Our volunteer makes a film about a Karelian NGO and forest conservation

Originally posted in summer 2013 Funded by the European Voluntary Service scheme, Liza Derentchenko spent 8 months in 2012-3, working with SPOK, the Karelian Regional Nature Conservancy, on conservation of high value and old growth forests. As part of her project, she made a short video about the work of her host organisation:

Film Screening: An evening in the Siberian Forest

Originally posted in October 2012 FILM SHOWING: Thurs 8th December 2012. Doors @ 7pm, films @ 7.30pm Green Lens Studio, 4a Atterbury Road, London N4 1SF £5 donation As part of the International Year of the Forest, Look East Wild Earth will be showing two eye-opening documentaries at the wonderful Green Lens cinema in Haringey, […]

Talk at Exeter University: Forestry, the environment and volunteering in Siberia

A presentation/discussion event focusing on the environment (especially forestry) and volunteering in Siberia. Includes presentations by former European Voluntary Service (EVS) participants on their experiences volunteering for Siberian Environmental NGOs. Everyone also sampled some delicious Siberian Wilds herbal tea! Date: Monday 21st March, 2010, 17.30-19.30 Venue: Lecture Theatre 6.1, Queens Building, Exeter University

Talk at Pushkin House

Originally posted in February 2009 by Steph Wed 11 February 2009 – 7.00pm Lecture: The Tomsk Taiga Research Project, Siberian Forests: Economy Vs. Conservation by Ms. Stephanie Ward In association with GB Russia Society This talk discussed the relationship between rural Siberian people and their surrounding forest in the context of the modern-day environmental movement […]

Film Screening: NGOs vs. oil companies in Siberia

Originally posted in winter 2007 On 12th November at Passing Clouds Works in Dalston, east London, Look East Wild Earth coordinated the first UK screening of award-winning Russian film “The Warning” (Preduprezhdenie). “The Warning” is a documentary-style film charting the struggle of Siberian communities in protecting their sacred lands from predatory oil companies. Its makers, […]

Siberia Wild at Camden Green Fair and Bike Fest

Originally posted in summer 2007 by Steph On 3rd June in Regents Park in London, Siberian Wild took part in the 2007 Camden Green Fair and Bike Fest. We organised a stall as part of their campaigns & education field – arguably the heart and soul of green events all over the country. Our stall […]

Siberian Wild at the Big Green Gathering

Originally posted in August 2005 by Steph As a part of my European Voluntary Service placement, I designed a project that was linked to my work at Irkutsk based environmental NGO, Baikal Environmental Wave and applied for a small grant from the British Council’s Future Capital programme to realise it. I decided to create a […]