"Eco House and Camp" civic initiative has made a statement, which solicits the reality, thus diminishing efficient and dedicated work of “Dilijan” national park in recent months.
The initiative accuses- in the video entitled "large-scale illegal cutting of trees"- noting that "exclusively large, expensive trees used to make furniture have been cut in Pishik district of “Dilijan” national park”.
New Year congratulatory message
I warmly congratulate all of you on New Year and Christmas.
I wish the coming 2019 to be a year of realization of cherished dreams and significant goals. I am sure that the vision of having more green, clean and environmentally friendly Armenia has its special place among that list.
The outputs of the next environmental project have been summarized
The final workshop on “Best Available Techniques and Best Environmental Practices for the elimination of unintentionally produced POPs releases” project took place. The household waste sorting infrastructures had been set up in the landfill of the city of Ararat under one of the project's components.
The preparatory works on Armenia’s 6th National Biodiversity Report are in the final phase
The Ministry of Nature Protection completes the preparatory works of the 6th National Biodiversity Report. Being among the world’s 25 countries having richest biodiversity and one of the 2 hotspots in Europe, Armenia implements a policy targeted at preserving it.
There took place a workshop dedicated to the ozone layer protection; US$ 154,000 thousand in grants was allocotated to Armenia
At the initiative of the Ministry of Nature Protection-implemented Ozone project, a workshop over recapping the results of the activities accomplished by Armenia in 2018 in the direction of protecting the ozone layer took place. The representatives of concerned state bodies, partner state and private organizations, sectorial scientists partook in the workshop.
Discussed the prospects for cooperation with the Green Climate Fund
On December 19 there took place the consultative workshop in Armenia Marriott Hotel organized by “Environmental Project Implementation Unit” State Institution, in the course of which issues over the functions of the Green Climate Fund, inclusive of the prospects for cooperation with the Fund were considered.
The enhanced activities will be implemented at Lake Sevan and throughout Armenia within December 20-January 20, 2019
In a bid to ensure natural reproduction of ishkhan and sig fish at Lake Sevan, any kind of swimming means has been prohibited at Lake Sevan, and enhanced supervision has been arranged throughout Armenia.