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A letter of anger and hope

A letter of anger and hope

Stop anyone in the street and ask if they love Nature, most of them will say they do. But for a reason this love is passionless and effortless, as we witness continuous suffering of Nature…
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Attempts to silence those who voice risks of Amulsar gold mine

Attempts to silence those who voice risks of Amulsar gold mine

Recently the police of Kentron district called Levon Galstyan, member of the coordinating board of Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PAEF) Civil Initiative and informed him that “Lydian Armenia”, the company that plans to exploit Amulsar mine,…
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Amulsar mine and vague future of Jermuk according to Lydian

Amulsar mine and vague future of Jermuk according to Lydian

British offshore company Lydian International Limited registered at Toronto Stock Exchange plans to exploit gold mine in Amulsar. For years it didn’t include Jermuk town as an area affected by the project. However, in May…
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Open Letter To the Yerevan Office of the World Bank: No More New Mines in Armenia, including the Amulsar gold mine

In response to the World Bank Yerevan office’s invitation to participate in a workshop to discuss the draft note on “Environmental Governance in Mining Sector”, we would like to state that we refuse to participate…
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Unsustainable Projects in Armenia: Case of Amulsar Gold Mining by Lydian International

Unsustainable Projects in Armenia: Case of Amulsar Gold Mining by Lydian International

Lydian International Limited company is a mineral exploration and development corporation registered in an offshore zone namely in Jersey, Channel Islands. The Company is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and it owns a mining…
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Exploitation of gold mine in Amulsar will result in dangerous reactive waters flowing into Sevan lake – Dr. Armen Saghatelyan

Doctor in Geological Sciences, Director of Ecological-Noosphere Research Center Armen Saghatelyan made important observations about mining in an interview to 1in.am website. He particularly mentioned that by permitting exploitation of gold mine in Amulsar Armenian…
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Amulsar: Expert Opinions, Analysis and Articles

Amulsar: Expert Opinions, Analysis and Articles

Here you can become familiar with various expert opinions, analysis, articles and videos regarding the Amulsar gold mine published during different time periods. The list will be updated regularly by us and will include materials…
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Time for Armenia to choose: Mining for Development or Systematic Plunder?

It is indisputable that different aspects of the mountaintop mining industry, especially the production and processing of useful metal mining, cause irrevocable damage to nature and human health, thus differing essentially from other types of…
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Questions to “Lydian International” company

Questions to “Lydian International” company

Open letter to “Geoteam” company (“Lydian International”) from locals of Vayots Dzor region regarding Amulsar gold mine. Translated by Ecolur.org. Getting acquainted with Amulsar project we got very concerned and we need clarifications and assessments…
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No to Mining at Amulsar: Protests in Sweden

No to Mining at Amulsar: Protests in Sweden

On February 26, in the capital city of Sweden, a group of environmentalists joined to the campaign against the mining at Amulsar initiated by Lydian International Ltd. Arranging the protests every week in front of…
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