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Community Conservation Resilience Initiative in Russia

Community Conservation Resilience Initiative in Russia

Download the summary report here Introduction The Udege, one of the 48 indigenous peoples in Russia, inhabit the Ussuri taiga in the Sikhote­Alin mountain range. This area contains the highest biodiversity in boreal Asia, including the Siberian tiger and other rare species of fauna and flora. [1] The Udege in the Primorye region are united through roughly twenty legal entities called obschina (tribal communes). Women have equal rights to men and play a significant role in dealing with officials, regulations …

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