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Armenian Environmental Front: Don’t Become an Unwitting Participant of Amulsar Disastrous Program PR
18:00 July 22, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Armenian Environmental Front: Don’t Become an Unwitting Participant of Amulsar Disastrous Program PR
We apply to all the persons and organizations invited to this meeting not to take part in another PR of Amulsar gold disastrous program as all the discussions held by Lydian/Geoteam are only aimed at presenting to the investors հօw “responsible” they are and attract new
Interest in Small Hydropower Plants Construction Reduced
18:18 July 21, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Syunik
Interest in Small Hydropower Plants Construction Reduced
On July 16, 2015 the executive body declared invalid the decision on giving land to “Surb Aghbyur” LTD to construct
How and Why the Government Reduced the Area of "Arevik" National Park and "Zangezour" State Preserve
15:04 July 15, 2015 | Officials | Syunik
How and Why the Government Reduced the Area of "Arevik" National Park and "Zangezour" State Preserve
On July 2, 2015 the RA Government adopted 731-N decision according to which the area of "Zangezour" Biosphere Complex was factually reduced by 630.6541 ha at the expense of
German Development Bank KfW is Proposed to Increase Transparency of Creation and Development of "Zangezur" Biosphere Complex Project
16:28 July 08, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
German Development Bank KfW is Proposed to Increase Transparency of Creation and Development of "Zangezur" Biosphere Complex Project
“WORKERS' RIGHTS PROTECTION UNION” which has its representative office also in Germany, sent a letter to the German Development Bank KfW, in which it offers to increase transparency of creation and development of "Zangezur" biosphere complex project in order to avoid corruption risks. The letter reads as follows:
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
Three Public Hearings on Gold Prospecting Expected in Geharkounik and Syunik In Near Future
15:40 June 23, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik
Three Public Hearings on Gold Prospecting Expected in Geharkounik and Syunik In Near Future
Three public hearings will be held late in June and early in July, all three on the geological prospecting in gold
"Most of 8 Million Euros of KfW Bank Comes for Communities": "Director of "Zangezour" Biospheric Complex"
11:53 June 19, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
"Most of 8 Million Euros of KfW Bank Comes for Communities": "Director of "Zangezour" Biospheric Complex"
"Zangezour" Biospheric Complex was established in Syunik Region, Armenia in 2013. EcoLur had an interview with Karen Kirakosyan, Director of "Zangezour" Biospheric Complex SNCO, about 8.25 million
New Tailing Dump of Zangezour Combine As If Tailing Dump Processing Investment Program
18:02 June 18, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
New Tailing Dump of Zangezour Combine As If Tailing Dump Processing Investment Program
The National Assembly, with enthusiasm, discusses a business project, which is supposed to have multimillion-dollar investments. It is an unprecedented program that will comprehensively solve
Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan Welcomes Investments into Amulsar Project Still Not Confirmed
16:53 June 18, 2015 | Officials | Syunik | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan Welcomes Investments into Amulsar Project Still Not Confirmed
Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan received Howard Stevenson, President and CEO of British Lydian International, and discussed
Amulsar Project May Lead to Acidic Disaster in Sevan
18:33 June 10, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar Project May Lead to Acidic Disaster in Sevan
Meanwhile dumps can’t be “temporarily hidden from rains” with water-proof mud pads, as the ground water will in any case have the oxidative drainage of tails into Sevan.
Geoteam Replied to Syunik NGO's Questions on Amulsar
18:53 June 09, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Geoteam Replied to Syunik NGO's Questions on Amulsar
Syunik-based “Union for Protection of Employees’ Rights” NGO President Arthur Ghazaryan has sent an enquiry to Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan and “Lydian International” Company, which is
Syunik Residents Opposing to Geoprospecting in Khachaqar-Paravan Polymetallic Mine Field
18:22 June 01, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Syunik Residents Opposing to Geoprospecting in Khachaqar-Paravan Polymetallic Mine Field Video
The public representatives in Syunik are opposing to conducting geoprospecting works in Khachaqar-Paravan polymetallic mine filed, as they expressed their approach
TAES Minister: 94% Syunik Residents, 64% Lori Residents and 74% Tavush Residents Said Yes to Optimalization
13:02 May 29, 2015 | Officials | Lori | Syunik | Tavush
TAES Minister: 94% Syunik Residents, 64% Lori Residents and 74% Tavush Residents Said Yes to Optimalization
Syunik, Lori and Tavush will implement a community optimalization project, as Territorial Administration and Emergency States Minister Armen Yeritsyan said at the press conference held on 26 May. ‘94% of Syunik residents, 64% Lori residents and 74% Tavush residents said
The Armenian Government and KFW Bank Should Work Transparently in Managing “Zangezur” Biosphere Complex
11:43 May 28, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
The Armenian Government and KFW Bank Should Work Transparently in Managing “Zangezur” Biosphere Complex Video
In 2015 “Union of Workers’ Rights Protection” NGO realized a “Monitoring of social and environmental risks of the specially protected areas of nature in the south of Armenia”. In the framework of the project the following problems were detected:
Executive Recognized Eminent Domain over 491.8093 ha Land Areas in Artsvanik. Sevaqar, Achanan, Chapni and Syunik Communities for Expansion of ZCMC Tailing Dump
17:31 May 21, 2015 | Officials | Syunik
Executive Recognized Eminent Domain over 491.8093 ha Land Areas in Artsvanik. Sevaqar, Achanan, Chapni and Syunik Communities for Expansion of ZCMC Tailing Dump
The Urban Development Ministry gave its consent to this resolution, if normative distance of 300 meters is ensured between Chapni and Atchanan communities and the planned tailing dump
Amulsar Project Discussed at EBRD Special Session (Photos)
13:31 May 19, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar Project Discussed at EBRD Special Session (Photos) Video
The questions connected Amulsar open pit mining project and the construction of a heap leach facility in Armenia were raised at special session “EBRD Projects and Nature Recourses” held on 14 May. The session was organized in the frames of the EBRD Annual Meeting
Where Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine Will Dump Its Wastes, When Artsvanik Tailing Dump Is Reclaimed?
16:40 May 13, 2015 | Officials | Syunik
Where Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine Will Dump Its Wastes, When Artsvanik Tailing Dump Is Reclaimed?
The Armenian Government decided to make a law “Investment Program for Processing Industrial Dumps Accumulated and Accumulating Because of Activities of “Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” CJSC and accumulated and accumulating
“Zangezour” Biospheric Complex: Question With No Answers
14:02 May 07, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
“Zangezour” Biospheric Complex: Question With No Answers Video
the communities don’t know what the conservation regime of the specially protected areas is and which activities comply with the environmental legislation of Armenia
"Kaputjugh" and "Qajarants" SHPP Developers: Eurasian Leopard, Bezoar Goat and Armenian Moufflon Are Red-Listed Species
14:05 May 04, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
"Kaputjugh" and "Qajarants" SHPP Developers: Eurasian Leopard, Bezoar Goat and Armenian Moufflon Are Red-Listed Species
“Arev&Jur” LLC plans to construct two SHPPs - "Kaputjugh" and "Qajarants" SHPPs in the area of “Zangezour” biospheric complex. Qajaran Village Head Rafik Atayan has a positive attitude towards the construction of

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