12:30 February 24, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
It’s commonly known that the water let out from Lake Sevan is used to produce electricity in Sevan-Hrazdan cascade. “Sevan-Hrazdan Cascade” CJSC with its seven HPPs was transferred into the ownership of “International Energetic Corporation” CJSC on
14:05 February 18, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
In 2014 the quality of Lake Sevan water was not favourable for the fish. Uner the annual certificate of “Environmental Impact Monitoring Center” of Nature Protection Ministry for 2014, the concentrations
13:03 February 17, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Recently a number of news websites have published articles about the changes in Lake Sevan level, magnitude of lake balance components, forecasts about
17:49 February 11, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
As compared with the last year, the level of Lake Sevan has decreased by 5 cm and currently makes up 1900.13 m, as Levon Azizyan, Head of Hydrology
14:41 February 11, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Hrachya Avagyan, Dr. in Geological Sciences, is sure that no oil will be prospected in Lake Sevan basin. “The whole basin of Lake Sevan has lava origin. I don’t think an oil mine will be prospected. Still in the Soviet
16:23 February 10, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Evelina Ghukasyan, Director of Hydroecology and Ichthyology Institute of NAS RA, forecasts no increase in Lake Sevan level for 2015 due to climate changes. “Climate changes can extremely
17:16 February 09, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Since 2008 the process of increasing Lake Sevan level has been suspended based on different reasons and substantiations.
13:44 February 06, 2015 | Sevan | Vayots dzor
The Scientific-Expert Committee on Lake Sevan Preservation refused to provide EcoLur the text of the positive opinion on Amulsar project issued in 2014. The substantiation of this refusal doesn’t comply with the essence of the enquiry
12:30 February 03, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
“Blackstars Energy Armenia” LLC intends to prospect oil and gas in the littoral areas of Sevan. Now the Nature Protection Ministry is conducting
17:30 January 23, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Lake Sevan in endangered with mercury pollution. Mercury demonstrations were detected in the upper reach of Masrik river basin flowing into Lake Sevan in the area
15:59 January 23, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
According to the resolution of the Armenian Government, Vache Gabrielyan – Minister of International Economic Integration and Reforms, has been appointed
17:07 January 22, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
On 16 January 2015 the public hearings on the environmental impact assessment of Tsarasar gold mining project were held at Akunq Rural Municipality submitted by “Armenian International Gold” LLC.
18:10 January 20, 2015 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
Under the project, Shorzha Troctolite and Peridotite mine is located in the area of Tchambarak Village, Gegharkounik Region, which occupies an area of 2.65 ha. The mine has potential balance reserved to produce cement material. The mine is planned to
16:13 December 29, 2014 | Sevan | Gegharkunik | Syunik
How the environmental public assesses 2014 and what are their expectations from 2015?
EcoLur had an interview with Silva Adamyan, Chairman of “Center for Bird Lovers” NGO, Arsen Gasparyan – Chairman of “Association of Young Biologists” NGO and Levon Galstyan, member of Pan-Armenian Environmental Front.
14:10 December 24, 2014 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
The Nature Protection Minister stated that the level of Lake Sevan as of 21.12.2014 made up 1900.13 meters, which is lower by 4 cm as compared with the last year (1900.17m).
13:16 December 11, 2014 | Sevan | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The opinion says that the project area is a direct impact zone of Lake Sevan (requirement 1: “RA Law “On Lake Seva”, Article 8 says that the zone of direct impact of Lake Sevan basin is an object of special regulation, and when implementing
18:38 December 09, 2014 | Sevan | Gegharkunik | Yerevan
On 8 December Nature Protection Ministry employees detected cases of illegal whitefish
16:32 December 09, 2014 | Sevan | Gegharkunik
The Nature Protection Ministry issued a positive opinion to the geological prospecting of Masrik gold mine, Gegharkounik Region, submitted by “Alluvial Gold Mining” CJSC