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Population in Mining Town Shamlugh Reduced 4-5 Times (Photos)
14:11 September 02, 2015 | Cities | Lori
Despite the currently operating mining enterprise – Akhtala Ore Dressing Combine (AODC), the population in Shamlukh Town has reduced by 4-5 times. If over 5000 people used to live in Shamlugh before the collapse of the USSR, their current number is about 1000 people
Sanitary State of Tandzut River Getting Worse Because of Small Hydropower (Photos)
13:47 August 19, 2015 | Cities | Lori
Tandzut Tributary to the Pambak River is one of the most polluted rivers in Armenia, which flows through Vanadzor Town taking household garbage with it. Nevertheless, in recent years when a SHPP has been constructed on the Tandzut and most of the river water has been piped, the sanitary state
"Hayjrmughkoyughi" CJSC Didn't Perform Court Ruling
15:46 August 17, 2015 | Cities | Syunik
So far "Hayjrmughkoyughi" CJSC hasn't performed the court ruling of the General Jurisdiction of Syunik Region entered into force on 24.03.2011. As 'Regional Monitoring Institute' NGO told EcoLur, the court ruling satisfied the claim of a group
Green Areas of Yerevan Being Destroyed Like Cancer
15:02 July 28, 2015 | Cities | Yerevan
The green areas of Yerevan are destroyed not on a large scale but continuously. This time the trees next to the monument to Vardan Mamikonyan were cut down (the photos by Aram Manukyan). The park with sparse
A New Alarm Signal from Vardenis on Breaking Construction Norms
14:08 July 17, 2015 | Cities | Gegharkunik
An alarm signal was sent to EcoLur from Vardenis, Gegharkunik region. " In our town construction began in the intersection of Roman and Barekamutyun streets. If the building is constructed it will close the daylight
The Trees in Komitas Avenue are Getting Withered
16:03 July 14, 2015 | Cities | Yerevan
The fruit trees in the yard of the block of flats N 39 in Komitas avenue of Yerevan city are getting withered because of lack of water. Misha Madoyan, an 82 year-old resident beat an alarm
EBRD To Deal with Nubarashen Landfill
16:55 July 09, 2015 | Cities | Yerevan
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) approved "Yerevan solid waste" project loan of € 8 million. The European Investment Bank is the investor with 8 million Euros loan. European Union Neighbourhood
Big Fire in Yerevan (Photos)
13:17 July 06, 2015 | Cities | Yerevan
On July 5, at 21:18 pm, a call was received that a grassy area was burning in Tsitsernakaberd highway, near "Dalma Garden Mall" area. Four fire brigades arrived at the place. It is announced "Bis 1" category fire complexity. The fire was
One of the Reasons for Womens' Reproductive Health Issues in Lori Region is Mining
15:35 June 01, 2015 | Cities | Lori | Shirak
The research team eventually found that the odds of having a stillbirth was 2.38 times higher, the odds of having an induced abortion due to medical indications 2.67 times higher, and the odds of having early prenatal mortality 2.67 times higher for women living in Alaverdi compared with
Enquiry to Yerevan Mayor on Tree Felling and Deep Pruning
18:59 May 22, 2015 | Cities | Yerevan
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PEF) civic initiative, Yerevan Aarhus Center, “EcoLur” Informational NGO, “Dalma Sona” Foundation, “Civic Voice” NGO and Coordinator of Environmental Public Alliance and a group of concerned citizens have addressed

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