Armenia

New Energy Efficient Solutions in Lori Region

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Within the frames of the  UNDP and the GEF “Mainstreaming Sustainable Land and Forest in Mountain Landscapes of North-Eastern Armenia” project, with the assistance of the Ministry of Environment and with the technical support of the UNDP/GEF Small Gr...

Verdict of Public Environmental Court on Elimination of Dalma Gardens

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According to “EcoLur” Informational NGO, the verdict of Public Environmental Court on the ongoing occupation of Dalma Gardens in Yerevan was sent to RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, RA Chief Prosecutor Arthur Davtyan and Yerevan Mayor Hayk M...

The Delegation Headed by the Kingdom of Sweden is in Armenia

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The official website of the Ministry of Environment informs that today Deputy Minister of Environment Irina Ghaplanyan received the delegation headed by Johanes Olielundi, Director General for International Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Forei...

Alen Simonyan on Logged Firs

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Info.com reports that RA National Assembly Vice Speaker Alen Simonyan proposes to restrict the sale of felled fir and pine trees. On his Facebook page, Simonyan wrote that the draft law on amendments and supplements to the RA Law on Trade and Services has...

By 2025 Renewable Sources Will Provide 30% Electricity in Armenia

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ARMENPRESS informs that the cooperation between Armenia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the field of renewable energy enters into a practical stage. The UAE’s Masdar renewable energy company and the Armenian National Interest Fund (ANIF) signed an...

A Drip Irrigation System in Yerevan

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The Ministry of Environment reports that Yerevan will have a drip irrigation system. At today’s Cabinet meeting, Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan presented the decision project. The project offers to transfer 6 million AMD from the Forestry Co...

About Opening Two Crematoria in Armenia

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PanARMENIAN.Net informs that Arman Iskandaryan, the director of the non-commercial organization Special Services for the Population, told PanARMENIAN.Net that two crematoria will open in Armenia in 2020.   According to him, the st...

Eat Local Food and Protect Your Body and the Environment

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One of the key components of eating sustainably is eating locally-grown food that is considered in-season. World Economic Forum represents the reasons for eating local food. One of them is distance. When you eat locally, you are cutting back on the n...

The Problem of Plastic Bags

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Climate Uturn launches series of 360 degrees discussions. 360 degrees talks invite experts and scientists who cover different angles of the same topic so the guest can understand the issue and form her/his own opinion. It’s a great networking opport...

The session on interdepartmental committee implementing Stockholm Convention “Persistent Organic Pollutants”

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The official website of the Armenian Ministry of Environment informs that The session on interdepartmental committee implementing Stockholm Convention “Persistent Organic Pollutants” took place several days ago. It was presided by Chairwoman of the Co...

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“Waves” of light in the sea of coronavirus

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Epidemic, pandemic, coronavirus ․․․ These are, perhaps, the most frequently heard and applied terms in the last five months regardless of gender, age, and most importantly nationality. Although the numbers of the prevalence, infection and the death ...

Drinking water at Tsalka Public School – no longer a reality

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It’s a well-known fact that global reserves of drinking water are not unlimited. Along with the increase of the population of our planet water demand and it’s consumption is also growing very rapidly. There is a hypothesis according to which i...

Georgian Gulgula Village Tests Energy-Efficient Equipment Funded by EU

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According to CENN, the Georgian village Gulgula in the municipality of Telavi tested energy-efficient equipment for collecting and processing waste wood from vineyards. The equipment will ensure the efficient and uninterrupted supply of biomass for heatin...

“Keep Georgia Tidy”- A Message to the Georgian School Students

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The CENN Informs that on December 16, 2019, within the framework of the project “Keep Georgia Tidy”, Mrs. Nona Khelaia, an expert of Nature Explorers Orchis, delivered a presentation “Biodiversity – Importance, Threats, Restoration...

EcoStimule – Awarded as the Best Green Economy PR Company of South Caucasus

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On the 7th of December, 2019, Corporate Vision Magazine has announced the winners of the 2019 Energy Innovator Awards. Global energy is perhaps the most important issue we face in today’s society. An emphasis on renewable and energy-efficient solutions ...

Marine Life Endangered by Abandoned Fishing Nets

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BBC informs that, according to a report by environmental charity Greenpeace, fishing gear, which has been abandoned and lost at sea, makes up most of the plastic pollution in some parts of the world’s oceans and seas. More than 640,000 tonnes of n...

The True Cost of Black Friday Purchases

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Euronews.com informs that in 2018, Black Friday saw record spending with nearly £5 billion worth of online sales alone. Balck Friday is famous for ridiculous discounts. As the world slowly becomes more conscious of overconsumption and moves towards buyin...

Runners Will be Disqualified for Dropping Litter

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BBC News reports that runners at north Wales’ largest running event were warned they would be disqualified if they dropped litter during the race. According to the organizers of the race, measures had been introduced as plastic was becoming an ̶...

Climate Change Effect on Our Health

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Eos.org informs that recently experts have given the United States a warning of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, otherwise lower productivity and a sicker generations will be the norm in the future. According to a recent report from an interdisciplinary...

Amsterdam Uses Barriers in Canals to Stop Plastic Waste Reaching the Sea

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Ecowatch reports that a Dutch start-up, The Great Bubble Barrier, has launched a barrier device to remove plastic from canals and rivers.  At the current rate, marine plastic is predicted to outweigh all the fish in the seas by 2050. The device consists ...