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Juniper Forests in Artavan on Fire: Emergency in Vayots Dzor
14:31 August 11, 2017 | SOS | Vayots dzor
On 10 August a fire burst out in the grass-covered area in the 10th km of Vayq-Saravan section on M-2 highway in Vayots Dzor Region. The fire is expanding and including the areas of juniper forests. As Lyuba Balyan, a researcher of Institute of Zoology of NAS RA informed
Accident with Toll during Qaghtsrashen Project Construction Works
13:24 August 09, 2017 | SOS | Kotayk
On 8 August 2017, an accident took place during the construction works of 'Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation System' project in Azat Gorge, which resulted in the death of an Abovyan town resident, L.S.. Several hours after this accident EcoLur's shooting group
Water Intake from Lake Sevan Passed 170 Million Cum Borderline
17:25 August 03, 2017 | SOS | Gegharkunik
The water intake from Lake Sevan for irrigation purposes passed the statutory-set maximum – 170 million cum water: as of 3 August, already 174.706 million cum water has been taken out of Lake Sevan, out of which 0.741 million
Ardvi Community Has Huge Potential for Ecotourism Development
11:45 August 03, 2017 | SOS | Lori
We are currently running negotiations with a tourist organization to lay here a path with special signs and to establish an observation site on the top of the mountain. Rural guesthouses will also be established so as to develop culture and to show the advantages of the organic food. We will try to recover and show Lori traditions, rites and holidays together with
Ardvi Community Addressed A Letter to Armenian Government Demanding to Reject 'Miram' Company's Project on Shekaghbyur Gold-Polymetallic Mine
17:02 August 02, 2017 | SOS | Lori
Ardvi community residents, Lori Region, are demanding to reject 'Miram' Company's project on the geological prospecting of Shekaghbyur gold-polymetallic mine. On 2 August 2017 the community residents sent a letter signed by 94 community residents to Armenian PM Karen Karapetyan, RA Nature Protection Minister Artsvik Minasyan and Ashot Manukyan, RA Ministry for Energy Infrstructures and Natural Resources. The letter says
Gladzor Mine and Hazards for Health
18:27 July 31, 2017 | SOS | Vayots dzor
Gladzor and Vernashen residents, Vayots Dzor Region, assess risks for their health to be caused with Gladzor poly-metallic mining as extremely high. Gladzor mine is intended to be developed by Vayq Metal Company. The first project was issued a negative opinion by Environmental
Failed Hearings of Shekaghbyur and Violations of Ardvi Residents' Rights (Photos)
20:03 July 28, 2017 | SOS | Lori
On 26 July Ardvi community residents blocked the road running to their community not allowing 'Miram' Company to hold public hearings on Shekaghbyur gold-polymetallic mine geoprospecting. The area of Shekaghbyur gold-polymetallic mine occupies an area of 200 ha, out of which 146 ha is in the administrative area of Ardvin community, while the remaining 54 ha is located in Mgharti. The residents
AEF. According to international acclaimed experts gold project in Amulsar should not start։ What has Lydian hidden and what the Armenian government has been “unaware” of
14:27 July 27, 2017 | SOS | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Now international acclaimed experts in the field have also joined Armenian experts and based on the proposal of the US-based Harout Bronozian, they presented results of three different expertises on this gold project. The results of these researches once again confirm the statement voiced for many years that gold project in Amulsar should not be launched since the assessment carried out by Lydian are extremely incomplete, while the government
Residents in Nerqin Getashen Left without Irrigation Water
15:45 July 21, 2017 | SOS | Gegharkunik
Because of absence of any water all the crops and trees have dried out in Nerqin Getashen community, Gegharkounik Region, Armenia. During their trip to the community, the residents complained to EcoLur that July is about to be over, but they haven't

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