A NEW GRANT OF USD 1,000,000
Due to the agreement reached last year between the Ministry of Environment and the Global Environment Facility, on May 20, 2020, the Global Environment Facility approved the allocation of a grant of about USD 1,000,000 to Armenia.
A GRANT OF USD 660,000 to encourage green financing
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved the funding of the Readiness and Preparatory Support Grant Programme (the Readiness Programme) undertaken by the Ministry of Environment in Armenia. The Green Climate Fund is the largest "green" fund set up under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
On May 12-19, the cases of violations of norms on forests were detected in the forestry branches of “ArmForest” SNCO of the Committee of Forest of the Ministry of Environment
As a result of inspection procedures supervised by forestry units, 8 cases of illegal logging cutting of trees (921 trees) were revealed by the workers of “Vanadzor”, “Idjevan”, “Tashir”, “Artsvaberd”, “Lalvar”, “Stepanavan” branches of forest enterprises.
The 1 out of 8 cases of deforestation has been revealed.
THE ACTIVITY PERIOD OF SNAKES: How to be cautious and what to do?
Snakes become active during the period from April to November.
Snakes usually come out of their nests mostly during morning and evening periods, and in the daytime they take up shelter in cooler places. In general, snakes lead a hidden lifestyle.
Trends of sulfur dioxide in the atmospheric air of Alaverdi and the adjacent communities in April, 2017-2020.
Forest and grassland fires are getting more frequent during this period of year, which are conditioned by temperature rise and a decrease in precipitation.
It is crucial to avoid creating fire hazards and to prevent potential outbreaks and spreads of fire, especially in specially protected areas of nature and forested areas.
In the wake of leopard tracks
How the Caucasian leopard attacked Yenoqavan Resident Arman Gabrielyan, and how their meeting ended, almost everyone knows.
The case had a great response. Since, it was remarkable not only for the fact that a wild animal had attacked a person, but also for the fact that a Caucasian leopard had appeared in Tavoush.