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    Most of the rescued bears have hibernated this year

    This year in our Wildlife Rescue Center (WRC) we have achieved an unprecedented result․ In our Center there are 19 rescued Brown bears and 16 of them fell asleep with the first snow. The other three bears, although not permanently asleep during the winter months, slept for several hours at night. We rescued this 3 […]

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    Nova appeared and gave hope for new expectations

    Nova is probably a female Caucasian leopard, which was caught by trap-cameras in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR) last year. In the video, Nova found the exact same trap-camera and wanted to find out “what it was”. Until the autumn of last year, we all knew that there was one permanent resident of the CWR; […]

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    Unique design “tote-bags” by FPWC

    March 21 is International Day of Forests. Today each of us must realize the importance of forests for humanity. When we drink a glass of water, write in a notebook, take medicine for a fever or build a house, we do not always make the connection with forests. And yet, these and many other aspects […]

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    Neo leopard in CWR area

      Neo is still being caught by the trap cameras of the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge. The leopard in the video is Neo, who has been in a privately protected CWR area for a long time, meanwhile the other leopard Nova, was filmed during fall of 2020. The long presence of these two leopards in the […]

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    “The Burning Tree”: film about burning forests of Armenia

    “The Burning Tree”: film about burning forests of Armenia “The Burning Tree” short film’s concept addresses the devastating wildfires of the world. Forest fires often derive from human negligent actions, which have gone from partially damaged areas into the cycles of landscapes to catastrophes that carry havoc on the lives of people, ecosystems, and economies. […]

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    The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets announces a call for proposals for the small grants for the “Learn, Rethink, Reflect” program supported by the US Forest Service.

    The deadline for the applications is the 25th of March.   Application criteria Project targets all communities of the Vayots Dzor region. Both Civil Society Organizations and individuals can apply for funding. CSO’s registered in other marzes welcomed if the project will target Vayots Dzor youth in direct action. Youth and children groups can also […]

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    Double sighting of Caucasian Leopard in Armenia gives hope for Endangered subspecies’ survival

    A new Caucasian Leopard has been identified for the first time in camera trap footage from Armenia’s Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR). The latest arrival becomes just the fifth individual leopard to be recorded here since 2013, when our in-country partner, the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC), began tracking the big […]

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    Tree planting by the “1treellion” initiative and FPWC in Armenia

      Planting Wild Almond and Wild Pear trees, as part of a bigger project to restore the forest in Armenia. Tree planting has already been carried out by the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) in cooperation with the “1treellion” initiative․ This is a perfect example of human rights meeting climate […]

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    New year at the Wildlife Rescue Center

    The year was difficult for everyone, but we provided such a Christmas mood for the bears under our care at the Wildlife Rescue Center (WRC). We always take care of bears rescued from different private places of Armenia and the holidays are no exception. Many thanks to our partner International Animal Rescue (IAR) for being […]

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    We are our Forests fundraising campaign

    Raising $50,000 to plant 50 000 trees in Artsakh in Y2021 Website for donation: https://www.fpwc.org/donate/ The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets launched its We are our Forests campaign as part of its Aid for Artsakh project, in order to provide emergency relief to the forests and ecosystems of Artsakh. By raising […]

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