On 14 August, the government of Atyrau region (Kazakhstan) finally decided to establish a new desert protected area. The decision was preceded by intensive scientific preliminary studies by the ACBK within the framework of CADI. The protected area shall have the status as regional nature park and will be located in Zhyloi district.

The ACBK has been requested to elaborate a scientific justification for the protected area which will be implemented within CADI.

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