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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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    Tree planting aimed to preserve the ecosystem of Armenia

    The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) and VivaCell-MTS, on March 24 initiated a tree-planting in Urtsadzor on the International Day of Forests. Within the frames of the event partner organizations’ employees helped to plant several hundred apricot and plum trees in the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge (CWR). The nursery in the CWR was established by […]

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    The community development in the focus of attention

    VivaCell-MTS and the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) continue to support Mozrov village in Vayots Dzor region. In order to improve the efficiency of the agricultural labor, the cooperating organizations donated a “DT-75″ caterpillar tractor, produced in 2016,  to the village. The expected agricultural machinery has been provided in the […]

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    Roundtable on Conservation and Community Development held at CWR

    On March 4th, 2017 FPWC hosted a round-table meeting with Armenia’s community heads over a number of environmental and socio-economic issues in vulnerable villages across Armenia, which took place in the Urtsadzor Eco center (Urtsadzor village, Ararat region). The meeting  aimed at, and succeeded in bringing together key stakeholders to discuss and encourage communities’ initiatives […]

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