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IEE RAS SCIENTISTS HAVE BEGUN A LARGE-SCALE EXPERIMENT ON HOW CORAL BLEACHING AFFECTS THE COMPOSITION OF THE FAUNA INSIDE THEIR COLONIES

Wed, 08/06/2022 - 11:48

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A large-scale experiment to assess the impact of coral bleaching on ​​the composition of fauna living inside cora


EMPLOYEES OF IEE RAS TOOK UNIQUE FOOTAGE OF TIGERS COURTING IN THE USSURIYSKY NATURE RESERVE

Thu, 12/05/2022 - 14:28

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During the implementation of the program "Study of the Amur tiger in the Far East of Russia" within the framework of the "Permanent Expedition of the Russian Academy of Sciences to study the animals of the Red Book of the Russian Federation and other especially important animals of the fauna of Russia", the staff of IEE RAS carried out work in the Ussuriy


THE FINAL STAGE OF FIELD STUDIES OF STONE CHAR HAS BEGUN IN KAMCHATKA

Tue, 12/04/2022 - 10:36

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The project “Assessing the state of key habitats and developing recommendations for improving conservation measures for stone char, an endangered endemic of the Kamchatka River”, launched in 2021, reached a new level this spring. At the beginning of the new season, its participants - employees of the Kronotsky Reserve and the A.N.


THREE SATELLITE COLLARS WERE ATTACHED TO THE MUSK OXEN OF THE POLAR-URAL NATURAL PARK

Tue, 12/04/2022 - 10:34

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Photo by Svetlana Gorbatykh

In December last year, employees of the Biological Resources Protection Service of the YNAO released 15 musk oxen into their natural habitat. Now scientists from the A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution RAS (IEE RAS) arrived on site.


WATER FLEAS CARRIED TO AUSTRALIA FROM THE NORTH WITH THE HELP OF BIRDS AND HUMANS

Tue, 12/04/2022 - 10:32

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Optical microscopy image of Chydorus sphaericus taken by Alexey Kotov

Russian scientists have discovered that microscopic crustaceans of the genus Chydorus, common in fresh water bodies of southern Australia, arrived there from the Northern Hemisphere.


LONG-TERM TRENDS IN ABUNDANCE OF INSECT TAXA ARE ONLY WEAKLY CORRELATED

Tue, 12/04/2022 - 10:31

Бабочка

Observations of changes in the abundance of one group of insects tell very little about how other insect species behave, even in the same ecosystem. Different groups of insects may show similar trends in one location, but different trends in other locations.


PRIMERS FOR DNA BARKODING OF ALIEN FISH IN THE VOLGA

Tue, 12/04/2022 - 10:11

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Russian scientists have developed a new set of primers for DNA identification of non-native fish species in the Volga-Kama basin. Using these primers, they traced the genetic variability in 31 fish species and compiled a reference library containing marker sequences of the region's invaders.


SCIENTISTS OF IEE RAS TOOK PART IN THE STUDY OF ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS GOVERNING THE EVOLUTIONARY DIVERGENCE OF LAKE FISH

Tue, 12/04/2022 - 10:07

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For fish from lakes of high latitudes, the formation of pairs of sympatric forms is characteristic, which separate the resources of the bottom and the water column. The fish begin to feed on pelagic plankton (its consumers) or benthic invertebrates, form a specific adaptive morphology, and disperse according to spawning sites (terms).


ON THE CREATION OF THE ARCHIVE OF DATA ON VEGETATION OF THE ARCTIC

Tue, 12/04/2022 - 08:14

 

Обская губа

A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution RAS supervises a project to collect information about the vegetation of the Arctic region in an accessible database (AVA) - https://avarus.space.


V.V. ROZHNOV PARTICIPATED IN A DISCUSSION OF THE ISSUES OF SAIGA CONSERVATION AT THE INVITATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE ASTRAKHAN REGION

Tue, 12/04/2022 - 08:13

Сайгак

Under the chairmanship of the Governor of the Astrakhan region Igor Babushkin, the expert community discussed the topic of preserving the population of the unique antelope that lives in the local steppes - the saiga. The event was organized with the support of the service of nature management and environmental protection of the region.


