Environmental data

  • Biodiversity

    During the period of over two decades of transition after gaining its independence, Turkmenistan has adopted national programs and tackled crucial economic, environmental and social issues to ensure its sustainable development. The independent Turkmenistan considers environmental protection, rational use of natural resources and environmental security among top state policy objectives…
  • Atmospheric air

    Air is omnipresent on Earth, linking together all parts of nature like soil, water, etc. Clean air is essential for the health of humans and all other living beings. To understand how vital air is, it is enough to stop breathing for just a few minutes…
  • Regulatory and legal framework

    “ASSESSMENT OF CURRENT RULES AND REGULATIONS, LEGISLATION AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK IN THE SPHERE OF ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND REPORTING IN TURKMENISTAN” (Summary) Analysis of Turkmenistan’s legislation on environmental monitoring and reporting shows that these activities are performed in relation to all natural sites…
  • Quality of water resources

    Analytical review Like all other Central Asian countries, Turkmenistan is land-locked and is geographically isolated from seas and oceans. The mountains in the country’s south are low, and therefore, have no glaciers and/or permanent snow covers…
  • Waste

    INTRODUCTION The issue of waste management is gaining increasing attention around the world. Different countries approach this problem differently, although developed industrial countries demonstrate the highest efficiency in tackling it by having a fully-fledged special industry focusing on collection and recycling of industrial and household wastes…
  • Climate change

    Report on Climate Change Section of the NSoER, MONECA Project Climate change is one of the most urgent issues in Turkmenistan. The country ratified the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UN FCCC) in July 1995, and in December 1998 – the Kyoto Protocol. In order to implement the Kyoto Protocol in Turkmenistan, a National Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Agency was established…
  • Environmental management

    Brief analysis of state investments in the sphere of environmental protection and use of natural recourses Environment protection and improvement of the overall ecological situation are the key objectives of Turkmenistan’s state policy. Environmental protection is seen as constituting an integral element of economic reforms…