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A round table summing up the main results on the study of Baikal seal in 2019 and identifying current trends conservation of the endemic in 2020 took place November 29, 2019 at Institute of Ecology and Evolution named after A. N. Severtsov. During the meeting, specialists of Institute of Ecology and Evolution named after A. … Continue reading “A round table devoted to further studies of the Baikal seal took place at Institute of Ecology and Evolution named after A. N. Severtsov”

The Lake Baikal Foundation supports the project “With a Backpack on the Trail” of the Great Baikal Trail Association. From April to October 2019, 261 children took part in environmental lessons, studying the nature of the Baikal region in practice. The organizers of the project “With a Backpack on the Trail” shared their impressions of the results … Continue reading “Comment made by the organizers of the project “With a Backpack on the Trail””

The study in the framework of the pilot project “Trash Free National Parks”, which will last until July 2020, begins its second phase . The project was initiated by the Lake Baikal Foundation and supported by the Presidential Grants Foundation. During the first phase of the project (from July 2019), a study of the morphological … Continue reading “In 2020, scientists will develop the concept of sustainable management of SMW for Zabaikalsky national park”

The Lake Baikal Foundation in 2019 supported the project “With a backpack on the trail”implemented by the Association “Great Baikal Trail”. In the framework of the project scientists, ecologists and teachers showed children the wildlife of Baikal region, explained its laws, interrelations in order to teach them a conscious respect for the environment.  261 children from … Continue reading “Сomment made by a psychologist on the project “With a backpack on the trail””

Within the framework of the pilot environmental project of the Lake Baikal Foundation «Trash Free National Parks» waste morphology experts have analyzed 595 kg of waste collected in 5 days during the 2019 tourist season at container sites of Zabaikalsky national park and adjacent territories. Data on this are presented in the report on the … Continue reading “Results of the study on the solid communal waste morphology in Zabaikalsky national park: recycling potential”

Thanks to the project “Trash Free National Parks” during the tourist season of 2019, 55 m3 of recycled materials (mixed plastic, glass, metal) were sent fromZabaikalsky national park for recycling. Global Recycling Day is celebrated on November 15 in many countries Global. The purpose of this day is to attract the widest possible attention to … Continue reading “Global Recycling Day”

For the past three years, the Lake Baikal Foundation has supported one of the key projects a project by the Scientific Research Institute of Biology at Irkutsk State University— a long-term ecological monitoring program on lake Baikal entitled «Point No1». Maxim Timofeev, Director of the Institute of Biology of ISU, doctor of Biological Sciences, spoke about the … Continue reading “«Point No1»: comment made by the Director of the Institute of Biology of ISU Maxim Timofeev”

How to make communication between national parks and their visitors more environmentally friendly? To what extent is the recreational behavior of people on vacation compatible with the environmental approach to garbage and waste? In order to find answers to these questions and collect complete information on waste management practices in the national parks, The Lake … Continue reading “Most visitors of the Zaybaybalsky (Trans-Baikal) National Park support separate waste collection”

Since 2018, the Lake Baikal Foundation has been holding a unique series of activities aimed at studying the Baikal seal sustaining the welfare of the population. As part of the project “The Baikal Seal Year” in July 2019, an unique expedition to the Ushkany Isles was organized by a group of specialists from theInstitute of ecology … Continue reading “Scientists of Institute of ecology and evolution named after A. N. Severtsov about tagging the Baikal seal”

Students of Russian schools continue to participate in environmental online lessons on the careful attitude to the Baikal seal, which highlighted the first results of the expedition for tagging the seal. One month has passed since the launch of the lesson on the educational platform Stepik. We receive a lot of positive feedback and constructive … Continue reading “32 thousand children across Russia watched online lessons about the Baikal seal”

From September 27 to October 5, 2019, in Northern Kentucky, a delegation of five Russian experts in the field of water resources management, including Anastasia Tsvetkova, Director General of the Lake Baikal Foundation, took part in the Open World Leadership Center program at the Library of Congress. The short-term visit was aimed at sharing experiences … Continue reading “Anastasia Tsvetkova took part in the professional exchange program between Russia and the United States”

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