Two new national parks to be created in Azerbaijan

Wed 29 Jun 2011 07:13 GMT | 11:13 Local Time

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National Park Samur-Alamin Park, Zagatala Biosphere Reserve and Gizilagaj National Coastal Park are planned to be created in Azerbaijan till 2013.

This is reflected in the Action Plan for implementation of the "State Program on Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development in Azerbaijan Republic in 2008-2015."

It also provides for a new action plan to rehabilitate lands damaged by industrial activities, mining and fishing.

The Action Plan also envisages constructions of regional laboratories to monitor environment in Ganja, Masalli, Guba, Shirvan and Shaki by 2015.

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