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IFC and EBRD Running PR Campaign in Support of Amulsar Project
16:06 October 24, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
IFC and EBRD Running PR Campaign in Support of Amulsar Project
The International Finance Corporation, IFC, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EBRD, are running a PR campaign in support of Amulsar open pit mining project and heap leach mining. IFC and EBRD are the main
3.8 Billion Hidden Tax Due to Examinations
15:25 October 24, 2014 | Officials | Syunik
3.8 Billion Hidden Tax Due to Examinations
3.8 Billion Hidden Tax Due to Examinations
Meghrasar Mining Causing Great Damage to Arevik National Park and Water Resources
14:46 October 24, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Meghrasar Mining Causing Great Damage to Arevik National Park and Water Resources
Meghrasar Mining Causing Great Damage to Arevik National Park and Water Resources
Governmental Unprecedented Resolution to Transfer Red-Listed Species from Amulsar
14:06 October 24, 2014 | Officials | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Governmental Unprecedented Resolution to Transfer Red-Listed Species from Amulsar
Environmental groups in Armenia are in an uproar over a July 2014 government decision they say will allow a mining company to remove and replant endangered flora species and thus circumvent Armenian domestic law and the country’s international
Economy Ministry Replied to SOS Amulsar Initiative's Open Letter
18:14 October 22, 2014 | Officials | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Economy Ministry Replied to SOS Amulsar Initiative's Open Letter
EcoLur has received a letter from Economy Ministry in reply to SOS Amulsar Initiative's open letter addressed to Minister Karen Tcshmarityan, which particularly says, “Your open letter addressed
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

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