ECO-TOPIC OF THE MONTH

  • Sustainable Energy Academy 2018

    Sustainable Energy Academy 2018 is jointly organized by the AUA Acopian Center for the Environment and the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation. This year’s theme is “The Youth & Civil Society Action towards Sustainable Energy in Rural Communities”. The aim of Academy 2018 is to empower community youth and citizens to seek ... Read more

  • Better Energy Management Saves AUA 34% in Summer Power Consumption

    Energy saving measures at AUA in July 2016 resulted in a remarkable 34% decrease in electrical energy consumption compared with same period last year.

    The savings were equal to 50,102 kWh or $4,500. This was equivalent to reductions in 12.5 tons of carbon emissions. “This shows the importance of good energy management. While efficient technologies in ... Read more

  • AUA ACE’s “Edible” School Yards Program Being Piloted in Two Yerevan Schools

    YEREVAN, Armenia – AUA Acopian Center for the Environment (ACE) started the second year of its cooperation with the Municipality of Yerevan on an educational program called, “The Natural Environment and I,” where middle and high school students participate in a multidisciplinary and interactive environmental education program in their schools.

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  • Environmental Education Micro Project Competition

    The Environmental Education Network (EEN) announces a competition for proposals on environmental education (EE) micro projects open to all applicants in Armenia. The topics of the EE micro projects could include water, energy, waste management/recycling, biodiversity, endangered species, nature conservation or restoration, ecosystems, or other environmental topics of interest to the applicant.

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  • Six Yerevan Schools Complete AUA Acopian Center for the Environment’s “Natural Environment and I” Program

    On Monday, June 8, 2015, the American University of Armenia (AUA) Acopian Center for the Environment and Yerevan Municipality completed their first year of cooperation on the “Natural Environment and I” program. A completion ceremony was held at the Yerevan Zoo.

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  • ENV 202 – ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS Undergraduate Course

    Starting from this semester AUA is offering a new course called Environmental Projects for undergraduate students. This upper division course is designed for undergraduate students to gain a deeper understanding and competence in environmental project design, implementation, and evaluation.

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  • BOOK COVER COMPETITION FOR GREEN ARCHITECTURE TEXTBOOK

    UNDP-GEF “Improving Energy Efficiency in Buildings” project is publishing a textbook for architecture and urban-planning students on environmentally responsible and energy-efficient building design. Young architects and graphic designers are invited to submit designs for the cover of this textbook. The cover includes front cover, cover spine, and back cover. Download Detailed Instructions here.

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