Caspian Nature


per. Chimkentskii 8a
466400 Balyikshi
Atirauskaia oblast
Tel: 3-69-52
Contact: GalinaChernova, Makhambet Khakimov, Co-Chairpersons

Caspian Nature's seeks to put an end to oil drilling in the Caspian Sea in order to protect the diverse flora and fauna of the sea and its watershed. The group advocates new legislation for environmental protection in the area, and uses the media and public gatherings to demonstrate against the activity of oil companies. The group collected over 5,000 signatures in initiation of a "fax war against oil companies" in 1998.

A print version of much of the information contained in this Central Asian Third Sector Organizations section can be found in Civil Society in Central Asia (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999).

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Last updated:    November 1998