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    Outdoor lighting system installed in Tsovak after 25 year break

    Tsovak community had not had any outdoor lighting system since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Over time, all the infrastructures had worn out. Realizing the importance of the community development, the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC), in cooperation with VivaCell-MTS, resolved the illumination issue of the main village streets […]

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    SunChild 7th Festival: Call for volunteers

      FPWC is excited to announce a call for volunteers for the SunChild 7th International Environmental Film Festival taking place October 13-17, 2017, Yerevan, Armenia. We are looking for enthusiastic and responsible individuals / nature lovers willing to contribute into inmost work of bringing nature and environment into focus of public attention. All interested candidates […]

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    Vardahovit community is completely illuminated

    Since 1989, lots of refugees and young families moved from different villages of Vayots Dzor region settling in Vardahovit community. There has never been any illumination system installed in the village before. From now on, the streets of Vardahovit will be illuminated in the evenings due to the installation of 1.6 km long system of […]

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    22 young environmentalists in the SunChild summer school

    This year 22 young environmentalists from 5 Armenian communities – Garni, Urtsadzor, Lusashogh, Khachik and Arpi – took part in the  SunChild summer school.  It was organized in the Eco Lodge of the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge from August 8 to 15. Sunchild Eco Clubs Network has been functioning since 2006, providing environmental education to more […]

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    New agricultural equipment for Gnishik community

    The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) and VivaCell-MTS have implemented the 4th project in the Gnishik community of Vayots Dzor. The community encompasses both Gnishik and Mozrov villages. In January 2017, the cooperating organizations donated a “DT-75″ caterpillar tractor, which was manufactured in 2016, to the community. As a result […]

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    Khachik Hakobyan paid a working visit to the Wildlife Rescue Center

    On July 21, RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Khachik Hakobyan paid a working visit to the Wildlife Rescue Center (WRC). The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) along with the International Animal Rescue has launched “80 BEARS” triennial campaign. The mission is to save 80 Red Listed Brown bears living […]

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    Ranger Campus will serve as an environmental science and education hub

    On June 26, the opening of the Ranger Campus in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR) took place. The aim of the Campus is promotion of educational-scientific research in environmental sphere. It will contribute to biodiversity conservation, development of natural sciences and to the welfare of community. The Ranger Campus is entirely constructed with eco-friendly materials […]

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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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