The subject matter is vitally important from both a local, regional and global perspective.Persistent organic pollutants; Polychlorinated biphenyls; Soil; Water.Pollution with Polychlorinated Biphenyls of the Water and the Soil in Almaty. According to the Stockholm Protocol, some artificial synthesized organic substances, particularly persistent organic pollutants (POPs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), when released into the environment, have an extremely negative impact on human beings health.
Plans are being developed to increase substantially the financial facilities, and currently under construction is 'Almaty Financial District and Esentai Park.
Almaty literally means 'city of apple trees', and, because of its relatively mild climate, it has a wide range of apple trees.
The Turkic name for apple is Alma and Ata meaning forefather, which could lay it open to be possibly the origin of the Apple (The garden of Eden).
The city certainly has a spectacular beauty, whether or not it was the Garden of Eden, and is located in the foothills of the Trans-Ili Alatau in the extreme southeast of Kazakhstan.
Since PCBs are extremely toxic substances that can migrate through soil and water and enter the food chain, resulting in human consumption, it is important for the public to be aware of such pollution and for authorities to be apprized so that steps can be taken to protect the public health.