12:19 January 26, 2017 | Mining | Syunik
On 25 January the polluted tails of Artsvanik Tailing Dump owned by Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine have been dumped into the Norashenik River. Samvel Sargsyan, Head of Syunik Community located
16:32 January 18, 2017 | Mining | Kotayk | Syunik
'Sos-Saqo' LLC intends to develop Alvanq nepheline syenite open mine in Syunik Region. Nepheline syenite is a raw material for aluminum, as well as for high-quality cement. On 17 January the public hearings
15:03 January 16, 2017 | Officials | Syunik
'Shaqi' SHPP operating in Shaqi community, Syunik Region, won't dry Shaqi waterfall, a monument of nature, any longer. This decision was reached
18:22 January 13, 2017 | Mining | Syunik
'Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine' (ZCMC) CJSC will increase Qajaran mining volumes by around 10 million tons making it 22 million tons from 10 million tons. RA Nature Protection Ministry has issued a positive opinion
15:46 January 11, 2017 | Officials | Lori | Syunik
It's planned to operate 'Loriberd' HPP with 66 MW capacity and 'Shnogh' HPP with 75 MW capacity in 2023. 'Loriberd' HPP will be constructed on the Dzoraget River
12:13 December 14, 2016 | Mining | Syunik
“Qajaran combine takes the high-quality clean drinking water from the upper reach of the Voghji River, which is used in the mining, then this water turns into sewage, which flows into the tailing dump and then into the rivers thus polluting
15:58 December 13, 2016 | Mining | Syunik
"EcoRight" NGO President Arthur Grigoryan is demanding from “Environmental Impact Expertise Center” SNCO of Nature Protection Ministry to issue a negative opinion for the expanded project of Qajaran mine.
17:53 December 12, 2016 | Officials | Syunik
A leak occurred from the tailing pipe of Kapan Ore Processing Combine from Syunik Region. As Nature Protection Ministry informed EcoLur, over 1800 cum area has been polluted. Currently it’s being
18:35 November 09, 2016 | Biodiversity | Syunik | Vayots dzor
During upcoming 3 years it’s planned to expand the specially protected areas of nature, particularly to establish “Jermuk” and “Tatev” national parks, as
12:29 November 03, 2016 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Underground water basin can also inflict negative impact, which will also have negative impact on Jermuk mineral water springs and the catchment basin of Lake Sevan
15:02 November 02, 2016 | Officials | Syunik
In the course of the meeting pivotal components of “Support Programme for Protected Areas in the Caucasus, Armenia” project were discussed. Within the frameworks of the project 8.25 million euro is proposed to promote
17:50 October 28, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar project is implemented in line with the best international practice and strict environmental and social criteria of its shareholders, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The Environmental and Social Impact
16:29 October 27, 2016 | Mining | Syunik
“Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” LLC has applied to Nature Protection Ministry to make amendments to the reserves of Qajaran copper and molybdenum mine. The following activities are planned: change in mining volumes, expansion of subsoil section and prolongation of permit term.
18:41 October 19, 2016 | Officials | Syunik
“Zangezour” biospheric complex has been reformed: instead of 7 branches it has 3 branches – “Shikahogh”, “Areviq” and “Zangezour”.
17:29 October 14, 2016 | FILMS | Kotayk | Lori | Syunik | Vayots dzor
"You Are Owner of Your Own Rights" film shot by “EcoLur” Informational NGO is already online on the Internet.
16:35 October 13, 2016 | FILMS | Kotayk | Lori | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The premiere of “You Are Owners of Your Own Rights” film shot by EcoLur Informational NGO will be held at EcoLur Press Club at 12:00 on 14 October
16:33 October 06, 2016 | Officials | Syunik
The results of the drilling works launched in Qarqar section in Syunik Region in July for the purpose of constructing a geothermal station are satisfactory
15:15 September 30, 2016 | Biodiversity | Ararat | Syunik
Since 2002, WWF has been implementing a conservation project on this species in Armenia, thanks to which the animal not only returned to Armenia but also registered a positive trend.