American actress and activist Pamela Anderson visits the Kremlin to promote wildlife conservation efforts in Russia. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: American actress and activist Pamela Anderson on Friday (December 16) met in the Kremlin with the Special Presidential Representative for environmental protection, ecology and trabsport Sergei Ivanov. Anderson is a PETA board member and is on the International Fund for Animal Welfare's Russian Council. "We fully support your work, our aim is a very close, concrete and fruitful cooperation. We believe that the potential for development of our relations is very big," Ivanov said in a welcoming speech. "We humans are not crew members. We are passengers having a great time entertaining ourselves and gorging at the buffet," said Anderson. IFAW said topics of discussion during Anderson's visit include; marine mammals and orca trade, rehabilitation and release of endangered Amur (Siberian) tigers and rare falcons, blue whale conservation and youth education. It is not the first time Ivanov and Anderson have discussed the issue of wildlife conservation in Russia.