News Feed

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…
Կարդալ ավելին

Share Button

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…
Կարդալ ավելին

Share Button

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…
Կարդալ ավելին

Share Button

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…
Կարդալ ավելին

Share Button

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…
Կարդալ ավելին

Share Button

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…
Կարդալ ավելին

Share Button

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…
Կարդալ ավելին

Share Button

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…
Կարդալ ավելին

Share Button

Recycling is no longer an option, but a necessary condition for a healthy environment

Recycling is no longer an option, but a necessary condition for a healthy environment

Photos by Bnamard and armeniasputnik After Armenian Environmental Front published an article on construction of new landfill in Armenia, it wrote an open letter to European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), European Investment Fund (EIB) and EU…
Կարդալ ավելին

Share Button

Open Letter: Public Announcement regarding introduction of GMOs in Armenia

Open Letter: Public Announcement regarding introduction of GMOs in Armenia

Photo from Global GMO free Coalition GMO Free Armenia civil initiative and March Against Monsanto, Armenia! – civil initiative wrote an open letter to Armenia’s Minister of Agriculture Ignati Arakelyan, Armenia’s Prime Minister Karen Karapteyan and the U.S….
Կարդալ ավելին

Share Button