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Nikol Pashinyan has violated public interest by defending Lydian’s capital

Nikol Pashinyan has violated public interest by defending Lydian’s capital

The Armenian Environmental Front (AEF) civil initiative joined by hundreds of signatories, has issued a statement in response to September 9 statement on Amulsar by Nikol Pashinyan. Today, September 9, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced…
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Can Lydian International force the Armenian government to give up Amulsar? A Legal Analysis

Can Lydian International force the Armenian government to give up Amulsar? A Legal Analysis

On March 11th 2019, after the blockade of its mining operations by the local population of Jermuk in July 2018 without the governmental intervention, Lydian International Limited (hereinafter “Lydian International”) announced that its subsidiaries, Lydian…
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Divest from Amulsar! Urgent Appeal to Lydian’s Investors

Divest from Amulsar! Urgent Appeal to Lydian’s Investors

We are a group of concerned Armenian citizens writing to you with a call of divestment from the Amulsar gold project offered to you by Lydian Corporation. The history of Lydian Corporation’s interest in establishing…
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AEF and Amulsar Protectors Statement of Solidarity with Protectors of Mauna Kea

AEF and Amulsar Protectors Statement of Solidarity with Protectors of Mauna Kea

Armenian Environmental Front and Amulsar Protectors stand in solidarity with Kanaka Maoli in the struggle to stop the desecration of their ancestral lands. We support the peaceful civil disobedience of the Maunakea Kia’i as they…
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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

Read here: The Associated Press

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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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