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Why Amendments to Forest Code Initiated: Governmental Body Proposing Amendments Giving Explanations
13:31 April 27, 2016 | Forest | Yerevan
Why Amendments to Forest Code Initiated: Governmental Body Proposing Amendments Giving Explanations
“The president of our country assigned us to review and reduce the burden, all those administrative drawbacks, which exist in our country. There was a contradiction between
Nazeli Vardanyan: Amendments to RA Forest Code Bear Huge Risks
16:34 April 25, 2016 | Forest | Yerevan
Nazeli Vardanyan: Amendments to RA Forest Code Bear Huge Risks
On 31 March 2016 the Armenian Government approved RA draft laws “On Making Amendments and Supplements to RA Forest Code” and “On Making Amendment to RA Code on Administrative Violations” and sent to the National Assembly. The amendments envisage permitting site development in forests and to eliminate the concept of a forest ticket
“Armavir Development Center” NGO: Growing Apricot in Ararat Valley Is Almost Inexpedient
16:20 April 25, 2016 | Climate Change | Armavir | Yerevan
“Armavir Development Center” NGO: Growing Apricot in Ararat Valley Is Almost Inexpedient Video
“Growing apricot in Ararat Valley is almost inexpedient, it’s already several years as apricot trees blossom earlier and
Legalizing Illegal: Business Intends To Get into Armenian Forests
14:58 April 21, 2016 | Forest | Yerevan
Legalizing Illegal: Business Intends To Get into Armenian Forests Video
Since 2009 the extent of reforestation works has reduced by 6 times reaching almost zero level in 2015. The Government hasn’t allotted even a penny for the reforestation in 2016. Recently the Armenian Government has approved the draft amendments
Armenian Youth Needs "Green Education"
18:22 April 19, 2016 | Climate Change | Yerevan
Armenian Youth Needs "Green Education"
The American University of Armenia has a mandatory environmental component in its academic programs: “In the AUA Master’s programs it’s obligatory to select a one-credit environmental course, if you don’t select an environmental course
Sellers of Dogs, Construction Materials and Clothes To Leave Vernisazh
17:26 April 18, 2016 | Cities | Yerevan
Sellers of Dogs, Construction Materials and Clothes To Leave Vernisazh
Soon dogs, construction materials and clothes won’t be sold in Vernisazh. Yerevan Municipality initiated reconstruction, modernization, regulation and improvements
Armen Vardanyan: It’s Impossible to Solve Environmental Problems without Cooperating with NGOs
13:07 April 18, 2016 | Climate Change | Yerevan
Armen Vardanyan: It’s Impossible to Solve Environmental Problems without Cooperating with NGOs Video
There are three social forums operating adjunct to Nature Protection Ministry, which ensure the detection and multilateral discussion of environmental problems. As Armen Vardanyan, Nature Protection Ministry
Armenia to Establish Civil Investment Green Fund
14:44 April 14, 2016 | Climate Change | Yerevan
Armenia to Establish Civil Investment Green Fund
The civil society will be involved in climate change mitigation and adaptation processes only provided that it will have social and economic benefit from such involvement: Aram Gabrielyan, National Focal Point of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, expressed
GEF Experience: Four New "Green" Enterprises Set up Due to SGP
12:53 April 08, 2016 | Climate Change | Shirak | Yerevan
GEF Experience: Four New "Green" Enterprises Set up Due to SGP Video
The aim of the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) implemented by the UNDP is to involve civil society into the implementation processes of global environmental conventions.
Legislative Initiatives Aimed at Greening Economy in Armenia to End by 2018
15:29 April 06, 2016 | Officials | Yerevan
Legislative Initiatives Aimed at Greening Economy in Armenia to End by 2018 Video
We have 11 private companies – small and medium enterprises, where ecological audits have already been carried out, relevant “healthing” and “greening” consultations have been provided and we already have proposals accepted
Lighting in Victory Park and Mashtots Avenue Changed with Funds Saved from Energy Efficiency in Yerevan
16:24 April 05, 2016 | Cities | Yerevan
Lighting in Victory Park and Mashtots Avenue Changed with Funds Saved from Energy Efficiency in Yerevan
The projects aimed at energy efficiency in Armenia give their results; particularly Yerevan Municipality saved
Conditions for Use of Water Resources Need To Be Reviewed
15:37 April 05, 2016 | Officials | Yerevan
Conditions for Use of Water Resources Need To Be Reviewed
The conditions for the use of water resources in Armenia shall be reviewed: one of the main issues is environmental flow. Its calculation methodology doesn’t
SHPP Health Program Adopted
15:22 April 05, 2016 | Officials | Yerevan
SHPP Health Program Adopted
The Nature Protection Ministry has adopted SHPP healthing program, the information basis of which is the monitoring of SHPPs carried out in the frames of
Armenia Has Great Potential for Ecotourism Development
14:10 April 05, 2016 | Biodiversity | Yerevan
Armenia Has Great Potential for Ecotourism Development
Armenia has great potential for ecotourism development: Alen Amirkhanian, Director of the AUA Acopian Center for the Environment, presented the wealth of Armenia at 'Ecotourism in Armenia' conference
Tree Planting in Yerevan Botanical Gaden (Photos)
18:34 April 04, 2016 | Biodiversity | Yerevan
Tree Planting in Yerevan Botanical Gaden (Photos)
On April 3 “Green Ocean” civic initiative carried out a tree planting in Yerevan Botanical Garden. Mainly dry-resistant trees have been planted. “Our aim is to draw public
Crow Nests Destroyed in Yerevan
19:53 April 01, 2016 | Biodiversity | Yerevan
Crow Nests Destroyed in Yerevan
The International Bird Day is celebrated on 1 April to draw people’s attention to the problems of the preservation of these small creatures. To what extent the birds are safe in our
Why Yerevan Mayor’s Statement “Construction Programs Are Impermissible in Green Areas” Don’t Refer to “Rich”, "Santa Fe" and Other Cafes Constructed in Ring Boulevard?
16:07 April 01, 2016 | Cities | Yerevan
Why Yerevan Mayor’s Statement “Construction Programs Are Impermissible in Green Areas” Don’t Refer to “Rich”, "Santa Fe" and Other Cafes Constructed in Ring Boulevard?
The areas of Rich", "Santa Fe" and other cafes continue to be diggen located in green zones, which can result in the drying up of surrounding trees. Ring Boulevard and Victory Park are
Where to Find 2 Billion Euros for Cleaning Structures
11:57 March 24, 2016 | Waste | Gegharkunik | Tavush | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Where to Find 2 Billion Euros for Cleaning Structures
“If you have noticed, the paid rest zones in resort towns are located lower than luxurious hotels, which don’t have cleaning stations. You can notice that sewage is dumped into a well, which is then washed off to the nearby river. And the families having arrived for several hours and paid for “rest”, go to swim in the toilet draining,”
Again Deep Pruning of Trees as Method of Combating Pests
18:30 March 23, 2016 | Cities | Yerevan
Again Deep Pruning of Trees as Method of Combating Pests
We can’t acknowledge the explanations that deep pruning of trees hinder the growth and development of trees and at the same time it’s a way to combat the pests
World Meteorology Day Marked in Yerevan
17:51 March 23, 2016 | Climate Change | Yerevan
World Meteorology Day Marked in Yerevan
World Meteorological Organization has selected the following slogan for the World Meteorological Day, 23rd March, “Hotter, drier, wetter. Face the future”, which is most suitable for this

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