March 22, 2019

The goals of our expedition were three-fold: to gather baseline data on aquatic fauna, including invertebrates and fish; to contribute to research begun by other scientists in the watershed; and to raise awareness of the river’s intrinsic value at both the local and gl...

March 22, 2019

The expedition launched in mid-August 2018 from Mongolia’s Ulaan Taiga Special Protected Area. Under the guidance of Tumursukh Jal, director of the protected area, the team ascended Mount Belchir (elevation 10,994 feet). The flanks of this mountain provide the headwate...

December 18, 2018

Sometimes forgotten in the discussion about the planned upstream dams, Baikal's four downstream dams have undeniable effects on the lake and its ecology.

This story (posted on a website at least partly underwritten by the EN+ Group, founded by Oleg Deripaska) confirms w...

December 13, 2018

After more than 40 days at the oars, the expedition left the Selenga River behind and rowed ashore at a tiny Russian village on Lake Baikal. Read Peter's story of the welcome they received here

November 8, 2018

Mongolia has secured funding for its first large-scale wind and solar project. (Read more here.) The 41-megawatt system has an estimated price tag of $66.2 million.

For the sake of argument, imagine ten such projects, producing 410 megawatts of electricity at a cost of...

November 8, 2018

You can read the official expression of interest here.

October 30, 2018

Join Guido, Lanie, and Peter in Denver this weekend for the premier of One Path, starring our favorite river and our favorite fish, along with Ross Purnell, editor of Fly Fisherman magazine, and Jeff Forsee, head guide at Fish Mongolia. Ticket sales and silent auction...

July 18, 2018

Here's a rough outline of our route from the headwaters to Baikal. (That's Mongolia's Lake Hovsgol on the left.) Click this link to see a more detailed map. Or this one for a chronicle of anxieties. For live updates on our location, beginning in early August, visit our...

May 21, 2018

Last week, the Trust for Mutual Understanding granted us $20,000 "to be applied to the international travel expenses of the project participants." We are now halfway to full funding!

April 21, 2018

On Friday, we learned that the trustees of the Transglobe Expedition Trust ( “are very happy to support your project and would like to award you a grant of $4,450 to provide horses and camels.”

We are more than happy, of course, for thei...

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