Tiger Day-2012

The 13th annual Tiger Day Celebration was held in Vladivostok on September 30, 2012. The weather was beautiful, and the parade was a great success. Over 4,000 brightly colored costumed participants proceeded down Okeansky Avenue, and at the intersection of Okeansky Avenue and Svetlanskaya Street circled the downtown square. 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

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

Anyuisky National Park Asks for Help

Yesterday Director of the Anyuisky National Park Alexander Samarin contacted Phoenix. Alexander explained why he could not go on with protection of the Park: “There only 1250 rubles (equivalent of $40) left on our bank account, and we are not able to pay for fuels to conduct anti-poaching patrols next month.” Продолжить

BBC care for Amur tiger

People from all over the world follow the fate of rare Amur tiger. This week the BBC Russia’s well-known DJ Seva Novgorodtsev called the office of Phoenix Fund to ask Sergei Bereznuk some questions about the current state of tiger population in Primorye and the attempts the NGOs undertake to protect it. Продолжить

One Month in the Wild

Today, October 26, Russian scientists of Severtsev Institute of Ecology and Evolution of the Russian Academy of Science informed the Phoenix Fund about the state of the tiger cub that was released back into the wild on September 16, 2009 in Mikhailovsky district of Primorsky krai after a long rehabilitation period. Продолжить

Emergency Situation in Kedrovaya Pad Reserve

On October 8, the oldest nature reserve of Primorski region had its 93rd anniversary. Unfortunately, there was no cause for celebration, because the reserve’s work has been paralysed due to lack of funds as the result of a poorly executed reorganisation of the protected areas in the range of the Amur leopard. Продолжить