Eco projects

Beautiful summer Sunday in Agarakadzor during AgarakFest
On August 25th, in the remote village of Agarakadzor of Vayots Dzor region, a festival featuring rural life & traditions, the AgarakFest took place. Participants from Yerevan & other Armenian cities, tourists from Poland & Georgia, as well as guests from neighboring villagers got acquainted with peculiarities of...
2019-09-02 13:17:41
Rural Christmas Fair in the Village Hall of Urtsadzor
New Year is approaching and if you think to get pure, fair, tasty rural products, we have an amazing offer for you! The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) and Fund for Organic Farming (FOF) are pleased to invite you to the Rural Christmas Fair. The Fair will take place in the Village Hal...
2017-11-23 13:07:03
The SunChild 7th International Environmental Festival encompasses 83 films, 9 wo...
. The events will take place in a total of 17 venues throughout Yerevan from October 13th to 17th. This year, the SunChild Festival has moved from cinema halls to a wider variety of venues. The aim of this change is to make the events more accessible to the wider public and various target groups. “One of the most importan...
2017-10-13 14:33:18
SunChild 7th International Environmental Festival is beginning
SunChild 7th International Environmental Festival is excited to announce the call for entries for this year’s film festival We have 3 nominations • International Wildlife Film Competition • International Environmental Film Competition • Youth and Children Film Program SUBMISSION DEADLINE 31 JULY, 2017 ...
2017-05-25 15:06:47
Issues Related to State Geological Survey Management Discussed
Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan held a consultation to discuss issues related to the management of the sphere of geological exploration. Analyses were presented on organization of geological explorations, development of the legislative framework and the provision of favorable conditions for the business environment. During the ...
2017-05-05 18:32:17
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
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. 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
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
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
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
Dog, Construction Materials and Clothes Sellers Will Leave Vernissage
They will not sell dogs, construction materials and clothes in Yerevan Vernissage soon. The Municipality of Yerevan has initiated to carry out modernization, regulation and improvement works there. During a public discussion 4 improvement projects where introduced. Responsibles for the project rep...
2016-04-19 11:13:01
It's Alive! The world's first algae-powered building (video)
There is a building in Hamburg, Germany, which is entirely powered by algae. Inside the glass panels is a green liquid in which you can see little bubbles rising to the surface. This is the result of having a bio-reactor built into the facade, which heats the 15 flats in the building. The motor is micro algae, and the principle...
2016-04-14 12:40:50
Water Problem Brought Out Garni Residents to Street (video)
Garni-Yerevan road was closed again yesterday. On one side of the stones were Garni residents, on the other side - disgruntled drivers and police. The reason of the protest action is Kaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system construction, which is carried out at the expense of the Azat River.  
2016-04-14 11:22:02
Heavy Machinery was taken out of Azat Gorge
Heavy Machinery Taken out of Azat Gorge: Garni Residents Opened Highway. "People who live in Garni stood till the end, until the heavy machinery was taken out of Azat Gorge. Now the road is open again" - Levon Galstyan reported. Note that the Yerevan-Garni highway was closed for 9 hours.
2016-04-14 10:58:25
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