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Director of Stepanavan Dendropark Vitaliy Leonovich Awarded Official Recognition
01:56 July 25, 2014 | Biodiversity | Lori
Director of Stepanavan Dendropark Vitaliy Leonovich Awarded Official Recognition
Director of Stepanavan Dendropark Vitaliy Leonovich Awarded Official Recognition
Nature Protection Minister Pleased with Works Carried out in Teghut Mine
01:51 July 25, 2014 | Officials | Lori
Nature Protection Minister Pleased with Works Carried out in Teghut Mine
Nature Protection Minister Pleased with Works Carried out in Teghut Mine
Nature Protection Minister Detected that Tchotchkan Tailing Dump Operated with Violations and Drawbacks
10:41 July 24, 2014 | Officials | Lori
Nature Protection Minister Detected that Tchotchkan Tailing Dump Operated with Violations and Drawbacks
During his visit to Lori Region Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan visited the area of Tchotchkan tailing dump owned by 'Akhtala ODC' and detected a
Arjut Gold Mining Project  Not To Assess Main Risks
10:24 July 24, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Arjut Gold Mining Project Not To Assess Main Risks Video
Arjut Gold Mining Project Not To Assess Main Risks
Weather in Armenia
10:07 July 24, 2014 | Climate Change
Weather in Armenia
On July 23-27 no precipitation is predicted.The South West wind
Armenian President Signed RA Law "On Environmental Impact Assessment and Expertise"
11:44 July 23, 2014 | Officials | Yerevan
Armenian President Signed RA Law "On Environmental Impact Assessment and Expertise"
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan signed the draft law adopted by the National Assembly "On Environmental Impact Assessment and Expertise". Reminder: a number of NGOs
Connections Between Desertification and Lake Sevan Issue
11:21 July 23, 2014 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Connections Between Desertification and Lake Sevan Issue
The issue of Lake Sevan is one of the unique demonstrations of desertification. In the lake, under the conditions of 22-23 degree temperature, the green moss reproduce very intensively, which can eventually lead to
Scientific Experiment in Aragats Towards Preserving Snow
20:31 July 22, 2014 | Water | Aragatsotn
Scientific Experiment in Aragats Towards Preserving Snow Video
The Armenian scientists are proposing an alternative way to store water by preserving the snow in the mountains in the snow reservoirs and to use it as water in
Arjut Gold Mining Project Poses Risks to Local Drinking Springs
19:06 July 22, 2014 | Mining | Lori | Yerevan
Arjut Gold Mining Project Poses Risks to Local Drinking Springs
The project says, 'There are many mountainous springs in the studied area of the mine, the water of which is used for drinking. The area also has different miner water springs.' It should be mentioned that the project doesn't assess the risks
Mass Fish Breeding in Sevan Undermines Biological Pollution
17:52 July 21, 2014 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Mass Fish Breeding in Sevan Undermines Biological Pollution
'The danger is that emissions shall be realized on a small part of the lake. If the fish reproducts in natural conditions in the whole lake, such problem
State Selling Water to Poor Villagers, But Provides Free of Charg to SHPPs
15:44 July 21, 2014 | Water
State Selling Water to Poor Villagers, But Provides Free of Charg to SHPPs
Armenia has fields, where people are obliged to pay for water, while there are fields, where water is free of charge. These fields are agriculture and energ - water for land cultivators costs 11 AMD for one sq. meter – one ha area needs 9,000 – 11,000 sq. meter water for
Scientists Proposing To Eliminate Drought Consequences Through Creating Snow Reservoirs
15:16 July 21, 2014 | "EcoLur" Press Club | Yerevan
Scientists Proposing To Eliminate Drought Consequences Through Creating Snow Reservoirs
The problem of drought in Armenia is connected with preserving snow cover. As it turns out, snow can be preserved. It's already four years since a group of Armenian scientists have been conducting scientific
EcoLur To Send Proposals on Small HPPs to Head of National Water Council, RA Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan
14:45 July 21, 2014 | Water
EcoLur To Send Proposals on Small HPPs to Head of National Water Council, RA Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan
EcoLur has collected proposals for the improvement of SHPP field and minimizing damage to nature. Reminder: on 4 June 2014 the presentation of “Socio-Environmental Analysis of SHPPs” research was held on 4 June 2014, where the proposals of EcoLur team were presented, as well as the discussion participants raised their own proposals, which
RA Government to Receive A Negative Decision from Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee Third Time
12:37 July 21, 2014 | Officials | Lori
RA Government to Receive A Negative Decision from Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee Third Time
The fifth session of the meeting of the parties to the Aaurhus Convention took place in Maastricht, Netherlands 29 June-4 July 2014, where Armenia’s failure to comply with the Aarhus Convention and
Weather in Armenia
11:44 July 21, 2014 | Climate Change
Weather in Armenia
In the evening and on the first half of night of July 20-22 in northern regions light rain and storm is predicted. During the storm the wind speed may exceed up to 18-23 m/s. In separate places
Government Found Recently: Ararat Artesian Basin Polluted
15:48 July 18, 2014 | Officials | Ararat | Armavir
Government Found Recently: Ararat Artesian Basin Polluted
Over 5O% of the groundwater sources in Armenia is concentrated in the artesian basin in Ararat Valley and has significant resources for the economic
Nature Management and Environmental Fees Boosted in 2014
15:08 July 18, 2014 | Officials
Nature Management and Environmental Fees Boosted in 2014
In the first semester of 2014 the amount of environmental and nature management fees exceeded the indicator for the last year several times. The report
Why Lake Sevan Level Increased Less in Recent Five Years
14:30 July 18, 2014 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Why Lake Sevan Level Increased Less in Recent Five Years
"In the recent five years the level of Lake Sevan has increased three times as little as it did in the recent five years," as Pan-Armenian
Weather in Armenia
11:16 July 18, 2014 | Climate Change
Weather in Armenia
South-western wind speed is 5-10 mps. Air temperature on 17-19
Not 240 But 270 Million Cubic Meters Water To Be Let out of Lake Sevan
19:48 July 17, 2014 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Not 240 But 270 Million Cubic Meters Water To Be Let out of Lake Sevan
As it turns out that the most amount of water taken from Lake Sevan in 2014 can make up not 240 million cubic meters, but 270 million cubic meters. As it was found out

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