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Income Tax is Also Kept from Bonus for Killing Wolves
13:15 November 25, 2014 | Biodiversity
Income Tax is Also Kept from Bonus for Killing Wolves
The bonus for killing each wolf is 100 000 AMD. But 76 000 AMD is actually paid for each wolf. According to Aram Aghasyan income tax is kept
Tree Felling in Dilijan National Park
12:14 November 22, 2014 | Biodiversity | Tavush
Tree Felling in Dilijan National Park
From 17.11.2014 to 21.11.2014 “Dilijan National Park” SNCO Security employees detected and drew up three protocols of forest violations
A Bear Blocked in a Metal Fence in Vayots Dzor
12:59 November 17, 2014 | Biodiversity | Vayots dzor
A Bear Blocked in a Metal Fence in Vayots Dzor
On November 16 a bear was blocked in a metal fence in Gomk village in Vayots Dzor. As the RA Ministry of Emergency Situations informs the rescuers
Selecting a Bird as a Symbol of 2015
17:29 November 10, 2014 | Biodiversity
Selecting a Bird as a Symbol of 2015
"Bird of Year 2015" educational program started, during which a bird symbolizing 2015 will be selected. The European roller
New Arguments About Riska of Meghrasar Gold Mine Project
13:54 November 04, 2014 | Biodiversity | Syunik
New Arguments About Riska of Meghrasar Gold Mine Project
The ecologists continue to express their anger and negative opinion of Meghrasar gold opencast mining project. "AT Metals" Armenian-Russian joint enterprise Ltd wants to exploit the mine. Now Meghrasar project is under environmental
Bear In Village in Vayots Dzor
14:37 October 28, 2014 | Biodiversity | Vayots dzor
Bear In Village in Vayots Dzor
Not only wolves, but already the bears have started appearing in the villages. On 28 October the Ministry for Emergency States received an alarm signal that the bear damaged
Meghrasar Mining Causing Great Damage to Arevik National Park and Water Resources
14:46 October 24, 2014 | Biodiversity | Syunik
Meghrasar Mining Causing Great Damage to Arevik National Park and Water Resources
The project doesn’t say anything about possible presence of the uranium in the mine and radiation risks. But the article authored by G.P. Aloyan and entitled “Uranium Capacity and Geological Formations of Armenia” says, “The characteristic geotype of Megri open pit is
Governmental Unprecedented Resolution to Transfer Red-Listed Species from Amulsar
14:06 October 24, 2014 | Biodiversity | 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
Government Representative: ‘Just Now Wolves Union Chairman Called Us and Said We Need No Protection’ (Photos)
15:08 October 23, 2014 | Biodiversity | Yerevan
Government Representative: ‘Just Now Wolves Union Chairman Called Us and Said We Need No Protection’ (Photos) Video
Alexander Ghazaryan, Department Head for Reception of Citizens and Discussion of Petitions of Staff of the Armenian Government, was watching the protest demonstration
In Moscow Animal Protectors Want to Hold a Demonstration Aimed at Slaughter of Wolves in Armenia
16:37 October 22, 2014 | Biodiversity
In Moscow Animal Protectors Want to Hold a Demonstration Aimed at Slaughter of Wolves in Armenia Video
“I have received many letters from different countries –Russia, Australia, the USA and other countries. The activist groups told me they would like to hold a protest demonstration in Moscow
Illegal Tree Felling in Lori, Syunik and Tavush Regions, and Illegal Crawfish Poaching in Gegharkounik, Armavir and Shirak
16:03 October 21, 2014 | Biodiversity
Illegal Tree Felling in Lori, Syunik and Tavush Regions, and Illegal Crawfish Poaching in Gegharkounik, Armavir and Shirak
The Nature Protection Ministry informs that from 13.10.2014 to 17.10.2014 the State Environmental Inspection detected violations
Armenian Government Adopted Illegal Resolution
12:53 October 20, 2014 | Biodiversity | Vayots dzor
Armenian Government Adopted Illegal Resolution
It should be mentioned that simultaneously with adopting this decision, Lydian International Company submitted the EIA of Amulsar mining project for the environmental
Nature Protection Ministry Starts Accepting Wolf Furs
14:47 October 16, 2014 | Biodiversity
Nature Protection Ministry Starts Accepting Wolf Furs
The Nature Protection Ministry announces about the launch of accepting wolf furs. As the Information and Public Relations Department of the Ministry informs
Environmentalists Calling for International Finance Corporation to Direct Funds not to Amulsar Project, But To Establishing Jermuk National Park
14:00 October 16, 2014 | Biodiversity | Vayots dzor
Environmentalists Calling for International Finance Corporation to Direct Funds not to Amulsar Project, But To Establishing Jermuk National Park
The nature protectors having signed a complaint on Amulsar project lodged to the CAO are calling for directing the funds not to Amulsar mining project, but developing Jermuk National Park. This proposal was voiced
Nature Protection Ministry Enhancing Fight Against Illegal Tree Felling in Specially Protected Areas of Nature
10:43 October 15, 2014 | Biodiversity
Nature Protection Ministry Enhancing Fight Against Illegal Tree Felling in Specially Protected Areas of Nature
Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan has issued a decree on enhancing the measures against the illegal tree felling in the specially protected areas of nature. Proper structural
Around 60Percent of Meghrasar Open Gold Mine in Arevik National Park
16:02 October 08, 2014 | Biodiversity | 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
Khosrov and Astghik Bears Returned to Wildlife
18:44 October 06, 2014 | Biodiversity
Khosrov and Astghik Bears Returned to Wildlife Video
Workers from the State Nature Protection Inspectorate of the Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia had found, in the Vayots Dzor Region, two bear cubs that were
Over 60 Percent Bird Wildlife On Verge of Extinction Due to Lack of Water (Photos)
17:36 October 06, 2014 | Biodiversity | Ararat
Over 60 Percent Bird Wildlife On Verge of Extinction Due to Lack of Water (Photos) Video
'Many lakes in Armash are dried down nowadays and are used as agricultural land areas. If this tendency continues, over 60% of our bird wildlife will get
Tree Felling In Dilijan National Park Increased In Parallel with Cold Weather
11:07 October 01, 2014 | Biodiversity | Tavush
Tree Felling In Dilijan National Park Increased In Parallel with Cold Weather
In parallel with cold weather the tree felling in Dilijan National Park has increased: the Nature Protection Ministry continues disseminating information
EuroBirdWatch Launched: Let’s See off Birds from Europe to Africa Together
17:06 September 29, 2014 | Biodiversity
EuroBirdWatch Launched: Let’s See off Birds from Europe to Africa Together
On 4 and 5 October the EuroBirdWatch will launch, as Armenian Society for the Protection of Birds informed EcoLur. Millions of birds are going to leave

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