Environment

The “Environmental Classes and Excursion” Project of the Environmental Education Micro Project Competition, Successfully Completed

SHIRAK, Armenia – A group of about 20 schoolchildren from Vahramaberd and Haykavan villages in the Shirak Region participated in of one of the winning projects of the Environmental Education Micro Project Competition, initiated by Hrachya Hovhannsiyan....
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The “Environmental Classes on Forests” Project of the Environmental Education Micro Project Competition, Successfully Completed

TAVUSH, Armenia – More than 120 schoolchildren from four border villages (Sarigyugh, Tsaghkavan, Achajur, Sevkar) in the Tavush region participated in environmental classes on forestry. The project was initated by Mher Atoyan, and was one of the winning...
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AUA Center for Responsible Mining Publishes Results of Soil and Drinking-Water Testing

YEREVAN, Armenia – On June 29, 2016 the American University of Armenia (AUA) Center for Responsible Mining published reports providing results of independent soil and drinking water assessments in the Lori region. Last November, soil and water samples...
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The Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus and the American University of Armenia Acopian Center for the Environment hold Sustainable Energy Academy 2016

YEREVAN, Armenia – The Sustainable Energy Academy 2016 kicked off on Monday, August 8, 2016, at the American University of Armenia (AUA). The Academy, organized by AUA’s Acopian Center for the Environment in collaboration with the Heinrich Boell Foundation...
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The “Let’s Go Green and Learn English” Project of the Environmental Education Micro Project Competition, Successfully Completed

ARMAVIR, Armenia — A project in the form of a piloted course to teach English through environmental topics was conducted in two villages in the Armavir region, Karakert and Hatsik.
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“Young Naturalists” Project of the Environmental Education Micro Project Competition, Successfully Completed

Syunik, Goris—A winning project of the Environmental Education Micro Project Competition titled “Young Naturalists,” initiated by Ms. Lusine Shegunts, a teacher from #4 High School in Goris, and her environmentally concerned students took place...
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The “Alternative Energy Sources” Project of the Environmental Education Micro Project Competition Successfully Completed

TALIN, Armenia – Over 70 students from four schools in the Talin area participated in a project called “Alternative Energy Sources,” which aimed to introduce students to alternative and renewable energy sources and their economic, social, and ecological...
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The “Essence of the Armenian Cochineal” Project of the Environmental Education Micro Project Competition, Successfully Completed

ARMAVIR, Armenia – With the aim of raising awareness about the Armenian cochineal or Vordan Karmir, a critically endangered scale insect indigenous to the Ararat Plain and famous for the red dye derived from it historically.
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The “Let’s Speak through Puppets” Project of the Environmental Education Micro Project Competition, Successfully Completed

GEGHARKUNIK, Armenia —The Areguni NGO, through its project “Let’s Speak through Puppets,” delivered environmental education to schoolchildren through puppet theater performances in six villages in the Gegharkunik region, including Chambarak, Vahan,...
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