Environment

2018-04-17
2018-04-17

US-funded environmental competition promotes 'green' living in Kazakhstan

A seven-day project helped about 200 participants understand the importance of protecting the environment.


2018-04-11
2018-04-11

Soviet-era uranium disposal in Tajikistan leaves troubled legacy

Threats to the environment and to public health haunt Tajikistan 27 years after the Soviet collapse.


2018-04-06
2018-04-06

Alarm grows in Kazakhstan as Kremlin boasts success in recent missile tests

Kazakhstanis are wondering why their country has to bear all the environment costs of Kremlin projects that benefit only Russia.


2018-01-08
2018-01-08

World Bank helps Central Asia prepare for climate change risks

The region's mountain areas are home to thriving ecosystems and unique communities but are sensitive to changing climatic conditions and exposed to rising disaster risks.


2017-12-07
2017-12-07

Move Green youth group helps Kyrgyz prepare for natural disasters

The US-backed environmental youth movement has been working to reduce disaster risks in Kyrgyzstan.


2017-09-28
2017-09-28

Tajikistan, World Bank team up to confront natural disaster risk

Central Asia's poorest country faces a number of environmental challenges, and it must confront them soon, says the World Bank.