Alexander Arbachakov (Russian: Александр Арбачаков) is a member of the Shor tribe of Siberia and has worked for over 15 years to protect the cedar forest surrounding the home of his tribe in the Kemerovo Oblast of Russia. As of 2006, Arbachakov was working with local peoples and the government of the region to map Shor territories and prioritize areas most valuable to both people and wildlife. In pursuit of this endeavor, Arbachakov is documenting Shor traditional knowledge to help show other communities how they can use the forests without harming biodiversity. He currently works as the Director of Agency for the Research and Protection of the Taiga in Mezhdurechensk, Kemerovo Oblast.
- The Last of the Shor Shamans, O Books, 2008 (with Luba Arbachakov)
- Alexander Arbachakov gains recognition through conservation work in the Kemerovskaya region of Siberia - BBC news.
- Media Release - A. Abrachakov wins UK’s top conservation award from HRH The Princess Royal.
- The staff of Pacific Environment convey their heartfelt congratulations to Alexander Arbachakov.
- Book Excerpt - The Shamans of the Mountain Shor by Alexander and Luba Arbachakov.
- World Forestry Congress Bulletin Alexander Arbachakov , Taiga Research and Protection Agency, called for environmental impact assessments and public control and monitoring in light of the mismanagement and illegal logging of Russian forests.
- Sacred earth network Mentioning Alexander Arbachakov of the Agency for the Research and Protection of the Taiga, as also been implementing a project to study and document twelve sacred sites of the Shor people.
- Sacred earth network SEN brings Alexander Arbachakov among five conservationists who visited New England.
- Botanic Gardens Conservation International Noting Alexander Arbachakov as a member of the Shor tribe and has worked for over 15 years to protect the forest home of his people.
- Taiga Rescue Network contact Alexander Arbachakov.
- World Rainforest Movement Listing Alexander Arbachakov, Agensy for Research and Protection of Taiga, Russia.