Ludmila ODINOKOVA is a senior
specialist for the Committee on Environmental Protection in the Kamchatka region.
Currently, she is the vice president of the Kamchatka Conservation Foundation,
where she is directly involved in the planning and organization of natural parks
on the Kamchatka Peninsula. In addition, she has lectured since 1995 on
recreational geography at the University of the Russian Academy of Education.
Her interests include environmental problems and sustainable development issues.
She is active in the organization and operation of national parks and natural
reserves. Her research work is related to ecotourism development, with a special
emphasis on the ethical aspects of the tourism business.