#Armenia

Response of Armenian Nature Protection Ministry to Resolution Adopted in "Industrial Pollution in Lori Region" Conference

Response of Armenian Nature Protection Ministry to Resolution Adopted in "Industrial Pollution in Lori Region" Conference

Last year an "Industrial Pollution in Lori Region" Conference was held in Yerevan organized by Czech 'Arnika' organization and its partner organisations Ecolur and AWHEE . The...

ECHR supported Armenian farmers, the government ought to pay compensations

ECHR supported Armenian farmers, the government ought to pay compensations

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled in favor of the plaintiffs of the North-Armenian province of Lori. All six complaints of Armenian courts were in the question of...

Toxic heavy metals were found near people’s houses in Northern Armenia. The local industry is to blame, Czech scientists say

Toxic heavy metals were found near people’s houses in Northern Armenia. The local industry is to blame, Czech scientists say

Lori Province's mining and metallurgical enterprises in Armenia are likely to be contaminated with dangerous chemicals, mainly copper, beyond legal standards and hygienic...

Air pollution: Governments and cities have to do more, agreed the participants of the international conference

Air pollution: Governments and cities have to do more, agreed the participants of the international conference

The four-day international conference 'Fighting Air Pollution in the Industrial Cities of Europe,' organized by the Arnika Association of the Czech Republic, was held in Ostrava....

Human health must not be threatened by polluted air, resonates from the Conference in Ostrava

Human health must not be threatened by polluted air, resonates from the Conference in Ostrava

Experts, politicians, and civil activists from Europe and former USSR countries are discussing ways to improve the air quality in the Czech Republic (1). Air pollution is one of...

Europe's toxic air to be discussed at a unique international conference in the Czech Republic

Europe's toxic air to be discussed at a unique international conference in the Czech Republic

A three-day gathering in this Czech industrial city will examine the ways to resolve the dangers of air pollution on the national and international levels (1). Environmentalists,...

European study exposing toxic e-waste chemicals in children’s products spurs calls for policy to end recycling exemptions for hazardous waste

European study exposing toxic e-waste chemicals in children’s products spurs calls for policy to end recycling exemptions for hazardous waste

Environmental health researchers released alarming evidence [1] today that toxic brominated flame retardants, hazardous chemicals from electronic waste that are known to disrupt...

Poisoned Armenia? Czech experts are exploring mining-related pollution

Poisoned Armenia? Czech experts are exploring mining-related pollution

The level of contamination of the environment in Northern Armenia is the subject of a new research study conducted by experts from the University of Chemistry and Technology in...

International tools to counteract polluters in Armenia

International tools to counteract polluters in Armenia

In the presence of Ambassador of the Czech Republic in Yerevan, Petr Mikyska, and Arnika, together with local NGOs, discussed international tools to administer justice to...

Industrial pollution needs to be resolved, Armenian minister and Arnika agreed

Industrial pollution needs to be resolved, Armenian minister and Arnika agreed

The Armenian government was used to analyze the pollution in the Northern region to improve the situation which was the main subject of an interview between Erik Grigoryan,...

EcoLur: Czech specialists studying the mining pollution in Alaverdi, Akhtala, and Shnogh

EcoLur: Czech specialists studying the mining pollution in Alaverdi, Akhtala, and Shnogh

Czech specialists are studying to what extent the mining communities of Alaverdi, Shnogh, and Akhtala are polluted with heavy metals, and what kind of impact it will have on...

Who will bear responsibility for residents’ health in mining areas?

Who will bear responsibility for residents’ health in mining areas?

The intensive development of metal mining in Armenia is accompanied by health problems connected with environmental pollution. Over many years the residents living near mines and...