PEOPLE FOR NATURE 2019-2022

THE PROJECT AIMS AT ENGAGING THE PUBLIC IN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

YEAR 1 PROJECT RESULTS
7 workshops for regional NGOs have taken place
3 industry ratings of environmental transparency have been calculated
More than 5 events and round tables have taken place to showcase the project
19 grants have been issued to public organizations
An online platform for the project has been launched at peoplefornature.ru
3 sets of equipment for extinguishing forest fires in protected areas and monitoring illegal logging have been sent out
EU/WWF round table: How to Engage the Public in Environmental Protection at the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation (Moscow)
Detecting Illegal Logging Field Training, Karachay-Cherkess Republic
«Assessment of the Legality of the Planning and Conduct of Selective Sanitary Logging in the Forest Fund of the Mountainous Part of the Republic of Adygea» grant .
Presentation of the 6th Environmental Transparency Rating for Russian oil and gas companies
An online platform for the project launched at peoplefornature.ru
Basic forest patrol complex for fire suppression handed over to public inspectors in the Altai Territory
Theory and Practice of Protection of Regional Specially Protected Natural Areas (and Fire Control in Protected Areas Field Training, Altai territory
NPOs and Non-Financial Statements workshop, Vladivostok
EU and WWF representatives meeting with environmental NGOs + field trip to Vladivostok
NPOs and Non-Financial Statements workshop, Krasnoyarsk
Project presentation at the Shapkhaev Hearings in Ulan-Ude and Siberia and the Far East Environmental Organizations conference in Tankhoy
«Public Monitoring of Selective Sanitary Logging Within the Borders of Scots Pine Forest Area Natural Sanctuary (Mostovsky district of Krasnodar Territory)» grant
Legal Bases of Interaction Between the Public Sector and Industrial Companies workshop, Khabarovsk
Legal Bases of Interaction Between the Public Sector and Industrial Companies workshop, Blagoveschensk
Project presentation at the Public Participation in the Environmental Development of the Krasnoyarsk Krai round table in the framework of the Civil Forum About People 2019 in Krasnoyarsk
EU and WWF representatives at the Yenisei Environmental Forum, meeting with the Krasnoyarsk NGOs and the top management of the Krasnoyarsk aluminum plant
Public Monitoring of Forest Sanitary and Health Measures Webinar, Krasnoyarsk
«Detecting River Pollution During Alluvial Gold Mining in the Altai-Sayan Ecoregion. Retrospective Monitoring According To 2019 Satellite Images» grant
«Monitoring the legality of logging in the Central part of the Russian Caucasus» grant
«Forest Pathology Examination Report Audit in the Altai Territory and the Republic of Altai» grant
Presentation of the 3rd Environmental Transparency Rating for Russian mining and metals companies
Presentation of the pilot Environmental Transparency Rating for Russian electric and heat generating companies
Logging monitors handed over to activists In Caucasus ecoregion
EU and WWF representatives meeting with the NGOs that won grants in Moscow
24 backpack fire extinguishers sent to the Ministry of natural resources of the Altai Territory
«Analytical Assessment of Negative Impacts of Industrial Enterprises on the Environment in the Republic of Altai and Altai Territory» grant
«Public Control over the Implementation of Resource Investment Projects in the Amur Ecoregion» grant
«Analysis of the Negative Impact of Industrial Enterprises on the Yenisei Siberia Environment» grant
«Conducting Environmental Raids on Protected areas in the Altai Territory» grant
«Smog Signal Monitoring in Ulan-Ude» grant
«School of Public Environmental Inspectors and Monitoring the Negative Impact of Industrial Enterprises on the Environment in the Republic of Buryatia» grant
«Public raids on sanitary cabins in the Khabarovsk Territory and preparation of the investigation film» grant
«Social Technology School for Environmental Activists» grant
«Monitoring the legality of logging in the Central part of the Russian Caucasus» grant
«Taiga Inspections» grant
«Setting Up a System of Public Environmental Control in the Amur Ecoregion» grant
«Monitoring the Legality of Sanitary Logging in Floodplain Forests of the Giaginsky District of the Republic of Adygea» grant
«Golden Rivers of the Amur» grant
«Engaging the public in Forest Use Monitoring in the Mountainous Part of the Mostovsky District (Krasnodar Territory) to Reduce the Number of Violations During Logging» grant

