Fire in Forest

“The fight against fires should begin with the fight for hearts and minds of the local people” – is a strong assurance of the Phoenix Fund staff who have been involved in conservation of Amur leopard habitat for more than 10 years. Продолжить

«Trial Balloon» Launched!

The Third Open Festival of School and Youth Mass Media – “Trial Balloon” – was held in Luchegorsk. This year over 70 individuals, 32 youth film studios, 11 children and student press-centres from Primorsky krai, Amurskaya and Permskaya provinces, Moscow, Barnaul and other cities submitted their entries. Продолжить

Tiger in Schools

Alexander Vrisch, coordinator of Phoenix’s educational projects, presented an Educator’s Tool Kit on Amur tiger, including a Teacher’s Guide and a DVD. The Kit was developed by 20 educators from eight districts of Primorye, representatives of Wildlife Conservation Society-Russia, Greenpeace-Russia, Primorsky Institute for Further Training of Educators, Lazovsky Nature Reserve, and representatives of Khabarovsky National Pedagogical University and All-Russia Nature Conservation Society from Khabarovsky krai. Продолжить

Educator’s Tool Kit on the Amur Leopard Awarded a Gold Medal

A unique Educator’s Tool Kit on the Amur leopard was awarded a gold medal as the best electronic publication at the 13th Far-Eastern Fair “Publishing House-2009”. Also, at the Second Far-Eastern Contest “Higher Education Publications-2009” the Kit was nominated as the best higher education publications in pedagogy and psychology fields and won the award. Продолжить

Leopard posters educational kit

In August 2003 Phoenix with support from AMUR and Fauna and Flora International developed a Leopard Posters Educational Kit for Schools of Primorye. Продолжить

“Tiger at Home” educational kit

In August 2004 Phoenix with support from Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Foundation produced “Tiger at Home” educational kit for schools in Primorye. This kit consists of 4 colorful posters on the Amur tiger as well as teachers’ guide. Продолжить

Biological diversity of Primorsky region (animals).

In 2006, Phoenix Fund and Primorsky Institute of Retraining and Advanced Training of Teachers with financial support from Vladivostok administration and with participation of “Computer Innovatiotions” Ltd. developed two multimedia encyclopedias “Biological diversity of Primorsky region (animals)” and “Sea inhabitants of Russian Far Southeast”. Продолжить

Project “HELP!”

It is clear that surviving in Primorsky forests is hard on their dwellers today. It is too hard for them to survive under the condition of total poaching, illegal logging, lack of food, and forest fires. They cannot survive without our help. Продолжить