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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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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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In Solidarity with Georgian Environmentalists

In Solidarity with Georgian Environmentalists

Armenian Environmental Front expresses its solidarity with Georgian Young Greens who oppose distribution of main functions of Ministry of Environment in Georgia among other ministries which factually results in abolition of this Ministry. The announcement of the…
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Open Letter Urging for Waste Recycling was Sent to Yerevan Municipality and European Institution

Open Letter Urging for Waste Recycling was Sent to Yerevan Municipality and European Institution

On 4th of December 2017 a letter calling for including waste recycling component in the new landfill construction project was sent to Yerevan Municipality, Armenia’s Government, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development,  European Investment Bank…
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Residents reject mining future

Residents reject mining future

On the 1st of December (2017) second public hearing was to be held in Mghart village of Odzun community (Lori region). The hearings were regarding the initial assessment of geological research in 2017-2020 on Shekaghbyur…
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