Great Baikal Trail, Irkutsk: Volunteer Blog

Originally posted in spring Follow the blog of our latest EVS volunteer Jeannot Attard, who is spending 6 months volunteering for Great Baikal Trail in Irkutsk, Siberia from December-May, where he is enjoying the Siberian winter sun! siberiansunuk.blogspot.com Advertisements

2011 spring update

Originally posted in spring 2011 by Katy Our activities have gone from strength to strength recently. In October 2010 LEWE members travelled overland from the UK to Siberia to coordinate a training course on volunteering with environmental NGOs which we hope will strengthen and improve our volunteering programmes and support for European Voluntary Service (EVS) […]

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 […]

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 […]