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Fighting hydros: Armenian village residents oppose government plans to “harness” their river

A fresh tide of environmental protest is starting in Armenia – this time against the construction of a hydro-power plant in the Ijevan preserve. Ecologists say the construction will damage the entire eco-system of the area and will increase landslides. The Government had approved the construction on the Paghjur (Khachaghbyur) river in the northeastern Tavush […]