13:36 November 17, 2016 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Today EcoLur has received an alarm signal over 700 Vernashen and Gladzor community residents in Vayots Dzor Region has gone out to streets to prevent the access of 'Vayq Metal' LLC to Gladzor mine
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
15:36 November 08, 2016 | Forest | Vayots dzor
Armenia Tree Project (ATP) launched its fourth nursery in Chiva ommunit, Vayots Dzor Region, on October 26. ATP’s Chiva Nursery was established to provide
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
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
17:25 October 19, 2016 | Officials | Vayots dzor
The Armenian Government is going to establish “Jermuk” National Park in 2017. This activity is included in the draft governmental programme, which will be submitted
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
17:36 October 04, 2016 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Territorial Administration and Development First Deputy Minister Vache Terteryan's Response to EcoLur's Letter on Amulsar and Jermuk EcoLur Territorial Administration and Development First Deputy Minister Vache Terteryan has responded to the EcoLur’s letter addressed to the Armenian Government on Amulsar gold mining and development Jermuk as
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
14:22 September 16, 2016 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Karen Khachatryan, an actor at Sos Sargsyan National Theatre, is concerned with Amulsar gold mining project risks, particularly related with Jermuk resort.
15:59 September 02, 2016 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Vayots Dzor Region, where tourism and ecologically friendly agriculture can be developed, may be extremely disastrous for the development of these aspects
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?
11:40 August 29, 2016 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Amulsar gold mining will result in the pollution of Lake Sevan with chemical compounds, while the mineral water springs in Jermuk will disappear because of mine explosions.
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