8.5 tons of agricultural products, 5500 sq. m. farm, 8 new jobs
Due to the Ministry of Environment-implemented “Support Program for Protected Areas-Armenia” (SPPA-A), a new company has been established in Tatev community of Syunik region, which is engaged in the production of agricultural products.
As a result of the project, 5,500 square meters of land plot free of charge for 25 years was purchased in Tatev settlement, in which two greenhouses of 200 square meters and open fields were established respectively.
Public reviews will be held over the construction of the medical center envisaged in 32 Papazyan, “Arabkir” MC
23 hectares of reforestation in the one particular forestry
In the previous year, by dint of the funds allocated from the state budget, “ArmForest” SNCO supervised unprecedented volume of afforestation activities. On May 2, Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan and Deputy Minister Vardan Melikyan conducted a visit to forest enterprises of Lori and Tavoush regions, summed up the large-scale works performed in 2019 along with the workers of “ArmForest” SNCO. In the spring and autumn of 2019, around 70,000 trees were planted in “ArmForest” SNCO’s “Voskepar” forest enterprise, Noyemberyan community, Tavoush region.
Plant “Your Tree” series!
If you have dreamed of planting a tree, then now this is the best time to learn.
Today, we will talk about planting and growing apple trees.
700.000 AMD grant to 91 families of Syunik region
The 91 families of Syunik region were given the opportunity to launch new business programs, which will help them to improve their socio-economic situation, meanwhile preventing excessive pressure on forests and the environment.
The adverse economic impact will be minimized through willows: Who can apply for the program?
The decree of the government on "Approving the fifteenth program to curb the economic impact of COVID-19" was adopted at today's Cabinet meeting.
Bees are key actors in the pollination process
Since, they and other pollinators, such as butterflies, face a greater threat due to human activities.
The use of pesticides, land use change, intensive agricultural management and climate change are the main threats to bee species diversity and viability.
Which buildings will be demolished first? The shores of Sevan are cleaned
The cleanup of Lake Sevan’s coastal areas from buildings and structures is entering a practical stage. The interdepartmental working group set up by the instruction of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan completed the inventory of both state-, community- and private-owned buildings and structures at an altitude of up to 1901.5 meters above sea level.
We embark on “Eco-Behaviour” title
Single-use coffee cups are extremely dangerous for the environment.
If you buy coffee on the way to work every day, then you consume an average of 240 coffee cups per year, and if only once a week - 52.
An environmentally friendly alternative for a typical coffee cup is a glass or a reusable bamboo cup.
The Ministry announces the process of updating the database of sectorial specialists
Due to the structural changes in the Ministry of Environment and in its subordinate structures, the Ministry announces the process of updating the database of sectorial specialists.
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.