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Whether Armenia Can Reach 20.1% Forestation without External Funding?
12:36 May 11, 2016 | Forest | Yerevan
If actions directed at the reduction of greenhouse emissions are not carried out in the world, the temperature in Armenia will increase by 3-4 degrees. As a measure for climate change mitigation, Armenia has undertaken to make its forestation 20.1% by
Meeting of CAO/IFC with SOS Amulsar Group in Yerevan
11:34 May 11, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
What are the investment funds of Amulsar gold mine project spent? This question was raised at the meeting of CAO/IFC (the Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman) experts with SOS Amulsar group in Yerevan, who had arrived to investigate
Nazeli Vardanyan: Amendments to RA Forest Code Bear Huge Risks
16:34 April 25, 2016 | Forest | Yerevan
On 31 March 2016 the Armenian Government approved RA draft laws “On Making Amendments and Supplements to RA Forest Code” and “On Making Amendment to RA Code on Administrative Violations” and sent to the National Assembly. The amendments envisage permitting site development in forests and to eliminate the concept of a forest ticket
Legalizing Illegal: Business Intends To Get into Armenian Forests
14:58 April 21, 2016 | Forest | Yerevan
Since 2009 the extent of reforestation works has reduced by 6 times reaching almost zero level in 2015. The Government hasn’t allotted even a penny for the reforestation in 2016. Recently the Armenian Government has approved the draft amendments
Armenian Youth Needs "Green Education"
18:22 April 19, 2016 | Climate Change | Yerevan
The American University of Armenia has a mandatory environmental component in its academic programs: “In the AUA Master’s programs it’s obligatory to select a one-credit environmental course, if you don’t select an environmental course
Armenia to Establish Civil Investment Green Fund
14:44 April 14, 2016 | Climate Change | Yerevan
The civil society will be involved in climate change mitigation and adaptation processes only provided that it will have social and economic benefit from such involvement: Aram Gabrielyan, National Focal Point of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, expressed
SHPP Health Program Adopted
15:22 April 05, 2016 | Officials | Yerevan
The Nature Protection Ministry has adopted SHPP healthing program, the information basis of which is the monitoring of SHPPs carried out in the frames of
Armenia Has Great Potential for Ecotourism Development
14:10 April 05, 2016 | Biodiversity | Yerevan
Armenia has great potential for ecotourism development: Alen Amirkhanian, Director of the AUA Acopian Center for the Environment, presented the wealth of Armenia at 'Ecotourism in Armenia' conference

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