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Biodiversity Conservation in Armenia

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 @ 7:30 PM-9:00 PM

Featured Speaker: Aram Aghasyan, PhD, Senior Scientist, Academy of Sciences, and Head of Protected Areas, Ministry of Nature Protection, Armenia

Photo: Aram and Levon Aghasyan

Armenia is one of six countries comprising the Caucasus Biodiversity Hotspot—considered one of the world’s 25 most diverse and endangered regions. Approximately the size of the State of Maryland, Armenia boasts a tremendous diversity of plants and animals found nowhere else in the world. Dr. Aram Aghasyan and his son, Levon present an overview of what Armenia is doing to conserve the country’s rich biodiversity of wildlife and wild places.

Location: Saint Louis Zoo Living World Auditorium. Parking is FREE in the Zoo North Lot.

FREE and OPEN to ALL. Adults, teachers, middle and high school students, and the general public are invited to attend these no-cost lectures on topical issues in science. For more information call 314-646-4544 or 314-533-8586. Registration not required.

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Date:
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Time:
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
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