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The Altai Project’s mission is to protect nature and strengthen communities in Russia’s Altai Republic. Our goals are:

  • Biodiversity conservation and wildlife protection – Read more…
  • Supporting indigenous organizations in their efforts to restore and protect their traditional lands, lifeways, and languages – Read more…
  • Promoting renewable energy and environmentally sustainable design – Read more…
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My Internship in Altai

My name is Audrey Jost, and I am from France and I study Biology and Ecology. During the last year of my Master’s degree program, I went to Russia for 4 months to work on felid conservation. Thanks to Jennifer Castner and The Altai Project’s help, I was accepted to participate in an internship at […]

Graduate internship in snow leopard research

Enjoy this video created by The Altai Project’s intern, Audrey Jost. In it, she documents her collaboration with snow leopard expert Sergei Spitsyn and his team at Altaisky State Nature Reserve. You can read her article about her time in Altai here. 

Altaian delegates fascinated by all stages of the coconut palm's development.

Altai leaders in Hawaii – 2016

Enjoy a brief tour of The Altai Project’s participation in a “‘No Go’ zones in sacred landscapes” international delegation to Maui, Kaho’olawe, and Oahu Islands and the IUCN-World Conservation Congress in August and September 2016. Read more about the event here.