Environment Ministry of Armenia reminds citizens about responsibility  for collecting plants listed in Red Book

 Monday, August 8 2022 13:15
Environment Ministry of Armenia reminds citizens about responsibility  for collecting plants listed in Red Book

ArmInfo. The Ministry of Environment of Armenia issued a reminder of the responsibility for collecting plants listed in the Red Book without permission.

Armenia turned to UNESCO with a proposal to give Sevan status
 Thursday, July 4 2019 17:09

ArmInfo. In 2019, the water withdrawal from Sevan Lake is significantly inferior to last year's volumes - as of today, by 15-20 million cubic meters. Nevertheless,  the presence of a number of factors continues to damage the lake's  ecosystem.

Minister: In 2019, water releases from Lake Sevan will not exceed 170  million cubic meters
 Thursday, June 6 2019 13:19

ArmInfo. In 2019, water releases from Lake Sevan will not exceed 170 million cubic meters. The decision was made at a meeting of the RA government.

Eric Grigoryan: Secondary waters of fish farms in Armenia will be  directed to supply irrigation systems
 Wednesday, June 5 2019 18:31

ArmInfo. The secondary waters of the fish farms of Armenia will be used to supply irrigation systems. 

The Minister of Nature Protection in Paris took part in the UNESCO  International Conference on Water Resources
 Thursday, May 16 2019 18:59

ArmInfo.On May 13-14, in Paris, Minister of Nature Protection Eric Grigoryan took part in the UNESCO International Conference on Water Resources, which aims to promote the water security of states.According to the press service of the  Ministry, delegations from more than 124 UNESCO member states, 37  ministers, as well as representatives of business sphere, donor  organizations and large scientific institutions took part in the  conference.

Caucasus Nature Fund allocated 300 thousand euros to specially  protected areas of Armenia
 Monday, April 29 2019 17:35

ArmInfo.The Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) carried out the first in 2019 transfers of about 330 thousand euros, in particular for the protection and efficient management of  the Khosrov Forest state reserve (110 thousand euros), the Zangezur  biosphere complex (92 thousand euros), national parks (87  thousand euros) and < Arpi Lake > (40 thousand euros).

Armenia and China signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation  in the field of ecology
 Monday, April 29 2019 17:26

ArmInfo. At the invitation of the Chinese side, on April 25-27, RA Minister of Nature Protection Eric Grigoryan took part in the 2nd " One Belt One Road" international conference.

Organization: During the period from 2014 to 2016, in Armenia has  been illegally felling 3000 trees
 Wednesday, April 10 2019 09:34

ArmInfo.During the period from 2014 to 2016, in Armenia has been felling 3000 trees. Anna Khachatryan, a member of the Armenian Environmental Front, announced this during a press conference, presenting monitoring data on the identified  violations of the forest ecosystem of Armenia during the period  2014-2016. At the same time, she stressed that the leadership of  Hayantar SNCO initially refuted the signals regarding the illegal  deforestations of trees identified during the indicated period.

In 2019, 150-180 million cubic meters of water will flow into Lake  Sevan through Arpa-Sevan water- engineering complex 
 Thursday, April 4 2019 10:48

ArmInfo. In 2019, through the hydrotechnical complex Arpa- Sevan, 150-180 million cubic meters of water will flow into Lake Sevan. This was reported to the Minister of  Territorial Administration and Development of the Republic of Armenia  Suren Papikyan, who had taken part in the first releases of water  into Lake Sevan yesterday.

CNF highlighted more than 966 thousand euros for implementation of  programs in specially protected zones of Armenia
 Wednesday, March 27 2019 13:49

ArmInfo. The Caucasus Nature Fund -CNF will continue to provide financial support to specially protected areas of Armenia.

Armenia ratified the amended agreement to the Montreal Protocol on  Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
 Wednesday, March 27 2019 10:51

ArmInfo. Armenia ratified the amended agreement to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The corresponding decision was taken at the March 27 National Assembly meeting.Introducing the draft document, First  Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Irina Kaplanian emphasized that  the agreement was signed in the capital of Rwanda, Kigali, on October  15, 2016.

