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

Kedrovaya Pad Biosphere Nature Reserve

Welcome to the Land of Amur Leopard! Kedrovaya Pad Biosphere Nature Reserve is the oldest Russian nature reserve, created in 1916 and located in the extreme south of the Russian Far East, not far from the borders with China and North Korea. It is home to the Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis), listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN. Продолжить