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Government Officials with Electrical Vehicles

RA Government informs that Armenia claims to be the first country to use electric vehicles on a state level due to the Global Ecological Fund’s grant worth of 700 000 EU. 12 cars will be granted according to the number of ministers. With this step,...

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New Plant-straws Are Available Now

Syuniq senior state inspector of Inspectorate for Nature Protection and Mineral Resources Gevorg Galstyan informs in his Facebook page that after studying thousands of plants, he has finally found a plant that will replace plastic straws. In the telephone...

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Ecological Trainings  Will be Held for Community and Civil Servants

The Ministry of Nature Protection, jointly with UNDP in Armenia and the Public Administration Academy of Armenia, organized the launch of environmental trainings for community and civil servants within “Generate Global Environmental Benefits throug...

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A Small Environmental Step for Kids

Ethical Living NGO invites all the children to participate in a happy, colorful and useful ecological event. If you and your kid do not have cloth bags yet and use plastic bags for everyday shopping or for organizing your kid’s staff, it is high time to...

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“Lydian Armenia” doubts the Credibility of Jermuk Petition

Armenian Environmental Front informs that on May 2, 2019, “Lydian Armenia” CJSC shared on its official Facebook page an announcement with the following title; “Distorted facts in the petition of Jermuk citizens”. According to AEF, the mentioned ...

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About 100 Trees Were Illegally Felled Down in Stepanavan

The Armenian police inform that on 3 May dozens of various trees were felled down in No12 guard of Stepanavan forestry. According to the official press release, on 10 May Hakob A, aged 23, and Mikayel G., aged 24, were taken to the police unit where they ...

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Will the Germans Endure This?

Heinrich-Böll German foundation informs that days ago they organized a meeting with Armenian politicians and activists in Berlin. In the meeting the former head of Nature Protection and Soil Inspection Artur Grigoryan showed a video about Artsvanik taili...

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Violations in Lake Sevan Ecosystem as Crime Against Nature, Humanity and State

Օn May 8, 2019 Public Environmental Court tried the case on “Hazards Threatening Lake Sevan Having Strategic Significance for Armenia”. The participation and responsibility of Armenian authorities in the situation which is a result of violati...

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Rally for Amulsar

In the event opened in Facebook, Armenian Environmental Front invites to join a rally  at 16:00 on 11 May 2019 on the square called “Stop for Taxis” in Ajapnyak, Jermuk Town, a big rally for the sake of Amulsar. Before the launch of the rally, a symb...

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“No to Metal Mining!” Petition

s Armenian Environmental Front informs in the Facebook page, it is already the 5th community of Armenia (Yeghegnadzor, Areni, Noyemberyan, Gladzor, Jermuk), where residents have represented a petition with their signatures on forbidding metal mining andma...

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World

Louisiana Residents Against “Death Alley”

According to The Gaurdian, Demonstrators in Louisiana stepped off on a five-day march, demanding environmental justice for a region where chemical factory presents greatest risk of cancer to surrounding community. That risk, 50 times the national average,...

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Britain Beating Itself in Two-week Coal-free Record

BBC reports about the longest period (two weeks) since the 1880s that Britain has not used coal to generate electricity. By 2025 the government aims to phase out the UK’s last coal-fired plants to reduce carbon emissions. Fintan Slye, director of th...

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Free Transportation to Tackle Air Pollution

Each year air pollution causes some 4,00,000 deaths and leads to almost 20 billion euros’ expenses in health in the EU. That's why the European Union had given some of its member states a final chance to offer proposals for mitigating vehicular ...

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Transparent Solar Panels: Collectors of Green Energy

AECH 20 informs that Michigan State University researchers’ team developed a fully transparent solar panels that can be placed over a window or any other clear surface. The transparent luminescent concentrator can harvest solar energy without affectin...

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Transition to Sustainable Fashion with its 7 Forms

According to Green Strategy, nowadays sustainable fashion is a topic of hot discussions and has an increasing coverage in media and art seminars across the globe. Companies gradually transform their business models to reduce environmental damage. Consumer...

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Global Warming Effecting Airports

According to New York Times, the world’s airports were mostly designed for cooler weather conditions. But now climate change is making airport planners worried about the future. Angela Gittens, the director general at Airports Council International’s ...

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Measuring the Condition of Europe’s Ecosystems

 European Environment Agency’s (EEA) new analysis studied the means of measuring the condition of Europe’s natural capital providing first data of the state of Europe’s ecosystems. Forests, soils, seas and other ecosystems form Europe’s ...

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UK Government’s Control over Plastic Items

BBC News informs that the UK government will introduce new controls on single use plastic items next year. The restrictions cover plastic straws, plastic drinks stirrers and plastic cotton buds in England from April 2020. In fact, the government is not ba...

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JPMorgan Chase: The Worst Bank

Green America reports that JPMorgan Chase is now considered the worst bank in the world for people and the planet. It turns out that banks play an enormous role in climate change, as they finance fossil fuel expansion. JPMorgan Chase is the N1 funder of f...

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Tips to Drive with Less Emissions and Costs

Driver Training Consultant for the Energy Saving Trust Bob Saynor’s work includes assisting drivers to understand the principle of “Ecodriving”. “Ecodriving” is a driving style that can help reduce fuel consumption, extend an electric vehic...

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