Armenia

Changes in the Code

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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...

Uniforms for “Hayantar” SNCO

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The official Facebook page of “Hayantar” SNCO informs that from now on their employees will wear uniforms. The uniforms of forestry workers were distributed at the “Hrazdan Forestry” branch of “Hayantar” SNCO. Deputy Minister of Enviro...

Will “Nahatak” Tailing Dump Be Closed Soon ?

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4rd.am reports the fact that no tails are dumped in the “Nahatak” tailing dump is not true. This is the belief of Oleg Dulgaryan, a resident of Mets Ayrum community of Lori region, president of the Center for Community Cohesion and Support. He...

The Ministry of Environment is Developing a Project for Amulsar Mine Exploitation

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RA Ministry of Environment has published a public notice in its official page which says that Water Resources Management Agency of the Ministry of Environment develops a water use permit of 40.0 l / s abstraction from Darb River for industrial purpose of ...

Amulsar Related Issues Were Raised in Brussels

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Aravot informs that on October 1, Anna Shahnazaryan, a member of the Armenian Environmental Front Civil Initiative, presented the Amulsar problem to a group of European Parliament MPs in Brussels. She particularly touched upon the former government’...

Motion To Court on Amulsar Case

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Ecolur informs that on September 30, Jermuk residents’ barrister Nazeli Vardanyan filed a motion to RA Administrative Court to ban Lydian Armenia to carry out any activity in Amulsar before conducting a new biodiversity impact as...

Red-Listed Birds Back to Nature in Armenia

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EcoLur reports that several red-listed birds, including a pink pelican, bearded vulture, Eurasian eagle-owl and tawny eagle, have been returned to nature for the first time in Armenia after a successful recovery. These species are already rarely found in ...

Humans of Nature

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“ISSD” Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Development of Communities” NGO informs that on 23 of September the new social campaign called “Humans of Nature” was launched. It is real set of videos and stories about people that have p...

Carahunge is at Risk

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The safety of the monument-observatory Carahunge, which has a national and worldwide historical value, and whose age is dated more than 12000 years, is put at risk by some pseudo-archaeologists. Claimed to be just excavations, the earth beneath the megali...

“Eco Fish Fest” in the Sevan Peninsula

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GastroVino reports that “Eco Fish Festival” will be held for the first time on September 14 in the Sevan peninsula. It will have two parts. Volunteers from Yerevan and provinces will start garbage collection at 10:00 am in the coastal areas of the Sev...

World

About Capturing Heat and Turning it into Electricity

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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...

New Alpine lake –the new icon of climate change

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World Economic Forum represents that the lake appeared in Mont Blanc mountain may be a new indicator of global warning. On June 28, alpinist Bryan Mestre captured a concerning sight: a lake that had formed due to snow melting on the Alps, measuring abou...

BirthStrike because of ‘the Ecological Crisis’

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CNN reports about a group of people who refuse to have children fearing the influence climate change will have on the environment in future. 33-year-old British musician Blythe Pepino mentions she really wants a kid, but she does not feel like the time is...

No Plastic Toys in Burger King’s Children’s Meals

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The Climate Action informs that Burger King in the UKhas asked customers to bring unwanted plastic toys to their restaurants for recycling purposes.  In exchange, buying a full price meal you get a kids meal free.   The new recycling strategy will separ...

Eco-conscious behavior- feminine or masculine?

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Euronews informs that according to several studies, when it comes to being environmentally conscious, there is a green gender gap, with men less likely to live sustainably than women. In the recent years, studies have shown men litter more, recycle less a...

Refrigerators Have Harmful Gases

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Green America informs that appliances used to keep cool leak gases that warm the atmosphere at an extreme rate. Refrigerators and air conditioning units contain substances called refrigerants which keep things cool are melting the ice caps. Unfortunate...

Climate Change Activist Greta Thunberg

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BBC News informs that teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg has arrived in New York after a 15-day, 4,800km voyage across the Atlantic. The 16-year-old Swede sailed from Plymouth in the UK on a zero-emissions yacht minimizing the carbon footprint ...

Africa is Getting Rid of Plastic Bags

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World Economic Forum informs that Africa leads the way in banning single use plastic bags. Plastic is lightweight and versatile, comfortable at conserving food and medication. However, the world makes five trillion plastic bags a year. Each of them takes ...

Artificial Football Pitches Produce Drinking Water

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World Economic forum informs that at Boshoek Primary School in South Africa’s North West province football pitches turn rain into drinking water for school children. The artificial pitches collect rainwater, then a high-tech filter removes harmful p...

Antibiotics entering Thames Endanger Lives Just as Climate Change

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Phys.org informs a new study demonstrates that the amount of antibiotics entering the River Thames would need to be cut by 80 percent to avoid the development and further spread of antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs’. Scientists from the Centre f...