Residents and ecologists appeal to governor to stop forest clearing

The heads of Luchegorsk, Fedoseev, Nagorny and Pozharsky towns opposed the sell by auction of Luchegorsky and Pozharsky district forestry for cutover. Officials co-operated with conservationists and NGOs in their appeal to Primorsky krai governor Sergei Darkin. Продолжить

Rolex Helps Save Tigers

Five winners were honoured for their innovative projects in science, medicine and nature conservation during a solemn award ceremony in New Delhi, India on 27 November. Sergei Bereznuk, director of the Phoenix Fund, Russian ecological organisation, is one of the five laureates who received this prestigious award for innovations in Amur tiger conservation. Продолжить

Residents of the Russian Far East Protect Anyuisky National Park

On September 13, 2010 substantial financial support was sent to Anyuisky National Park’s bank account by the Phoenix Fund, Russian ecological NGO, that raised 12,189 rubles ($406) through its “HELP!” text donation campaign in the last two months. Продолжить

Governmental Residence To Be Built in Primorye

The Presidential administration is going to build a government residence for the first persons of the country on Gamov peninsula in Khasansky district of Primorsky krai. The cost of this project will be 7,7 billion rubles ($256 million) as estimated. Продолжить

Sakhalin-Khabarovsk-Vladivostok Gas Pipeline in Primorye

On September 15, Russian media informed that the construction of the Sakhalin-Khabarovsk-Vladivostok gas pipeline started in Primorye according to the agreement signed by Primorsky Krai Administration and Russian energy giant Gasprom. The first joint of the gas pipeline in Primorye was welded on September 14 nearby Ivanovka village of Mikhailovsky district. Продолжить