How Illegal Fellings Can Be Reduced in SPEN: Proposal from Nature Protection Minister

How Illegal Fellings Can Be Reduced in SPEN: Proposal from Nature Protection Minister

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Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan received Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) Executive Director Geof Giacomini and National Coordinator Arman Vermsihyan. They discussed the material and technical needs of the specially protected areas of nature (SPEN) and reduction of adversary effect on the ecosystem: Aramayis Grigoryan particularly outlined that the population living nearby the specially protecting areas of nature experience problems with fuel, which forces them to proceed to illegal tree felling: 'It's possible to regulate through collecting fallen deadwood in Dilijan and processing the forests taken out of flooded areas in Sevan. With the introduction of necessary equipment it would be possible to obtain alternative fuel on the spot and to reduce illegal tree felling cases in specially protected areas of nature. This important environmental measure will promote the preservation of the ecosystem, as well as will make the social problems of community residents a bit easier,' as Information and Public Relations Department of Nature Protection Ministry informs.

15:13 July 07, 2016


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