“Friends of Baikal” is an initiative of people themselves and an association of concerned people. This is their common desire to work together for the benefit of Lake Baikal” - the Director for Public Relations of En + Group Elena Vishnyakova says.
The activities of the Association are aimed at uniting business representatives, experts, researchers and public organizations in order to preserve and develop the territory of the Baikal region, attract public attention to the problems of Lake Baikal, promote eco-volunteering and intersectoral partnership, eco-tourism and eco-awareness.
Our infographics will tell you who will be included into the association, what projects the association will be engaged in, as well as about the way you can become its participant. You can also learn about the activities of “Friends of Baikal” in more detail in the exclusive interview with “Key to Baikal”.
A new #volunteersdiary by Anastasia Malakhova who came to participate in the winter project of the Great Baikal Trail at the Baikal Nature Reserve and understood how each of us can influence the environment and why it is so important to travel in a meaningful way.
Two stories will tell you about the way the love of people for Lake Baikal helped them to find their life work.
Baikal region is going to celebrate a big ecological anniversary. The main nature reserve of the Republic of Buryatia is 50 years old. We talked with its director Vasiliy Sutula about the reason why ecotourism does not mean having rest in lounge chairs on the beach and about the way the reserve can help educate responsible tourists.
This month we have an unusual #volunteersdiary to present to you: this text is almost a patter written by Natalia Zotova, who went to the GBT project titled “The Test Trail” held on the Svyatoy Nos Peninsula, and changed her attitude to volunteering and... even to life forever.