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EcoFarm School in Armenia

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The Armenian Weekly reports that the International Center for Agribusiness Research and Education (ICARE) plans to establish an EcoFarm School on the outskirts of Yerevan to bring nature, the environment and modern farming techniques to the doorstep of to...

March for Amulsar, No Step Back

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On September 9, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s statement that after negotiations with “Lydian” he was ready to let the company complete the mine construction process and halt its operations only after problems occur, raised a wave of disconten...

Cleaning Weekend at Children’s Railway

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Spitak Jokat informs in its Facebook page they are organizing a cleaning day at Children’s Railway on September 11, at 18:00. Those who like “clean” deeds can join in. First, the tunnel to the railway will be cleaned, then the garden and the bank of...

National Academy of Sciences of Armenia on Amulsar Project

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National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia informs that on September 3rd they received an official letter from RA Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan requesting to instruct Nalbandian Institute of Chemical Physics to provide an opinion on...

“Sanitek” Doesn’t Perform its Obligations

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On September 1st Yerevan Municipality has issued an official statement that it is the fourth day since “Sanitek” has refused to carry out its garbage removal duties throughout Yerevan without a written notice to the Municipality. Lately, the company h...

A Student launched “Zero Waste Communities” Project.

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Hetq informs that a student from Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences Vahan Martirosyan has launched Zero Waste Communities project in Yerevan and the regions. It is a series of seminars and discussions on waste management and ...

A Bear Cub Found in a Dilijan Hotel

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FPWC’s official webpage informs that Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets works on Great bear rescue in Armenia. So far they have rescued 30 bears with the support of International Animal Rescue, Brigitte Bardot foundation, Be...

Inputs and Services in Organic Agriculture

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Organic Armenia has announced on its Facebook page that on August 27, from 10: 30-15: 00, the Dream Lab at ICARE International Center for Agribusiness Research and Education will host a training course on principles of agroecological cultivation of crops ...

Medical Waste Can’t Be Thrown into City Trash Containers

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Yerevan Municipality’s official website informs that Yerevan hasn’t started sorting and recycling waste, however solid and dangerous wastes can’t be thrown to city trash containers. Yerevan major Hayk Marutyan mentioned that a lot of work has to...

Waste Management in Armenia

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On August 27, Armenian Progressive Youth has organized a seminar discussion called “Waste management in Armenia”. After the seminar (language- Armenian), 2 webinars (language- English) on climate change will be held. The seminar is organized w...

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Եվրոպայում առկա է հակա թռչունների համակարգը

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PV Europe-ը տեղեկացնում է, որ թռչուններն ակտիվորեն բույն են հյուսում PV  վահանակների տակ, ինչը  վնասում է PV վահանակները կամ աղտոտում առաջացնում: ...

The World’s Largest Urban Rooftop Farm in Paris

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World Economic Forum reports that at the edge of the French capital, an urban farm will supply residents with a tone of food a day. The huge space will be loaded with around 30 different types of plant. They’ll be grown in columns without soil and fed w...

Simple Ways to Make Your Bathroom Eco-friendly

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Conserve Energy Future informs that with just a few minor changes, there are lots of things people can do to make their bathrooms more eco-friendly. It represents simple ways to transform a bathroom into a greener space. 1. Using natural materials for fi...

Mexican Engineer Builds ‘Plastic Houses’ Resistant to Seismic Movements

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Intelligent Living informs that a Mexican electrical mechanical engineer, Ramón Martín Espinosa Solís, developed a completely new material which allows to build earthquake-resistant ‘plastic’ environmentally friendly houses. The material is made f...

By 2021 Costa Rica Plans to Become First Plastic-Free and Carbon-Free Country

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Intelligent Living reports despite its small size, Costa Rica has huge environmental impact. It is in the top 5 of countries that are leading the way into renewable resources. Since 2014 the country’s energy has been coming from 99% renewable sources, ...

The Amazon Rainforest is On Fire

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The Amazon is often referred to as the planet’s lungs, producing 20% of the oxygen in the Earth’s atmosphere. It is considered vital in slowing global warming, and it is home to uncountable species of flora and fauna. Roughly half the size of ...

Նազելի Վարդանյանը Ամուլսարի մասին

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MAMUL.am-ը տեղեկացնում է, որ իրենց թղթակիցը  զրուցել է  բնապահպան-իրավաբան Նազելի Վարդանյանի հետ նախօրեին ՀՀ վարչապետ Նիկոլ Փաշինյանի Քաղաքա...

Plastic Roads in Netherlands

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World Economic Forum informs that Netherlands is building roads out of plastic waste that could last 3 times as long as a normal road. They can be recycled into other roads when their life cycle is up. Premade sections are transported and fixed together r...

Is Vegan Leather More Sustainable?

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Independent reports that as more individuals diminish the measure of animal products on their plates, they’re starting to adopt an equal strategy to their closets, for example choosing faux leather over the real one. The brands that are taking note ...

First Vertical Forest in Africa

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World Economic Forum informs the Egyptian desert will host the African continent’s first vertical forest. Italian architect and urban planner Stefano Boeri has unveiled designs for three buildings covered with pollution-absorbing trees and plants in...