More than 1,000,000 willow cuttings have been planted
Half of the work has been accomplished.
The work of the Government's anti-COVID-19 efforts are in progress.
The end result to plant 2,000,000 willow cuttings in the riverbanks of Armenia's highlands.
Developed the Fourth National Communication on Climate Change
The Ministry of Environment-developed the Fourth National Communication on Climate Change was submitted to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Weather forecast in Armenia
5-Day Weather Forecast
On May 24-25 rain with thunderstorm is predicted. On May 26-29 no precipitation is predicted…
“Hydrometeorology and Monitoring Center” SNCO of the Ministry of Environment informs
Conditioned by the influence of the cyclone from the south, on May 23-25, especially in the daytime, in most regions of the republic wind speed may reach up to 25-30 m/s, in separate settlements – gusting up 30-35 m/s, which is considered a dangerous hydrometeorological phenomena.
On May 24-25, the maximum wind speed is 20-22 m/s in Yerevan and in Ararat Valley.
A NEW GARBAGE TRUCK TO ARTIK CITY
Today, a specialized garbage truck and 52 rubbish bins were handed to Artik city by "Environmental Project Implementation Unit" SI of the Ministry of Environment.
MAY 22 IS INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
2020 Theme: Our solutions are in nature.
This day, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly, aims to call attention of the global community to this global, continued loss of biodiversity.
A NEW GRANT OF USD 1,000,000
Due to the agreement reached last year between the Ministry of Environment and the Global Environment Facility, on May 20, 2020, the Global Environment Facility approved the allocation of a grant of about USD 1,000,000 to Armenia.
A GRANT OF USD 660,000 to encourage green financing
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved the funding of the Readiness and Preparatory Support Grant Programme (the Readiness Programme) undertaken by the Ministry of Environment in Armenia. The Green Climate Fund is the largest "green" fund set up under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
On May 12-19, 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 supervised by forestry units, 8 cases of illegal logging cutting of trees (921 trees) were revealed by the workers of “Vanadzor”, “Idjevan”, “Tashir”, “Artsvaberd”, “Lalvar”, “Stepanavan” branches of forest enterprises.
The 1 out of 8 cases of deforestation has been revealed.
THE ACTIVITY PERIOD OF SNAKES: How to be cautious and what to do?
Snakes become active during the period from April to November.
Snakes usually come out of their nests mostly during morning and evening periods, and in the daytime they take up shelter in cooler places. In general, snakes lead a hidden lifestyle.
Trends of sulfur dioxide in the atmospheric air of Alaverdi and the adjacent communities in April, 2017-2020.
Forest and grassland fires are getting more frequent during this period of year, which are conditioned by temperature rise and a decrease in precipitation.
It is crucial to avoid creating fire hazards and to prevent potential outbreaks and spreads of fire, especially in specially protected areas of nature and forested areas.
In the wake of leopard tracks
How the Caucasian leopard attacked Yenoqavan Resident Arman Gabrielyan, and how their meeting ended, almost everyone knows.
The case had a great response. Since, it was remarkable not only for the fact that a wild animal had attacked a person, but also for the fact that a Caucasian leopard had appeared in Tavoush.
Tree planting and fencing activities of riverbanks in the highlands of the Republic of Armenia have embarked on
The decree on “Organizing and implementing the activities and approving the order of providing funding for beneficiaries under the fifteenth program to curb the adverse economic impact of COVID-19” was adopted at today's Cabinet meeting.
With reference to the work implemented in the recent months and anticipated outcomes in “Lake Arpi” national park
Social assistance for willow planting
6 regions, 2 million willows, about 1000 jobs with a daily salary of up to 10.000 AMD. In the frames of the fifteenth anti-crisis activity, it is envisaged to create a forest layer protecting the riverbank.
Irina Ghaplanyan and Vardan Melikyan visited Tavoush region
Deputy Ministers of Environment Irina Ghaplanyan and Vardan Melikyan are in Yenoqavan village, Tavoush region, in the vicinity of which the camera traps captured the Caucasian leopard a few days ago.
The results of the Ministry of Environment-implemented “Support Program for Protected Areas-Armenia” (SPPA-A) are already tangible
As a result of allocating grants of 700 thousand AMD, entrepreneurial projects of beekeeping, horticulture and animal husbandry have been launched in Geghanush community of Syunik region.
Gagik Amiryan - Gold Medal award
By the order of the Minister of Environment, Gagik Amaryan, Nurseries’ Manager of “My Forest Armenia” NGO, was awarded today the departmental gold medal for significant contribution to the sphere of nature protection.
Deputy Minister of Environment Vardan Melikyan handed the departmental gold medal to Gagik Amiryan.
Nitrogen dioxide concentration in Yerevan
In the period of April 26 to May 3 (compared to April 5-12), there was observed an increase in nitrogen dioxide by about 14% in the atmosphere.