Environment Ministry of Armenia reminds citizens about responsibility  for collecting plants listed in Red Book

  • August 8, 2022
Environment Ministry of Armenia reminds citizens about responsibility  for collecting plants listed in Red Book The Ministry of Environment of Armenia issued a reminder of the responsibility for collecting plants listed in the Red Book without permission. On its Facebook page, the department notes that there are many  warnings that a water lily listed in the Red Book of the Republic of  Armenia is being sold on the streets of the capital, and photos taken  by tourists appear on the Internet, indicating violations of  ecological ecosystems. "The water lily is one of the most beautiful  plants of the Armenian Highlands, listed in the Red Book of the  Republic of Armenia. Dear citizens, we urge you to treat the beauty  of nature with maximum care and responsibility, especially since it  is listed in the Red Book and is also regulated by the legislation of  the Republic of Armenia. Any actions, contributing to the destruction  of a species listed in the Red Book, entail an administrative  penalty.  According to Article 93 of the Code of Administrative  Offenses, collecting plants or roots, flowers, fruits of plants  registered in the Red Book of the Republic of Armenia without  permission entails a fine of 80 thousand drams for citizens, and 150  thousand drams for officials," the message reads.

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