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Partnership and Communications Manager of WWF-Armenia Suddenly Died
20:00 March 25, 2015 | Officials
Partnership and Communications Manager of WWF-Armenia Suddenly Died
EcoLur expresses its deep condolences with the sudden death of our colleague and friend, Partnership and Communications Manager of WWF-Armenia Gera Voskanyan
CNF to Provide 445000 Euros To Support Specially Protected Areas
17:28 March 25, 2015 | Officials | Ararat | Kotayk | Shirak | Syunik | Tavush
CNF to Provide 445000 Euros To Support Specially Protected Areas
Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) plans to provide 445,000 Euros to support specially protected areas of nature in Armenia, as CNF Executive Director David Morrison said during his
Quake in Armenia
16:50 March 25, 2015 | Officials | Lori | Shirak
Quake in Armenia
The Seismic Protection Service of MEs recorded a quake of 3.7 magnitude at 20:01 AMT on 24 March. The strength of earthquake shocks in the epicenter
Nature Protection Minister Discussed Environmental Problems in Ararat Region
12:00 March 25, 2015 | Officials | Ararat
Nature Protection Minister Discussed Environmental Problems in Ararat Region
Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan paid a working visit to Ararat Region, Armenia. During the consultation held at Regional Municipality the Minister together with the regional administration and
Nature Protection Minister Conducting Wide-Scale Inspections in Akhtala ODC
14:43 March 24, 2015 | Officials | Lori
Nature Protection Minister Conducting Wide-Scale Inspections in Akhtala ODC
Based on EcoLur’s “Alarm Signal from Mets Ayrum: Pasture Hill Owned by Community Destroyed for Unknown Reasons” article, the State Environmental Inspection of Nature Protection Ministry carried out inspection in the area mentioned
2.48 Million AMD Fines to State Budget Due to Sanctions Imposed by Nature Protection Ministry
11:58 March 24, 2015 | Officials
2.48 Million AMD Fines to State Budget Due to Sanctions Imposed by Nature Protection Ministry
The Nature Protection Ministry informs that from 16.03.2015–20.03.2015 the State Environmental Inspection detected violations during inspections it carried out
Around 24 Million Ton Ore Produced Instead of 43 Million Ton Prescribed by Contract
14:42 March 23, 2015 | Officials
Around 24 Million Ton Ore Produced Instead of 43 Million Ton Prescribed by Contract
“Only 10 out of 27 companies having been issued the right to soil management have launched business activities, but not to a complete extent. The other companies do nothing. Contractual obligations are not performed, investments
ArmHydromet Celebrating World Meteorological Day
14:35 March 23, 2015 | Officials
ArmHydromet Celebrating World Meteorological Day
MES Hydrometservice Director Levon Vardanyan made a presentation, “Studies show that the frequency of hazardous hydrometeorological phenomena and climatic extremes, as well as their duration and insensitivity have increased, which can promote desertification
Need in Irrigation Water in Armenia Three Times Higher Than in Drinking Water
14:30 March 23, 2015 | Officials
Need in Irrigation Water in Armenia Three Times Higher Than in Drinking Water
The total demand in drinking water in Armenia accounts for around 300 million cum, as Mher Mkrtumyan, Head of Staff of State Committee on Water Industry of Agriculture Ministry, said
Problem with Wolves Discussed with Nature Protection Minister
14:28 March 23, 2015 | Officials
Problem with Wolves Discussed with Nature Protection Minister
Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan said that they take measures to increase forest-covered areas, particularly, at the meeting of the council adjunct to Nature Protection Ministry it was proposed to separate those
Lake Sevan Level Decreased By 7 Cm As Compared with 2014
13:05 March 23, 2015 | Officials
Lake Sevan Level Decreased By 7 Cm As Compared with 2014 Video
As compared with 2014 the level of Lake Sevan has decreased by 7 cm and accounts for 1900 meters and 15 cm, as Mher Mkrtumyan, Head of Staff
State Committee on Water Industry Going to Solve Water Safety Issue with Reservoir Construction and Accumulation of Water Resources
12:35 March 23, 2015 | Officials
State Committee on Water Industry Going to Solve Water Safety Issue with Reservoir Construction and Accumulation of Water Resources Video
Temperature and evaporation increase take place all over the world. Unfavorable climate conditions will also threaten the Republic of Armenia. All our actions will be directed at preventing these problems and in future all the programs will be directed at the accumulation
Geoprospecting Works Not Implemented by 90% in Armenia
13:04 March 19, 2015 | Officials
Geoprospecting Works Not Implemented by 90% in Armenia
The geoprospecting works are not carried out in Armenia by 90%. Estimates show, only 10% of the financial investment for 24 billion AMD has been carried out in regard with the prospecting 55 metallic
23 632.8 l/s Water Saved in Ararat Valley for 2014
14:56 March 18, 2015 | Officials | Ararat | Armavir
23 632.8 l/s Water Saved in Ararat Valley for 2014
In 2014 266 wells were liquidated, conserved and brought to valve regime in Ararat Valley, which resulted in saving around 23 632.8 l/s water annually accounting around 745.3 million cum
In 2015 Number of Communities Receiving Subvention for Implementing Environmental Programs To Be Increased
14:48 March 18, 2015 | Officials
In 2015 Number of Communities Receiving Subvention for Implementing Environmental Programs To Be Increased
The number of communities receiving subventions for implementing environmental programs, as well as the size of the subventions will be increased in 2015
Lake Sevan Level Increase by 0.89 Meter Exceeds Statutory Rate of Lake Level Increase
14:32 March 18, 2015 | Officials | Gegharkunik
Lake Sevan Level Increase by 0.89 Meter Exceeds Statutory Rate of Lake Level Increase
Lake Sevan level increase exceeds the statutory increase rate prescribed by RA Law “On state complex program on the recovery, preservation, reproduction and
43% of Armenian Area Exposed to Desertification: National Focal Point of UN Convention to Combat Desertification
13:20 March 18, 2015 | Officials
43% of Armenian Area Exposed to Desertification: National Focal Point of UN Convention to Combat Desertification Video
Mining land areas account for 36,400 ha and they increased by about 8000 ha within 7 years. It’s known that one ha pollutes about 10 ha of adjacent area in case open pit mines and
Armenia Meets only 8.32% of Demand With Its own Energy Resources
15:33 March 17, 2015 | Officials
Armenia Meets only 8.32% of Demand With Its own Energy Resources
Energy security in Armenia is an urgent issue on the agends, as Armenia meets only 8.32% of its demand with its own energy resources: natural gas ensures 54.7%, while Metsamor nuclear power plant ensures 24.5%. Oil accounts for
Armenia Exceeds Other Countries in Regard With Global Warming
13:39 March 17, 2015 | Officials
Armenia Exceeds Other Countries in Regard With Global Warming Video
Armenia Exceeds Other Countries In Regard With Global Warming
Armenian Towns Which Exceeded Dust and Sulphur Dioxide Annual Maximum Concentration Permission in Atmospheric Air for 2014
15:32 March 16, 2015 | Officials | Shirak
Armenian Towns Which Exceeded Dust and Sulphur Dioxide Annual Maximum Concentration Permission in Atmospheric Air for 2014
Gyumri Town is in the first line exceeding the annual average MPC of dust twice. Ararat Town holds

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