Minister: About 20 million drams allocated from the budget of Armenia  for forest restoration work
 Thursday, March 21 2019 15:44

ArmInfo.About 20 million drams were allocated from the Armenian budget for forest restoration works. Minister of Nature Protection of Armenia Eric Grigoryan stated this  during a seminar on the topic "Forests and Education", timed to the  International Day of Forests.

Lydian: The Government of the Republic of Armenia has launched an  independent environmental impact assessment of the Amulsar Gold project
 Tuesday, March 19 2019 21:09

ArmInfo. Lydian International Limited announced today, March 19, that the Government of the Republic of Armenia had begun an independent assessment of the environmental impact of the Amulsar Gold project on water resources, geology, biodiversity and water quality. It is reported GLOBE NEWSWIRE.In September 2018, the Armenian government already commissioned an assessment of the possible consequences of the Amulsar Gold project in terms of water resources. 

Russia allocated $ 1 million to assist Armenia in fighting forest  fires
 Monday, March 18 2019 13:12

ArmInfo.Russia allocated $ 1 million to UNDP to assist Armenia in fighting forest fires.

UNDP, with financial support from Russia, assists the Ministry of  Emergency Situations of Armenia in preventing the negative effects of  climate change
 Monday, March 18 2019 12:12

ArmInfo. The project of  "Mitigating the Impact of Climate Change in Armenia through Developing the Potential of Forest and Field Fire Management" was  implemented within the framework of Climate Change Window in the  Russia-UNDP Trust Fund. On March 17, Dmitry Mariyasin, Resident  Representative of United Nations Development Programme stated in the  Khosrov Forest National Reserve within the framework of the UNDP  "Mitigating the Impact of Climate Change in Armenia through  Developing the Potential of Forest and Field Fire Management" 

Armenia harmonizes forest-monitoring system
 Friday, February 22 2019 15:18

ArmInfo. Armenia is harmonizing forest-monitoring system.  This was discussed at a  seminar organized in Yerevan by the Eurasian Economic Commission, the  UN and FAO, which were attended by more than 30 national experts.

Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia is negotiating with EU to  attract a grant of 5 million euros to solve  problems of tailing  dumps
 Thursday, February 21 2019 15:35

ArmInfo.The Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia is negotiating with the European Union to attract a grant of 5 million euros to solve the problems of  tailing drumps. Minister of Nature Protection of Armenia, Eric  Grigoryan, announced this on February 21 at a government meeting.

Armenia and Japan intend to deepen cooperation in environmental  protection
 Tuesday, February 19 2019 14:29

ArmInfo. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Republic of Armenia Jun Yamad  expressed readiness to promote the deepening of direct  interaction between the environmental departments of Japan and  Armenia. He stated this during a meeting with RA Minister of Nature  Protection Erik Grigoryan.

Armenian Minister of Nature Protection to take part in Belt and Road  Forum to be held in Beijing in April
 Thursday, February 14 2019 12:25

ArmInfo.On February 14, RA Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China  in the Republic of Armenia Tian Erlong.

Expert: The new bill to increase the transport environmental tax does  not solve environmental problems
 Saturday, February 9 2019 13:21

ArmInfo. The new government bill on the increase in environmental transport tax is absurd and does not solve environmental problems. The Head of "Driver's Friend"  NGO, a member of the council of the Armenian Motor Insurers' Bureau  Tigran Keyan stated this at a press conference.

The UN Commission rejected complaint of Azerbaijan against Armenia
 Thursday, February 7 2019 17:18

ArmInfo.The UN Economic Commission for Europe rejected the complaint of Azerbaijan from 2011 against Armenia. Head of the Office for International Organizations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, Vahram Kazhoyan, wrote  about this on Facebook.  "After eight years of "battles" as a result  of the negotiations, we recorded a victory today on a very important  issue for Armenia within the framework of the Convention on  Environmental Impact Assessment in a transboundary context.