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Fish Caught in Arpa River through Electricity
18:28 January 23, 2019 | Պաշտոնական աղբյուրներ | Վայոց ձոր
Employees of Yeghegnadzor Division of Police detected and detained Hamlet P., born in 1975, and Karapet G., born in 1967, with a
European NGOs Sent Letter to PM Nikol Pashinyan Supporting Locals Opposing Against Amulsar Project
16:16 January 23, 2019 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր
Over 40 European and International NGOs and associations sent a letter to Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, where they express their support to the residents of Jermuk, Gndevaz and Ketchout, the activists and representatives of the civil society so as the Armenian Government to act on the Amulsar mine project for the benefit of people and environment
Government Doesn't Hurry To Comment on Dismissal of RA Environmental and Mining Inspection Head
13:21 January 22, 2019 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Կոտայք | Սյունիք | Վայոց ձոր | Երեւան
The Staff of the Armenian Government doesn't hurry to comment on the dismissal of already Ex-Head of RA Environmental and Mining Inspection Arthur Grigoryan. After the second day of the attempts to receive clarifications, Assistant to Staff Head of the Armenian Government Narine Mnatsakanyan told EcoLur
Jermuk Community Resident Against Construction of New SHPP
18:05 January 21, 2019 | Ջուր | Վայոց ձոր
Jermuk Community Deputy Head Samvel Margaryan said in his interview with EcoLur that currently the municipality is preparing the minutes of the public hearings to present it to RA Nature Protection Ministry
434 Trees To Be Cut Down in Case of Constructing
16:36 January 18, 2019 | Անտառ | Վայոց ձոր
'Jinj Arpa Hydro' LLC is planning to construct "JermukHydro" SHHP on the right-wing of the Poqraqar Tributary to the Arpa River in Vayots Dzor Region, the length of which is 11.2 km. The second public hearings of the EIA of the SHPP construction
New Reports Add Details to Investigation of Armenia Gold Mine
07:59 January 16, 2019 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր
The Amulsar mine is situated near Jermuk, a resort town two hours southeast from the capital made famous for its natural beauty, hot springs and health spas. Locals have long contended that the gold mine, which has already

18:45 January 15, 2019 | Կենսաբազմազանություն | Վայոց ձոր | Երեւան
WWF-Armenia, in partnership with Ayb School in Yerevan and Arpa Protected Landscape, with the support of Karen Demirchyan Yerevan Subway CJSC, presented an exhibition entitled ' Junior Rangers' on 14 January at "Yeritasardakan" Underground Station
Speleological Center Proposing to Ro Convert Caves into Museums
14:30 December 27, 2018 | Կենսաբազմազանություն | Վայոց ձոր
Head of ' Speleological Center' NGO Samvel Shahinyan thinks that the rent received from leasing caves in Armenia shall be directed at the preservation of caves and converting them into
Letter to Nikol Pashinyan: New Factors on Amulsar Project Detected
16:26 December 26, 2018 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր
In connection with the exacerbation of the socio-ecological situation caused by the Amulsar gold project, and the ambiguity of the conclusions of the expert working group on Amulsar, we submit
Metal Mining Banned in Jermuk
16:07 December 25, 2018 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր
Direct democracy won another victory in Armenia. On December 18, 2018 Jermuk Community Council adopted a decision to approve the collective petition of its community members on “Declaring Jermuk an ecological economic area and banning metal mining in the community”.
Lydian Filed Two Court Claims against Environmental and Mining Inspection Body
19:02 December 21, 2018 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր | Երեւան
Lydian Company, the implementer of Amulsar gold project, has filed two court claims to RA Administrative Court against Environmental and Mining Inspection Body appealing the two decisions the Inspection had reached. The court
Geologist, Expert Harutyun Movsisyan's Opinion on Amulsar Project
17:39 December 21, 2018 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր
EcoLur is presenting Harutyun Movsisyan's opinion on Amulsar Project, Associate Professor at Faculty of Geography and Geology, Chair of Prospecting and Exploration of Mineral Deposits, Expert at YSU Sustainable Development Center

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