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Mikhail Plotnikov was born in Sochi and lives there to this day. Since childhood, he has loved his city and the amazing nature that surrounds it. He is an ecologist by profession and works at the Sochi Division of the Russian Geographical Society, where he is mainly involved in conservation, but also in development of eco-tourism and protecting the region’s biodiversity. He regularly organizes and lead trips and expeditions (including film shoots) into the area’s mountains.