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Flora and Fauna in Armenia Endangered
12:56 December 24, 2015 | Officials | Ararat
Flora and Fauna in Armenia Endangered
Ararat Region is the “leader” in the number of red-listed species appeared in the Red Book of Armenia – 143, followed by Syunik and Gegharkounik Regions
75 Million Euros To Be Provided To Fund Vedi Reservoir
12:40 December 24, 2015 | Water | Ararat
75 Million Euros To Be Provided To Fund Vedi Reservoir
The Armenian Government intends to mitigate the acute problem of the water in Ararat Valley with the construction of Vedi Reservoir
Previously Issued Water Usage Permits May Be Reviewed
19:07 December 23, 2015 | Officials | Ararat | Armavir
Previously Issued Water Usage Permits May Be Reviewed
Illegal wells in Ararat Valley continue remaining in the focus of Nature Protection Ministry, as Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan
Horizons of Groundwaters Violated in Ararat Valley
17:05 November 11, 2015 | SOS | Ararat | Armavir
Horizons of Groundwaters Violated in Ararat Valley
They take the cleanest water from the deepest horizons which can be used as drinking water by the population. This clean water, which annually makes up 1 billion cum, is pumped out into surface, which flows into environment, rivers and we lose it
Mineralization and Rigidity Increased in Freshwater Drinking Water in Ararat Artesian Basin
16:54 November 11, 2015 | SOS | Ararat | Armavir
Mineralization and Rigidity Increased in Freshwater Drinking Water in Ararat Artesian Basin
The mineralization and rigidity of freshwater has increased because of incorrect development of wells in the groundwater zone of Ararat artesian basin
Natural Recovery of Groundwater Resources Ensured Due to Water Amount Saved in Ararat Valley
14:25 November 03, 2015 | Officials | Ararat | Armavir
Natural Recovery of Groundwater Resources Ensured Due to Water Amount Saved in Ararat Valley
A total of 1337.3 million m3 or 42.4 m3/s water was saved annually due to the works carried out and measures taken in 2014-2015, which ensured natural recovery
Quake  Felt in Yerevan
15:13 October 29, 2015 | Officials | Ararat | Yerevan
Quake Felt in Yerevan
On 29 October 29, at 14:11 local time, Seismic Protection Service of MES recorded a quake of 4.8 magnitude. The magnitude of the underground shake made up 6-7 points in the epicenter. The geographical coordinates
Nature Protection Ministry Discussed with His German Counterparts Issues on Introducing Water Usage Automatic Management System in Ararat Valley and Climate Change
13:14 September 09, 2015 | Officials | Ararat
Nature Protection Ministry Discussed with His German Counterparts Issues on Introducing Water Usage Automatic Management System in Ararat Valley and Climate Change
The parties discussed opportunities to expand cooperation between two countries particularly focusing on the introduction of automatic and centralized management system of
Ararat Valley Basin Management Plan To Be Ready By End of 2015
12:30 September 01, 2015 | Officials | Ararat | Armavir
Ararat Valley Basin Management Plan To Be Ready By End of 2015
By the end of 2015 the Ararat Valley Basin Management Plan will be ready: on 31 August the executive approved governmental resolution
Japanese and Swiss Contribute Money for Reconstruction of Rural School
13:18 August 26, 2015 | Officials | Ararat
Japanese and Swiss Contribute Money for Reconstruction of Rural School
With current high-level migration from the regions of Armenia it's particularly importat to improve conditions for elderl population. The Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment (AWHHE) carried out a total reconstruction
Not Enough Water in Azad River to Build World Bank Financed Irrigation Project
16:15 August 17, 2015 | Water | Ararat | Kotayk
Not Enough Water in Azad River to Build World Bank Financed Irrigation Project
Water readings taken in July and August have shown that there isn’t enough water flowing in the Azad River to build the World Bank financed gravity fed Kaghtsrashen irrigation project
The RA Ministry of Agriculture to Fulfill a Pilot Project of Drip Irrigation in 4 Communities of The Ararat Plain
12:21 July 20, 2015 | Officials | Ararat | Armavir
The RA Ministry of Agriculture to Fulfill a Pilot Project of Drip Irrigation in 4 Communities of The Ararat Plain
The RA Ministry of Agriculture will fulfill a pilot project of drip irrigation by means of state budget on 1 ha of land in the following communities such as Aknalitch, Shenik in Armavir region and
Concentration of DDT in Agricultural Lands is High
16:59 July 10, 2015 | SOS | Aragatsotn | Ararat | Armavir
Concentration of DDT in Agricultural Lands is High
A high content of DDT is found in11 croft lands from 25 samples in Ararat region’s Sayat Nova, Armavir region’s Jrarat, Khanjyan, Norapat communities, as well as in Aragatsotn region’s
PEF Reported about the Crime: Ararat Artesian Basin Submarine Water is Overexploited
13:34 July 09, 2015 | SOS | Ararat | Armavir
PEF Reported about the Crime: Ararat Artesian Basin Submarine Water is Overexploited
Pan-Armenian Environmental Front reports about crime that is Overexploition of Ararat Artesian Basin Underground Water and standing on verge of elimination, to Gevorg Kostanyan, General Prosecutor and Vahram Shahinyan, the head of RA Special Investigation Service. In the reports mentioned the following
High fire risk is predicted in Ararat valley and Syunik Province
10:45 July 03, 2015 | Climate Change | Ararat | Armavir | Syunik
High fire risk is predicted in Ararat valley and Syunik Province
Attention! High fire risk is predicted in Ararat valley and Syunik Province
Red-Listed Species Habitat, Urtsasar, Victim of Travertine Mine (Photos)
12:28 June 09, 2015 | Mining | Ararat | Vayots dzor
Red-Listed Species Habitat, Urtsasar, Victim of Travertine Mine (Photos)
Travertine mine is developed in Urtsasar, which is the birthplace of Armenian moufflon and habitat of red-listed species, as Eleonora Gabrielyan, Dr. in Biological Sciences, Professor, said
Ecocorridors - New Protected Areas in Armenia
18:43 April 14, 2015 | Biodiversity | Ararat | Kotayk | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Ecocorridors - New Protected Areas in Armenia
WWF Armenia launches a new project on creation of eco-corridors that will connect the specially protected areas. The first corridor will run from Arevik National Park to Khosrov reserve. It will include
Bird Species in Armenia Decreasing
12:58 April 03, 2015 | Biodiversity | Ararat
Bird Species in Armenia Decreasing
Bird species in Armenia are decreasing: out of 359 species 96 species were red-listed in new Red Book of Armenia published in 2010. For comparison, 67 bird species were red-listed in Red Book of Armenia in 1987.
CNF to Provide 445000 Euros To Support Specially Protected Areas
17:28 March 25, 2015 | Officials | Ararat | Kotayk | Shirak | Syunik | Tavush
CNF to Provide 445000 Euros To Support Specially Protected Areas
Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) plans to provide 445,000 Euros to support specially protected areas of nature in Armenia, as CNF Executive Director David Morrison said during his
Nature Protection Minister Discussed Environmental Problems in Ararat Region
12:00 March 25, 2015 | Officials | Ararat
Nature Protection Minister Discussed Environmental Problems in Ararat Region
Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan paid a working visit to Ararat Region, Armenia. During the consultation held at Regional Municipality the Minister together with the regional administration and

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