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Breakdown at Argitchi SHPP: Water Flooded Locals
10:56 July 19, 2013 | SOS | Gegharkunik
Breakdown at Argitchi SHPP: Water Flooded Locals
“The pipe didn’t stand the water pressure and the water poured out into the cultivated areas and washed away all the crop. People are in a deadlock...
Public Beaches in Sevan – FREE
16:43 July 01, 2013 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Public Beaches in Sevan – FREE
Nature Protection Ministry informs that the public beaches in Sevan are ready to accept holiday makers. Nature Protection Minister Aram Harutyunyan and Gegharkounik Regional Governor visited
The damage to the environment amounted to 122.25 thousand drams
13:54 June 10, 2013 | Officials | Gegharkunik
The damage to the environment amounted to 122.25 thousand drams
The damage to the environment amounted to 122.25 thousand drams...
170 Million Cubic Meter Water To Be Taken from Lake Sevan in 2013
11:28 June 08, 2013 | Officials | Gegharkunik
170 Million Cubic Meter Water To Be Taken from Lake Sevan in 2013
On June 6 the Armenian government adopted ‘About Water Intake from Lake Sevan for Irrigation Purposes in 2013’ bill developed...
12 Fishing Nets Seized in Sevan
16:52 June 04, 2013 | Officials | Gegharkunik
12 Fishing Nets Seized in Sevan
The State Environmental Inspection has conducted examinations in Gegharkounik Region together with “Sevan” National Park. The examinations resulted in seizing 12 nets and 198 pieces of...
Lake Sevan level rises by 5-7%
16:17 June 04, 2013 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Lake Sevan level rises by 5-7%
As of today the level of Lake Sevan has risen by 5-7% which is a very good fact, nature protection minister Aram Harutyunyan said at a briefing today, noting that the volume of water release from Lake Sevan depends on annual precipitations...
46 Million AMD for “Sevan” National Park taxes
11:22 May 30, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
46 Million AMD for “Sevan” National Park taxes
At the meeting on 29 May the Armenian government allotted over 46 million AMD to Nature Protection Ministry. The money is planned for “Sevan” National Park to make payments for the VAT, income tax...
80-100 Companies May Be Engaged with Fish Farming in Lake Sevan
18:39 May 29, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
80-100 Companies May Be Engaged with Fish Farming in Lake Sevan Video
Recently EcoLur has an article entitled “Emmi Fruit Company Intends to Occupy 500 ha Water-Surface Area for Artificial Breeding of Trout”. The data in the article about 500 ha have been taken from the document called “On Recovering Lake Sevan Endemic...
Asian Development Bank (ADB) Allotting Russian Company Loan of 25 Million USD for Sevan-Hrazdan Cascade Rehabilitation
16:59 May 24, 2013 | Elections...Politics...Ecology | Gegharkunik
Asian Development Bank (ADB) Allotting Russian Company Loan of 25 Million USD for Sevan-Hrazdan Cascade Rehabilitation
Asian Development Bank (ADB) will allot a loan of 25 million USD for the rehabilitation of Sevan-Hrazdan Cascade. ADB signed a $25 million loan with International Energy Corp. (IEC) – which is majority owned by RusHydro...
Banks More Interested in Artanish Villagers’ Animals Than Houses
16:17 May 24, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Banks More Interested in Artanish Villagers’ Animals Than Houses Video
Banks don’t allocate loans to Artanish villagers, Gegharkounik Region, as they told EcoLur. Banks allocate loans only to animal owners, while houses in Artanish are not attractive for them...
Village Hoped for Shorzha Mine, But It Won’t Be Operated
14:49 May 24, 2013 | Mining | Gegharkunik
Village Hoped for Shorzha Mine, But It Won’t Be Operated Video
Shorzha Village, Gegharkounik Region, sees the solution to the problem with working places in the development of Shorzha magnesium-silicate ore and chromite mine. Maybe the people in the village don’t know that Nature Protection...
Emmi Fruit Company Intends to Occupy 500 ha Water-Surface Area for Artificial Breeding of Trout
18:15 May 21, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Emmi Fruit Company Intends to Occupy 500 ha Water-Surface Area for Artificial Breeding of Trout
Emmi Fruit Company dealing with trout breeding artificially directly in Lake Sevan intends to occupy 500 ha of water-surface area of Lake Sevan. The pilot project was launched in the summer of 2012 and caused negative attitude...
170 Million Square Meter Water Planned to Be Let Out from Lake Sevan
13:54 May 20, 2013 | Officials | Gegharkunik
170 Million Square Meter Water Planned to Be Let Out from Lake Sevan
It’s planned to let out 170 million square meter water from Lake Sevan for 2013. The official website of RA State Committee of Water industry displays a draft decision dated on 19 April 2013...
Public Beaches to Open in Second Mid of June
12:55 May 20, 2013 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Public Beaches to Open in Second Mid of June
This year the public beaches will be open in the second middle of June, as Nature Protection Ministry Public Relations Department says. Under this source, during his visit to Gegharkuniq Region on 18 May...
Lake Sevan Level Lower in May This Year Than Last Year
17:16 May 07, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Lake Sevan Level Lower in May This Year Than Last Year
Lake Sevan level is May is lower than that of the last year. As of 3 May 2013, Lake Sevan level is lower than 1900 meter 32 centimeter above sea level...
Nature Protection Ministry Issued Negative Opinion to Mining Projects
15:01 May 07, 2013 | Officials | Aragatsotn | Gegharkunik | Kotayk
Nature Protection Ministry Issued Negative Opinion to Mining Projects
The environmental expertise of Nature Protection Ministry turned down three mining projects submitted for the opinion of the environmental expertise. One of them is the project from “Mego Gold” Company...
Again Extra Water To Be Taken from Sevan for 2013
14:51 April 29, 2013 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Again Extra Water To Be Taken from Sevan for 2013
Most probably additional water will be taken from Lake Sevan in 2013 more than the set limit of 170 million cubic meters. Website Aysor.am displays a material, which says Head of Department of Irrigation and Collector-drainage Systems...
Hovik Sayadyan: No Determination Whether or Not to Increase Lake Sevan Level
17:59 April 26, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Hovik Sayadyan: No Determination Whether or Not to Increase Lake Sevan Level Video
The Armenian government hasn’t determined yet whether or not to increase Lake Sevan level: this is what Hovik Sayadyan, Head of Foreign Affairs Department of Armenian Agrarian University...
No Word about Reforestation in Sevan Preservation Annual Program
17:12 April 16, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
No Word about Reforestation in Sevan Preservation Annual Program
In 2013 no tree planting will be held in “Sevan” national park. Gavar Aarhus Center Coordinator Liana Asoyan made a request to “Sevan” National Park to get information how much tree planting...
According to Sergey Hajinyan 500 Million Water Let Out of Lake Sevan in 2012
13:24 April 10, 2013 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
According to Sergey Hajinyan 500 Million Water Let Out of Lake Sevan in 2012
In recent years more water has been let out of Lake Sevan than it was prescribed. Engineer-mechanic Sergey Hajinyan has been beating this alarm, as he has been dealing with the problem of

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