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Adjara authorities ‘may halt’ hydropower project after protests

The project in Georgia’s Machakhela Valley had led to widespread opposition from local residents.

Adjara authorities ‘may halt’ hydropower project after protests

The project in Georgia’s Machakhela Valley had led to widespread opposition from local residents.

Angry protesters block officials from HPP meeting in Georgia’s Svaneti

The government-organised meeting planned to discuss the environmental impact assessment report of a hydropower plant project in the region.

Angry protesters block officials from HPP meeting in Georgia’s Svaneti

The government-organised meeting planned to discuss the environmental impact assessment report of a hydropower plant project in the region.

In pictures | Tbilisi’s dying evergreens

As the trees on Tbilisi’s periphery turn orange and die, environmental activists say more must be done to save Tbilisi’s last green areas.

In pictures | Tbilisi’s dying evergreens

As the trees on Tbilisi’s periphery turn orange and die, environmental activists say more must be done to save Tbilisi’s last green areas.

Svans ‘swear on icons’ to oppose gold mine

Over 200 people gathered in the Georgian capital Tbilisi for a meeting in opposition to a gold mine in the Svan village of Ieli.

Svans ‘swear on icons’ to oppose gold mine

Over 200 people gathered in the Georgian capital Tbilisi for a meeting in opposition to a gold mine in the Svan village of Ieli.

Georgia ‘likely to scrap’ most of controversial mountain road

The government says roads connecting Khevsureti with Tusheti and Pankisi are likely to be scrapped but a Juta–Roshka road is still going ahead.

Georgia ‘likely to scrap’ most of controversial mountain road

The government says roads connecting Khevsureti with Tusheti and Pankisi are likely to be scrapped but a Juta–Roshka road is still going ahead.

Environmental activists celebrate win in 6-year battle against Vake Park hotel

Mayor Kakha Kaladze announced that authorities had reached an agreement with the project’s investor to cancel the project.

Environmental activists celebrate win in 6-year battle against Vake Park hotel

Mayor Kakha Kaladze announced that authorities had reached an agreement with the project’s investor to cancel the project.

NDI: Air pollution top environmental concern in Georgia

New polling showed a growing awareness of environmental topics in Georgia, with the capital Tbilisi leading the way.

NDI: Air pollution top environmental concern in Georgia

New polling showed a growing awareness of environmental topics in Georgia, with the capital Tbilisi leading the way.

Lead: Georgia’s silent killer

Abnormal levels of exposure to lead show that the food Georgians eat and air they breathe might be toxic — but the authorities seem reluctant to act.

Lead: Georgia’s silent killer

By Shota Kincha

Abnormal levels of exposure to lead show that the food Georgians eat and air they breathe might be toxic — but the authorities seem reluctant to act.

Pankisi residents complain of police pressure to stop protests

A protest was held on Friday denouncing the pressure and calling for an end to hydropower plant construction in the valley.

Pankisi residents complain of police pressure to stop protests

A protest was held on Friday denouncing the pressure and calling for an end to hydropower plant construction in the valley.

Expired and illegal pesticides — a toxic threat to Armenia

Farmers in Armenia still use pesticides banned in the country 30 years ago and stashed in basements, sheds, and Soviet–era warehouses ever since.

Expired and illegal pesticides — a toxic threat to Armenia

By Gayane Mkrtchyan

Farmers in Armenia still use pesticides banned in the country 30 years ago and stashed in basements, sheds, and Soviet–era warehouses ever since.