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Today is ‪‎World Migratory Bird Day‬
Today is ‪‎World Migratory Bird Day‬! Here’s how atoms in bird feathers and beaks have a part to play. By measuring the ratio of certain atoms in these birds, scientists can understand where they go, where they like to live, and what they eat and drink, which are key for protecting them and their habitats. These atom...
2016-05-14 12:04:05
Another Discussion Around Qaghtsrashen Project Failed (Photos)
Another discussion on Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation project, which was planned to be held in Garni community yesterday, at 14:00, was failed. Garni residents refused to take part in the discussion initiated by the State Committee on Water Industry and declared they were rejecting this project. Kotayk Regional Head Karapet Gulo...
2016-05-13 17:49:46
Garni Residents Blocked the Yerevan-Garni Highway Again
Right now Garni Residents again blocked the Garni-Yerevan highway and refuse to participate in the discussion of the project of taking water from the Azat river. Recall, that today in was invited a discussion about the project of Kaghtsrashenirrigation system.   Photo from Facebook page of the Pa...
2016-05-12 15:49:32
The bill present to the NA runs counter to the optimal forest commitment defined...
If measures are not taken over the greenhouse gas emissions reduction, then the temperature in Armenia will rise by 3-4 degrees. As a measure to mitigate climate change Armenia is committed to bring its wooded areas up to 20.1 percent by 2050. During a round table on the topic "Susta...
2016-05-12 12:02:49
5 Day Weather Forecast
In the Republic։ On May 11-12 in most regions of RA, 13-14 in northern regions mainly on the second half of the daytime and on the first half of the night short rain with thunderstorm is predicted. In separate places hail is possible. The Southwest wind speed is 2-7 m/s, during the storm the wind speed may exceed up to 15-20 m...
2016-05-11 10:49:24
"I don't know, why they want to meet". Garni Mayor - about another planned discu...
On Pan-Armenian Environmental Front Facebook page the following content is contained in a note: "Another unclear consideration is planned in Garni about carrying the water from the river Azat. They said a hundred times that people are against actually it does not reach". Post attached to the statement below...
2016-05-10 17:47:03
"Vallex" group has financial problems
Prime Minister of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan paid a working visit toTeghut copper-molybdenum mine, where he was briefed on the investment projects carried out by Vallex Group, which is the operator of the mine. Talking to journalists, the Premier pointed out that the Company boasted 57% growth in the first quarter of 2016 and exp...
2016-05-10 12:55:56
Sevan clean up in a few days
A group of environmentalists initiated cleaning up the shores of the lake Sevan on May 14. They plan to engage the population living near the lake, as well as other concerned people, local authorities, non-governmental bodies, international organizations operating in Armenia and other interested persons in this ac...
2016-05-06 17:27:38
Soldiers fight for our homeland, we - against those, who destroy it
Using the mixed situation in Karabakh-Azerbaijani border, some people started the Kaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system project. Heavy equipment had entered Azat Gorge and moving forward was destroying the sights and blossoming trees.  Residents had blocked the Yerevan-Garni highway, environmental...
2016-05-06 15:12:35
An Ecotourism Festival Will be Held in Armenia for the first time
On June 4-5 with the initiative of "Jermuk Development Center" and "Young Biologists Association" NGOs The First Ecotourism Festival will take place in Armenia. Econews.am has talked about this to "Jermuk Development Center" NGO's chairman Vazgen Galstyan. "We are planning to organize the festival in Gomq, Vayots Dzor. Our mai...
2016-05-06 10:27:46
The Only Motivation of Ministry of Environment are Money, Profits and Corruption...
As we had informed recently, Russian President former assistant Sergei Yastrzhembsky participated in hunting in Armenia, stabbing 11-year-old male Armenian Mufflon included in Red Data book of the country. The Ministry of Environment announced that mouflon hunting is legal. Econews.am has tal...
2016-05-05 15:05:16
Sevan Lake Water Level Rises
According to the official website of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, օn May 2 the level of Lake Sevan was 1900.46 meters, which is 12 cm higher than the same day last year. The lake level started to rise intensively since April 11, when the water level was 1900.34 meters.  
2016-05-03 11:24:06
5 Day Weather Forecast
In the Republic On May 2 in Lori, Tavush, Syunik and Artsakh, on the second half of the daytime and on the first half of night of May 3-6 in most regions short rain with storm is predicted. In separate places hail is possible. The Southwest wind speed is 2-7 m/s. During the storm the wind speed may exceed up to 15-20 m/s. The...
2016-05-02 10:05:58
Alarm Signal from Ijevan Forests: Tree Massacre Continuing
Alarms about the massive deforestation are going on. Another alarm from Tavush region according to which in Ijevan forest area of "Forest" SNCO, Ministry of Agriculture there are a lot of illegal deforestations. The whole day in different directions voices of electric saws are heard in the forest. Scattered ...
2016-04-30 10:43:04
5 Day Weather Forecast
In the Republic On the second half of the day and on the first half of the night of April 29-30 and May 1,3 in most regions, on May 2 in Lory, Tavush, Syuniq regions and Artsakh short rain with thunderstorm is predicted, in separate places hail is possible. On May 2 no precipitation is predicted. The Southwest wind speed is 2...
2016-04-29 11:36:28
Kotayk Province Governor had Gone to Garni to Threaten the Residents
On April 26 Kotayk Province Governor Karapet Guloyan had gone to Garni to threaten and chide the Residents. The governor has decided to subdue the citizens who had blocked the Yerevan-Garni highway, forced to stop the destruction of Azat Gorge and Heavy Machinery was taken out. ...
2016-04-29 11:02:09
Wolf Fur Accepting Works Initiated
The Commission created by decree of the Minister of Environment, which regulates the number of wolves, initiates the wolf fur accepting works. The works will start on April 28, every Thursday from 14:00 to 18:00 at the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Zoology Zoology and Hydro-Ecology Research ...
2016-04-28 11:04:48
Public clean-up campaign at “Sevan” national park
“Young Biologists Association” NGO has organized a public clean-up campaign within the framework of “Earth day” worldwide environmental campaign in “Sevan” national park on April 22. During the clean-up campaign seminars were organized about code of conduct in natural environment and alternat...
2016-04-26 10:29:46
5 Day Weather Forecast
In the Republic In the evening of 25 in most northern regions short rain with storm is possible. During day hours of April 27 and on 28-29 in most regions from time to time rain with storm is predicted. In separate places hail is possible. On April 26 no precipitation is predicted. The Southwest wind speed is 2-7 m/s. During ...
2016-04-25 11:34:33
The 2-nd round of the project "Eco Generation" was officially opened (photos)
On April 22, on international "Earth Day", the 2-nd round of the project "Eco Generation" was officially opened. Deputy Minister of Environment Khachik Hakobyan took part in the meeting.
2016-04-25 10:46:20
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