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.
13:52 September 29, 2016 | Officials | Syunik | Vayots dzor
No criminal case will be initiated against Pan-Armenian Environmental Front member Levon Galstyan based on the complaint lodged by Lydian Armenia Company. As RA Police representative told EcoLur
13:00 September 29, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
“Lydian International” Company presented its approach why they filed a complaint against activist Levon Galstyan, a member of Pan-Armenian Environmental Front – material by MediaMax.
12:28 September 29, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Lydian International Limited (a 100% owner of Lydian Armenia) has announced that the International Cyanide Management Institute ("ICMI") has accepted the application of the Company to become a signatory to the International Cyanide
13:19 September 13, 2016 | Officials | Syunik
The Nature Protection Ministry imposed a fine of 200,000 AMD on the director of “Hakobjanyan ev Galstyan” LLC operating “Shaqi” waterfall for
17:33 September 01, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar Red-listed Animals To Be Fallen Under Heavy Machinery
15:02 August 31, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
How would you assess the risks for those investments directed at the development of Jermuk resort in the form of environmentally friendly transportation, production of ecologically clean products, provision of tourism services, construction of resort houses, if Jermuk development program plans inflow of annually 100 million USD into Jermuk budget, while Amulsar project plans inflow of 485 million USD into state budget during 10 years, out of which only a small part will be allocated to Jermuk?
18:11 August 25, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
“Amulsar project is a political decision, which has no substantiation, as it’s done based on certain