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Carahunge is at Risk

The safety of the monument-observatory Carahunge, which has a national and worldwide historical value, and whose age is dated more than 12000 years, is put at risk by some pseudo-archaeologists. Claimed to be just excavations, the earth beneath the megali...

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“Eco Fish Fest” in the Sevan Peninsula

GastroVino reports that “Eco Fish Festival” will be held for the first time on September 14 in the Sevan peninsula. It will have two parts. Volunteers from Yerevan and provinces will start garbage collection at 10:00 am in the coastal areas of the Sev...

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EcoFarm School in Armenia

The Armenian Weekly reports that the International Center for Agribusiness Research and Education (ICARE) plans to establish an EcoFarm School on the outskirts of Yerevan to bring nature, the environment and modern farming techniques to the doorstep of to...

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March for Amulsar, No Step Back

On September 9, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s statement that after negotiations with “Lydian” he was ready to let the company complete the mine construction process and halt its operations only after problems occur, raised a wave of disconten...

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Cleaning Weekend at Children’s Railway

Spitak Jokat informs in its Facebook page they are organizing a cleaning day at Children’s Railway on September 11, at 18:00. Those who like “clean” deeds can join in. First, the tunnel to the railway will be cleaned, then the garden and the bank of...

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National Academy of Sciences of Armenia on Amulsar Project

National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia informs that on September 3rd they received an official letter from RA Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan requesting to instruct Nalbandian Institute of Chemical Physics to provide an opinion on...

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“Sanitek” Doesn’t Perform its Obligations

On September 1st Yerevan Municipality has issued an official statement that it is the fourth day since “Sanitek” has refused to carry out its garbage removal duties throughout Yerevan without a written notice to the Municipality. Lately, the company h...

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A Student launched “Zero Waste Communities” Project.

Hetq informs that a student from Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences Vahan Martirosyan has launched Zero Waste Communities project in Yerevan and the regions. It is a series of seminars and discussions on waste management and ...

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A Bear Cub Found in a Dilijan Hotel

FPWC’s official webpage informs that Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets works on Great bear rescue in Armenia. So far they have rescued 30 bears with the support of International Animal Rescue, Brigitte Bardot foundation, Be...

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Inputs and Services in Organic Agriculture

Organic Armenia has announced on its Facebook page that on August 27, from 10: 30-15: 00, the Dream Lab at ICARE International Center for Agribusiness Research and Education will host a training course on principles of agroecological cultivation of crops ...

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World

Refrigerators Have Harmful Gases

Green America informs that appliances used to keep cool leak gases that warm the atmosphere at an extreme rate. Refrigerators and air conditioning units contain substances called refrigerants which keep things cool are melting the ice caps. Unfortunate...

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Climate Change Activist Greta Thunberg

BBC News informs that teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg has arrived in New York after a 15-day, 4,800km voyage across the Atlantic. The 16-year-old Swede sailed from Plymouth in the UK on a zero-emissions yacht minimizing the carbon footprint ...

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Africa is Getting Rid of Plastic Bags

World Economic Forum informs that Africa leads the way in banning single use plastic bags. Plastic is lightweight and versatile, comfortable at conserving food and medication. However, the world makes five trillion plastic bags a year. Each of them takes ...

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Artificial Football Pitches Produce Drinking Water

World Economic forum informs that at Boshoek Primary School in South Africa’s North West province football pitches turn rain into drinking water for school children. The artificial pitches collect rainwater, then a high-tech filter removes harmful p...

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Antibiotics entering Thames Endanger Lives Just as Climate Change

Phys.org informs a new study demonstrates that the amount of antibiotics entering the River Thames would need to be cut by 80 percent to avoid the development and further spread of antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs’. Scientists from the Centre f...

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Եվրոպայում առկա է հակա թռչունների համակարգը

PV Europe-ը տեղեկացնում է, որ թռչուններն ակտիվորեն բույն են հյուսում PV  վահանակների տակ, ինչը  վնասում է PV վահանակները կամ աղտոտում առաջացնում: ...

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The World’s Largest Urban Rooftop Farm in Paris

World Economic Forum reports that at the edge of the French capital, an urban farm will supply residents with a tone of food a day. The huge space will be loaded with around 30 different types of plant. They’ll be grown in columns without soil and fed w...

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Simple Ways to Make Your Bathroom Eco-friendly

Conserve Energy Future informs that with just a few minor changes, there are lots of things people can do to make their bathrooms more eco-friendly. It represents simple ways to transform a bathroom into a greener space. 1. Using natural materials for fi...

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Mexican Engineer Builds ‘Plastic Houses’ Resistant to Seismic Movements

Intelligent Living informs that a Mexican electrical mechanical engineer, Ramón Martín Espinosa Solís, developed a completely new material which allows to build earthquake-resistant ‘plastic’ environmentally friendly houses. The material is made f...

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By 2021 Costa Rica Plans to Become First Plastic-Free and Carbon-Free Country

Intelligent Living reports despite its small size, Costa Rica has huge environmental impact. It is in the top 5 of countries that are leading the way into renewable resources. Since 2014 the country’s energy has been coming from 99% renewable sources, ...

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