Topic: Ecology

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Monday, September 16, accused environmental activists campaigning against the Amulsar gold mining project of misleading the public and said they must stop “demonizing” Armenia’s[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A major gold mining project launched in Armenia by a Western company poses only “manageable” environmental risks, a senior law-enforcement official who has investigated it insisted on Monday. The official, Yura[...]

In most countries, an environmental dispute would have local dimensions, but not in Armenia. Because of the country’s size, the dispute regarding the continuation of the mining operation has been amplified to become a part of the[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Armenia has sent a project to the Global Environment Fund that hopes to change the government’s fleet from petroleum-fueled cars to electric ones through an environmental grant funds, Minister of Nature[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — The government is seeking harsher penalties for poachers, with the Ministry of Nature Protection introducing a new bill on amending the law regulating the sphere. Voskehat Grigoryan, the head of the Bio-diversity[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The Zoravik collective invites the public to an informal talk and discussion with environmentalists and human rights activists based locally and in Armenia on Sunday, November 18. The Amulsar mine is one of several[...]