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S.O.S Alarm Signal from Vayots Dzor: Intentions to Build Ore Dressing Plant of Azatek Mine Next to Many Gardens (Photos)
14:12 November 21, 2014 | SOS | Vayots dzor
S.O.S Alarm Signal from Vayots Dzor: Intentions to Build Ore Dressing Plant of Azatek Mine Next to Many Gardens (Photos) Video
“Vayq Gold” Company wants to construct Azatek gold-polymetallic ore dressing plant in a distance of several hundred meters from Arin Village, Vayots Dzor Region, as Arin villagers beat an alarm signal to EcoLur. Recently they saw
Deep Pruning of Trees In Yerevan Reminding of Tree Felling in Dark and Cold Years (Photos)
19:07 November 20, 2014 | SOS | Yerevan
Deep Pruning of Trees In Yerevan Reminding of Tree Felling in Dark and Cold Years (Photos)
The pruning of trees conducted in Yerevan reminds us of the cold and dark 90’s when people cut down trees to burn them. Though the situation
Alarm Signal from Kajaran: Our Children in Hospital Because of Dust (Photos)
15:47 November 19, 2014 | SOS | Syunik
Alarm Signal from Kajaran: Our Children in Hospital Because of Dust (Photos) Video
A resident of Kajaran town in Syunik region of the RA alerts that the town is totally in dust 3-4 hours a day. According to the resident the dust arises from Kajaran
Environmentalists: Road Constructed for "Khachaghbyur 2" SHPP Facilitated Tree Felling in Ijevan Reserve
18:55 November 18, 2014 | SOS | Tavush
Environmentalists: Road Constructed for "Khachaghbyur 2" SHPP Facilitated Tree Felling in Ijevan Reserve Video
The environmentalists state that the road constructed for "Khachaghbyur 2" SHPP facilitated illegal tree feller to easily penetrate into the valley of Paghjur River and to conduct tree felling in Ijevan reserve
An Accident, A Man Drowned in Artsvanik Tail Pipe
14:15 November 17, 2014 | SOS | Syunik
An Accident, A Man Drowned in Artsvanik Tail Pipe
On November 17 a man was drowned in Artsvanik tail pipe.
"Khachaghbyur 1" and "Khachaghbyur-2" SHPPs Destroying Paghjur River Ecosystem
18:00 November 14, 2014 | SOS | Tavush
"Khachaghbyur 1" and "Khachaghbyur-2" SHPPs Destroying Paghjur River Ecosystem
"Khachaghbyur 1" and "Khachaghbyur-2" SHPPs are destroying the ecosystem of Paghjur River. On 13 November the member of Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PEF) visited
SHPPs Have an Influence on Forests
16:26 November 11, 2014 | SOS | Lori
SHPPs Have an Influence on Forests
Small hydro power plants have an indirect influence on forests. Anush Nersesyan, Senior Research Worker at Botany Institute of NAS RA, said
A Botanist, "As a Result of Deep Pruning Trees Get Diseased and Don't Grow Well" (Photos)
16:33 November 10, 2014 | SOS | Yerevan
A Botanist, "As a Result of Deep Pruning Trees Get Diseased and Don't Grow Well" (Photos)
"As a result of deep pruning trees get diseased and don't grow well", Eleonora Gabrielyan, President of Armenian Botanical
New Arguments About Riska of Meghrasar Gold Mine Project
13:54 November 04, 2014 | SOS | Syunik
New Arguments About Riska of Meghrasar Gold Mine Project
The ecologists continue to express their anger and negative opinion of Meghrasar gold opencast mining project. "AT Metals" Armenian-Russian joint enterprise Ltd wants to exploit the mine. Now Meghrasar project is under environmental
Radiation Background Measurements in Vayq Town, Azatek Community and Azatek Mine (Photo)
14:03 October 31, 2014 | SOS | Vayots dzor
Radiation Background Measurements in Vayq Town, Azatek Community and Azatek Mine (Photo) Video
“It’s hazardous for human people, and we will oppose to having jobs at the expense of our health: let them open factories, otherwise, we will get money in the uranium mine, but the whole nation will be harmed,”
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

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