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    Call for entries SunChild 6th International Environmental Festival

    SunChild International Environmental Festival is excited to announce the call for entries for this year’s film festival, which takes place from 11th to 14th of November, 2016 in Yerevan, Armenia. SunChild International Environmental Festival was established in 2007 by the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC). The organization has since aimed […]

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    814 trees for reforestation

    This year can be considered as an innovative for the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge. Using a variety of modern technologies, more than 850 trees have been planted in the area of 3800 square meters. The reforestation activities are carried out already for 4 years, though the experimental planting processes started in autumn of 2015 and continued […]

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    The villagers will process and implement business plans

    The trainings of ”Reduction of poverty in Urtsadzor community cluster by developing self-employment opportunities” project has started in June. The project financed by the European Union delegation is implemented in Urtsadzor, Lusashogh and Lanjanist communities of Ararat region starting February, 2016. Within the framework of the project in order to create new sources of income […]

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    Biohumus of laid flowers’ stems

    The process of obtaining biohumus, which is made of the flowers’ stems, laid to the Armenian Genocide Memorial on April 24, is almost completed. A part of the flowers, laid to the Armenian Genocide Memorial this year, is collected for a full herbarium, and the stems are being used to make a biogenic fertilizer. The […]

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    Electric “herdsmen” for the “Khosrov Forest” State Reserve

    The Foundation for Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets within the framework of cooperation with the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA has donated electric fences powered by solar panels to the “Khosrov Forest” State Reserve. This is a pilot project, and in case of success, these equipments will be placed in the other reserves, […]

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    SunChild summer school at CWR Eco-center

    From August 3 to 9, 2016 SunChild summer school was organized in the Eco-Center in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge. The one week school combined more than 20 workshop sessions, hiking study tours, environmental documentary film screening-discussions, meet-ups, national dance courses and other non-formal education based activities. Teenagers who have been attending SunChild eco-clubs of Urtsadzor […]

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  • Painting Day 2016 (7)

    Painting Day: A colorful open air studio

    Upon the initiative of the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) and VivaCell-MTS, the annual Painting Day took place in Yerevan Zoo. More than 1500 children and youth aged 5 to 16 attended the contest. The Painting Day is held in the frames of the 9th Annual Pan-Armenian Painting Contest. “Through […]

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  • IUCN visit (6)

    Global cooperation network between IUCN members set in Armenia

    From June 13th to 17th FPWC hosted the Dutch member organizations of IUCN for knowledge exchange trip to the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR). The representatives of the Society for the Study and Conservation of Mammals, the Butterfly Foundation (De Vlinderstichting), the Het Zeeuwse Landschap, the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management, AVALON and SOVON foundations had […]

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    New prospects for biodiversity preservation

    From June 8th to 11th a regional workshop “The advantages of privately protected areas for community development and biodiversity preservation” took place. The workshop was attended by the representatives of partner organizations from Iran, Georgia, Kazakhstan and The IUCN National Committee of the Netherlands (IUCN NL). One of the objectives of the meeting was to […]

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    The SunChildren will tell Stories for a Sustainable World

        The series of course “Storytelling for a Sustainable World” have started in June. More than 100 teenagers from Urtsadzor and Shaghap communities in Ararat region and Arpi community in Vayots Dzor region are participating in these courses. Young people of 12-14 years old are taking part in the trainings involving environmental & conservation […]

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