Climate Change

Nazeli Vardanyan: Amendments to RA Forest Code Bear Huge Risks
16:34 April 25, 2016 | Կլիմայի փոփոխություն | Երեւան
On 31 March 2016 the Armenian Government approved RA draft laws “On Making Amendments and Supplements to RA Forest Code” and “On Making Amendment to RA Code on Administrative Violations” and sent to the National Assembly. The amendments envisage permitting site development in forests and to eliminate the concept of a forest ticket
Legalizing Illegal: Business Intends To Get into Armenian Forests
14:58 April 21, 2016 | Կլիմայի փոփոխություն | Երեւան
Since 2009 the extent of reforestation works has reduced by 6 times reaching almost zero level in 2015. The Government hasn’t allotted even a penny for the reforestation in 2016. Recently the Armenian Government has approved the draft amendments
Armenian Youth Needs "Green Education"
18:22 April 19, 2016 | Կլիմայի փոփոխություն | Երեւան
The American University of Armenia has a mandatory environmental component in its academic programs: “In the AUA Master’s programs it’s obligatory to select a one-credit environmental course, if you don’t select an environmental course
Armenia to Establish Civil Investment Green Fund
14:44 April 14, 2016 | Կլիմայի փոփոխություն | Երեւան
The civil society will be involved in climate change mitigation and adaptation processes only provided that it will have social and economic benefit from such involvement: Aram Gabrielyan, National Focal Point of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, expressed
GEF Experience: Four New "Green" Enterprises Set up Due to SGP
12:53 April 08, 2016 | Կլիմայի փոփոխություն | Շիրակ | Երեւան
The aim of the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) implemented by the UNDP is to involve civil society into the implementation processes of global environmental conventions.
Legislative Initiatives Aimed at Greening Economy in Armenia to End by 2018
15:29 April 06, 2016 | Կլիմայի փոփոխություն | Երեւան
We have 11 private companies – small and medium enterprises, where ecological audits have already been carried out, relevant “healthing” and “greening” consultations have been provided and we already have proposals accepted
Whether Armenia Can Meet Increasing Water Demand?
18:28 April 01, 2016 | Կլիմայի փոփոխություն | Արարատ | Կոտայք | Վայոց ձոր
As compared with 2015 the water demand needed for irrigation will be added by 58.2 million cum in Ararat basin management area in 2021.
World Meteorology Day Marked in Yerevan
17:51 March 23, 2016 | Կլիմայի փոփոխություն | Երեւան
World Meteorological Organization has selected the following slogan for the World Meteorological Day, 23rd March, “Hotter, drier, wetter. Face the future”, which is most suitable for this
World Water Day in Armenia – A Sad Holiday
12:21 March 22, 2016 | Կլիմայի փոփոխություն
This sad list doesn’t include the rivers polluted with the wastes of open pits, such as Akhtala, Voghji, Shnogh, Masrik and Sotq, Kartchevan, Debed, Meghradzor etc. Most probably, there is no sense to carry out any monitoring in these rivers, as their pollution

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