Protecting the Natural and
Cultural Heritage of Greater Altai and Russia
To protect natural landscapes and wildlife and support indigenous peoples and traditional lifeways in and around Russia and the 4-nation Greater Altai region that also includes Mongolia, Kazakhstan, and China.
Supporting frontline efforts to address potentially destructive development projects such as dams, roads and pipelines and strengthening conservation and protection of flora, fauna, and indigenous lifeways.
Supporting wildlife biology research and conservation programs, protected areas management (including sacred sites), facilitating expert exchanges, and promoting conservation technology solutions.
Serving as an ally and fiscal sponsor of indigenous-led initiatives relating to traditional knowledge, indigenous rights, sacred lands, and traditional natural resource use.