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

“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

Educational booklet “Home of the Far Eastern leopard”

In September 2002 Phoenix published 1,000 copies of an educational booklet “Home of the Far Eastern leopard” for local schools.
It covers the topics of the leopard biology, habitat, history and conservation efforts illustrated with the colourful children’s paintings of this beautiful animal. The goal of the project is to increase awareness of the local population and foster positive attitude towards leopards. Продолжить

Plants and animals of the Japan/East Sea

In July 2007 Phoenix jointly with the Far Eastern National University (Vladivostok) released a field guide: “Plants and Animals of the Japan/East Sea”. The edition with a run of 4,000 copies comprises information in Russian and English on 405 species of the Russian part of the Japan Sea. Продолжить

Guidelines for human behavior and livestock management in tiger habitat

In 2005, with support from the Rhinoceros &Tiger Conservation Fund, USA and the Save the Tiger Fund, Phoenix published a third edition of the booklet “Guidelines for human behavior and livestock management in tiger habitat”. Продолжить

Forest Fire-Fighting

The Khasan district in Southern Primorye is famous for its unique animal and plant species. Nature reserves and protected territories cover 37% of the district. It is a home to the endangered Amur leopard, whose population is now limited to 35-40 animals, and isolated subpopulation of Amur tigers with 15-20 individuals. Once in 6 years forest fires engulf up to 50% of the district. Продолжить