Ecosystem preservation in Climate Change – proposals to the RA Government

The question on what consequences will the expected temperature rise and precipitation decrease  have on the biodiversity of Armenia resulting from Climate Changes, was discussed  during the round table “vulnerability of ecosystems due to climate chan...

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No Additional Water Outlet from Lake Sevan This Year

This year no additional water outlet from Lake Sevan will be conducted, as Yuri Javadyan, Chairman of Scientific-Expert Committee on Lake Sevan told “EcoLur” in his interview. In 2015, 170 million cum water will be let out of Lake Sevan for ir...

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Red-Listed Species of Urtsasar are Victims of Travertine Mine

During the round table entitled “Vulnerability of Ecosystems Conditioned with Climate Change” held at EcoLur Press Club, Eleonora Gabrielyan, Dr. in Biological Sciences, Professor, said that a travertine mine is developed in Urtsasar, which is the bir...

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Thanks to the Nature and to the Environmentalists!

The RA Minister of Nature Protection held the “World Environment Day” and the “Environmentalist Day” celebrations on June 5 at “Poghosyan Gardens”. According to the ministry, around 50 organizations (MNP structural and separate divisions, ...

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Subsoil Exploitation at Expense of Agricultural Land Areas

According to “Ecolur” Informational NGO, a press conference was held at “Ecolur” Press Club on 29 May, where Ashot Vardevanyan, National Coordinator of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, Deputy Head of Department for Managing Bio-resourc...

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Proposals to the RA Government on Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions under the Light of Energy Safety

As “Ecolur” NGO informs us, the participants of the round table held in “Ecolur” Press Club, discussed on “Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions under the Light of Energy Safety”and made various speeches and proposals on the issue. In his speech F...

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The State Budget Accesses 3.1 Million AMD in the Result of The Environmental Violations.

According to the RA Ministry of Nature Protection, during the process of inspection visits, admitting process of inspection affairs and reports handed over the proceedings of the inspection in the period of 11-15.05.2015, the State Environmental Inspecto...

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Changes and Additions to The Waste Management Industry of Armenia

On the 14th of May the RA government approved the documentation package “Making Amendments and Supplements to RA Law “On Wastes”, “Making Amendments and Supplements to RA Code “On Subsoil” and “Making Amendments and Supplements to RA Law “...

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40 million dollars to Develop Armenia’s Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation

“Ecolur” NGO informs us that the Climate Investment Fund has allocated a 40 million dollar grant to Armenia Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund (R2E2) within the framework of Renewable Energy Expansion Program. In her interview with “Ecol...

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Fines to drivers for Exceeding Exhaust Gases

As informs “Ecolur” informational NGO, the RA Government is proposing to impose fines for vehicle emissions exceeding the maximum permissible concentration, where the drivers will be fined by 100,000 AMD. At the same time, the executive propos...

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The New Cause of Celebrating The Earth Day

Earth Day began in 1970 with the degraded state of the U.S. environment. Since then, there has been much environmental progress. But now it is very important to see what else must be done in order to pass a safe and healthy  world to the future genera...

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Carbon Tax As The Best Solution to Climate Change

It’s very important nowadays to quickly reduce carbon emissions in order to avoid the climate change. Mark Tercek (blog.nature.org) speaks about possible solution for this problem in his article. He states that Carbon Tax should be the key. During the...

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