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:
On April 21-22, 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 accomplished by forestry units, 31 cases of illegal logging were revealed by the workers of “Lalvar” forestry branch. The reports on deforestation were made and were sent to the relevant division of RA Police.
The outcome of the cooperation between the Ministry of Environment and the Caucasus Nature Fund
In collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, the Caucasus Nature Fund provided support to the Scientific Center of Zoology and Hydroecology of NAS RA for the acquisition of a software package necessary for the operation of modern echo sounder for researching fish stocks in Lake Sevan and other water basins.
April 22 is Earth Day
International Mother Earth Day was proclaimed by the decree of the United Nations General Assembly.
The objective of the day is to draw the world's attention to environmental issues and to work together to protect the planet Earth.