Pamela Anderson visited the Kremlin on Monday to discuss animal rights with President Putin’s chief of staff, Sergei Ivanov.
During the meeting animal rights activist Anderson expressed her concern over the fate of Russian seals and the popularity of sea aquariums that house belugas, orcas and dolphins in captivity.
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In his opening remarks, Ivanov praised the former “Baywatch” star for an opportunity to discuss issues of conservation “in the company of beautiful women.”
This is not the first time the pair has met. Ivanov said the two discussed Russian biodiversity in Vladivostok during an economic forum in September.
Anderson is known for her risque methods of drawing attention to wildlife conservation including posing nude to protest the fur industry.
Earlier this year, the actress wrote to Putin requesting to block the passage of a cargo vessel through the Northern Sea Route, which was said to contain more than 1,700 tons of whale meat travelling from Iceland to Japan.
Anderson also requested a meeting with the Russian president to discuss environmental issues, the Tass news agency reported.