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17:06 October 07, 2011 | AirFrom Now on Burning Vegetation Banned by Law
From now on burning vegetation remainders and dry plants, vegetation in pastures and heydays, forests and specially protected territories is banned by law
12:04 October 04, 2011 | AirHuge “Ozone Hole” Emerged Over Arctic
A huge “hole” in the ozone layer has emerged above Arctic. Scientists date this formation to February-March.
15:34 September 28, 2011 | Air | LoriHakob Sanasaryan: It Would Be Good, If “Nature Protection Ministry” Closed Down
“Greens Union of Armenia” NGO Chairman Hakob Sanasaryan considers the main people quilty are the country's President and Prime Minister and Nature Prosection Minister accountable to them who selects money at the expense of Nature".
14:47 September 27, 2011 | AirAccording to Scientists Ozone Layer Depletion Currently More Stable
since 2010 the world countries have completely stopped using the main eight harmful substances
02:25 September 26, 2011 | Air | LoriNew-Built Chimney Doesn’t Solve Environmental Problems in Alaverdi
The old chimney of Alaverdi Copper Smelting Factory has been changed into a new one to cut down harmful emissions of Alaverdi Copper Smelting Factory, but environmentalists are convinced this can’t be a solution to the problem
16:19 September 16, 2011 | AirMinister Aram Harutyunyan prefers cycling
September 16th marks the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. To celebrate the day, the Armenian Ministry of Nature Protection will organize a cycling campaign in Jermuk resort city under the slogan
17:20 September 02, 2011 | Air | KotaykCar Emissions in Tsaghkadzor Exceed Permissible Standard
the monthly average concentration of nitrogen dioxide has exceeded the permissible standard by
12:24 August 19, 2011 | Air | YerevanNature Protection Ministry Responded to EcoLur Alarm Signal Suggesting to Clean Malatia-Sebastia Community within 2-3 Days
Nature Protection Ministry advised that Nature Protection Minister Aram Harutyunyan has assigned
14:31 August 15, 2011 | Air | YerevanNewborn Babies and Their Feeding Mothers Breathe in Dioxin Poison in Southwest Quarter of Yerevan
A new hazardous object has emerged in Yerevan -
11:26 August 01, 2011 | Air | Kotayk | Shirak | YerevanContent of cement in atmosphere exceeds maximum concentration level by 6.7 times in Razdan
The content of dust in atmosphere exceeded the average monthly maximum concentration limit by
15:42 June 27, 2011 | Air | LoriWhat to change by moving plant chimney?
To improve the environmental poor condition in Alaverdi movement of the chimney of the copper plant owned by ''Armenia Copper Program'' to the nearby mountaintop of Koshaberd has started since May 15th, 2010.
15:25 June 17, 2011 | Air | KotaykHrazdan in Dust Again
It’s already several days since the air in Hrazdan is extremely polluted.
16:43 June 06, 2011 | Air | Kotayk | Shirak | YerevanConcentration of Dust, Cement Dust and Nitrogen Dioxide High in Armenian Cities
In the samples taken in Yerevan City the average monthly concentration of dust has exceeded the maximum permissible concentration by 1,7 times, nitrogen dioxide – by 1,9 times.
April 21, 2011 | Air | YerevanDUST COVERED GOVERNMENT DECISION NO. 1186
Still in 2008 the Government of Armenia adopted decision no. 1186-N dated on 16 October 2008, which directly refers to the panic of April 20 caused by dust cloud above several regions of Armenia and Yerevan.
April 20, 2011 | Air | YerevanYEREVAN CHOKING: HAPPENED WHAT ENVIRONMENTALISTS WARNED ABOUT
On April 20 from early morning the whole Yerevan City is in fog. People complain of air insufficiency. Nature Protection Ministry Environmental Impact Monitoring Center Representative Seyran Minasyan told EcoLur this is dust from Arabic deserts.
April 20, 2011 | Air | KotaykHRAZDAN RESIDENTS BREATHE IN CEMENT DUST
From the early morning the sky in Hrazdan has been covered with yellow dust and those who called us said they had problems with breathing though they didn’t know whether there was any danger or not.
April 20, 2011 | Air | ArmavirPANIC IN ARMAVIR
From the early morning the people in Armavir are in panic. People come out to street with masks, call to different offices and express their concern with air pollution and overall dust. The whole sity is covered with yellow dust.
April 06, 2011 | AirOZONE LAYER REDUCED
The destruction of ozone layer in the upper layers of the earth’s atmosphere reached record-breaking level, according to World Meteorological Organization
April 04, 2011 | Air | Kotayk | Lori | YerevanIN YEREVAN WE BREATHE IN NITROGEN DIOXIDE, IN GYUMRI – DUST, IN HRAZDAN-CEMENT, IN ALAVERDI – SULPHUR DIOXIDE…
According to the data of automatic devices set up in Yerevan, the atmospheric air samples taken from the territory adjacent to automatic stations, average monthly concentration of nitrogen dioxide exceed maximum permissible concentration by 1,2 times in February 2011
March 31, 2011 | Air | Aragatsotn | Ararat | YerevanMORE THAN 1300 ORGANIZATIONS TO HAVE NEGATIVE INFLUENCE ON ATMOSPHERE
There are more than 1300 organizations in Armenia having bad influence on atmosphere. 522 of these organizations are in Yerevan