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Initiators To Make Sevan A Fish Farm Didn’t Convince Environmentalists
14:19 January 20, 2014 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Initiators To Make Sevan A Fish Farm Didn’t Convince Environmentalists
The project can’t be called environmental, as it contains ecological risks. All environmental measures should be directed at river cleaning and freeing space for fish spawning. Cleaning water is an environmental project, while they say...
Which Official’s Data on Sevan Are Correct?
16:08 January 16, 2014 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Which Official’s Data on Sevan Are Correct?
The level of Lake Sevan has increased making up 1900.16 meters as compared with ...
Two Development Projects in Gegharkounik Region Submitted for Environmental Expertise
11:11 January 16, 2014 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Two Development Projects in Gegharkounik Region Submitted for Environmental Expertise
“VHH” LLC presented the development project of...
Priorities of Nature Protection Ministry for 2014
13:08 January 14, 2014 | Officials | Gegharkunik | Syunik
Priorities of Nature Protection Ministry for 2014
In 2014 the Nature Protection Ministry has two priorities - replenishing the population of endemic fish species in Lake Sevan and...
Cooperation between State and Business At Expense of Sevan
11:31 January 10, 2014 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Cooperation between State and Business At Expense of Sevan
“I welcome this project. At last we will have an opportunity to solve serious socio-economic problems in the region certainly without causing any damage to Sevan. Besides socio-economic problems, we will also solve the problem of recovering the population of the young fish,” said...
Government Hurrying to Receive Money for Sevan
13:47 December 23, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Government Hurrying to Receive Money for Sevan
Taking into consideration this factor “S.O.S. Sevan” public movement was launched in parallel with the government resolution initiated by the Public Environmental alliance. The statement on behalf of the public is open for signatures up to...
Public Environmental Alliance to All: Wanting to Make Sevan into Fish Breeding Farm
16:50 December 20, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Public Environmental Alliance to All: Wanting to Make Sevan into Fish Breeding Farm
The project clearly shows that a group of people is interested in using Lake Sevan as a free reservoir for fish breeding and to become a monopolist in this field. This is a business project, where top officials are willing to invest their share in the form of...
Project of Making Lake Sevan into Fish Breeding Farm Submitted for Expertise
14:13 December 20, 2013 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Project of Making Lake Sevan into Fish Breeding Farm Submitted for Expertise
Under the project, the ways to achieve the goal is to organize the environmentally-friendly production of around 50,000 tons of endemic fish species in Lake Sevan by 2023 and development of a thorough chain, establishing...
As of 4 December 2013 Lake Sevan Level Made Up 1900.20 meters
15:09 December 09, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
As of 4 December 2013 Lake Sevan Level Made Up 1900.20 meters
The tendency of Lake Sevan level increase has become steadier. According to the requirements of RA Law “On approving state Complex program on the recovery, preservation, reproduction and natural development and usage of Lake Sevan ecosystem”...
Fishing and Crawfish Catching Banned in Lake Sevan
11:05 December 04, 2013 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Fishing and Crawfish Catching Banned in Lake Sevan
On Nature Protection Minister Aram Harutyunyan’s order, fishing and crawfish hunting will be banned in Lake Sevan and in the rivers flowing into the lake from...
S.O.S.: Lake Sevan Water Intake May Become 240 Million Cubic Meters FOREVER
11:49 December 03, 2013 | Officials | Gegharkunik
S.O.S.: Lake Sevan Water Intake May Become 240 Million Cubic Meters FOREVER
New strike on Lake Sevan. The State Committee of Water Industry of Territorial Administration Ministry developed a bill “On approving the state complex program on the recovery, preservation, reproduction and ...
Self-Recovery of Trout Reserves Doesn’t Occur: First Reason – Fish Poaching
12:09 November 29, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Self-Recovery of Trout Reserves Doesn’t Occur: First Reason – Fish Poaching
he other reason is the poor condition of the rivers, which are spawning sites, as..
Arguments by German Development Bank on Lawfulness of Argitchi SHPP Not Convincing
16:46 November 28, 2013 | Water | Gegharkunik
Arguments by German Development Bank on Lawfulness of Argitchi SHPP Not Convincing
The compensations for 100 USD to the local can’t be considered as sufficient and legal in the viewpoint of criteria selection and project monitoring, as...
Officials: Fish Poaching Can’t Be Stopped in Lake Sevan
11:12 November 28, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Officials: Fish Poaching Can’t Be Stopped in Lake Sevan
"We can’t ban the people to fish, it’s the same as to ban the people living in Ararat Valley to cultivate their land areas”said...
Karas Young Fish Sold in Markets in Summer May Disappear
11:39 November 27, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Karas Young Fish Sold in Markets in Summer May Disappear
After the extinction of the industrial reserves of the whitefish in Lake Sevan, the industrial reserves of the karas fish are also on the...
German KfW Development Bank Replied on Argitchi SHPP Problem
15:26 November 26, 2013 | Water | Gegharkunik
German KfW Development Bank Replied on Argitchi SHPP Problem
For our part we would like to mention that EcoLur doesn’t agree with the substantiations on funding Argitchi SHPP laid down in the KfW letter and...
Nature Protection Ministry Doesn’t Want to Bear Responsibility for Death at Sotq Gold Mine
10:13 November 26, 2013 | Mining | Gegharkunik
Nature Protection Ministry Doesn’t Want to Bear Responsibility for Death at Sotq Gold Mine
Taking into consideration the fact that an employee died at the mine, it’s not excluded that the safety of the population was not ensured: the used galleries are not filled with wastes, while the plan of environmental measures and reclaiming are not carried out. In this regard, we would like to ask...
Again: 366,000 Young Fish Worth 60 Million AMD Let Out into Lake Sevan
13:04 November 25, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Again: 366,000 Young Fish Worth 60 Million AMD Let Out into Lake Sevan
Armenian Protection Ministry, Gegharkounik Regional Municipality and Armenian Police signed a three-lateral program of activities on joint banning of fishing and...
Mining Wastes in Lake Sevan Bain Inventoried
17:59 November 21, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Mining Wastes in Lake Sevan Bain Inventoried
The Armenian Government has allotted 8 million AMD to spent on the inventory of the mining wastes in the catchment basin of...
Impossible to Breathe in Fresh Air Even In The Country
13:55 November 14, 2013 | Air | Gegharkunik
Impossible to Breathe in Fresh Air Even In The Country
Every year this time the grass in the fields and meadows are burnt down. Under RA Law “On Conversation of Atmospheric Air”, the remainders of vegetations in

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