Bees are key actors in the pollination process
Since, they and other pollinators, such as butterflies, face a greater threat due to human activities.
The use of pesticides, land use change, intensive agricultural management and climate change are the main threats to bee species diversity and viability.
Which buildings will be demolished first? The shores of Sevan are cleaned
The cleanup of Lake Sevan’s coastal areas from buildings and structures is entering a practical stage. The interdepartmental working group set up by the instruction of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan completed the inventory of both state-, community- and private-owned buildings and structures at an altitude of up to 1901.5 meters above sea level.
We embark on “Eco-Behaviour” title
Single-use coffee cups are extremely dangerous for the environment.
If you buy coffee on the way to work every day, then you consume an average of 240 coffee cups per year, and if only once a week - 52.
An environmentally friendly alternative for a typical coffee cup is a glass or a reusable bamboo cup.
The cases of violations of norms on forests detected in the forestry branches of “ArmForest” SNCO of the Committee of Forest of the Ministry of Environment within the period of April 23-27
Due to the inspections of forestry units, 5 cases of deforestation (100 trees illegally cut down) were revealed by the workers of “Dsegh”, “Vanadzor”, “Artsvaberd”, “Idjevan”, “Stepanavan” forestry branches.
The 2 of 5 cases of deforestation were detected.
Watch, listen, learn
With support of the Ministry of Environment, in the frames of “Mainstreaming Sustainable Land and Forest Management in Mountain of North-Eastern Armenia” project, funded by Global Environmental Facility (GEF) and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in the period of 2017-2020 monitoring of bio-indicator bird and butterfly species showing the state and trends of forest ecosystems has been supervised.
Nitrogen dioxide concentration in the atmosphere (March-April)
In the period of April 1-16, compared to March 1-15, there was observed a decrease in nitrogen dioxide in the atmosphere: