Freshwater Springs Getting Dry in Sisian Region
14:57 October 23, 2015 | SOS | Syunik
There are 5 SHPPs in our area, both in our area and in Sarnakunq. We don’t even know who’s who: our land areas are attached to each other. We can see that all the spring and rivers are getting dry
“Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” Going to Make Qajaran Copper and Molybdenum Mining Volumes Annually 22 Million Tons
16:21 October 13, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
“Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” CJSC is planning to increase mining volumes of Qajaran copper and molybdenum mine and make it annually 22 million tons. In this regard, the company will hold a public discussion on changing the mining project of Qajaran copper and molybdenum mine reserves, Syunik Region, (including change in mining volumes expansion of mine galleries, prolongation of permit duration) at 15:00 on
Tree Felling in Shikahogh State Reserve
13:53 October 12, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
Over 50 trees have been cut down in 1500 cum areas included in “Shikahogh” state reserve, a part of “Zangezour” biospheric complex and its adjacent areas
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
Very “Responsible Mining” by “Cronimet”
17:48 September 29, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PEF) civic initiative’s video shooting in the area of Artsvanik tailing dump owned by ZCMC showed once again that the wastewater from
Death in "Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" Company
14:41 September 29, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
On 23 September an accident took place in the surface area of southern section of Shahumyan mine owned by "Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" Company, which caused
Kavart Dead Pit: Time Bomb
10:54 September 23, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Kavart dead pit is one of the environmental hazards jeopardizing Kapan Town and other adjacent settlements, the water of which rich in heavy metals get mixed with surface and ground waters in different ways thus turning into time bomb for environment and people
Tracing Felled Down Forests 2 - Syunik (Photos)
16:11 September 22, 2015 | Forest | Syunik
The short trip made on 20 September 2015 to Kapan forestry enterprise of “ArmForest” SNCO convinced us that organized illegal tree felling is carried

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