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Underwater garage for 7,000 bicycles built in Amsterdam

«7/24. tm», № 05 (140), 30.01.2023 An engineering marvel has appeared in Amsterdam near the central station - a unique underwater garage for 7,000 bicycles. On January 26, the official opening of the structure, located directly under the city’s canals and pleasure boats, will take place, writes The Guardian.

Olive in Fruit Growing and Landscaping

In the modern scientific classification, the olive as a botanical genus unites 80 species that grow in the countries with a subtropical climate, where this plant performs the function of an ameliorant for terraced mountain slopes, protecting them from erosion and landslides with its dense and branched root system. Despite a variety of species, only European olive is cultivated, 25 species are used in industrial production – table, oilseed and universal ones. In Turkmenistan, the fruit form is widely introduced in the town of Turkmenbashi, the Esenguly and Magtymguly etraps and other places where a subtropical climate prevails. The first olive plantations in those places were planted in the late 1930s on the initiative of the Academician Vavilov. Now, the trees are planted in the private garden sector of the capital and its suburbs, perhaps there are such plantings in other places, because industrious hands can grow the most exotic crops in the fertile Turkmen land – from black pepper and banana to papaya. Walnut, cherry and persimmon trees can grow and bear fruit in our climatic conditions, then why not try the olive tree – one of the oldest evergreen fruit crops?

Landscaping and Improvement of the Turkmen Land – Care of Improving Living Standards of the People

The mass tree planting action organised in the new modern administrative centre of the Ahal velayat was held with the participation of the Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan, Honorary Elder Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who was also interested in the state of construction work being carried out there. The event marking the beginning of the autumn season of the greening campaign was attended by the leaders of the new centre, builders, honorary elders and youth. A representative of the younger generation addressed Arkadag with a request to start the autumn season of mass tree planting in the territory of the new centre of the Ahal velayat.

Pisa encourages cycling

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 3 (15), 2022 ustainability and environmental friendliness deserve an award. So decided in Pisa, where the GoodGo application is launched, encouraging the use of «soft» transport. It will plan your route, calculate the emissions and calories burned and issue a discount coupon on purchases at a partner shop, based on the number of kilometres you have travelled.

Water resources of the planet

Water supply of cities and villages is one of the priorities of the socioeconomic policy of the Turkmen state. The issues of water use and ecology have become significant not only for our country, but for humankind as a whole. Today, in the context of climate change and the increase in the annual need of agriculture for water resources around the world, there is a vital need for the rational use of water and respect for it and environment protection.  Crucial purpose

Environmental policy of Turkmenistan

«7/24.tm», № 18 (101), 02.05.2022. The science conference on the Environmental Policy of Turkmenistan – the Groundwork for Green Economy was held in the conference hall of the administrative building of the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection. A thematic exhibition featuring the diversity of wild and medicinal plants was arranged in the lobby.

President Serdar BERDIMUHAMEDOV: Commitment to the principle of equal and equitable access to water resources should be the responsibility of all states

President of Turkmenistan Takes Part in the Fourth Asia-Pacific Water Summit At the invitation of the Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov took part via the digital system in the Fourth Asia-Pacific Water Summit (APWS).

A conference dedicated to the awarding to Ashgabat of the International Certificate «Trees in Cities Challenge» was held

On April 25, 2022, a conference was held at the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan dedicated to the awarding of the International Certificate to the city of Ashgabat for assistance and contribution to the initiative of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe «Trees in Cities Challenge» through greening campaigns. The conference was attended by representatives of international organizations working in Turkmenistan, teachers and students of higher educational institutions of the country, as well as representatives of the national media.

Experimental plantings

  «7/24.tm», № 15 (98), 11.04.2022. Experimental plantings have been laid out during March under the new research projects of the laboratory of forest and pasture ecology of the National Institute of Deserts, Flora and Fauna of the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, which will be implemented for the next five years. For this purpose, desert experts have re-equipped the research nursery and reformatted the existing plantings.

Gardens cool down urban climate

«7/24.tm», № 11 (94), 14.03.2022. Speaking at the recent government meeting, the President set the date of the starting action of the landscaping campaign on March 20 to time the tree-planting action to the spring National Holiday of Novruz. This year’s planting quota is 3 million trees. Environmentalists support such a great attention of the leader of the nation to the transformation of nature, take an active part in landscaping activities and ensure that these activities are implemented properly.