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Specialists: Amulsar Not Newly Detected Mine
16:28 November 11, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
According to the presented project (Amulsar) and the concluded contract, only gold and silver will be extracted in the mine. The project submitted to expertise should either have completely excluded the presence of other elements and naturally studies should have been carried out in this direction or submitted information about their possible presence. Naturally, if there are other elements, they should be extracted in heap leaching, if extraction is not ensured, they are classified as losses and these losses must be
Mass Tree Felling Near Yeghegis River (Photos)
11:48 October 19, 2015 | Forest | Vayots dzor
On 17 October EcoLur's camera fixed hundreds of felled down tree stubs near Yeghegis River in the administrative area of Hermon Community, Vayots Dzor Region. It was clear that healthy and young trees have been cut down. Th stubs of the felled down
Jermuk Waterfall without Waterfall
13:11 October 15, 2015 | Small HPPs, Energy | Vayots dzor
Jermuk tourism town residents, Vayots Dzor Region, speak about their waterfall named "Mermaid's Hair" in
IFC Annual Visit to Amulsar
11:39 October 12, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
International Finance Corporation team (“IFC” part of the World Bank Group) visited Armenia and Amulsar area from September 28 – to October 1, as part of its annual supervisory visit
“Khachardzan” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos)
15:37 August 18, 2015 | Small HPPs, Energy | Vayots dzor
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 “Khachardzan” SHPP. As a result of the monitoring the expert group found out:
Foundations Laundering Money?
14:29 August 03, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
“Geoteam” mining company, which plans to develop Amulsar mine, donated 122 million AMD (around US $256,000) to “Luys” Foundation
Public Calling for Development Banks : Refuse Amulsar Project
17:47 July 24, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
The whole discussion process of "Environmental and Social Impact Assessment" is of imitation nature. The description and assessment of the real risks of Amulsar project are missing in the voluminous documents under discussion. There is no

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