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 defenders in addressing environmental and human rights issues, including poaching, illegal logging, gold mining
Protecting rich biological diversity through wildlife research and conservation programs and promoting effective protected areas management (including sacred sites)
Serving as an ally and sponsor of indigenous-led initiatives relating to traditional knowledge, indigenous rights, sacred lands, and traditional natural resource use