Nature And Ecology

August 20, 2019 10:58

  • Pashinyan claims unprecedented safety of Amulsar mine

    After his meeting with opponents of the Amulsar mine, the Armenian Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan, said that the operation thereof would be unprecedented in compliance with environmental standards. In the ongoing protests, he saw the interest of the Armenia mining companies, who don't want to meet the standards.

August 19, 2019 19:15

August 16, 2019 11:58

August 15, 2019 18:48

  • In Yerevan, protesters criticize Amulsar's examination results

    Today, in Armenia, participants of a protest rally held in front of the government building, have claimed that investigators had provided incorrect results of the environmental impact assessment of the Amulsar mine, and the examination itself was incomplete. The activists demanded a personal meeting with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to present their own research results to him.

August 15, 2019 11:34

  • March against mining gold at Amulsar Mine held in Armenia

    An international expert group has concluded that environmental risks are minimal from operating the Amulsar gold deposit in Armenia. After that, more than 500 residents of the city of Jermuk held an action protesting against such a conclusion.

August 03, 2019 11:38

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July 29, 2019 14:48

June 13, 2019 11:55

  • Armenian villagers achieve HPP stop

    The environment protection agency has decided to suspend operation of two small hydropower plants (HPPs) on the Gegarot River. However, the plants have not yet been stopped; and local residents warn that they intend to force HPP bosses to stop the operation.

June 07, 2019 14:34

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