YU.YU. DGEBUADZE TALKED AT THE MEETING OF THE PRESIDIUM OF THE RAS ABOUT THE PREPARATION FOR THE OPENING OF THE JOINT RUSSIAN-ETHIOPIAN CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN ETHIOPIA

Tue, 12/04/2022 - 08:09

 Совместный российско-эфиопский центр в Эфиопии

Preparations for the opening of the Joint Russian-Ethiopian Center for Biological Research in Ethiopia began thanks to the instructions of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, but so far the project has not passed into the stage of practical implementation.


A NEW MECHANISM OF WINTER WHEAT EAR BY FUSARIOSIS INFECTION HAS BEEN REVEALED

Tue, 12/04/2022 - 08:06

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Fusariosis of the corn ear is an important disease that reduces yields and leads to the accumulation of mycotoxins (T2-toxin, deoxynivalenol and others), which makes wheat and corn grains unsuitable for human consumption or as animal feed. Despite more than a century of history of studying this disease, at the moment there are no sufficiently effective methods for controlling head fusarium.


CAUCASIAN LEOPARD SIGHTED IN CHECHEN REPUBLIC

Wed, 16/02/2022 - 08:17

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A Persian leopard (Panthera pardus ciscaucasica), also known as the Caucasian panther, was filmed in the Sharoy area of Chechnya. The video was sent by a graduate student of the A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution RAS, having received it from his Chechen colleagues.


The grouping of the tiger in the northwest of its range has been restored

Tue, 08/02/2022 - 09:45

Тала

As we enter the Year of the Tiger of the Chinese calendar, The A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution RAS (IEE RAS) has made a significant contribution to the restoration of the population of this predator in Russia.


RED ELEPHANT SHREW - A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE NEW GENUS AFROTHERIA

Mon, 17/01/2022 - 15:07

прыгунчик

Elephant shrews, without exaggeration, can be called one of the most amazing creatures that make up the superorder Afrotheria. These small and extremely active animals lead a predominantly twilight or diurnal lifestyle, using a system of complex paths to move.


FOR THE FIRST TIME A PHYLOGEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS OF A UNIQUE OBJECT OF INVESTIGATION IS CARRIED OUT – THE NAKED MOLE-RAT (HETEROCEPHALUS GLABER)

Mon, 17/01/2022 - 15:05

Голый землекоп - поиск

The naked mole-rat is the only eusocial species among mammals, which is a unique model object for a number of areas of evolutionary and medical biology.


IEE RAS EMPLOYEE BECAME A PARTICIPANT OF INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION ON THE STUDY OF B CHROMOSOMES IN CHARACIN FISH ASTYANAX MEXICANUS

Mon, 17/01/2022 - 15:04

B-хромосомs харациновых рыб

Researcher at the Laboratory for Environmental Monitoring of NPP Regions and Bioindication, Ph.D.


SYMBIOTIC MARINE WORMS CONTROL THE HOST

Mon, 17/01/2022 - 15:03

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It is believed that "worms" are primitive animals that are not capable of complex behavior. However, studies carried out by Doctor of Biological Sciences, Head of the Laboratory of Morphology and Ecology of Marine Invertebrates, IEE RAS T.A. Britaev together with a colleague from the Center for Marine Research of Moscow State University Blanes D.


IEE RAS SCIENTISTS HAVE STUDIED THE POTENTIAL SPREAD OF THE EMERALD ASH BORER, MAKING A PROGNOSIS ON WHICH COUNTRIES ARE LESS LIKELY TO BE AFFECTED

Mon, 17/01/2022 - 11:12

Карта

Emerald ash borer is a devastating pest of ash trees. About 20 years ago, it spread from its homeland - from East Asia - to North America and European Russia and began to settle, destroying millions of ash trees in forests and urban plantations.