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Monitoring Findings of
14:03 October 27, 2017 | Small HPPs, Energy | Syunik
In the frames of "Supporting New Reforms in SHPP Sector through CSO-Government Dialogue" project, the expert group visited "Dali" SHPP
Monitoring Findings of
16:46 October 17, 2017 | Small HPPs, Energy | Syunik
In the frames of "Supporting New Reforms in SHPP Sector through CSO-Government Dialogue" project, the expert group visited "Arevis-1" SHPP, which is located
Syunik Regional Head Sued Environmentalist and Mass Media
17:59 September 23, 2017 | Mining | Syunik
Syunik Regional Head Vahe Hakobyan lodged a claim against environmentalist Arthur Grigoryan, as well as Aravot.am, epress.am and syunacyerkir.am websites. Hakobyan claims he has been defamed and is demanding
SHHP Impact on Geghi River To Increase
18:34 September 12, 2017 | Small HPPs, Energy | Syunik
The water in the Geghi River will become extremely low in the aggregate area of 8 km of the 30-kilometer-long Geghi River because of the operation of two SHPPs, which will result to the hydraulic, thermal, settling and bed-washing
Vararak River in Syunik Region in Antisanitary Situation
15:37 September 07, 2017 | SOS | Syunik
The Vararak River in Syunik Region is in antisanitary state, which is the left tributary to the Vorotan River. It starts from the south-east slope of Mets Ishkhanasar Mountain Top in Syunik plateau. The river is polluted with
Locals Getting Worried: Vorotan River Ecosystem Violated (Photos)
17:28 September 06, 2017 | Small HPPs, Energy | Syunik
The ecosystem of the Vorotan Rier has been violated: the locals are getting worried. 'The fish in the Vorotan River is getting eliminated, while the section of the river in Sisian is covered with moss. Now 1.5-2 cum water flows
New Smoking Spots Emerged in 'Khoustoup' Reserve
13:40 August 28, 2017 | Biodiversity | Syunik
In the morning of 28 August, new smoking spots emerged in 'Khoustoup' Reserve, a part of 'Zangezour Biospheric Complex' SNCO, and the smoke started activating towards the section of 'Dzagedzor' section. Currently,
AEF. According to international acclaimed experts gold project in Amulsar should not start։ What has Lydian hidden and what the Armenian government has been “unaware” of
14:27 July 27, 2017 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Now international acclaimed experts in the field have also joined Armenian experts and based on the proposal of the US-based Harout Bronozian, they presented results of three different expertises on this gold project. The results of these researches once again confirm the statement voiced for many years that gold project in Amulsar should not be launched since the assessment carried out by Lydian are extremely incomplete, while the government
Civil Society Doesn't Agree with IFC Ombudsman's Office Conclusions on Complaint of Incompliance of Amulsar Project with IFC Standards
16:07 July 25, 2017 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The Ombudsman's Office of the International Finance Corporation, CAO/IFC (World Bank Group) sent the initial results of the audit on the complaint of incompliance of Amulsar open gold mining project with IFC standards, so as the IFC refused from funding the project. The complaint was submitted to CAO by two residents
'Smart City' Goris Description in Development Process
15:42 July 13, 2017 | Cities | Syunik
Director of Regional Environmental Center for Caucasus (RECC), 'Smart City' Project National Coordinator Nune Harutyunyan informed that Goris Town has been selected as an experimental showcase in the frames of the project “United Smart Cities”

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