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Gift to the Earth from Amurskaya Province in the Russian Far East

23 may 2011
On May 26, in Blagoveshensk, Oleg Kozhemyako, the Governor of the Amurskaya Province, will receive WWF certificate «The Earth Keeper» to honor completion of nature refuges network.

Three off-roaders UAZ will also be handed over to patrol protected areas.

“Conservation commitments taken by Amurskaya Province in 1998 as part of the WWF’s Living Planet Campaign and recognized as Gifts to the Earth have been exceeded by half – new protected areas have been created on 2,1 mln hectares, - comments Yurii Darman, head of WWF-Russia Amur branch. – James Leape, Director General of WWF International, has signed “The Earth Keeper” certificate for Oleg Kozhemyako. WWF is also ready to provide Amurskaya Province Protected Areas Directorate with three off-roaders to be used in PAs territories patrolling.”