The Red Book-listed endangered plant species Sternbergia fischeriana (yellow snowdrop) in the streets of the capital
In recent days, the Ministry of Environment has received numerous warnings that "yellow snowdrop", which is red-listed in Armenia as a plant named Sternbergia fischeriana, is sold in the streets of the capital for 250-300 AMD.
The 4th quarter bulletin for 2020 of "Hydrometeorology and Monitoring Center" SNCO of the Ministry of Environment has been published
With reference to climatic characteristics, the weather, the quality and quantity of atmospheric precipitation, the quality and quantity of surface and underground freshwater, the quality of soils, the results of forest monitoring in October, November and December (2020).
The RA Red Book-listed animal poaching
On February 4, 2021, the workers of Vayots Dzor Territorial Division of the Inspectorate for Nature Protection and Mineral Resources in collaboration with Yeghegnadzor Police Department, receiving the next operative information, immediately left for "Siranuysh" camp of the Yeghegis settlement, Yeghegis community, Vayots Dzor region and detected a case of poaching: an individual of a bezoar goat listed in the Red Book of Animals of the Republic of Armenia was killed. 3 citizens were detained by Yeghegnadzor Police Department from the spot.
Weather forecast in Armenia
5-Day Weather Forecast (08.02.2021-13.02.2021)
In the Republic
In the daytime of February 8, at night of 9, on 10-13 no precipitation is predicted. In the daytime of February 9, in separate regions light and short precipitations are predicted. South-west wind speed is 5-10 m/s. On Februray 9 in separate places the wind speed may reach up to 15-20 m/s. In the daytime of February 8, on 9 the air temperature will gradually go up by 2-4 degrees, on 10-13 it will not considerably change.
In the daytime of February 8, at night of 9, on 10-13 no precipitation is predicted. In the daytime of February 9, in separate parts light and short precipitations are predicted
Encroachment on any animal listed in the Red Book of Armenia is inadmissible
Econews.am environmental information platform has warned of the unfavorable conditions of keeping a red-listed brown bear in captivity in the territory of "Nairi Spa Resorts" hotel complex in Hankavan.
The hydrological regime of Lake Sevan as of February 1-7, 2021
The level of Lake Sevan increased by 1 cm from February 1-7, comprising 1900.53 m (07.02.2021), which is 12 cm higher than the level of the same day last year, and 1 cm higher than the level of January 1.
3.2 million euros addressed to environmental bottlenecks in Syunik region
Under “Support Program for Protected Areas-Armenia” (SPPA-A) project, the Ministry of Environment will direct 3.2 million euros to solve the environmental bottlenecks of Syunik region for 2021-22 - to mitigate the pressure on forests, and to improve the socio-economic situation of the communities.