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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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The Development of National 10-Year Forest Program to Double Forest Cover in Armenia

EcoLur informs that on October 22 of this year, during “Summit for the Forests. Global Action and Armenia” RA Deputy Minister of Environment Vardan Melikyan mentioned that the 10-year National Forest Program of Armenia will start in January of 2020. T...

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Up to 170 Cubic Meters Water Intake from Lake Sevan

Infocom.am informs that with its first reading National Assembly adopted draft law on banning additional water intake over 170 Million Cubic meters. The author of the draft law is Varazdat Karapetyan, Chairman of the Standing Committee on Territorial Admi...

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SunChild 9th IEFF

On October 22-25, 2019 SunChild 9th International Environmental Film Festival will take place in Yerevan organized by SunChild Nature and Cultural Protection NGO, the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets, with the support of Eur...

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Wildlife Watching Lodge-Huts Launched For the First Time in Armenia

Hetq informs that several wildlife watching huts were opened on October 18 in the Vayots Dzor settlements of Shatin and Chiva. The huts are housed in orchards where you can observe variouswildlife, including brown bears, bezoar ibex, wild boar, foxes and ...

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The ZCMC Tailing Pipe Flows through Voghji River

Hetq reports that the Voghji River in Syunik province is gray from yesterday morning. The reason was the accident at the tailing dump of Zangezur Copper and Molybdenum Combine in Nerkin Giratagh settlement, which resulted in dumping of the tailings into t...

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Կենդանիների մորթին արգելվել է Կալիֆորնիայում

BBC News– ը հայտնում է, որ Կալիֆոռնիան դարձել է ԱՄՆ առաջին նահանգը, որն արգելել է կենդանիների մորթեղենի արտադրությունն ու վաճառքը 2023 թվականի...

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“Smart” Bins Are a Reality

MEDIA MAX reports that Armenian “smart” bins are already real. On October 11, “Re-Apaga” charitable foundation presented its “Smartart Apaga” recycling bin. It is located in Mergelyan Institute area. In order to use the “smart...

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Changes in the Code

Apaga informs that there are plans for amending the code and adding administrative offenses for littering. Disposing of waste outside of landfills, garbage bins, garbage collection cells, garbage trucks and in and other improper locations will result in a...

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World

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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Treasure your River

Business Green informs environmental charity Hubbub started a campaign called 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 ini...

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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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Air Pollution Cuts Two Years from an Average European’s Life

World Economic forum informs according to a report published in the European Heart Journal on March 12, the average person living in Europe loses two years of their life because of health effects of breathing polluted air. The report estimates that annu...

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Will You Eat Octopus?

World Economic Forum informs according to scientists, farming octopuses is not only unethical but deeply damaging to the environment. Numerous studies explain that octopuses are one of the most complex and intelligent animals in the ocean. They can r...

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Cosmetics Industry Becoming Eco-friendly

Scitech Europa informs that Stora Enso is introducing a paperboard tube for cosmetics packaging as an alternative to plastic tubes. The paperboard tube is used for the packaging of skin creams. Nowadays cosmetic brands sustainability targets include comba...

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About Capturing Heat and Turning it into Electricity

ScienceDaily reports about a new discovery according to which more efficient energy can be created from heat. The discovery is based on tiny particles called paramagnons — bits that are not quite magnets, but carry some magnetic flux. This is import...

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