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Defending Russian Nature

Author: Fred Strebeigh

Sep/Oct 2003
Page 46   ( 8 pages)

Summary: Over the last century, Russia has created a system of preserves -- zapovedniki -- where wilderness holds sway and humans are rarely allowed. It is the world's largest system of strict nature preserves. We meet some of the heroes quietly working to preserve these zapovedniki, despite miserly allocations from the government.

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