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15:42 April 29, 2013 | ForestSpecialist Doesn’t Agree with ArmForest: Communities Able to Manage Forest
The communities are able to manage the forests says Hovik Sayadyan, Head of Foreign Affairs Department of Armenian Agrarian University, Dr. Geographical Sciences. Under him, forest management plans have been drawn up for 12 communities. “Nevertheless...
14:46 April 17, 2013 | Forest | LoriAlaverdi Copper and Molybdenum Combine Smoke Pipe –Threat for Forests
“All the mountain slopes in Alaverdi are forest-free bushes, which are naturally rhe impact of SO2, sulfur dioxide, emitted from the mining factory (Alaverdi Copper and Molybdenum Combine), as during the roasting of copper ore mainly this gas generates...
15:16 April 16, 2013 | Forest | LoriAnother Specialist Voiced about Presence of Red-Listed Species in Teghout Mine
There are red-listed species both in Teghout forests and Teghout copper and molybdenum mine itself. This statement was made by Hovik Sayadyan, Head of Foreign Affairs Department of Armenian...
18:41 April 15, 2013 | ForestIf One Tree Costs 500 USD as Wood, Environmental Benefit for One Tree Makes up 200,000 USD
The annual benefit of one ha of forest is 969 USD. The cost of one tree in rainforests is 500 USD as wood, but the environmental income of a tree during its life circle as water-preservation function, oxygen-producing function...
12:02 April 15, 2013 | Forest | LoriWater Quality in Shnogh Village Problem № 1 with Vallex Company Arrival
For already several years Shnogh villagers have been complaining of deterioration of drinking water. They say it’s due to works carried out by Vallex Company at Teghout copper and molybdenum mine...
17:10 March 27, 2013 | Forest | TavushDilijan National Park Planted 6 Ha Forest
Six ha of forest was planted in “Dilijan” National Park in 2012, on which 499,800 AMD was spent. Complements were made in three ha of territory...
16:58 March 25, 2013 | Forest | YerevanArmenian Government Allotted Funds for Forestation of Yerevan Green Zone
The official website of the Armenian Government informs that the Armenian Government has allotted the Agriculture Ministry 52,600,000 AMD for the forestation of around 31 ha...
14:15 March 22, 2013 | Forest | GegharkunikScientists Divided into Two Groups – For and Against Cleaning Lake Sevan Shores from Forests
The shores of Lake Sevan are cleaned from forests in an area of 1,152 ha, the total forest-covered area on the shores makes up about 4000 ha...
19:01 March 21, 2013 | ForestHow World Forestry Day Was Celebrated on 21 March
On 21 March World Forestry Day is celebrated, which should remind us of the need to protect forests, to guard people from environmental ...
12:15 March 04, 2013 | Forest | YerevanWhere Are These Forests in Yerevan?
According to the official website of the Armenian Government, the Armenian Forests Rehabilitation and Development Fund carried out reforestation in the territory of 31 ha...
17:52 February 04, 2013 | ForestUnder Official Information Illegal Tree Felling Reduced Half
As compared with 2011, illegal tree felling has reduced half 2012. “In 2012 the total volume of illegal tree felling made up 1860 ha as compared with
12:35 January 17, 2013 | Forest | YerevanLocals Beating Signal about Mass Tree Felling in Paros Park, while Municipality Asserting Three Trees Chopped Down
On December 25 “EcoLur” received an alarm signal that tree felling was carried out in Paros forest. The alarm beater was Zara Haroyan, who wrote, “Huge volumes of tree felling are carried
12:52 January 09, 2013 | ForestGovernment Approved Budget for Forest Protection Program
The government has approved the budget for the program of forest protection from 2013 to 2015. The program is designed for protecting forests from pests, recovery of forest territories exposing to degradation
10:51 January 09, 2013 | Forest | KotaykCriminal Case against ArmForest Employees
The department of Protection of State Interests of Public Prosecutor’s Office of Armenia has initiated a criminal case against the employees of “ArmForest” SNCO. The basis of the charge is that in 2009 they faked
19:59 December 25, 2012 | Forest | YerevanNature Protection Ministry Examining tree Felling in Paros Forest
“Terrible bulk of tree felling has been carried out in Paros Forest…more specifically, in front of the building at 28 Malatia Sebastia Street. Please, respond otherwise no forest will be left,”
15:39 December 10, 2012 | Forest | TavushRoots of Greek Nut Transferred from Tavush Region to Iran
According to our reliable sources, in the summer and autumn of 2012 the roots of Greek nut trees were supplied from Tavush Region to Kotayk Region, where the roots were washed and cleaned and then exported to Iran. The workers, tractor drivers, among Tavoush regional residents, who fell
15:37 December 03, 2012 | Forest | TavushTree Felling in Territory of Parz Lake
The environmentalists are beating an alarm that the natural appearance and ecosystem of “Parz Litch” natural monument has been marred. “Trchkan” civic initative has circulated a statement, which says that Vladimir Saroyan, a citizen
16:31 November 26, 2012 | Forest | SyunikPolice Detected Bribery Case in Forestry Enterprise
The RA Police has detected a bribery case in the forestry enterprise. On 23 November the police stopped a truck on Kapan-Yerevan highway, where 24.9 cubic meters of
17:33 November 19, 2012 | Forest | GegharkunikPolice: Attention - Illegal Gold Mining in Gegharkounik
Police Chief Vladimir Gasparyan tabled three questions in the course of his visit to Gegharkounik region: illegal gold mining, illegal forest felling and fish poaching in Sevan
11:06 November 14, 2012 | Forest | GegharkunikGovernment Intends to Plant Forest in Sevan, but Money Not Allocated from Budget
The government intends to approve the draft decision on planting forest in Sevan. Nevertheless, there won’t be any funding from the budget for this purpose. Recently, EcoLur covered this project displayed on the website of Nature Protection Ministry. The project has undergone substantial changes