“Tatev” national park may be established in the near future
The Minister of Environment Romanos Petrosyan today received Karen Manvelyan, Director of the World Wide Fund for Nature Armenian branch (WWF-Armenia).
The partnership of the Ministry of Environment and WWF-Armenia has a ten-year history, in the course of which the Ministry in collaboration with the Fund, has implemented a number of pivotal environmental projects focused on developing and capacity building of specially protected areas of nature of Armenia.
COLLABORATIVE FIGHT FOR NATURE PROTECTION
The Minister of Environment Romanos Petrosyan today addressed a letter to RA NA Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan , wishing all the representatives of the legislative body in the fifth session of the National Assembly effective and fruitful work.
Minister Petrosyan particularly stated in his letter:
Minister of Environment Romanos Petrosyan received U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Armenia Lynne Tracy
Today, Minister of Environment Romanos Petrosyan received U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Lynne Tracy.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Minister of Environment Irina Ghaplanyan, Head of the Public Affairs Section at U.S. Embassy in Armenia Matthew Petit.
ENTRY IS FREE; SPAs RESUME THEIR WORK
Dear citizens, taking into consideration the end of state of emergency, guided by the RA law on “Specially Protected Areas of Nature” and the legislation of SPAs, the procedure of organizing and issuing permits for the entry into specially protected areas of nature are resumed.
Entry into the reserve zone or sanctuary area is permitted only with the relevant worker of the organization.
Weather forecast in Armenia
5-Day Weather Forecast (15.09-20.09.2020)
In the Republic
In the daytime of September 15, on 18-20 no precipitation is predicted. Short rain with thunderstorm is predicted in Syunik and Artsakh. South-west wind speed is 3-8 m/s. On September 16-17 the air temperature will go down by 4-6 degrees in Lori, Tavush, Syunik and Artsakh.
In the daytime of September 15, on 16-20 no precipitation is predicted.
Water use permits of 17 SHPPs of Yeghegis River will be revised
Taking into consideration the catastrophic environmental situation in the gorge of Yeghegis River and unallowable water scarcity in the river, by the instruction of the Minister of Environment Romanos Petrosyan, an interdepartmental working group will be set up - within a short time period - in a bid to address the problems in small hydroelectric power plants over Yeghegis River.
Manifest caring and responsible behavior towards nature and the environment
Minister of Environment Romanos Petrosyan and the relevant subdivisions of the Ministry receive at least a few dozens of letters from citizens every day, in which cases of pollution of specially protected areas of nature, forested areas and other natural areas, damage caused to plant species in natural monuments with attached photos are illustrated.