NACRES – Centre for Biodiversity Conservation & Research
NACRES was first established as a group of enthusiasts in 1989 that was registered as NGO in 1991 under its first name Noah’s Ark Centre for the Recovery of Endangered Species (NACRES). It was later renamed as “Centre for Biodiversity Conservation & Research” while retaining its original acronym NACRES. NACRES is a registered non-governmental, non-profit organization. NACRES’ mission is to safeguard the biodiversity of Georgia and the South Caucasus, through conservation activities at national and local levels, based on sound science, sustainability principles and local participation.