The AESA Environmental Committee was established in 1988 to provide assistance to Armenia by evaluating and solving environmental pollution problems, raising environmental awareness, and championing programs that would have a long-term effect on improving the environment. The first activity of the Committee was sending a team of five environmental specialists to Armenia in 1988 for conducting a two-week fact-finding mission.
Since then, the Committee has organized several workshops and lectures throughout Los Angeles and Yerevan and members have provided assistance to governmental and non-governmental environmental bodies in Armenia in various fields. Committee’s major projects in Armenia have been:
The “Green Armenia” environmental group was established in 2013 to help raise awareness to provide scientific expertise related to environmental issues in Armenia. Its mission is to help preserve the natural environment of Armenia, work towards its rehabilitation, attain sustainable use of natural resources, and strive to eliminate or prevent any activities that could adversely impact the environment.