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Russia and central Asia meet in London

Irina Kamennova and Lew Young

I met with Irina Kamennova (Wetlands International Russia) and Lew Young (Ramsar regional advisor for Asia) at the London Wetland Centre – we spent a productive couple of hours exploring the site, along with their respective children, who particularly enjoyed the playground.  We (the adults!) discussed options

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Russian wetland centre seminar and workshop – May 2013

Two workshops held in Russia in early May offered a great opportunity to build the network of wetland centres, provide training, and support partners (particularly Wetlands International) in developing a Russian regional CEPA action plan. The first workshop of 13 participants from wetland centres, protected areas and

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Russia presentations, Park of Birds, Moscow

Here are the presentations from the Wetlands International / WLI seminar at the Park of Birds, Kaluga Region, Moscow.  These are PDF versions of the originals.  For more information on any of them, please contact us at wli@wwt.org.uk or use the contact details provided on the presentation. 

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International Birds Day, Smolensk, Russia

On April 1st, the International Birds Day (in Russia this holiday is celebrated since 1927) students of the 7-8 forms of Przhevalskaya secondary school were told about rare birds living in the swamps and activities on the project «Preservation and restoration of rare birds species populations living

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Tomsk State University

The oldest Siberian wetland science school is affiliated at Tomsk State University.  We research and monitor mires and peatlands on the West Siberian plain and mountains.  The key activities include: Mires and peatlands inventory, management and conservation Mire biological diversity research Mire typology Mire cartography using GIS-technologies Mire vegetation

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Smolensk wetlands

For the first time in the National Park “Smolensk Lakelands” 20 year existence, 2012 saw the implementation of a major project to support nesting sites for wetland birds.  It was supported by WWF, and focuses on the conservation of populations of rare bird species in these major

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Cross-border wetlands conservation in the Polesie region of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine

Transboundary project area

The border region of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine hosts one of Europe’s largest floodplain areas: the Polesie which covers more than 65,000 sqkm. The region is of immense value which makes is a cornerstone of a European network of conservation important areas. Almost all key larger mammals which are typical for

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Protected: MBP members page

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WLI Russia

WLI Russia Russia is a vast country with a huge diversity of cultures, terrain and biodiversity.  Running from the European side of the Urals, there are links with the Baltic sea and partners in Scandinavia and eastern Europe, whilst the far east of the country has more

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Muraviovka Nature Center

Muraviovka Nature Center

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