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SHPPS Don't Damage Nature? (Photos)
18:37 October 28, 2015 | SOS | Lori
On 23 October 2015 the PEF camera again fixed the disastrous situation of the Martz River, which proved once again that the SHPPs constructed and operated in such
“Kurtan” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos)
17:30 October 28, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Lori
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to the Reforms of SHPPs through a Dialogue between the Public and The Ministry of Nature Protection of the RA for the Purpose of River Ecosystem Use” the expert group visited “ Kurtan” SHPP. As a result of the monitoring, the expert group found out:
Tracing Destroyed Forest 4- Lori (Photos)
14:17 October 27, 2015 | Forest | Lori
As a result of the first field trips carried out in the frames of 'Public Monitoring of Forests' a group of volunteers of the Pan-Armenian Environmental Front civic initiative visited several sections of Dsegh and Yeghegnut forestry
Armenian President on Teghout Combine
14:53 October 21, 2015 | Officials | Lori
I would just urge the regional administration to work closely with the combine to address not only economic, but also social and ecological issues.
"Martziget 2" SHHP Promoted Reduction of Fish Diversity in River
14:07 October 08, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Lori
The head of "Argishti 1" LLC developing "Martziget 2" SHHP has been imposed administrative liability for the violations detected in the SHPP, as the acting staff head of Nature Protection Ministry
What Is Left From Armenian Forests?
12:20 October 01, 2015 | Forest | Lori | Syunik
Studies in forest sector in recent 10 years are few, while figures contradict each other starting from the forest cover: so far the official figure is from 1991 – 11.2% forest-covered area. Some official documents say this figure is 8%, but according
Pine Forests Next to “Sotchut” Dendropark in Stepanavan Felled Down
14:16 September 28, 2015 | Forest | Lori
EcoLur has received an alarm signal that the pine forests surrounding “Sotchut” dendropark in Stepanavan, Lori Region, are being felled down. In the spring the pine forests in south and east parts were cut down, while now northern and north-eastern parts
Reply by Vallex Group Company on Reforestation
15:55 September 22, 2015 | Teghout | Lori
“EcoLur” Informational NGO has sent an enquiry to “Vallex” Group Company asking to provide the photos of the forests planted in the frames of Teghut project. In reply, “Vallex” Group Company
Living Here Is Already Heroism (Photos)
16:19 September 08, 2015 | Forest | Lori | Syunik
Tanzaver Village is all surrounded with forest, and even in this hot summer it’s humid there. No shop, transport only once a week. The village used to have a shop, but it had to be closed, as the whole village ran
Sanitary State of Pambak River is Poor (Photos)
13:40 September 04, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Lori
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to the Reforms of SHPPs through a Dialogue between the Public and The Ministry of Nature Protection of the RA for the Purpose of River Ecosystem Use” the EcoLur expert group studies the state of the Pambak River and the possible impact of two SHPPs constructed on the river on the river itself and adjacent communities
Quake in Azerbaijan Area
11:02 September 04, 2015 | Officials | Lori | Syunik | Tavush | Yerevan
The quake is felt in a number of residential areas in Armenia – Vanadzor (2-3 magnitude), Stepanavan and Kapan (3 magnitude), Ijevan and Noyemberyan (4 magnitude), Choratan (3-4 magnitude), Aygedzor (4-5 magnitude) and Yerevan (3-4 magntiude).

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