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Writer, photographer, ecologist

Alis Balbierius was born in 1954 in Birzai region, Lithuania. He has published 13 poetry books, two books on ecological issues and held more than ten personal exhibitions of Feature photography. Alis Balbierius has been collaborating with different publishing houses in Lithuania.

He used to work as a builder, professional ornithologist, inspector of nature protection and a journalist for national daily and weekly newspapers. At the time of Lithuanian “velvet revolution" he was an active member of the Greens’ movement.

Now Alis Balbierius is a free-lance writer and photographer.