Armenia needs waste recycling as much as Europe does

Armenia needs waste recycling as much as Europe does

Several weeks have passed since we posted our video material about the new landfill project. The question of landfill construction built with loans and grants and without waste recycling component was raised inside Armenia, as well as…
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Mine in Amulsar, media and Lydian

Mine in Amulsar, media and Lydian

Independent and comprehensive media coverage is among key missions of mass media. How do the Armenian media respect these principles with regard to Lydian and its Amulsar gold project. This poster presents a number of…
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The Issue of Teghut Mine Raised at the Danish Parliament, Yet Still Ignored in Armenia

The Issue of Teghut Mine Raised at the Danish Parliament, Yet Still Ignored in Armenia

Documents made available on the website of Danish parliament on March 2, 2018 inform that the representative of the leftist “Red-Green Alliance” party (Enhedslisten) Christian Juhl raised the issue of Teghut mine with the Minister…
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New landfill in Nubarashen instead of a forest or government’s master class on how to waste money։ video

New landfill in Nubarashen instead of a forest or government’s master class on how to waste money։ video

In July 2015 European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Yerevan Municipality signed a loan contract of about 8 million euro (that will be granted to a company fully owned by the Municipality) for…
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Those Responsible for Funding and Equipping mining in Amulsar

Those Responsible for Funding and Equipping mining in Amulsar

In February 2017, Armenian Environmental Front published information on philanthropists of Armenian origin who support opening a mine in Amulsar Mountain next to Jermuk. We are now presenting the key entities responsible for funding and…
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EBRD renounces its liability in Amulsar mine project

EBRD renounces its liability in Amulsar mine project

One of the main sponsors of the mining project planned on mountain Amulsar next to Jermuk town is European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). EBRD was established in 1991 by the USA and European…
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Plans for New Sanitary Landfill Promise Short-Term Solution to Armenia’s Waste Problems

Plans for New Sanitary Landfill Promise Short-Term Solution to Armenia’s Waste Problems

This article initially appeared on TheArmenianWeekly. To solve the problem of waste dumps in Armenia, in recent years the government has been making steps towards creating landfills that will meet international standards. For this purpose…
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Who are Lydian’s “independent” mining experts?

Who are Lydian’s “independent” mining experts?

There are number of factual reasons why no mine should be exploited in Amulsar and these have been brought forward by experts with years of experience. However, in addition to this, the offshore Lydian company…
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What is going on at Teghut Mine (Video)

What is going on at Teghut Mine (Video)

On the 19th of January human rights defender Arthur Sakunts posted on his Facebook page: “Reliable sources informed us that cracks have appeared on the tailing dam in Teghut. As a result, tailing wastes have…
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About gold mine project in Amulsar presented by Lydian International

About gold mine project in Amulsar presented by Lydian International

It is no news that on December 24, 2017, international independent experts declined the invitation of Armenia’s Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan to participate in the trilateral meeting with Lydian International’s consultants to discuss…
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