11:47 July 30, 2015 | ForestHovik Sayadyan: In Terms of Climate Change Optimal Forested Areas for Armenia is 20.1 Percent
In terms of climate change optimal forested areas for Armenia is 20.1 percent. Hovik Sayadyan, Dr. of Geographical Sciences said about this during the round table entitled "What we lose and what we shall acquire in forest sector in terms
11:07 July 30, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | KotaykHow Water is Managed in Goght Village (Photos)
How Water is Managed in Goght Village
10:49 July 30, 2015 | Climate ChangeWeather in Armenia
On July 30-31 and August 1-3 the territory of the republic will be under the influence of tropical air masses, especially in the valleys there’s high fire risk. It is advised to avoid sun rays and physical activities: this refers especially those people who have light skin and health problems.
11:28 July 29, 2015 | Forest | Lori | TavushAndranik Ghulijanyan: 18.600 ha of Community Forests Stated in Cadastral Maps as Other Lands
Andranik Ghulijanyan: 18.600 ha of Community Forests Stated in Cadastral Maps as Other Lands
11:05 July 29, 2015 | Climate ChangeOn July 29-31 and August 1, 2 the Territory of Armenia Will Be Under the Influence of Tropical Air Masses
Attention! On July 29-31 and August 1, 2 the territory of the republic will be under the influence of tropical air masses, especially in the valleys there’s high fire risk. It is advised for population to avoid physical activities and existence immediate under the sun rays, especially for those people who have problem with health condition or with light skin state.
16:22 July 28, 2015 | Teghout | LoriOffer to the Ministry of Nature Protection to Participate in the Inspections of Teghout Mine
"Save Teghout" Civic Initiative sent an open letter to the RA Minister of Nature Protection Aramayis Grigoryan offering to participate in the inspections taking place in Teghout Copper Molybdenum Mine. The letter says:
15:27 July 28, 2015 | ForestNazeli Vardanyan: It’s Not Possible to Supply Annual Demand of 650.000 Cubic Meters of Firewood by Sanitary Felling
In Armenia each family uses 10-15 cubic meters of firewood in the season. There annual demand of 500-650 thousand cubic meters of firewood which isn’t possible supply
15:02 July 28, 2015 | SOS | YerevanGreen Areas of Yerevan Being Destroyed Like Cancer
The green areas of Yerevan are destroyed not on a large scale but continuously. This time the trees next to the monument to Vardan Mamikonyan were cut down (the photos by Aram Manukyan). The park with sparse
14:45 July 28, 2015 | Climate ChangeVictor Tutelyan, Foreign Member of NAS RA is for Flour Enrichment
Victor Tutelyan, foreign member of NAS RA, real member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Russia, made a scientific report on this topic. In the report there were data about the impact of supplements of vitamin complexes on people’s health as well as the legislative
11:55 July 27, 2015 | OfficialsWithin 2012-2014 “Dilijan” and “Sevan” National Parks Separated by the Number of Illegal Deforestation in the Specially Protected Areas of Armenia
Within 2012-2014 in the forests of specially protected areas of Armenia (SPA) there were records of illegal deforestation in "Dilijan" and "Sevan" national parks, "Khosrov Forest" and "Shikahogh" state reserves. Aram Aghasyan, Head of Specially Protected Areas and Arboretums
11:17 July 27, 2015 | Climate ChangeWeather in Armenia
Attention! High fire risk is predicted in the valleys of the Republic.
20:17 July 24, 2015 | OfficialsAram Gyulkhasyan, Director of "State Forest Monitoring Center" SNCO: Forest Fires Reduced in Armenia
In Armenia within 2010-2014 forest fires reduced 15 times. Aram Gyulkhasyan, Director of "State Forest Monitoring Center" SNCO of The RA Ministry of Agriculture said about this during the round table entitled
19:20 July 24, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Aragatsotn“Gegharot” Small HPP, Monitoring Results (Photos)
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to the Reforms of SHPPs through a Dialogue between the Public and The Ministry of Nature Protection of the RA for the Purpose of River Ecosystem Use” the expert group visited “Gegharot” SHPP. As a result of the monitoring the expert group found out:
17:47 July 24, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzorPublic Calling for Development Banks : Refuse Amulsar Project
The whole discussion process of "Environmental and Social Impact Assessment" is of imitation nature. The description and assessment of the real risks of Amulsar project are missing in the voluminous documents under discussion. There is no
12:08 July 24, 2015 | OfficialsThe Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Small Grants Programme Invites NGOs to Cooperate
The Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Small Grants Programme invites NGOs to cooperate. Its invitation says
10:59 July 24, 2015 | Climate ChangeWeather in Armenia
Attention! High fire risk is predicted in the valleys of the Republic
12:30 July 23, 2015 | SOS | Vayots dzor"Save Teghout" Civic Initiative Calls for a Boycott of the Amulsar Project Consultation Organized by Lydian International
"Save Teghout" Civic Initiative publicly called for a boycott of the public discussions of the Social and Environmental Impact Assessment of the Amulsar project organized by Lydian International. In Yerevan the discussion will take place on July 23.
18:00 July 22, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzorArmenian Environmental Front: Don’t Become an Unwitting Participant of Amulsar Disastrous Program PR
We apply to all the persons and organizations invited to this meeting not to take part in another PR of Amulsar gold disastrous program as all the discussions held by Lydian/Geoteam are only aimed at presenting to the investors հօw “responsible” they are and attract new
12:45 July 22, 2015 | Climate ChangeWeather in Armenia
The air temperature will gradually go up by 2-4 degrees.
18:18 July 21, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | SyunikInterest in Small Hydropower Plants Construction Reduced
On July 16, 2015 the executive body declared invalid the decision on giving land to “Surb Aghbyur” LTD to construct