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Fish Farming - A Disaster for Groundwater and Population in Ararat Valley
14:20 October 27, 2014 | SOS | Ararat | Armavir
Fish Farming - A Disaster for Groundwater and Population in Ararat Valley
In 2013 the total volume of the used artesian basin in Ararat Valley made up around 1.8 billion cum per year, out of which 64% was used by the fish farms, which accounts for
Gold Will be Exported Leaving Poison Collected in Tailing Dump to Our People
13:51 October 27, 2014 | SOS | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Gold Will be Exported Leaving Poison Collected in Tailing Dump to Our People
The reserves of Amulsar mine were last established in December, 2013. In the article “Half a billion investments in gold mining” published in the weekly newspaper “Delovoy Express” (19.09.2014) Hayk Aloyan, the chief director
Mercury Available in Dust, Soil and Even Fruit in Yerevan
17:25 October 24, 2014 | SOS | Yerevan
Mercury Available in Dust, Soil and Even Fruit in Yerevan
“Investigating thoroughly the environmental pollution, we met mercury pollution in different chains of the biosphere and in some areas we detected that the mercury as already intruded into food chains, which is
In Moscow Animal Protectors Want to Hold a Demonstration Aimed at Slaughter of Wolves in Armenia
16:37 October 22, 2014 | SOS
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
Vayq Town Residents Are Frightened to Death: Hazard of Town Pollution from Azatek Mine
13:43 October 20, 2014 | SOS | Vayots dzor
Vayq Town Residents Are Frightened to Death: Hazard of Town Pollution from Azatek Mine
Vayq Town residents are frightened to death: Azatek mine geoprospecting works have launched directly above their houses, while the mine contains uranium, as old villagers insist. They say they will have to run away
Armenian Government Adopted Illegal Resolution
12:53 October 20, 2014 | SOS | 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
Armenia Facing Threat of Losing Drinking Water
17:10 October 15, 2014 | SOS
Armenia Facing Threat of Losing Drinking Water
The new residential areas in Armenia may get deprived of their drinking water, which include a number of residential areas in Artik, Akhuryan, Maralik, Armavir, Vgharshapat and Ararat. The reason is the irrational use
Buried Pesticides Under Examination in Several Regions
12:23 October 10, 2014 | SOS | Aragatsotn | Gegharkunik | Lori | Tavush
Buried Pesticides Under Examination in Several Regions
The NGO is concerned with the absence of safety measures for people and environment, “Pesticides may cause incurable damage to health penetrating into the organism with water and agrofood. They harm kidney, respiration and
Alarm Signal from “Nazik” Tailing Dump in Akhtala (Photo)
16:43 October 09, 2014 | SOS | Lori
Alarm Signal from “Nazik” Tailing Dump in Akhtala (Photo)
The reclaimed tails of “Nazik” tailing dump continue polluting the environment near Akhtala monastery. “Nazik” tailing dump is operated by Akhtala
Around 60Percent of Meghrasar Open Gold Mine in Arevik National Park
16:02 October 08, 2014 | SOS | 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
Water Resources Management in Armenia Implemented Irrationally
12:43 October 08, 2014 | SOS | Ararat
Water Resources Management in Armenia Implemented Irrationally Video
The water in Armenia is used irrationally, as First Nature Protection Minister Simon Papyan told EcoLur. “Here malfunction both the competent body – Nature Protection Ministry, which implements the management of water resources, and the State Committee on Water Industry, which
Martziget1 SHPP To Be Operated Soon (Photo)
11:56 October 08, 2014 | SOS | Lori
Martziget1 SHPP To Be Operated Soon (Photo)
The police interrogated me for every word I said. I’m sick and tired of all this: I’m gonna leave here. You will see
Martz Village Drinking Water Springs Dried Out
16:39 October 07, 2014 | SOS | Lori
Martz Village Drinking Water Springs Dried Out
The springs of the drinking water in Martz Village, Lori Region, have dried out, as the villagers told EcoLur. The problem with the drinking water arose still
Over 60 Percent Bird Wildlife On Verge of Extinction Due to Lack of Water (Photos)
17:36 October 06, 2014 | SOS | 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
՛Who Has Had A Bellyful of Lake Sevan: Government for Lake Sevan, Us for Lake Sevan or Sevan for Us?՛ (Photos)
16:16 October 02, 2014 | SOS | Ararat | Gegharkunik | Kotayk
՛Who Has Had A Bellyful of Lake Sevan: Government for Lake Sevan, Us for Lake Sevan or Sevan for Us?՛ (Photos)
“On Saturday, at 18:30, guys on Jeeps arrived and stated all that a little amount of water will be let out of Lake Sevan allegedly to irrigate the arid land areas in Ararat Valley. It amused
Who Bears Responsibility for Flooding Villages with Water from Lake Sevan?
16:02 September 30, 2014 | SOS | Gegharkunik | Kotayk
Who Bears Responsibility for Flooding Villages with Water from Lake Sevan?
In regard with the emergency – flooding of houses and agricultural land areas in Jrarat Village, Kotayk Region, and Ddmashen, Gegharkounik Region, because of unprecedented water out lets from Lake Sevan, EcoLur addressed an enquiry to Vahe Hakobyan, Chairman of the State Committee on Water Industry. The enquiry says
Yazidis Applied to OSCE Yerevan Office Head for Tukhmanuk Tailing Dump
11:20 September 25, 2014 | SOS | Aragatsotn
Yazidis Applied to OSCE Yerevan Office Head for Tukhmanuk Tailing Dump
Ambassador Andrey Sorokin, the Head of the OSCE Office in Yerevan, received “Sinjar” Yezidi National Unity representatives and discussed the construction
Large Negative Balance of Lake Sevan To Be Recorded At End of 2014
15:18 September 24, 2014 | SOS | Gegharkunik
Large Negative Balance of Lake Sevan To Be Recorded At End of 2014 Video
At the end of 2014 large negative balance of Lake Sevan will be recorded. “During spring floods the level of Lake Sevan is increased, on average, by 45 cm. This year we
Temperature Increase Rate in Armenia Higher by 20-25% Than Worldwide
14:52 September 24, 2014 | SOS
Temperature Increase Rate in Armenia Higher by 20-25% Than Worldwide Video
“The temperature rate increase in Armenia is faster by 20-25% than worldwide. The global temperature worldwide has increased by 0.8 degree, while the rate for Armenia is over 1 degree
Global Warming Gave Hardest Hit to Water Resources in Armenia
13:11 September 23, 2014 | SOS
Global Warming Gave Hardest Hit to Water Resources in Armenia Video
The global warming in Armenia has the worst scenario. The first and the worst hit was given to the water resources. At EcoLur Press Club and Zaruhi Petrosyan, Head of Metereological Center of Hydromet

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