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On July 4 Armenian parliament to discuss an increase in water flow  from Lake Sevan

On July 4 Armenian parliament to discuss an increase in water flow  from Lake Sevan

ArmInfo.The Armenian government plans to increase the volume of water release from Sevan to 270 million cubic meters. The issue will be discussed at an extraordinary meeting of the National Assembly on July 4 at 10.00.


Expert: reduction of water level in Lake Sevan will lead to  irreversible consequences 
 Thursday, June 15 2017 16:12

ArmInfo.The reduction of water level in Lake Sevan will lead to irreversible consequences, Bardukh Gabrielyan, Director of the Institute of Hydroecology and  Ichthyology, Academy of Sciences of Armenia stated during the press  conference on June 15. "I want to refer to all the public persons-we  must not let the level of water in the lake to reach negative  balance, this will lead to increased water swamping  in the lake", he  stressed. 

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Poachers killed two bezoar goats in the forests of Syunik 
 Friday, June 9 2017 18:52

ArmInfo.As a result of inspections of the Nature Protection Inspection of the Nature  Protection Ministry of Armenia, the damage caused to the environment as a result of various illegal actions from people amounted to 6.68 million AMD

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Turkmenistan hosts Central Asian International Environmental Forum
 Tuesday, June 6 2017 15:19

ArmInfo. -A three-day Central Asian International Environmental Forum began its work at Ashgabat on June 5, the Turkmen foreign ministry reported.

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Czech companies are interested in implementing projects in renewable  energy field of Armenia
 Wednesday, May 31 2017 19:53

ArmInfo. A number of Czech companies with significant experience in implementing projects for the development of various spheres in the field of renewable energy held a large presentation for representatives of the Armenian business in Yerevan  yesterday.

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Armenian  Nature Protection Minister: from the point of environment,  our Ministry has no problems related to Armenian NPP operations
 Wednesday, May 31 2017 13:25

ArmInfo.From the point of environment, the Nature Protection Ministry has no problems related to Armenian NPP operations. This was stated to ArmInfo by Artsvik  Minasyan, nature protection Minister.

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Armenian Nature Protection Ministry comes out against water supply inlet extents increase from Lake Sevan
 Wednesday, May 10 2017 18:07

ArmInfo. Artsvik Minasyan, Armenian Nature Protection Minister thinks that it is impossible to release more water from Lake Sevan , even for energy purposes, he stated during a  press conference on May 10. Earlier, Armenian  Government instructed  3 ministries (Ecology, Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources, Agriculture) to learn the possibility of increasing the water supply inlet  from the Sevan from the previously adopted  rate of 170 million cubic meters m to 1 billion cubic meters  during coming  next 3 years, for the development of hydropower and agriculture.

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Petition is initiated at change.org demanding the prohibition  of  rendering single use polyethylene packets at the trade  points of  Armenia. 
 Tuesday, May 2 2017 16:59

ArmInfo. A petition is initiated at change.org demanding the prohibition of rendering single use cellulose packets at the trade  points of Armenia. The petition is  addressed to RA Government. The petition particularly states:  "Cellulose packets use turned into a problem for whole the planet.   Cellulose packets shares 75% of all the garbage on the planet. Their   dissolving  period forms 10- 400 years. We use those in 20 minutes.  In Armenia one can see cellulose packets as a garbage everywhere. 

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Artsvik  Minasyan find his work as a Minister more productive for  Armenia 
 Monday, April 24 2017 16:06

ArmInfo. Artsvik Minasyan, Armenian Nature Protection Minister, ARFD member, thinks his  work as a Minister is more productive for Armenian than if he had lawmaker mandate, he stated during the conversation with journalists on April 24.

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Minister: All works on Lake Ghosh in Tavush region of Armenia are  suspended
 Saturday, April 22 2017 11:34

ArmInfo. All works on Lake Ghosh in the Tavush region of Armenia are suspended. On April 22 at the hearings on the situation around the lake, which is part of the  National Park "Dilijan", said the Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan.

