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The contribution of rural entrepreneurs to the conservation of biodiversity in Kazakhstan

Қазақстандық ауыл кәсіпкері Ряш Стамбеков көптеген жылдардан бері ара өсірумен айналысады. Алты жыл бұрын ол алдымен БҰҰ Даму бағдарламасының қолдауымен «Эко Даму» жеңілдетілген несиелендіру…  


The Turanga tree — a relic of the deserts of Kazakhstan

The advent of warm weather in the wild steppes of Kazakhstan fills all life around with new, vibrant colours. Zheltorangy village is located in the semi-desert zone of Kazakhstan just 100 km towards…  


Fashion Industry and Conscious Consumption

Most mass-market garments are manufactured in Bangladesh, China, India and Indonesia. Many workers in garment factories are paid less than the living wage and live on the brink of poverty. Moreover,…  



Boosting the ranks of women guardians of biodiversity

Today, 22 May we mark United Nations Biodiversity Day. Biological diversity is a world heritage, a most valuable gift, a vital necessity for the economic and social development of humanity. The…  


Kazakhstan's pristine nature as a potential for ecotourism development

Ecotourism is the fastest growing sector in the tourism industry, accounting for 25 percent of the global tourism. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, the number of ecotourists…  


Why is technology a great career choice for women?

Out of the total female student population enrolled in higher education globally, only around 30 percent have chosen science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-related fields of study. Of…  


Resilient forests: A strong partner in addressing climate change

Forests cover 30 percent of the Earth’s land area and represent a lifeline for the people and the planet. They are essential to the mankind as well as to the 80 percent of the Earh’s land-based…  


Turkestan artisan’s crafts mesh with environment

Aisulu Sadykova is a woodcarver from a family of artisans in the ancient city of Turkestan, Kazakhstan. Aisulu has been creating traditional handicrafts - felt dolls, yurts, wooden camel figurines -…  


Afghan Students Reminisce: On the hard path to Self-Realization

In many countries, education is taken for granted, it is the norm. In contrast, in some societies women still lack equal access or equal opportunities to education regardless of their abilities and…  

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