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SOS Amulsar Initiative’s Open Letter to Economy Minister Karen Chshmarityan
12:58 October 17, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
SOS Amulsar Initiative’s Open Letter to Economy Minister Karen Chshmarityan
At the press conference on 15 October you stated that the factual implementation of Amulsar open pit mining project will be launched in early 2015 and presented certain
Honey Vs Mine: Alternative is REAL
18:32 October 16, 2014 | Mining | Lori | Syunik
Honey Vs Mine: Alternative is REAL Video
On 7 September 2013 “Teghout Support” civic initiative held a fair of honey and other goods in Shnogh community, Lori Region. The main aim of the fair was to show that the factual development of Teghout is connected not with destructive mining, but sustainable development
ZCMC Tailing Dumps Costing 10 Billion USD To Be Processed
17:30 October 16, 2014 | Officials | Syunik
ZCMC Tailing Dumps Costing 10 Billion USD To Be Processed
‘Aylotig’ LLC intends to become the owner of the reclaimed Voghji and Pukhrut tailing dumps currently owned by “Zangezur Copper and Molybdenum Combine” CJSC, as well as Artsvanik tailing dump after is reclaiming and to
International Finance Corporation Ombudsman's Office Representatives Arrived in Armenia to Examine Gndevaz Villagers' Complaint on Amulsar Project
14:25 October 14, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
International Finance Corporation Ombudsman's Office Representatives Arrived in Armenia to Examine Gndevaz Villagers' Complaint on Amulsar Project
From 9 October to 12 October the CAO team visited Armenia again, this time to examine Gndevaz Villagers’ complaint on Amulsar open pit mining and heap
Four Regions in Armenia Vulnerable In Viewpoint of Natural Disasters
17:15 October 13, 2014 | Officials | Kotayk | Lori | Shirak | Syunik
Four Regions in Armenia Vulnerable In Viewpoint of Natural Disasters
13 October – International Day for Disaster Reduction was marked in Yerevan with the launch of “Reducing Risks in Armenia” project. The aim of this
Around 60Percent of Meghrasar Open Gold Mine in Arevik National Park
16:02 October 08, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Around 60Percent of Meghrasar Open Gold Mine in Arevik National Park
Around 60% of Meghrasar open gold mine is located in the area of Arevik National Park, as WWF Armenia Head Karen Manvelyan told EcoLur. Under him, the geoprospecting area of the mine makes up
Collecting Signatures against Surik Khachatryan's Appointment as Syunik Regional Head
15:07 October 02, 2014 | Elections...Politics...Ecology | Syunik
Collecting Signatures against Surik Khachatryan's Appointment as Syunik Regional Head
“Kapan” civic movement initiated a signature collection on www.change.org against Surik Khachatryan’s reappointment as Syunik Regional Head. “In the Soviet period
Minister Karen Tchshmarityan, Mining and Amulsar Project
13:25 September 30, 2014 | Mining | Lori | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Minister Karen Tchshmarityan, Mining and Amulsar Project
Karen Tchshmarityan’s wish to open as many gold and copper-molybdenum mines as possible in Armenia is not new. During his
“Khosrov Forest” State Reserve and “Sevan” National Park – Richest in Red-Listed Species
13:14 September 29, 2014 | Officials | Ararat | Gegharkunik | Kotayk | Syunik
“Khosrov Forest” State Reserve and “Sevan” National Park – Richest in Red-Listed Species
The richest sanctuaries in Armenian red-listed species are “Khosrov Forest” State Reserve and “Sevan” National Park, where 97 red-listed species of
Surik Khachatryan Again Syunik Regional Head
12:08 September 25, 2014 | Officials | Syunik
Surik Khachatryan Again Syunik Regional Head
On 25 September the Armenian Government appointed Surik Khachatryan as Syunik Regional Head.
Spandaryan Village in Syunik Region Getting Derelict(Phots)
14:28 September 11, 2014 | SOS | Syunik
Spandaryan Village in Syunik Region Getting Derelict(Phots) Video
Spandaryan Community Head Spartak Simonyan said in his interview with EcoLur that the government receives aid from the government in the form of fuel and seeds. The World Bank project will provide new machinery to the village, where 50%
"Kapan Eneghjy" CJSC Denying that SHPP Caused Voghji River Drying
11:39 September 09, 2014 | Water | Syunik
"Kapan Eneghjy" CJSC Denying that SHPP Caused Voghji River Drying
"Kapan Eneghjy" CJSC operating 'Voghji-2' and 'Voghji-3' SHPPs denies that SHPPs cause the drying of the Voghji River
Voghji River Dying (Photos)
12:27 September 08, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Voghji River Dying (Photos) Video
SHPPs and mining make the Voghji River a dying river. EcoLur’s camera fixed
Redistribution of Fields of Power: State Committee on Water Indsutry and the Hakobyans
16:49 September 04, 2014 | Water | Syunik
Redistribution of Fields of Power: State Committee on Water Indsutry and the Hakobyans
Redistribution of Fields of Power: State Committee on Water Indsutry and the Hakobyans
What Impact Will Amulsar Project Have on KfW Bank Investment project?
16:41 September 02, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
What Impact Will Amulsar Project Have on KfW Bank Investment project? Video
At the public hearings on Amulsar project held in Gndevaz community, Vayots Dzor Region, on 25 August the representative of German KfW Bank
Armenian Government Recognized Eminent Domain over Land Areas in 43 Communities in Four Regions
16:49 August 29, 2014 | Officials | Gegharkunik | Kotayk | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Armenian Government Recognized Eminent Domain over Land Areas in 43 Communities in Four Regions
On 28 August the Armenian Government recognized eminent domain over the land areas in dozens of communities in four regions of Armenia. The purpose of this eminent domain is
Gndevaz Villager: Gold Mine Won't Operate, Gndevaz Villagers Won't Allow
13:39 August 29, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Gndevaz Villager: Gold Mine Won't Operate, Gndevaz Villagers Won't Allow Video
A villager, “Do you know where Amulsar is? Have you been there?... Sitting at home you wrote a tautology, you didn’t answer my question, eventually you must understand that people are living here, thousands of living creatures, children, elderly people, how can you stand the rocket?
Amulsar Passions Transferred to Yerevan
12:25 August 27, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor | Yerevan
Amulsar Passions Transferred to Yerevan Video
At the press conference held on 26 August at “EcoLur” Press Club Gndevaz villager, journalist Tehmine Yenoqyan, Pan-Armenian Environmental Front member Levon Galstyan and “EcoLur” Informational NGO President Inga Zarafyan expressed their opinions on Amulsar gold mining project and the construction of the heap leach plant. Gndevaz Village head and several villagers also attended the press conference
Why Did Gndevaz Villagers Get Angry?
08:43 August 26, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Why Did Gndevaz Villagers Get Angry? Video
Gndevaz villager were angry with the fact though the hearings were held in Gndevaz Village, where the heap leach plant will be constructed, there was no room in the hall for Gndevaz villagers even to stand
Scandal at Public Hearings of Amulsar Project
11:26 August 25, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Scandal at Public Hearings of Amulsar Project
On 25 August, at 10:00 a.m., the public hearings of Amulsar gold mining project and EIA accountability held in Gndevaz Community, Vayots Dzor Region started with scandal. The project authors just started presenting the project, when a Gndevaz villager asked

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