PROJECT PRESENTATION AND PUBLIC MEETINGS

June 10, 2019
EU/WWF round table: How to Engage the Public
in Environmental Protection at the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation (Moscow)
September 28-29, 2019
EU and WWF representatives meeting with environmental NGOs + field trip to Vladivostok
October 10-20, 2019
Project presentation at the Shapkhaev Hearings in Ulan-Ude
and Siberia and the Far East Environmental Organizations conference in Tankhoy
November 21-22, 2019
Project presentation at the Public Participation in the Environmental Development of the Krasnoyarsk Krai round table in the framework of the Civil Forum About People 2019 in Krasnoyarsk
November 27-28, 2019
EU and WWF representatives at the Yenisei Environmental Forum, meeting with the Krasnoyarsk NGOs and the top management of the Krasnoyarsk aluminum plant
March 16-17, 2020
EU and WWF representatives meeting with the NGOs that won grants in Moscow

ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSPARENCY RATINGS

November 25, 2019
presentation of the 6th Environmental Transparency Rating for Russian oil and gas companies
December 17, 2019
presentation of the 3rd Environmental Transparency Rating for Russian mining and metals companies
December 22, 2019
presentation of the pilot Environmental Transparency Rating for Russian electric and heat generating companies

FOREST PROTECTION

EQUIPMENT FOR PROTECTION AGAINST FOREST FIRES AND ILLEGAL LOGGING
MONITORING ILLEGAL LOGGING
FOREST CERTIFICATION AND SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT
January 2019
Logging monitors handed over to activists (Autonomous Non-Commercial Organization «Green Shield of the Caucasus»)
April 2020
24 backpack fire extinguishers sent to the Ministry of natural resources of the Altai Territory
September 2019
Basic forest patrol complex for fire suppression handed over to public inspectors in the Altai Territory
80 logging sites were surveyed
in the Caucasus.
Violations were detected in 68 of them
2030 logging sites have been mapped and published
An apiary registration app
was designed
Development of a Guide on Public Participation in Assessing the Quality of Voluntary Forest Certification
according to FSC and PEFC Standards
November 28-29, 2019
Conference on beekeeping in the Far East taiga. A strategy was developed to monitor compliance with regional initiatives for the conservation of lime trees in Primorye
Conservation of socially valuable Linden forests: a list about 300 apiaries was formed to suggest prohibiting to cut linden trees

WORKSHOPS FOR NGOS

Monitoring Illegal Logging and Combatting Forest Fires
corporate non-financial reporting
Legal basis for interaction with industrial enterprises
Karachay-Cherkess Republic
Altai Territory
Krasnoyarsk
MORE THAN 50
PARTICIPANTS
IN 3 REGIONS OF RUSSIA
Krasnoyarsk
Vladivostok
Blagoveshchensk
Khabarovsk

GRANT PROGRAM FOR NGOS

monitoring of river pollution during gold mining
Monitoring Illegal Logging & Forest Fires
public control and conflict monitoring
professional development of environmental NGOs and activists
In Progress
Completed
Detection of river contamination cases in alluvial gold mining in the Altai-Sayan region
Golden Rivers of the Amur
In progress
Completed
Forest pathology reports audit
Public raids on sanitary cabins in the Khabarovsk Territory and preparing an investigative film
Assessment of the legality of sanitary logging in the Republic of Adygea
Engaging the public in forest management monitoring
Monitoring the legality of sanitary logging in floodplain forests of the Giaginsky district of the Republic of Adygea
Monitoring sanitary logging, Scots Pine Forest Area natural sanctuary
Monitoring logging legality in the central part of the Russian Caucasus
Monitoring logging legality in the central part of the Russian Caucasus
In progress
Completed
Conducting environmental raids on protected areas
Analysis of the negative impact of industrial enterprises in the Yenisei part of Siberia on the environment
Taiga Inspections
Assessment of the negative impact of industrial enterprises on the environment in the Republic of Altai and the Altai Territory
Smog Signal Monitoring
in Ulan-Ude
Public control over the implementation of resource investment projects
Setting up a public environmental control system in the Amur Ecoregion
In progress
Completed
School of Public Environmental Inspectors
Social Technology School for Environmental Activists

ONLINE PLATFORM FOR SHARING ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES

THE PROJECT "PEOPLE FOR NATURE" IS IMPLEMENTED BY WWF RUSSIA WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION. ABOUT THE PROJECT