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: Advertisements

SUCCESS: Lake Baikal Paper Mill Closes

Originally posted on 12 November 2008 STOP PRESS: After many years of protest from the environmental movement, the Baikalsk Pulp & Paper Mill which has polluted Lake Baikal since the 1960’s, has finally closed. Many thanks to those of you who recently signed the petition against the mill. Read the full story at Guardian Unlimited […]