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"Ban Producing Harvest": Mets Ayrum Community Head (Photo Report)
12:49 April 20, 2015 | SOS | Lori
"Ban Producing Harvest": Mets Ayrum Community Head (Photo Report) Video
“If you substantiate that the harvest is toxic, ban producing any harvest”: this was Mets Ayrum Village Head Sahak Nazaryan's response to expert
Akhtala River Resembling a Tailing Pipe Because of Accumulation of Akhtala ODC Dumps
15:10 April 17, 2015 | SOS | Lori
Akhtala River Resembling a Tailing Pipe Because of Accumulation of Akhtala ODC Dumps Video
Hazardous sources of pollution have appeared in Akhtala town and its adjacent areas as a result of uncontrollable industrial dumps of Akhtala ore dressing combine and default of environmental pollution prevention. It’s Akhtala mine
Shnogh River will Never Be the Same
13:51 April 17, 2015 | SOS | Lori
Shnogh River will Never Be the Same
The activities of “Teghut” CJSC, one of the many companies of opaque Vallex Group, illegally exploiting Teghut as a copper mine, continue to have a negative impact on Shnogh river. Photos taken on April 13
New Cleaning Stations Couldn't Improve Drinking Water Quality in Dilijan
14:07 April 15, 2015 | SOS | Tavush
New Cleaning Stations Couldn't Improve Drinking Water Quality in Dilijan
It turns out that the implemented project on the construction of cleaning stations in Dilijan has no relation with the quality of the water used by the town residents
AUA Studies on Lead Concentration in Children's Blood in Akhtala and Alaverdi Should First of All Shock Health Ministry
13:20 April 15, 2015 | SOS | Lori
AUA Studies on Lead Concentration in Children's Blood in Akhtala and Alaverdi Should First of All Shock Health Ministry
In 2013 the American University of Armenia conducted studies on revealing lead in the children’s blood in two mining towns – Alaverdi and Akhtala, Lori Region, Armenia. For comparison, studies were held in Erebuni community, Yerevan. In total, 169 children aged
Unclear and Badly Smelling Water Flowing from Taps in Dilijan
13:42 April 14, 2015 | SOS | Tavush
Unclear and Badly Smelling Water Flowing from Taps in Dilijan
The problem of drinking water in Dilijan town has become more and more worrying recently. The town gets good drinking water only several months on a yearly basis. The problem gets worse in
Armenian National Congress Joined SOS Mets Ayrum Campaign
17:11 April 09, 2015 | SOS | Lori
Armenian National Congress Joined SOS Mets Ayrum Campaign
National Assembly “Armenian National Congress” Faction Head Levon Zurabyan replied to the letter addressed by Mets Ayrum community residents, as wwwilur.am website informs. The reply particularly says, “The Armenian National Congress together with its faction
Yerevan Land Areas Polluted with Mercury, Lead, Zinc, Chromium, Nickel, Copper and Molybdenum
18:39 April 07, 2015 | SOS | Yerevan
Yerevan Land Areas Polluted with Mercury, Lead, Zinc, Chromium, Nickel, Copper and Molybdenum
Supertoxic mercury (Hg) was detected in the land areas: its concentration exceeds the background in
S.O.S. Ayrum Campaign getting New Strength
15:58 March 30, 2015 | SOS | Lori
S.O.S. Ayrum Campaign getting New Strength Video
"Akhtala Ore Dressing Combine” CJSC intends to construct a new tailing dump in the area of Tchotchkan and Mets Ayrum communities in Lori Region using 40 ha of agricultural land areas in the communities. It will be the second tailing dump for these communities, which will be closer to the transboundary Debed River and Armenia-Georgia
Deep Pruning in Yerevan: We Are Deprived of(Photos)
14:31 March 26, 2015 | SOS | Yerevan
Deep Pruning in Yerevan: We Are Deprived of(Photos)
EcoLur is receiving alarm signals and photos from Yerevan residents about the tree pruning in Yerevan. The residents insist that trees having been pruned deeply 1-2 years ago are
Botanist Concerned with Deep Pruning in Yerevan (Photos)
14:44 March 20, 2015 | SOS | Yerevan
Botanist Concerned with Deep Pruning in Yerevan (Photos)
Anush Nersisyan, Senior Researcher at Botany Institute of NAS RA, PhD in Biological Sciences, is concerned with the deep pruning in progress in Yerevan. In her letter addressed to EcoLur Anush Nersesyan says
Garni Residents Addressed Open letter To Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan
15:30 March 18, 2015 | SOS | Kotayk
Garni Residents Addressed Open letter To Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan
We are demanding to stop the implementation of this disastrous project. Currently, the residents of Garni and adjacent communities are organizing signature collection as a sign of protest (over 2000 signatures have already been collected) and they are ready to fight to save Garni nature from imminent disaster.
