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Information about the article «Next vandalism against nature. In Gegharkunik region 40-years old and 15 meter-high firs were felled» inserted in Shamshyan.com website in 10 of July 2019. In the 18th square of 5th reserve district of Vardenik branch of “National park “Sevan” SNCO the employee have detected illegally felled 7 pine-trees. Felled trees were relocated to the branch territory. About the environmental violation was drown up a protocol, which w

17 June is the World Day to Combat Desertification

25 years ago in 1995 this day was signed the international convention to combat desertification. Armenia is one of the first countries which has become a member of the convention and which has elaborate national action programmes to combat desertification. From the desertification points of view Armenia is a vulnerable country.  Desertification is characterized by degradation of land resources, biodiversity and livelihood poverty the result of which is the...

Information about the ecological state of the lake Sevan and realized steps

Lately in the lake Sevan was discovered growth of Anabaena (Lat. Anabaena) blue-green algae. In the lake Sevan Anabaena blue-green alga was first recorded in the 40 s of the last century. The first algae bloom was recorded in 1964 and in various time was periodically repeated in different volumes. A large-scale algae bloom was observed in 2018. As to the experts several factors have contributed to the growth of blue-green algae. The wastewater flowing...

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Sevan National Park, is one of the 4 protected national parks of the Republic of Armenia, founded in 1978 to protect Lake Sevan and the surrounding areas. It is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Nature Protection and includes a research center, which monitors the ecosystems, and undertakes various conservation measures. Licensed fishing on the lake is also regulated. Fauna Mammals Scientific knowledge about the mammals of the Sevan basin is qu...