East of Siberia
Wildlife & Wild Places of the Russian Far East
June 18 – September 18, 2016
Jonathan Slaght is a conservation biologist with twenty years experience working and living in Primorye, Russia, a province famous for its wildlife. A place where Amur tigers and leopards share forested mountains with brown bears and lynx, the rivers churn with salmon, and the largest owl in the world haunts the floodplains.
In East of Siberia, Jonathan shares images of this remote corner of the world, including scenes of village life, the landscape, and wildlife, including a special focus on his work researching and conserving Blakiston's fish owls. Primorye’s unique natural communities, along with the long list of threatened and endangered species, including many of global significance, make this region of crucial importance to global biodiversity conservation.
Explore the incredible landscape of Primorye and the fascinating wildlife and people that inhabit it.