Welcome to Baikal Watch's new 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!
Featured Volunteer Opportunity
Help Build the Great Baikal Trail!
The Great Baikal Trail Construction Continues Each Year from May to September
THE GREAT BAIKAL TRAIL --- If you are interested in helping our Russian partners build the first system of trails in northern Asia, then please visit the Great Baikal Trail site at http://greatbaikaltrail.org/
Earth Island and its Russian partners are helping build the GREAT BAIKAL TRAIL, connecting 3 national parks and 4 nature reserves around the lake! We are looking for summer volunteers, generous and hearty souls who would like to spend 2-6 weeks at Baikal this year, and team up with local Russians to build this trail. To fill out an application to volunteer along the GBT, please go to click here.
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