border protected areas of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.
30 june 2015
On 27th June 2015, a 12-day expedition has been started in the framework of measures undertaken by the working group of the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan for the investigation of reasons for the mass die-off of Saiga antelopes in May 2015. The expedition is organised and led by ACBK and supported by Okhotzooprom by the request of the Committee of Forestry and Wildlife of the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan.
26 may 2015
The death of Saiga antelopes in such huge numbers is a personal loss to all those who work studying and protecting this species
On 22 May a group made of specialists from the Forestry and Wildlife Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture as well as ACBK went to the Akmola Province – one of the three regions where earlier mass death of the Saiga antelope was recorded.
22 may 2015
On 10 May ACBK team set off for the Amangeldy District of Kostanay Oblast to undertake research at the parturition site of the Saiga antelope (the Betpakdala population). In several days, ACBK witnessed amass die-off of the steppe antelope.