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Laura Williams and husband Igor Shpilenok have been conserving Russian nature for over a decade. Laura has a Master's degree in Conservation Biology from Yale and worked at WWF-Russia. Igor founded and directed the Bryansk Forest Nature Reserve in western Russia. They travel throughout Russa, documenting the Russian wilderness, but they make their home in the village of Chukrai, Bryansk region. She blogs at llorax.livejournal.com.
Russian Life:May/June 2014 For years, photographer Igor Shpilenok
has sought out the elusive wild tulips of
Southern Russia and Kalmykia. Last spring
he finally saw them. Sort of. Author: Laura Williams Illustrations/Images:Igor Shpilenok
Russian Life:July/August 2007 Just under a century ago, a nefarious pest migrated (thanks to war and industrial farming) from the southwestern U.S. to the Russian heartland. Ever since, potatoes – a staple in the Russian diet also brought from the Americas –?have been under siege. Author: Laura Williams Illustrations/Images:Igor Shpilenok Buy a Copy of this Issue