Transforming the Yerevan Zoo


Date: April 9, 2015
Event Type: Public Lecture
Speaker: Ruben Khachatryan, Director, Yerevan Zoo
Venue: 308E classroom, American University of Armenia

Since 2011, the Fund for Preservation of Wilderness and Cultural Assets (FPWC) has been implementing the project “FPWC for Yerevan Zoo” based on an agreement between the Zoo and FPWC. Per this agreement, FPWC is ...

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The Role of Civil Society in Environmental Education (EE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)


Date: March 17, 2015
Event Type: Seminar/panel discussion
Panelists: Nvard Gevorgyan, Shamam Gevorgyan, Knarik Grigoryan, Ruben Khachatryan, Amalya Hambartsumyan, Robert Ghukasyan
Panel Chair: Alen Amirkhanian
Venue: 208E classroom, American University of Armenia

The seminar series is supported by a Norwegian Government grant to develop environmental education capacity in Armenia, including establishment and strengthening of the Environmental ...

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Armenia’s International Obligations on Environmental Education (EE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Their Implementation


Date: March 6, 2015
Event Type: Seminar/panel discussion
Panelists: Karine Danielyan, Gayane Poghosyan, Anahit Gasparyam, Robert Stepanyan
Panel Chair: Alen Amirkhanian
Venue: 208E classroom, American University of Armenia

The seminar series is supported by a Norwegian Government grant to develop environmental education capacity in Armenia, including establishment and strengthening of the Environmental Education Network (EEN), a ...

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Environmental Education (EE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Seminar Series


Date: February 10, 2015 – May 5, 2015
Event Type: Seminar Series
Venue: American University of Armenia

The seminar series is supported by a Norwegian Government grant to develop environmental education capacity in Armenia, including establishment and strengthening of the Environmental Education Network (EEN), a learning partnership between civil society, educational institutions, government, and international organizations.

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Seminar Series: Curricular Principles of Armenia’s K-12 Education


Date: February 10, 2015
Event Type: Seminar
Speaker: Melanya Davtyan
Venue: American University of Armenia

Mrs. Melanya Davtyan’s presentation will focus on the RA policy on public education covering preschool to 12th grades. She will discuss educational standards set by law, as well as their structure and functions. She will also talk about curricula, textbooks, assessment ...

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Opportunities and Restrictions of Sustainable Development of the Aquaculture Sector in Armenia


Date: December 10, 2014
Event Type: Seminar
Speaker: Karen Aghababian 
Venue: American University of Armenia

The last comprehensive review of the aquaculture sector in Armenia was performed in 2011 and uses data as recent as 2008. Now, after four years of intensive development of the sector, a new review of its progress has been ...

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Aquaponics in Armenia


Date: September 5, 2014
Event Type: Seminar
Speaker: Carineh Ghafafian
Venue: American University of Armenia

Aquaponics is used throughout the world as a means to produce food, combining fish and plant farming into one system. The system combines and circulates water between aquaculture and hydroponics sections. An aquaponics system with balanced components ...

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Abundance of Narrow-Clawed Crayfish and Its Population Trends in Lake Sevan, Armenia


Date: August 22, 2014
Event Type: Seminar
Speaker: Karen Aghababyan
Venue: American University of Armenia

The AUA Acopian Center for the Environment and the Scientific Center of Zoology and Hydrobiology of National Academy of Science of the Republic of Armenia are presenting results of their collaborative work: “Abundance of Narrow-Clawed Crayfish (Astacus leptodactylus Eschscholtz, 1823) and ...

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Emerging Trends in Transportation Engineering (and Cycling in Yerevan)


Date: August 14, 2014
Event Type: Seminar
Speaker: Arthur Dolmajian
Venue: American University of Armeia

Mr. Dolmajian will speak about two separate by inter-related topics. As a practitioner, he is constantly keeping pace with the changes in the profession of transportation engineering. Particularly, advances in information technologies are fundamentally changing the data collection and the ...

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The Number and Trends of Breeding Carrion Crows in Yerevan


Date: July 25, 2014
Event Type: Seminar
Speakers: Anush Khachatryan, Karen Aghababyan
Venue: American University of Armenia

Carrion crows (Corvus corone) are well known birds that live close to humans and have some specific role in urban ecosystems. The current study investigated the density of carrion crows and its population trends in Yerevan. In addition, the ...

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