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State of Environment reports - Global or transboundary
  • Glaciers of Tajikistan and Global Warming 2007
    2007 Agency on Hydrometeorology of the Republic of Tajikistan
    This report with many visuals illustrating the scientific data on glaciers and climate change in Tajikistan is jointly prepared by the Agency on Hydrometeorology of the Republic of Tajikistan in cooperation with UNEP/GRID-Arendal. The report is dedicated to the "International Polar Year 2007-2008" and the initiative of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan on the “International Fresh Water Decade: Water for Life”. This report aims to contribute to improved public understanding and awareness about the problem of glacier degradation in Tajikistan and global warming. This pilot version of the report contains more than 100 selected photos of glaciers, mountain lakes and field observations as well as 30 maps and graphics.
State of Environment reports - National
  • Tajikistan 2002 State of the Environment Report
    2002 Research Laboratory for Nature Protection
    The report contains twelve environmental topics, as well as the information about the country and its socio-economic development, a collection of maps and graphics, and references to additional information sources. Environmental indicators used in this report are based on the national environmental priorities and correspond to the international set of indicators, including those accepted by OECD, UNCSD, EIA, and UNEP.
    Also available: Russian language version
  • State of the Environment in Tajikistan 2000
    2000 Research Laboratory for Nature Protection, Ministry for Nature Protection
    The report contains seventeen environmental issues, country's background information, socio-economic development review, references and sources of information, collection of maps and graphics. Description of each environmental issue is followed by the international indicator concept: pressures, state and responses. The environmental indicators used in this report are based on the national priorities and in many respects meet the demands of UNCSD, EIA, UNEP, and OECD for environmental information.
    Also available: Russian language version
  • Tajikistan State of the Environment 1998
    1998 Ministry for Nature Protection
    This report uses the Pressure-State-Response framework to assess the state of the environment in Tajikistan. Ten major environmental themes are assessed: water, urban environment quality, soils, biodiversity, forest resources, waste, natural landscapes, mining, air and natural disasters.
State of Environment reports - Local
  • State of the Environment in Dushanbe 2001
    2001 Nature Protection Ministry
    Now, the state of the urban environment is good enough. However, the reason for this is not the introduction of new technologies or enhancement of environmental control, but the general decline in city's industry, associated with political and economic crisis. On another hand, a lot of activities of city administration and local environmental authorities to restore and enhance urban environment are also important and comprehensive.
State of Environment reports - Thematic
  • State of biodiversity in Tajikistan 2000
    2000 N. Safarov, V. Novikov
    Climatic conditions and original orographic composition of Tajikistan have stimulated the development of many types of territorial and inland waters ecosystems. It is estimated, that for last 70 years on the territory of Tajikistan many species became rare and endangered, and some species have fully disappeared. The preservation of biological diversity in Tajikistan is recognized as one of the principal nature protection objectives of the country. In 1959 the Law on nature protection was firstly adopted. Tajikistan ratified the Convention on Biological Diversity in 1997.