Altai leaders in Hawaii – 2016

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

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.

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An Important Film and Message

Shaman in the rearground sprinkles milk into the fire in the foreground

Our friends at Sacred Land Film Project, another Earth Island Institute project, are thrilled to announce the broadcast of this award-winning 4-film series.

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A Conversation with Don Weeden, Executive Director of the Weeden Foundation

How did you first learn about The Altai Project? I inherited The Altai Project when I came on as Executive Director of the Weeden Foundation 12 years ago. I knew virtually nothing about Altai at that time. Upon educating myself, I was impressed with the potential for landscape-scale conservation in Altai and the availability of…

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