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Armenian association AWHHE strives for a healthy environment

An article about the work of AWHH in the Armenian Weekly

06.10.2014 |



Written by Ali Hamlin

Today, like much of the world, Armenia faces significant environmental challenges, from poor waste management and mining exploitation to deforestation and conservation issues. The future may seem grim, but as a Birthright Armenia volunteer working with the Armenian Environmental Network (AEN), I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know the people and groups working to combat these issues. Part of AEN’s mission is to improve understanding of the environmental issues in Armenia while facilitating partnerships between Armenia and the U.S. Diaspora. As such, the goal of this series is to raise awareness about some of the lesser known environmental organizations in Armenia and their work on the ground. Each organization has a different story, but we’re all working towards the same goal of a greener Armenia.

Read the full article here about the work of the Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment (AWHHE).

Read more about AWHHE here.

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