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Activists in Kyrgyzstan Call for Steps to Fight Climate Change

Kyrgyzstan is sometimes referred to as the Switzerland of Central Asia because of its mountainous terrain and cool climate. But experts are increasingly worried about environmental problems and pollution in the country. “I remember the times when you could find at least 250 kinds of herbs in Arslanbab. Now you see herds of cattle everywhere, and they are obviously grazing and consuming all of them. Rare trees are being chopped down by locals for construction,” said Gafurjon Rahmonaliyev,...

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