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Alarm Signal: Trees Felled Down in
March 14, 2018 at 12:51 | Forest | Tavush
On 13 March ‘Environmentalist’s House’ Facebook page posted an alarm signal on the tree felling having occurred in Dilijan National Park. The posted photos show the stubs of freshly cut trees. “We have
Fire and Tree Felling in Dilijan National Park
January 16, 2018 at 15:58 | Biodiversity | Tavush
On 13 January, at around 17:30, a fire has been set in 36 square of 'Shamakhyan Section' Branch of 'Dilijan National Park' SNCO. The fire has quickly been localized and extinguished at around 18:20. The fire includes
5000 Ha of Degraded Forest Area To Be Restored in Lori and Tavush
December 28, 2017 at 17:38 | Forest | Lori | Tavush
By 2020 it’s planned to recover 500 ha degraded forest area and 1000 ha of pastures, improved soil management in around 200,000 ha of area, avoiding emissions of around 55,901 tons of carbon dioxide and consumption of 21,493 tons of
Oil and Gas To Be Prospected in Specifically Protected Areas of Nature?
November 22, 2017 at 18:18 | Mining | Lori | Shirak | Tavush
'Armenian Company for Oil and Gas' LLC intends to carry out geological prospecting for oil and natural gas in the first and third conditional blocks of the territory of Armenia – 8775 km2 in Shirak, Lori, Tavush Regions. The area includes a number of specifically protected
5600 Trees Planted in Dilijan National Park
November 20, 2017 at 14:26 | Forest | Tavush
On 18 November the RPA, PPA, ARF and 'Yelq' faction MPS together with the employees of RA Nature Protection Ministry planted trees in Dilijan National Park. On this day, tree planting was
Oil and Gas Reserve Prospecting Became More Active in Armenia
October 13, 2017 at 17:34 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Tavush | Vayots dzor
The interest towards the oil and gas reserves in Armenia is getting more and more. Currently, Canadian “AGAPE” company’s project is undergoing expert assessment to get a permit for oil and gas prospecting in the fifth
Current Water Usage in Ararat Valley Still Exceeds Permissible Volumes
October 09, 2017 at 18:19 | Officials | Ararat | Gegharkunik | Tavush
Around 980.24 million m3/t water has been saved due to water saving measures held in Ararat Valley, nevertheless, the current water usage still exceeds the permissible volumes, while measures aimed at reducing them
Monitoring Findings of "Aygedzor 2" SHPP
September 05, 2017 at 18:29 | Small HPPs, Energy | Tavush
In the frames of "Supporting New Reforms in SHPP Sector through CSO-Government Dialogue" project, the expert group visited "Aygedzor 2" SHPP, which is located in Tavush Region, Armenia. The SHPP carries out water intake in the administrative area of Aygedzor community from the dam of Khndzorut reservoir
Monitoring Findings of "Aygedzor" SHPP (Photos)
September 04, 2017 at 16:23 | Small HPPs, Energy | Tavush
In the frames of "Supporting New Reforms in SHPP Sector through CSO-Government Dialogue" project, the expert group visited "Aygedzor" SHPP, which
Fires Broken Out in Dilijan National Park Extinguished
August 31, 2017 at 18:59 | Officials | Tavush
On 30 August a fire broke out in the downward part of 'Haghartsin' section of Dilijan National Park SNCO, near the community landfill site. The fire was localized and extinguished
Monitoring Findings of
August 10, 2017 at 15:32 | Small HPPs, Energy | Tavush
In the frames of "Supporting New Reforms in SHPP Sector through CSO-Government Dialogue" project, the expert group visited "Kock" SHPP, which is located in the administrative area of Lusadzor Community, Tavush Region, Armenia. The SHPP is constructed on the transboundary Aghstev River, the length of which is 133 km, while its length in Armenia is 99 km. "Kock" SHPP is operated
Natural State of Gosh Lake Recovered
August 09, 2017 at 16:07 | Officials | Tavush
The natural state of Gosh Lake has been recovered, as the Information and Public Relations Department of RA Nature Protection