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Avatar Competition: Save Georgian Forests

iyalTo xe 002Within the project framework Save Georgian forests, Avatar competition is announced. The two best works will be revealed. The organizers will select one winner and the author of avatar will receive 1000 GEL. Facebook users will reveal the second winner and he will receive 500 GEL. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 5, 2016 in news

 

Invitation to the New Year’s Farmers’ Food Fair 2015

xilis-festivali-001On December 26-27, 2015, New Year’s Farmers’ Food Fair 2015 takes place, organized by Oxfam Georgia and Biological Farming Association Elkana. The event offers a wonderful opportunity to buy healthy, fresh and local product and support the small-holder and agricultural cooperation production. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 23, 2015 in news

 

A meteor falling on the earth made a 6m hole

meteori001Translated by Nutsa Shubitidze

A  Meteor  falling  on the earth near lake Chebarkul  in Chelyabinsk region made a 6m hole.  A fragment of   meteor was studied by the Army units. The study showed that radiation level doesn’t exceed the normal index. There are 3 sites where the fragment was found. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 16, 2013 in news

 

A climber fell from 4800 m was survived

elbrus2translated by Tinatin Bujiashvili

A climber was rescued after falling from mount Elbrrus which is 4800 m above the sea level.

Rescuers found a polish climber on mount Elbrrus. He fell from the rock but survived.

“A polish climber, fell from mount Elbrus (4800m above sea), was found by a group of mount rescuers.” says Emergency service. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 15, 2013 in news

 

The world’s largest crocodile died in Philippines

niangiTranslated by

Salome Tavdgiridze

On Sunday the world’s largest crocodile died at the city Zoo Bunavan, Philippines. Crocodile’s nickname was Lolongi and it was in the Guinness world records as the largest crocodile in the world. Its length was-6.17 meters, and weight exceeded a ton.

According to the City Mayor Edwin Cox Elorde Lolongi was more than 50 years old, and his death could be caused by the unusually cold weather of the region. The crocodile was caught in 2011 during three-week hunt when it was suspected that the reptile attacked the locals. At least one person is known to be its victim. There is one disappeared person who is thought to be a victim of the reptile. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 14, 2013 in news

 

Frosts during global warming

balaxi bakurianiTranslated by

Salome Tavdgiridze

Abnormal frosts, which registered in the world in recent times, don’t support the theory of beginning global warming. However, according to the scientists the frost indicates global climate change in the future. “Live Science” writes about it. Snowfalls in the Middle East, also, frosts in California indicate the temperature change. ”Cold winter in warm regions is an evidence of global warming, “- said Michael Mann, a professor of the University of Pennsylvania. Specialists also say that quite a number of climate anomalies were registered last year. Winters have become colder and summers have became warmer. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 13, 2013 in news

 

Changed the rules for logging, transportation and manufacturing

yvavilebiMinistry of Energy and Natural Resources changed the rules for logging, transportation and manufacturing. According to the law from February 25, 2013 the document about the origin of timber must be subscribed.  Also, timber marking is required. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 11, 2013 in news

 

Madrid Expo (FITOUR 2013)

turizmis administraciaTranslated by Salome Tavdgiridze

Between January 30 and February 3, 2013 the National Administration of Tourism participated in the International fair exhibition “FITUR 2013” in Madrid, Spain. It was one of the biggest   exhibitions in the world. 10 644 companies from 166 countries took part in it. 7,532 journalists attended the event and nearly 124 700 visitors visit the exhibition. Caucasus Travel, Visit Georgia, Georgian Discovery Tours, Georgica Travel, Explore Georgia and the Agency of protected areas of Georgia took part with the National tourism administration. According to the statistics, from 2011 to 2012 the number of tourists from Spain grew with 12%. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 9, 2013 in news

 

Georgian National Tourism Administration will take a part in the tourism exhibition in Turkey

darialis xeobaOn January 24-27 Georgian National Tourism Administration is taking a part in the tourism exhibition EMITT (East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition) in Istanbul, Turkey. Georgian National Tourism Administration will be presented with its own stand. The exhibition has been held for 17 years and it is the biggest in the region. 60 countries and 130 000 visitors visit the exhibition every year.

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Posted by on January 23, 2013 in news