14:50 August 05, 2015 | Officials | KotaykState Environmental Inspection Reached Decision to Suspend Byureghavan Branch of “Aroghj Sunk” LLC
On 30.07.2015 the State Environmental Inspection of Nature Protection Ministry reached a decision to suspend the operation of
11:07 July 30, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | KotaykHow Water is Managed in Goght Village (Photos)
Both of the SHPPs are included in the irrigation system of the community. As the founder of "Jaghatsi Dzor" CJSC Markos Gharibyan ensures after building the pipeline the annual irrigation lands get increased.
18:00 July 18, 2015 | Sevan | KotaykIf Yeghvard Reservoir Reconstruction is Implemented, Water Intake from Lake Sevan will Be Reduced by 50 Million Cubic Meters
The Armenian Government applied to the International Development Agency of Japan to support the project. Now we together with the Japanese are implementing the technical and economic feasibility stage, after which there will be the detailed project and finally
15:57 June 30, 2015 | Forest | Kotayk | Lori | Shirak10 Forests to Be Establish in Northern Armenia
10 forests will be planted in Armenia's Shirak, Lori and Kotayk Regions, which will symbolize Western Armenia’s communities, which were persecuted during the Genocide. Forests initiation is made
13:29 June 23, 2015 | Biodiversity | KotaykKhosrov Forest Doesn't Comply with Status of "State Reserve"?
The issue of safety of “Khosrov Forest” State Reserve remains focused by scholars and environmentalists. Marina Oganezova, Dr. In Biological Sciences, and
13:29 June 17, 2015 | Water | KotaykWorld Bank Not Aware of Garni Residents’ Concerns
World Bank representative Winston Yu is not aware of the complaint from Garni community residents in regard with the Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system
12:46 June 17, 2015 | Officials | KotaykEnvironmental Specialist from PIU of State Committee on Water Industry: Azat River Will Preserve Environmental Flow
Martiros Nalbandyan, a specialist at PIU of State Committee on Water Industry is sure that Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system won’t pose any environmental hazard. The system will be constructed in immediate proximity to Khosrov Reserve and Symphony of Stones
14:17 June 12, 2015 | Mining | KotaykKaputan Launched Signature Collections against Abovyan Iron Mine Development
Kaputan community residents, Kotayk Region, have launched a signature collection against the development of Abovyan iron mine, as Pan-Armenian Environmental Front Member Levon Galstyan
16:00 June 08, 2015 | Water | Kotayk“Jump Armenia” Environmental Campaign Participants Jumped into Azat River (Photos)
In the frames of “Jump Armenia” environmental campaign 28 young people jumped into the Azat River at 15:15 on 7 June. The objective of the campaign is to raise the issue of the conservation of water resources in Armenia
13:12 May 22, 2015 | Mining | KotaykDrinking Water To Be Poisoned if Abovyan Iron Mine is Developed
It should be mentioned that according to hydrogeologist Ruben Yadoyan the iron in Hrazdan mine is on surface, while in case of Abovyan the mine is located underneath the waters,
18:43 April 14, 2015 | Biodiversity | Ararat | Kotayk | Syunik | Vayots dzorEcocorridors - 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
19:39 April 03, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik | KotaykHousehold Waste Management in 8 Armenian Towns Costs 8.07 Million Euros
“Solid Waste Management in Kotayk Region” project is implemented in Abovyan, Byureghavan, Charentsavan, Hrazdan, Nor Hatchn, Sevan, Tsaghkadzor and Yeghvard towns
16:23 April 02, 2015 | Officials | KotaykThis Time Aram Harutyunyan To Head State Committee of Water Economy?
This Time Aram Harutyunyan To Head State Committee of Water Economy?
15:22 April 01, 2015 | Forest | KotaykTree Planting in Aragyugh Community Area
On 10 April “ATP” Charity Fund will carry out a tree planting in the area of Aragyugh community, Kotayq Region, in the area
18:03 March 30, 2015 | Officials | Aragatsotn | Kotayk | Shirak | Tavush | Vayots dzor | Yerevan10 Towns in Armenia Committed to Reduce CO2 Emissions by 20% Till 2020
The Nature Protection Ministry organized a discussion with the community heads having joined EU ‘Covenant of Mayors’ initiative towards the 21st convention of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Out of Armenian towns joined
17:28 March 25, 2015 | Officials | Ararat | Kotayk | Shirak | Syunik | TavushCNF 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
15:30 March 18, 2015 | SOS | KotaykGarni Residents Addressed Open letter To Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan
We are demanding to stop the implementation of this disastrous project. Currently, the residents of Garni and adjacent communities are organizing signature collection as a sign of protest (over 2000 signatures have already been collected) and they are ready to fight to save Garni nature from imminent disaster.
18:05 March 13, 2015 | Officials | Kotayk5 Ha of Area Burnt Down in Khosrov State Reserve
On 12 March around 5 ha of area has been burnt down in Khosrov State Reserve because of lightning
17:09 March 02, 2015 | Mining | KotaykEx Minister Vardan Ayvazyan's Surprising Comments to Chinese Company's Future Plans
Ex Nature Protection Minister Vardan Ayvazyan (2001-2007) urges that Chinese “Fortune Oil” Company hasn’t refused from the iron mines in Armenia, the assets of which it purchased in 2011 through the shares of “Nagin” Company owned by the Ex Minister. During “R-Evolution” program on 01.03.2015 I his interview
14:21 February 25, 2015 | Officials | KotaykWater Industry PIU Giving Clarifications
Water Industry PIU (Project Implementation Unit) has disseminated a clarification on Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation construction project, which says, “The construction of Qaghtsrashen gravity