United Nations Development Programme

Russian Federation


08.06.2011 UNDP opens Marine Wildlife Photo Exhibition on the World Oceans Day in St. Petersburg

On 8 June, the Oceans day is celebrated all over the world. On this day scientists, politics and other people unite their  activities to save oceans fauna and flora.


UNDP project Strengthening the marine and Coastal protected Areas of Russia  in cooperation with St. Petersburg Oceanarium opens unusual photo exhibition in Neptun Planet Trade Centre. The  specialness of the exhibition is the fact that all authors are people whose life is connected with marine protected areas.

By opening this exhibition wed like to show the marine wildlife of nature reserves  through  the eyes of those who work there, - says the manager of the project, Dmitry Kryukov. The photos you will see were taken in two unique Far East places:  the Coast of Japanese Sea and  Commander islands.

The exhibition will last until the end of October, 2011.


"Cheery" (D.Utkin)

"Arctic fox in winter fur, molts. Bering Island". (A. Shienok)

"The butterfly" (A. Chetvergov)

"Merry sea lion" (A. Chetvergov)

"The squid runs away (A. Ratnikov)

"The morning exercise (D.Utkin)

"Dont want to (D.Utkin)

"Stormy" (D.Utkin)

"Octopus (A.Ratnikov)


"On hardroe " (A.Ratnikov)


"The arctic fox is sneaking up (A.Shienok)

" The Female of Antur (seal) with a puppy. Medniy|Copper Island (A.Shienok)

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