What was most memorable location?

Tom Osborn told us about his experience of Kamchatka! Far East Russia’s Far Eastern Federal District spans an area of over 6 million square kilometers (including the above-mentioned Kamchatka Peninsula), but the crew also focused on its southern frontiers near the city of Vladivostok to capture a very unique type of turtle. The Amur softshell…

How choose locations for Wild Edens?

The crew of Wild Edens traveled to the ends of the world’s largest country to bring you unique footage of wild animals. These included Siberia’s Lake Baikal, the Altai Mountains, the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia’s Far East and the Arctic. Don’t miss the documentary on Nat Geo TV! #IAm_WildEdens, #CouldBe_WildEdens, #PRESERVE_WildEdens, #conservation, #wildlife, #national_park, #animals, #walrus,…

Global Warming Is Melting the Ice Caps

The Arctic is warming more than twice as fast as the world on average. Whereas average temperatures exceeded pre-industrial levels by 1C in 2015, the Arctic exceeded that baseline by 2C as early as the 1995-2005 decade. The Arctic is the canary in the coalmine so far as man-made climate change is concerned.   This…

Saving our furry (and wet!) friends

Rosatom’s efforts to help save wild species of endangered animals are not just restricted to the Wild Edens TV series. The company has spent over half a billion rubles since 2009 ($8 million) on various national parks, preserves and research related to endangered species. Here’s an overview of some of the most beautiful creatures these…

Saving the Wild, Russian-style

Saving the Wild, Russian-style A hundred years ago a subspecies of the cat family, the Amur Leopard, roamed the snowy mountains and wooded areas of modern-day Russia and China near the Pacific Coast. The Amur Leopard’s abundance was largely due to the fact that it was the only species of its kind to master hunting…

A Look at the World’s Rarest Cat

A Look at the World’s Rarest Cat A rare and nearly extinct subspecies of leopard, the Amur Leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis), roams the snowy hills and plains of Russia’s Far East. Numerous factors – including environmental changes, human activity and poaching – have given it the dubious honor of being the world’s rarest cat. Its…

Ecology in the Far East

Ecology in the Far East Russia’s Far East faces numerous environmental problems plaguing much of the planet. Chief among these are water and air pollution, especially a high level of dust concentration in the air. Deforestation near bodies of water has made the problem worse and resulted in the deaths of many fish. To address…