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2008-09-01 15:00:11

Text of report by privately-owned Kazakh newspaper Vremya website on 20 August Astana residents worry that the fish are dying out in the rivers of the capital [Astana]. "Live silver" fish float upside down in the canal linking the Nura and Ishim rivers.

2008-08-31 09:00:26

The following is the text of Nadejda Shumilina's report "To Kill the Caspian Sea" published by the Kazakh newspaper website Vremya on 13 August: "Millions of tonnes of poisons will pour on our heads," this is what academician Muftakh Diyarov sharply said about the volumes of pollutant emissions from a new oil processing facility during a public consultation in Atyrau Region.

2008-08-27 12:01:19

Following is an excerpt from Andrey Stepanov's report published by the Kazakh newspaper Novoye Pokoleniye on 8 August Last week, information blockade around Kashagan, the largest oil and gas project in the Kazakh section of the Caspian Sea, was lifted.

2008-07-09 06:00:34

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/92679b/kazakhstan_oil_and) has announced the addition of the "Kazakhstan Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2012" report to their offering.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • 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.