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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…
Retreating glacier on Southern Altaisky Ridge. Photo by S. Spitsyn.

Connecting to Ukok

Ukok is unlike any other place in the world…pristine, magical, and spectacular.

Immature Steppe eagle flying. Photo by Igor Karyakin.

News in the Time of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is a challenging and uncertain time for humans around the globe. We are seeing the ripples of tremendous and complex impacts and changes in our homes, our communities, and around the world. The same is true in the conservation world.

Steppe eagle with tracker

Altaian Raptors in Action

Here are some images of Altai’s many different raptor species and a few other special appearances.