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Nature Protection Ministry Reply to Reduction of 'Zangezour' Biospheric Complex Borders and Mapping
13:54 September 01, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
Nature Protection Ministry Reply to Reduction of 'Zangezour' Biospheric Complex Borders and Mapping
Ex Nature Protection Minister Aram Harutunyan had the governmental resolution 1465 –N dated on establishing “Zangezour” Biospheric Complex on 14.12.2013 adopted through the government. The resolution says that
Almost No Schoolchildren Left in Regional Schools in Armenia (Photos)
17:42 August 31, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
Almost No Schoolchildren Left in Regional Schools in Armenia (Photos)
The school in Litchq village, Meghri area, has only 5 pupils. Neighboring Tashtun village has 3 pupils, out of which two left the village for their holidays, and if they don’t return, the village will have only one pupil
"Tatstone" LLC Wants to Prospect for Copper and Molybdenum in "Arevik" National Park Area
17:59 August 24, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
"Tatstone" LLC Wants to Prospect for Copper and Molybdenum in "Arevik" National Park Area
“The area of Aygedzor copper and molybdenum mine, where the geoprospecting works are planned to be carried out, partially coincides with the area of “Arevik” National Park,” says Aygedzor copper and molybdenum mining project
Litchq Copper Mine and Zangezour Biospheric Complex Incompatible
14:34 August 21, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
Litchq Copper Mine and Zangezour Biospheric Complex Incompatible
Syunik-based ‘Workers Rights Protection Union' NGO expressed its strong concerns with the development of Litchq copper mine by 'Tatstone' LLC
What Are Purposes of Reducing Zangezour Biospheric Complex Areas?
18:28 August 18, 2015 | Biodiversity
What Are Purposes of Reducing Zangezour Biospheric Complex Areas?
On 2 July 2015 the Armenian Government adopted resolution 731-N, which reduced the area of “Zangezour” biospheric complex by 630.6541 ha, particularly the land areas from “Arevik” National Park and “Zangezour” State Reserve
Arevik National Park Endangered: "Tatstone" Intends To Develop Litchq Copper Mine
15:38 August 06, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
Arevik National Park Endangered: "Tatstone" Intends To Develop Litchq Copper Mine
"Tatstone" LLC intends to develop Litchq copper mine in opencast manner. On 14 August 2015, at 13:00, the public hearings on the environmental impact assessment of Litchq copper mine, Syunik Region, submitted by "Tatstone" LLC will be held in Litchq Rural Municipality
The RA Ministry of Agriculture Started Growing Dry Weather- Bearing Species to Persist Climate Change
12:05 July 18, 2015 | Biodiversity
The RA Ministry of Agriculture Started Growing Dry Weather- Bearing Species to Persist Climate Change
The RA Ministry of Agriculture is trying to grow dry weather-bearing species in Armenia imported from countries with dry climate to persist
Torturing a Wolf is a Crime
13:07 July 17, 2015 | Biodiversity | Gegharkunik
Torturing a Wolf is a Crime Video
Armenian residents Gohar Saroyan and Bayandur Poghosyan sent an announcement on crime to the Policy of Armenia regarding torturing the wolf to death which had killed lambs in Vahan village in Gegharkunik region. A video
How and Why the Government Reduced the Area of "Arevik" National Park and "Zangezour" State Preserve
15:04 July 15, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
How and Why the Government Reduced the Area of "Arevik" National Park and "Zangezour" State Preserve
On July 2, 2015 the RA Government adopted 731-N decision according to which the area of "Zangezour" Biosphere Complex was factually reduced by 630.6541 ha at the expense of
Whitefish Mass Reproduction in Sevan Lake
18:40 July 08, 2015 | Biodiversity | Gegharkunik
Whitefish Mass Reproduction in Sevan Lake
The Executive gives 7624.3 thousand AMD to the Ministry of Nature Protection from government’s reserve found for holding records of fish and crawfish resources in Sevan Lake during
German Development Bank KfW is Proposed to Increase Transparency of Creation and Development of "Zangezur" Biosphere Complex Project
16:28 July 08, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
German Development Bank KfW is Proposed to Increase Transparency of Creation and Development of "Zangezur" Biosphere Complex Project
“WORKERS' RIGHTS PROTECTION UNION” which has its representative office also in Germany, sent a letter to the German Development Bank KfW, in which it offers to increase transparency of creation and development of "Zangezur" biosphere complex project in order to avoid corruption risks. The letter reads as follows:
"Erebuni" State Reserve Area Expanding (Photos)
13:35 June 30, 2015 | Biodiversity
"Erebuni" State Reserve Area Expanding (Photos)
"Erebuni" State Reserve increases its territories. Another 31 hectares from Voghjaberd community will be added to the Reserve’s 89 hectares. Gevorg Sargsyan, Acting Director of “Reserve Park Complex” SNCO, informed EcoLur about this. “The areas have been
Khosrov Forest Doesn't Comply with Status of "State Reserve"?
