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Armenia

The Historical Complex is being Destroyed

EcoNews.am informs that according to Marie Chakryan, president of the “Center for Public Awareness and Monitoring” alarmed that a green area of Dalma Park occupied with 20 year old enormous trees had been destroyed the day before. In an interview with...

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“Ameska” Tire Recycling Company

In a year, Armenia produces 17,2 thousand tons of used tires, which are mainly burnt in warehouses or buried in tailing dumps or end up in landfills illegally. “Ameska” has been founded since 2014. It deals with tire recycling which results in technic...

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Separated Waste Bins are Mapped

Recycling.am has been created in the framework of “Green Initiatives” public awareness campaign as part of the UNDP-GEF and RA Ministry of Nature Protection project called “Creating Global Environmental Benefits Through Raising Stakeholder Environme...

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On the Operation and Termination of Lichk Mine

Info.com reports that the owner of Lichk Copper Mine, Tatstone Company, is directly connected with Zangezur Copper and Molybdenum Combine. The plant extracted at various sites and then left the area. It is unknown how much ore was extracted from Lichk. As...

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E-Learning Course on Environmental Education

AUA Acopian Center for the Environment has designed an e-learning course on environmental education and an online platform for delivering the course within the UNDP-GEF “Development of E-learning course on Environmental Education” project. The course ...

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Save the Nature with Nairian

The main principals of Nairian, am Armenian manufacturer of natural cosmetics, are taking care of the nature, use only natural ingredients, exclude ingredients that harm the skin and pollute the environment. The company is ready to make additional costs a...

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Workshop for Organizations Owning Polychlorinated Biphenyls

The official website of the Ministry of Environment of Armenia informs that a training workshop for organizations owning PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) on accounting, sampling and labeling of PCB-containing oils and equipment took place, under “Region...

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“Pure Nature Corporation” CJSC Eco-friendly Engineering Company

“Pure Nature Corporation” CJSC is an eco-friendly engineering company which specializes in the production and sale of biological nanotechnologies. It’s a private company in Armenia which was first to use hydrogen controller which uses hydrogen gener...

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Green Lab Armenia 2019

The American University of Armenia Acopian Center for the Environment and Heinrich Boell Foundation Yerevan South Caucasus Yerevan Office announce a call for participation in Green Lab – 2019. The purpose of the lab is to create an interactive...

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Կլիմայական փոփոխության վերաբերյալ ExxonMobil- ի ապատեղեկատվական արշավը

Los Angeles Times-ը հայտնում է, որ ամերիկյան նավթագազային կորպորացիա ExxonMobil-ը մեղադրվում է Նյու Յորք նահանգի կողմից կլիմայի փոփոխության վերաբերյալ ...

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World

Greta Thunberg Turn Down Nordic Council Environmental Award

BBC News informs that Greta Thunberg has rejected an environmental award and prize money. She said the offer was a “great honor” and thanked the Nordic Council explaining that “the climate movement does not need any more awards”. G...

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Canadian Government Sued by Kids over Climate Change

Nature.com informs that a group of children and young adults filed a lawsuit on 25 October alleging that the Canadian government has violated their constitutional rights by promoting and enabling fossil-fuel development in spite of acknowledged risks from...

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‘BioSolar Leaves’ Are Better Air Cleaners than Trees

World Economic Forum informs about new biosolar leaves which might look like solar panels, but instead of generating electricity, these structures are teeming with microscopic plant life that can purify the surrounding air and produce nutritious ingredien...

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ExxonMobil’s Disinformation Campaign on Climate Change

Los Angeles Times reports about ExxonMobil, an American oil and gas corporation, which was facing New York state accusations for misleading investors about climate change. A team of researchers released a report on outlining the company and the broader fo...

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Happy Hour

World Economic Forum posted a video in Facebook which tells about a new trend in supermarkets in Finland. Every day supermarkets in Finland have a happy hour to cut food waste from 9 PM. Food products nearing the expiry date are sold for 60% less at S-mar...

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Eating Locally is Sustainable

World Economic Forum informs that one of the key components of eating sustainably is eating locally-grown food. One of the reasons to eat locally is distance. When you eat locally, you are cutting back on the necessity of more resources. For example, wate...

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5 Alternatives to Plastic Packaging

World Economic Forum reports every year almost 13 million tones of plastic leaks into our oceans resulting in inexplicable damage to marine life, biodiversity and human health. Customers have started demanding from producers to take the most part of res...

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Treasure your River

Business Green informs environmental charity Hubbub started a campaigncalled Treasure your River to clean up five of the UK’s biggest rivers and help tackle the hundreds of thousands of waste items entering UK seas each year. The targets of the init...

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Degradable, Biodegradable and Compostable Plastic

1 Million Women has posted a video in Facebook explaining the difference between degradable, biodegradable and compostable plastic. 1) Degradable plastic is just regular plastic that has been designed to break into smaller pieces. These small pieces will ...

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Animal Fur is Banned in California

BBC News reports that California has become the first US state to ban the manufacture and sale of animal fur as of 2023. It has been celebrated by animal rights groups which have been calling for a ban for some time. The ban, however, does not apply to le...

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