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Nature Protection Ministry  fetched out illegal cut of trees in  Dilijan`s national park
 Thursday, April 20 2017 17:33

ArmInfo. Armenian Nature Protection Ministry, found 171 illegally cut trees (43 beeches,  31hornbeams , 11oaks , 2 maples and 1ash tree) as a result of  additional checking in the 6th district  of Haghartsin, Dilijan's  national park and Idjevan's regional forestry.

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Armenian national bureau of  expertise and  Japanese Environmental  Control Center Co to cooperate in the sector of nature protection
 Friday, April 14 2017 13:09

ArmInfo. At the National Bureau of Expertise the initial video conference took place with Environmental Control Center Co, which is specialized in monitoring  of soil, water  resources and  air space. This was stated by  Lana  Mshetsyan, the National Expertise Bureau PR director.  

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Authorities are intended to improve commercial effect of Sevan National Park 
 Monday, April 10 2017 13:51

ArmInfo.Karen Karapetyan,  the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, insists to apply all the authorities tools in respect to all law violations. This was stated  by him during  regular government session dedicated to Sevan national  park issues.  

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Karen Karapetyan instructed to study the economic potential of Sevan  lake: it is not excluded that the Director of  Sevan National Park  may be dismissed 
 Thursday, March 23 2017 14:20

ArmInfo.The lake of Sevan and  nearby territories have not only  the key  importance in  environmental and social meaning, but also serious economic  potential, particularly from the point of tourism development. This  was stated by Karen  Karapetyan, the prime Minister of the Republic  of Armenia, at the Government session held on March 23.

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Deputy Minister: until 2030  Sevan level should increase for 6 meters
 Wednesday, March 1 2017 14:54

ArmInfo. Until 2030 Sevan level should increase for 6 meters, Simon Papyan, the First Deputy Minister of Nature Protection stated at the National Assembly of  Armenia. 

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French Ambassador to Armenia makes a statement on occasion of  Armenia`s ratification of Paris Agreement on climate change   
 Thursday, February 9 2017 17:58

ArmInfo. French Ambassador to Armenia Jean-Francois Charpentier has made a statement on the occasion of the Armenian Parliament's ratification of the Paris  Agreement on climate change.   

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Armenia supports Paris  Climate Change Agreement 
 Thursday, February 9 2017 12:45

ArmInfo.The National Assembly of Armenia at  its February 9 session  ratified the Paris Agreement on Climate Change According to Simon Papyan, the First Deputy Minister of  Nature  Protection Simon Papyan, the Agreement is signed on December 12, 2015.The Document is a logical continuation of UN Framework Convention on 

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Lydian Armenia invites NGOs to participate in discussions on Amulsar  project development 
 Thursday, February 2 2017 17:48

ArmInfo. Extinct plant species relocated from Amulsar mining field have taken roots in new environment, member of Public Council, CEO of Lydian Armenia Hayk  Aloyan stated at the session of Public Council under Ministry of  Nature Protection of Armenia held on February 2, the press service of  the Ministry informs. 

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Nature protection Ministry defined 30 arrangements aimed at water  resources effective management
 Thursday, February 2 2017 16:58

ArmInfo.Artsvik Minasyan, the Minister of Nature Protection of Armenia, conducted  the  session of  Commission on Artesian Waters and Water Resourses Management. 

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Artsvik Minasyan: Water level of Lake Sevan is 94 cm higher than  planned 
 Tuesday, December 27 2016 15:48

ArmInfo.As compared to early 2016, the water level in Lake Sevan has risen by 30cm, Armenian Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan said at a press conference on December 27, when summing up the results of the year.  

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Armenian Nature Protection Ministry comes out for implementation of  complete isnusance of environmental risks for all the mining sector. 
 Tuesday, December 27 2016 14:50

ArmInfo. Armenian Nature Protection Ministry comes out for implementation of complete isnusance of environmental risks for all the mining sector, Artsvik Minasyan, the Head of the Ministry stated at the resulting press conference on December 27. 

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