Latest Caspian sea Stories

2008-09-12 15:00:26

Text of report in English by Turkish semi-official news agency Anatolia Adana, 12 September: A technical failure on the Baku-Tbilisi- Ceyhan pipeline disrupted the oil flow late Thursday, officials of the Turkish pipeline company Botas said.

2008-09-10 09:00:41

Energy Transfer Partners has completed the 42-inch Carthage Loop pipeline in Texas and the 36-inch San Juan Loop pipeline in New Mexico that add 875 million cubic feet per day of critical capacity to the partnership's existing transmission systems.

2008-09-09 21:00:18

BAKU. Sept 9 (Interfax) - The United States backs the development of cooperation with Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, U.S. Department of State Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy Boyden Gray said.

2008-09-09 15:00:37

Text of article by Sergey Pravosudov, Director of the Institute for National Energy Policy, "US digs its own grave: The war in Georgia has shown that energy supplies to Europe that bypass Russia are unreliable" by heavyweight Russian newspaper Nezavisimaya Gazeta on 5 September In spite of strong pressure from the United States, the European Union declined to impose sanctions on Russia.

2008-09-09 12:00:35

Text of report in English by Turkish semi-official news agency Anatolia BAKU (A.A) -09.09.2008 -Turkey invited on Tuesday Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan to make joint energy investments.

2008-09-09 06:00:35

Text of report by private Azerbaijani TV station ANS on 9 September [Presenter] [Azerbaijani] Industry and Energy Minister Natiq Aliyev has commented on statements that the Nabucco project of the transport of Caspian gas to Europe is ineffective and that it has been rejected.

2008-09-07 00:00:19

By Mark Leftly REPORTS FROM ASTANA The gleaming towers of the capital city are monuments to black gold, but the Eurasian state is stuck in the middle between Western demand and keeping its Russian and Georgian neighbours sweet From the inside of a translucent golden egg 97 metres in the air, one of the world's great architectural playgrounds can be espied.

2008-09-06 09:00:09

Text of report by private Azerbaijani news agency Turan Baku, 2 September: During the forthcoming presidential election [on 15 October] foreign TV channels will be using the satellite equipment of local TV channels for live broadcasts.

2008-09-05 12:00:35

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Almaty, 5 September: Kazakh oil is being supplied "in a normal mode" via the territory of Georgia.

2008-09-05 03:00:12

Text of report by semi-official Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) website Iran opposed the passing of a pipeline through the Caspian Sea.

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Caspian Seal
2013-04-30 14:10:47

The Caspian seal (Pusa caspica) is one of the smallest species in the true seal family that is native only to the Caspian Sea.  It can be seen on shorelines, rocky islands, and ice blocks that occur throughout the sea. In warmer months, these seals will inhabit northern areas of this range, but in colder months, they inhabit cooler waters and the mouths of the Ural and Volga rivers. It is thought that these seals only occur in the Caspian Sea because they moved there during the Quaternary...

2013-02-19 13:06:23

Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent. It is located mainly in the eastern and northern hemispheres covering 8.7 percent of the Earth’s whole surface area and making up 30 percent of its land area. With about 4.3 billion people, it hosts 60 percent of the world’s current human population. This continent has a high growth rate in the modern era. For example, during the 20th century, Asia’s population almost quadrupled. This continent is defined as making up the...

2007-04-10 16:53:42

The Kutum (Rutilus frisii kutum, family Cyprinidae) also known as "Caspian White Fish", or "Caspian Roach", is a medium sized fresh water and brackish water fish native to the Caspian Sea. It is a subspecies of the Black Sea Roach Rutilus frisii frisii. It is typically a medium sized fish, reaching 17.72-21.65 in (45-55 cm) in length, rarely 27.56 in (70 cm), and weighing up to 8.82 lb (4.00 kg), rarely 11.02 lb (5.00 kg). It used to be very common and was harvested commercially. The...

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  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.