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Laura Williamsand husband Igor Shpilenok have been conserving Russian nature for two decades. 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. Today they are a full-time conservation writer and photographer team, traveling around Russia to document its wilderness. Laura blogs in English and Russian at llorax.livejournal.com. Igor's photo blog is at shpilenok.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
Russian Life:July/Aug 2003 Off limits for eight decades, the Kurile islands are a treasure trove of natural history and geological wonders. We travel to the southernmost island, which is just a stone's throw from Japan. Author: Laura Williams Illustrations/Images:Igor Shpilenok