#Armenia

Toxic Toy or Toxic Waste: Old POPs in New Products

Toxic Toy or Toxic Waste: Old POPs in New Products

Brominated flame retardants from electronic waste are present in plastic children's toys

Heavy metals in urine samples from residents of the Akhtala amalgamated community located in the mining region of Lori Province, Armenia

Heavy metals in urine samples from residents of the Akhtala amalgamated community located in the mining region of Lori Province, Armenia

This study's primary focus is the determination of heavy metals (arsenic, copper, nickel, cadmium, lead) in urine samples of residents living near the Nahatak tailing pond...

Environmental destruction in times of coronavirus

Environmental destruction in times of coronavirus

Cases of damage to the environment and human rights during the global pandemic in Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia

Heavy metals in soils, foodstuffs, and human hair in the mining and metallurgical communities of Alaverdi and Akhtala, Lori province of Armenia

Heavy metals in soils, foodstuffs, and human hair in the mining and metallurgical communities of Alaverdi and Akhtala, Lori province of Armenia

The study was focused on the monitoring and evaluation of pollution by heavy metals in the industrial region of Alaverdi and Akhtala in the north-east of Armenia. A set of...

Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Chicken Eggs from Alaverdi, Armenia

Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Chicken Eggs from Alaverdi, Armenia

In this study, we present the monitoring of free-range hens' eggs from Alaverdi, and the north of Armenia, close to the border of Georgia, which was considered to be potentially...

Heavy metals in the surrounding of mining and metallurgic sites in Lori region in Armenia

Heavy metals in the surrounding of mining and metallurgic sites in Lori region in Armenia

This study is focused on the presentation and discussion of data related to heavy metals in selected locations in the Lori region in Armenia. A complex set of environmental and...

Toxic Loophole: Recycling Hazardous Waste into New Products

Toxic Loophole: Recycling Hazardous Waste into New Products

This report found that consumer products, including toys, made from recycled electronic waste are contaminated with toxic chemicals. Product testing in 19 European countries...

Contaminated sites and their management

Contaminated sites and their management

Case studies: Kazakhstan and Armenia

Toxic Hot Spots in Armenia

Toxic Hot Spots in Armenia

There are presented two reports about five selected hot spots in this publication. The data presented and discussed in these reports were obtained during a field visit and...