Luiza Abrahamyan, YSU Third-Year Student of Journalism Faculty for EcoLur
In Armenia year 2019 is planned to be announced as the year of the Caucasian Leopard. On www.e-draft.am website there is a governmental resolution put into circulation 'On Approving State Program of Caucasian Leopard Conservation for 2019 and Announcing Year 2019 as A Year of Caucasian Leopard'.
In case this resolution is adopted, an international summit on the Caucasian leopard will be held in Armenia, postcards and stamps with the Caucasian leopard will be issued, a film will be shot and screened on the Armenian biodiversity, as well as an exhibition will be organized.
The Caucasian Leopard is red-listed in Armenia and in the IUCN as critical, Currently, there are 7-9 leopards recorded in Armenia.
19:27 November 19, 2018