Caucasus Environmental Network: Volunteering in Georgia

Originally posted in autumn 2013 by Gabrielle Fenton After finishing my degree in Social Anthropology in the UK, I went to Georgia for one year. I went there as an EVS (European Volunteer Service) volunteer to work with a regional environmental organisation called CENN, the Caucasus Environmental NGO Network. I still remember arriving in Tbilisi, […]

Georgia: Deforestation and Kvemo Svaneti

Originally posted in the spring 2011 newsletter by Humfrey Legge Kvemo Svaneti is located in the north-west of Georgia and borders the disputed, and currently Russian-controlled, Abkhazia. The region, one of the most beautiful and biologically diverse in a country famed for its beauty and biological diversity, is home to the Svanetian people. Svans, despite […]