A wooden bicycle was presented in Yerevan’s Freedom square on Sunday. The bike was developed as part of the
“Ticcson” project funded by the Awesome foundation, and looked, well… funny, I guess. And yet, it has a pretty ambitious goal: to “contribute to the development of that culture of changing cars into bicycles” in Yerevan. Continue reading “Biking in Yerevan becomes ‘the thing’”
I came across this amazing project thanks to TEDx Yerevan. Loved the idea and wanted to share. More info below – check it out.
Continue reading “New Platform to Boost Environmental, Humanitarian and Cultural Projects in Armenia”
Armenia — Environmental activist Mariam Sukhudian holds up the torn head of a bezoar goat, Khosrov reserve, 18Sep2012
Environmental activists Mariam Sukhudian and Yeghia Nersissian are blowing the whisle. They have visted the “Kaqavaberd” area of Khosrov Forest State Preserve and discovered remnants of endangered animals around what seems to be festive bonfires of a group of hunters.
Continue reading “Activists Warn of Poaching in Khosrov Forest State Preserve”
Fountains in central Yerevan serve as an escape from summer heat for the Armenian capital’s inhabitants. Kids swimming in this fountain have long become a common sight. I couldn’t resist the temptation of making a little video…
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Armenia -- President Serzh Sargsyan visits Mashtots park, Yerevan, 01May2012
In what seems to be a carefully choreographed performance ahead of this Sunday’s parliamentary elections, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan ordered the removal of kiosks assembled in a park in central Yerevan. In doing so, Sargsyan ended the 80-day standoff between the municipality and environmental activists.
Continue reading “Mashtots Saga Ends in A Controversial Win for Civil Activists”