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    60 bears. save the bears of Armenia

    Notwithstanding the fact that some brown bears are listed in the Red Data Book of Armenia and self-willed capture of those bears is prohibited by law, there are dozens of captive brown bears in Armenia, which are kept in bad conditions. In case of somewhat danger, the owners of those bears hide the animals and transport […]

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    SunChild IEF calls for submissions

    SunChild IEFF is excited to announce the call for entries for this year’s film festival from all over the world in the 3 nominations: International Wildlife Film Competition International Environmental Film Competition Youth and Children Film Program. Submission deadline is 31st of July 2017. The application should be submitted online via sunchild.fpwc.org. SunChild International Environmental […]

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    Maureen Gilmant: “Discoveries, surprises and a beautiful mission”

    My adventure as a volunteer was above all a desire to be useful in a field that inspires me and to do it outside of my comfort zone so abroad (just that!). Therefore, my arrival in Armenia was punctuated by discoveries, surprises, astonishment but above all a beautiful mission. Being a volunteer at the FPWC […]

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    Two orphaned bear cubs rescue in Lori

    On May 4 FPWC received an emergency call from the head of the National Environmental Inspectorate of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection to organise the rescue of two orphaned bear cubs found along Pambak River in Lori region. Our rapid action team immediately headed to Lori to rescue the bear cubs. The cubs will […]

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    Flower Gathering successfully organized by AGBU Scouts

    On April 26 with the efforts of AGBU Scouts of Armenia and help of thousands of volunteers the flowers laid at the Genocide Memorial on April 24 were gathered and their stems were removed. After undergoing several stages of recycling the symbols of memory will get a second life: the stems will turn to bio-fertilizer, […]

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    FPWC responds to the captive bears video

    FPWC responds to the captive bears video distributed recently by civil society representatives ©Roger Allen Gyumri Zoo bears transfer to Yerevan Zoo In its recent research dated back to 2015/2016, FPWC has published respective data on the numbers of wild animals illegally kept in captivity throughout Armenia, highlighting the places and numbers of red-listed captive […]

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    From UK to Armenia to research Human-Wildlife Conflicts

    Lisa Pascal Davidson is in Armenia to take part in the Assessment of Economical Losses as a result of Human-Wildlife Conflicts in the Ararat region project. Lisa is a second year university student from the University of Cumbria, UK, on a placement year to gain work experience in the animal conservation field. The theme for […]

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    Nor Aznaberd has a new street lighting system

    The borderland village of Nor Aznaberd in Vayots Dzor region has a history of over 70 years, but the community has never had an outdoor illumination system. A completely new outdoor lighting infrastructure has been installed in the framework of the “Alternative Energy” project implemented owing to the cooperation of the Foundation for the Preservation […]

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    Flower Gathering at the Armenian Genocide Memorial

    The AGBU Scouts of Armenia in collaboration with the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets, are organizing this year’s Flower gathering event, of which we would like to invite you to take part in, which will be held on the 26’th of April from 09:00 till 18:00 at the Armenian Genocide Memorial. […]

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    Street lighting system has been installed Horbategh community

    Horbategh community of Vayots Dzor region is one of the settlements where attacks of the wild animals such as bears and wolves are very often. The village has 262 inhabitants. Their main sources of income are cattle-breeding, bee-keeping, and agriculture. Because of the dark streets in the evenings, the wild animals enter the village, damage […]

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