BaikalWatch logoWelcome to Baikal Watch’s home on the web!

Earth Island Institute’s Baikal Watch program is part of a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the preservation of Lake Baikal and the Siberian frontier.


Since its inception, Baikal Watch has drawn attention to the problems of Lake Baikal and Siberia by:

  • Acting responsively to the needs of the emerging Russian environmental movement; and
  • –Acting to enhance the performance of local environmentalists by offering them access to information, expertise, and financial support.

Take a look around and learn how you can help protect one of the great natural wonders of the world!

Click here to check out our Featured Volunteer Opportunity with the Great Baikal Trail!