AMUR-HEILONG RIVER BASIN

 

All chapters:

Introduction

Climate

Waters and water management

Ecosystems and ecoregions

Species diversity and use of biological resources

Nature conservation: econet and protected areas

Countries & cultures

Economy

Land use

International policy

Introduction
Useful Links
Related maps, pictures, links

The following web-sites could help to learn more about Amur-Heilong River Basin and conservation work there:

 

Ecoregions and Conservation planning:

Conservation Action Plan for RFE
http://www.wwf.ru/resources/publ/book/eng/47

Ecological Networks in Russia: An Ecoregional Approach. – Moscow, 2003. In English. 32 pages.
http://www.wwf.ru/resources/publ/book/eng/57/

The main approaches and plans for Econet creation for the period till 2012 are published in WWF RFE CAP (Darman et al, 2002) and in booklet for last World Park Congress (2003)
http://www.wwf.ru/resources/publ/book/eng/57

Olson DM, Dinerstein E. 2001. Terrestrial Ecoregions of the World: A New Map of Life on Earth. BioScience 3., Vol.51 No. 10.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld/terrestrial.html

Amur Headwaters: Magnificent Transbaikalia. Biodiversity of the Region in Pictures.Project by Oleg Korsun
http://nature.zabspu.ru/index.htm
http://nature.zabspu.ru/Reserves/index.htm
http://nature.zabspu.ru/Reserves/sokhondo_eng.htm

Our Amur. Science magazine. – Vladivostok, 2003. 16 pages
http://www.wwf.ru/resources/publ/book/eng/77

 

Flagship Species:

focal species are well describe in special reports
http://www.wwf.ru/resources/publ/book/eng/66

Amur Fish: Wealth and Crisis. 2004. Analytical review. Vladivostok. 51 p.
http://www.wwf.ru/resources/publ/book/eng/105

Dr. Xanthippe Augerot. Atlas of Pacific Salmon. State of the Salmon Consortium. Berkley: UCP, 2005.
http://www.stateofthesalmon.org/page.php?pgID=19

The Far Eastern Leopard: Life on the Edge (PDF, 2.9 Mb)

Strategy for conservation of the Far Eastern leopard in Russia. - Moscow-Vladivostok, 1999, 32 pages, 1000 copies. In Russian and English
http://www.wwf.ru/resources/publ/book/eng/35

Strategy for Conservation of the Amur Tiger in Russia. - Moscow-Vladivostok., 1996, 40 pages, 1000 copies. In Russian and English
http://www.wwf.ru/resources/publ/book/eng/40

Amur mountain bogs - Hooded cranes - www.grusmonacha.org

 

Land-use issues:

Illegal Logging in the Southern Part of the Russian Far East. - Moscow., 2002, 18 pages, 1500 copies. In Russian and English.
http://www.wwf.ru/resources/publ/book/eng/13

The World's Last Intact Forest Landscapes (poster). 2006. Greenpeace.
http://www.intactforests.org

Trapping a living: Conservation and socio-economic aspects of the fur trade in the Russian Far East . – Moscow , 2005, 49 pages. July 2005
http://www.wwf.ru/resources/publ/book/eng/141/

 

General WWF publications:

All WWF Russia English-language publications:

http://www.wwf.ru/resources/publ/eng/tab151/?cat2.cat=8

ALL WWF Russia Amur Branch Publications in Russian:
http://www.wwf.ru/resources/publ/tab151/page7/?cat2.cat=8

 

Maps:

Amur-Heilong on the Globe

Basemap of Amur Heilong River basin

Topography of Amur Heilong River basin

Political divisions

 

Photo:

Introductory tour of Amur basin

 

GIS:

Amur-Heilong Natural  Heritage

 

 

Also look:

Introduction

Invitation

Guidance from compiler

Acknowledgements

Amur-Heilong River Basin at a glance

Table on Amur comparison with other basins

Natural and Cultural  Heritage of Amur

Guide to environmental information sources

Useful links on Amur-Heilong River Basin issues

Amur-Heilong River Basin Reader – link to full PDF and References

Glossary

Abbreviations

 

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