13:29 June 23, 2015 | Biodiversity | Kotayk
Khosrov Forest Doesn't Comply with Status of "State Reserve"?
The issue of safety of “Khosrov Forest” State Reserve remains focused by scholars and environmentalists. Marina Oganezova, Dr. In Biological Sciences, and
"Most of 8 Million Euros of KfW Bank Comes for Communities": "Director of "Zangezour" Biospheric Complex"
11:53 June 19, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
"Most of 8 Million Euros of KfW Bank Comes for Communities": "Director of "Zangezour" Biospheric Complex"
"Zangezour" Biospheric Complex was established in Syunik Region, Armenia in 2013. EcoLur had an interview with Karen Kirakosyan, Director of "Zangezour" Biospheric Complex SNCO, about 8.25 million
Illegal Tree Felling in Dilijan National Park
18:10 June 18, 2015 | Biodiversity | Tavush
Illegal Tree Felling in Dilijan National Park
Within recent month the employees of “Dilijan National Park” SNCO recorded illegal
Public Council Discussed Issues on Specially Protected Areas of Nature and Ecotourism
16:26 June 18, 2015 | Biodiversity
Public Council Discussed Issues on Specially Protected Areas of Nature and Ecotourism
The regular meeting of the Public Council adjunct to Nature Protection Minister was held in 2015. The agenda had been formed based on
Proposals to Government How To Preserve Ecosystems in Climate Change
11:58 June 16, 2015 | Biodiversity | Yerevan
Proposals to Government How To Preserve Ecosystems in Climate Change Video
What are the consequences of the expected increase in temperature and reduction in precipitation due to climate changes on the biodiversity of Armenia? This issue
Whether National Assembly Has Mechanisms to Counteract to Unlawful Resolutions Adopted by the Government?
10:56 June 12, 2015 | Biodiversity | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Whether National Assembly Has Mechanisms to Counteract to Unlawful Resolutions Adopted by the Government?
“Whether National Assembly has mechanisms to counteract to unlawful resolutions adopted by the Government,” asked EcoLur referring to the governmental resolution
3+3 Format of European Partnership Defined in Policy on Biodiversity Conservation
14:29 June 10, 2015 | Biodiversity
3+3 Format of European Partnership Defined in Policy on Biodiversity Conservation
Biodiversity and habitat conservation are a priority in European policy, said Karin Zaunberger, DG ENV, at the Conference on Biodiversity for
Red-Listed Species Habitat, Urtsasar, Victim of Travertine Mine (Photos)
12:28 June 09, 2015 | Biodiversity | Ararat | Vayots dzor
Red-Listed Species Habitat, Urtsasar, Victim of Travertine Mine (Photos)
Travertine mine is developed in Urtsasar, which is the birthplace of Armenian moufflon and habitat of red-listed species, as Eleonora Gabrielyan, Dr. in Biological Sciences, Professor, said

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