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Magel Cave Endangered with Governmental Resolution
17:09 December 24, 2015 | Officials | Vayots dzor
The Armenian Government has adopted resolution 'On Approving Action Plan Aimed to Ensure Effective Use of Caves for Tourism Purposes', which poses great danger for Bears, Mozrov and Magel Caves
Armenian River Ecosystem Endangered: SHPP Program Outcomes Presented
14:35 December 16, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Lori | Syunik | Vayots dzor
On 15 December the first outcomes of “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” project implemented with the support of
Experts Continue to Present the Gaps in Amulsar Project
11:30 November 24, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The impact on the quality of crops and fertility is not assessed. I have an environment survey of another similar mine situated on the same height when the dust scattering from the mine and tailing dump contaminated the harvest of orchards
What to Expect for Arpa after New SHPP Construction
16:48 November 18, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Vayots dzor
As a result of exploiting "Arpa 2" and "Arpa 3", "Jermuk HPP-2" SHPPs the Arpa River together with its stream will appear under load of SHPPs on an area of 10734 m especially if we take into account the fact
IFC Ombudsman's Office Published Report on Amulsar Complaint
13:25 November 12, 2015 | Amulsar | Syunik | Vayots dzor
IFC CAO (Compliance Advisor Ombudsman) released its appraisal on incompliance of Amulsar open gold mining project funded by Lydian International to IFC principles and standards of social and environmental responsibility.
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, Renewable Energy | Vayots dzor
Jermuk tourism town residents, Vayots Dzor Region, speak about their waterfall named "Mermaid's Hair" in

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