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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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    Over 6000 trees were planted in the memory of soldiers Armenians lost during the Artsakh war

    Nowadays, when the country faces one of its hardest times, it’s of most importance to continue working for the sake of a brighter future for Armenia and the whole world. The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) continues to pursue its main goal of conserving nature, and despite all the challenges […]

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    Wild bear cub rescue operation in Goghtanik village

    Recently, the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) carried out another rescue operation for a bear cub in the wild. On December 1, 2020, the FPWC Wildlife Rescue Center (WRC) received an alarm։ In Goghtanik village of Vayots Dzor region, a wild bear cub was entangled in the nets of the […]

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    Unknown to science new species of moth discovered in Armenia, CWR

    During spring months of 2020, FPWC has hosted a group of biologists from  Deutschland, Institute for Ecosystem Research, that have been conducting their research in CWR, Urtsadzor’s site, located in Ararat region. The main focus of interest for the scientists was the diverse fauna of invertebrates: moths and other insects, that are found in abundance […]

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    Ecocide Alert In The Southern Caucasus

    Video – https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1235422780163662 On Sept. 27th, a full-blown war erupted between Armenia & Azerbaijan over the region of Artsakh in the South Caucasus. This ongoing war is a major threat for the biodiversity of the region. Considered one of the world’s hotspot in terms of biodiversity, the region is home to more than 6000 plant species, […]

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    The CWR can be an example for other parts of the Caucasus (video)

    The friend and partner of the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets, also the Network Development Manager for Europe and Central Asia at BirdLife International Brecht Verhelst congrats the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge’s 10th Anniversary. Brecht Verhelst said. “I first visited the place in winter Y2017, when it was covered with snow and […]

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