Primorsky Region

Primorsky region (Primorye) is situated in the south of the Russian Far East. It borders on Khabarovsky region of Russia in the north, People’s Republic of China and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in the west and southwest, respectively, and is washed by the Sea of Japan (East Sea) in the east and the south. Primorye takes up 165,900 km2. 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

Steps Towards Fire Safety in Leopard Habitat

A mutually beneficial quadripartite agreement has been signed by four state and non-governmental organisations, namely Primorsky Branch of All Russia Volunteer Fire Organisation, Phoenix Fund, Kedrovaya Pad Biosphere Nature Reserve, and Slavyanka Municipality, in order to improve fire-fighting efforts in Southwest Primorye. Продолжить

Leopard Photo Exhibition to Take Place in Primorye

Kedrovaya Pad State Biosphere Nature Reserve and “Far Eastern Leopard” Primorsky regional NGO have launched a travelling exhibit devoted to the recently created Land of Leopard National Park. One hundred best photographs will be displayed at the exhibit. Продолжить

Environmental Journalism Awards – 2012

On June 5 – the Russian Day of the Ecologist and the World Environment Day, the jury announced the winners of the Sixth Far Eastern Environmental Journalism Awards Taiga Alive – 2012, competition of nature protection journalism. We congratulate the winners and laureates! Продолжить