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March 04, 2011 | Air | Shirak | YerevanBREATHING IN DUST
In 2010 monitoring of air reservoir was conducted in permanent observation sites of Yerevan City, and as a result it turned out that as compared with 2009 annual average concentration of nitrogen dioxide increased by 1.2 times, while ozone - 1.1 times.
February 25, 2011 | AirIMPOSSIBLE TO MEASURE AIR POLLUTION
On February 21 Beijing, capital of China, was covered with thick smoke. This information was disseminated via mignews by the reference to the US Embassy in China which is conducting independent monitoring of air pollution in Beijing. Air pollution has exceeded maximum indicators of measuring devices.
February 02, 2011 | Air | YerevanUNDER OFFICIAL DATA AIR IN YEREVAN NORMAL
In 2010 as compared with December 2009, annual monthly density of nitrogen dioxide in atmospheric air has decreased by 3.1 times.
February 02, 2011 | Air | LoriVANADZOR AND ALAVERDI – MOST ‘DUSTLESS’
As it turns out, the owners of the cleanest air basin in Armenia are Vanadzor and Alaverdi Towns, at least in regard with content of dust.
February 02, 2011 | Air | Ararat | Kotayk | ShirakTHREE DUSTIEST CITIES IN ARMENIA
Three dustiest cities in Armenia are Ararat, Hrazdan and Gyumri.
January 25, 2011 | AirPARADOXES IN NATURE PROTECTION MINISTRY
Nevertheless, the Armenian team having received international recognition which has been dealing with climate change issues for more than 10 years turns out be beheaded.
January 25, 2011 | AirMOST POLLUTED REGIONS IN YEREVAN – CENTER AND SHENGAVIT
The most polluted regions in Yerevan are Center and Shengavit. In these regions, the air most contains dust and nitrogen dioxide.
January 21, 2011 | AirEACH FIFTH PERSON TO STARVE ON EARTH IN 2020
Scientists have come to a conclusion that already in 2020 emission of greenhouse gases into atmosphere will bring to deficit in food products. As a result each fifth person on the planet will be starving.
January 21, 2011 | AirGLOBAL WARMING TO RESULT IN WATER RESOURCE DECREASE BY 6-8% BY 2030
Due to global warming water resources will decrease by 6-8% by 2030. At present Main environmental problem in Armenia is Lake Sevan ecosystem recovery.
January 20, 2011 | AirSCIENTISTS CLAIM TO CRATE RAIN IN ARAB DESERT
A secret scientific program to control the weather has seen artificially created storms rain down in Abu Dhabi, says an article posted on Aol News.
January 17, 2011 | AirAIR TEMPERATURE IN ARMENIA TO INCREASE BY 40С AFTER 90 YEARS
According to the studies of meteorological data, temperature average increase in Armenia made up 0.850C in Armenia in recent 80 years, while the amount of annual precipitation was reduced by 6%
January 13, 2011 | AirGYUMRI AMONG ARMENIA’S DUSTIEST CITIES
Gyumri, Armenia’s second largest city, is one of the dustiest cities in the country, the RA Statistical Service reported, referring to the RA Ministry of Nature Protection.
January 12, 2011 | AirCLIMATE CHANGES: PERSONAL VIEWPOINT BY YEREVAN STATE CHAMBER THEATER GENERAL DIRECTOR ARS YERNJAKYAN
But we forget how small our planet is where a spacecraft can round the whole planet for 45 minutes. That is we live in a microenvironment and everything going on in Spain may happen in Armenia even tomorrow.
January 10, 2011 | AirWEATHER ABNORMALITIES OF 2010
The year 2010 was rich with weather abnormalities. In winter the temperature was above norm by 5-7 degrees whereas sediments were below the norm.
December 17, 2010 | AirPOPULATION RISK GROUPS TO BE FIRST TO SUFFER FROM CLIMATE CHANGES
Specialists have estimated that average annual temperature increase will make up +1,3 degrees (from +0,6 degrees to maximum +2,1 degrees). Annual precipitation in our country will reduce by 3% by 2030 and by 10% by 2100.
December 13, 2010 | AirWORLD MAIN SECURITIES TOOK EARTH UNDER THEIR PROTECTION
The international Climate Change international conference held in Mexican Cancun City adopted an actions plan against global warming.
November 25, 2010 | AirAGAIN BAD SMELL AT NUBARASHEN WASTE BURIAL SITE
Recovery work at Nubarashen waste burial site has been conducted in an inappropriate manner. As a result, the waste burial site against smells bad …
November 23, 2010 | AirJERMUK BOTCHED MOSQUITO CLEAN-UP COSTS TAXPAYERS MILLIONS
The fact that chlorofos was a banned toxin wasn’t taken into account by the Vayots Dzor authorities and it included in the list of materials to be used in the technical specs, as a condition of the tender bid. Furthermore, in the three documents for the delivery-acceptance of the work, the Regional Authority has considered the project using chlorofos as completed. 2.3 million AMD of chlorofos was purchased; a large expenditure for a banned insecticide.
November 01, 2010 | AirPEOPLE SUFFOCATE WITH SMOKE, BUT EMISSIONS WITHIN STANDARDS
“I’ve got problems with my throat, I’m a sportsman…but now I’m suffocating, while my throat’s burning…”
October 18, 2010 | AirNEW ECOLOGIC THREAT HANGS OVER ALAVERDI
A new threat hanged over the Armenian town of Alaverdi, the ecology of which is in a deplorable state.