2 Apr 2015

From Buryatia to Oregon

From Buryatia to Oregon: Protecting the Environment Through Law Across Borders By Maggie Keenan In January, Oksana Imetkenova traveled to Eugene, Oregon from Ulan-Ude in Russia’s Buryatia Republic. This remote area of East Siberia is home to the Buryat people, whose traditional yak husbandry, native species, and watersheds are threatened by gold mining waste and changing land use.   Oksana came to Eugene to collaborate on her work with colleagues from around the world at