Alarm Signal from Mets Ayrum: Pasture Hill Owned by Community Destroyed for Unknown Reasons
15:55 March 17, 2015 | SOS | Lori
Alarm Signal from Mets Ayrum: Pasture Hill Owned by Community Destroyed for Unknown Reasons
The heavy machinery owned by ‘Akhtala Ore Dressing Combine’ CJSC is destroying the hill considered to be the community pasture in Mets Ayrum Community, Lori Region, as an alarm signal was beaten to EcoLur from Mets Ayrum community
Worst Health Conditions for Armenian Women Aming 142 Countries
19:02 March 06, 2015 | SOS
Worst Health Conditions for Armenian Women Aming 142 Countries Video
Armenian women live in the worst conditions for health among 142 countries. In 2014 Harvard and Bern Universities and “World Economic Forum” carried out joint research, where Armenia held the last line, 142, as a country
Most Women in Armenian Villages Harmed with Pests
15:44 March 06, 2015 | SOS | Gegharkunik
Most Women in Armenian Villages Harmed with Pests Video
Most women in Armenian villages are harmed with pesticides. In rural areas the men have to leave the country in the search for a job, while women have to deal with
Kuban Environmentalist Suren Ghazaryan Put On Interpol Wanted List
16:18 March 05, 2015 | SOS
Kuban Environmentalist Suren Ghazaryan Put On Interpol Wanted List
Moscow Bureau of Interpol disseminated a request to arrest Suren Ghazaryan. As Suren Ghazaryan’s lawyer Alexander Popkov stated the request lays down data about Ghazaryan, including his fingerprints, as well as information about his relatives.
Attempt to Convince Garni Residents Not Successful
15:52 February 18, 2015 | SOS
Attempt to Convince Garni Residents Not Successful
Today the parties discussing the construction of Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation project in Garni Rural Municipality, Kotayk Region, didn’t come
Social Tension in Akhtala: Ore Dressing Combine Fired Employees and Reduced Their Salaries
15:27 February 18, 2015 | SOS | Lori
Social Tension in Akhtala: Ore Dressing Combine Fired Employees and Reduced Their Salaries Video
Akhtala Ore Dressing Combine fired 22 employees, who took part in the protest demonstration against the combine on 15 February. The cause of the protest demonstration was
Discussion in Garni Rural Municipality on Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation System Construction Project in Tense Atmosphere
12:53 February 18, 2015 | SOS | Kotayk
Discussion in Garni Rural Municipality on Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation System Construction Project in Tense Atmosphere
Right now the public hearings on the construction of Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation project are being held in very tense environment at Garni Rural Municipality with
Breaking: Garni Residents Running Protest Demonstration against Qaghtsrashen Irrigation Construction Project
11:19 February 18, 2015 | SOS | Kotayk
Breaking: Garni Residents Running Protest Demonstration against Qaghtsrashen Irrigation Construction Project
Today, on 18 February, Garni residents are running a protest demonstration against the Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation Construction Project near Garni Rural Municipality at 12:00 p.m. Under the information that residents have,

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