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Gladzor Aldermen’s Council Approved Public Petition on Banning Metallic Mining in Gladzor

Gladzor Aldermen’s Council Approved Public Petition on Banning Metallic Mining in Gladzor

Direct democracy recorded another success in Armenia: on 29 April 2019, the Aldermen’s Council of Gladzor optimized community in Vayots Dzor Region adopted a resolution, which approved the proposal laid down in the collective petition…
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Movement for Free Flowing Rivers Grows

Movement for Free Flowing Rivers Grows

A new movement is growing in the world aimed at demolishing dams over the rivers. The movement is known by its name “International Rivers” and for 22 years the movement celebrates March 14 as the…
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Criminal case reveals that Lydian Armenia mining company employees were spying and running fake profiles in social media

Criminal case reveals that Lydian Armenia mining company employees were spying and running fake profiles in social media

All around the world we witness mining companies targeting citizens for fighting for the protection of nature. Armenia is in no exception. For years paid media, specialists, as well as recent fake users and pages…
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50M gallons of polluted water pours daily from US mine sites

50M gallons of polluted water pours daily from US mine sites

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People do not support mining in Amulsar (photos, videos)

People do not support mining in Amulsar (photos, videos)

On the 28th of April a group of environmentalists, activists had a trip to Amulsar. These days, when Armenia is going through revolutionary events, when the prime minister of the country has resigned, several ministers,…
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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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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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