17:16 February 09, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Since 2008 the process of increasing Lake Sevan level has been suspended based on different reasons and substantiations.
12:30 February 03, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik
“Blackstars Energy Armenia” LLC intends to prospect oil and gas in the littoral areas of Sevan. Now the Nature Protection Ministry is conducting
17:30 January 23, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik
Lake Sevan in endangered with mercury pollution. Mercury demonstrations were detected in the upper reach of Masrik river basin flowing into Lake Sevan in the area
15:59 January 23, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik
According to the resolution of the Armenian Government, Vache Gabrielyan – Minister of International Economic Integration and Reforms, has been appointed
17:07 January 22, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik
On 16 January 2015 the public hearings on the environmental impact assessment of Tsarasar gold mining project were held at Akunq Rural Municipality submitted by “Armenian International Gold” LLC.
18:10 January 20, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik
Under the project, Shorzha Troctolite and Peridotite mine is located in the area of Tchambarak Village, Gegharkounik Region, which occupies an area of 2.65 ha. The mine has potential balance reserved to produce cement material. The mine is planned to
14:32 January 12, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik
The public hearings on the environmental impact assessment of Tsarasar gold mining project will be held at Akunq Rural Administration building, Gegharkounik Region, at
16:13 December 29, 2014 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik
How the environmental public assesses 2014 and what are their expectations from 2015?
EcoLur had an interview with Silva Adamyan, Chairman of “Center for Bird Lovers” NGO, Arsen Gasparyan – Chairman of “Association of Young Biologists” NGO and Levon Galstyan, member of Pan-Armenian Environmental Front.
14:10 December 24, 2014 | Officials | Gegharkunik
The Nature Protection Minister stated that the level of Lake Sevan as of 21.12.2014 made up 1900.13 meters, which is lower by 4 cm as compared with the last year (1900.17m).
12:54 December 22, 2014 | Mining | Gegharkunik
The public hearings on the environmental impact assessment of Tsarasar gold mining project were supposed to be held at Akunq Rural Administration building, Gegharkounik Region, at 12:00 on 18 December. Nevertheless, the organizer
13:16 December 11, 2014 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The opinion says that the project area is a direct impact zone of Lake Sevan (requirement 1: “RA Law “On Lake Seva”, Article 8 says that the zone of direct impact of Lake Sevan basin is an object of special regulation, and when implementing
18:38 December 09, 2014 | Officials | Gegharkunik | Yerevan
On 8 December Nature Protection Ministry employees detected cases of illegal whitefish
16:32 December 09, 2014 | Mining | Gegharkunik
The Nature Protection Ministry issued a positive opinion to the geological prospecting of Masrik gold mine, Gegharkounik Region, submitted by “Alluvial Gold Mining” CJSC
12:40 December 06, 2014 | Officials | Gegharkunik
In line with Nature Protection Minister's order dated on 27 November 2014, the fishing and crawfish hunting
18:37 December 03, 2014 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
The winter covers the sores left by people in Lake Sevan. Garbage is covered
16:52 December 02, 2014 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Lake Sevan is experiencing serious risks, as the active civil society of Gegharkounik is beating an alarm signal: on 29 November “Community Council of Martuni Women” NGO organized discussions
16:13 December 01, 2014 | Officials | Gegharkunik | Lori | Syunik | Tavush | Vayots dzor
16 decisions of administrative fine of total amount of 1.3 million AMD was made as a result of the activities carried out by
12:47 December 01, 2014 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Lake Sevan has a negative balance sheet. According to Hydrology Center of Hydromet Service of the RA Ministry of Emergency Situations the level of Lake Sevan was