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100 year anniversary of Vavilov's law of homologous series in variation

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 14:02

Вавилов и русские учёные

A century has passed since the days when the law of homologous series in variation was first manifested. This event happened in 1920 in Saratov, in the third post-revolution year, in the frameworks of the III All-Russian Conference on Plant Breeding, then mobilized in view of current needs of agricultural practice, science and education.

Leopards receiving collars after successfully passing exams

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 09:59


At the Leopard Recovery Center of the Sochi National Park, examinations have been completed for 5 animals preparing for release into nature. After two years of training at the Center, leopards received all the necessary skills for an independent life. Before release, each animal was equipped with a satellite collar, which will allow monitoring their movement and assessing adaptation.

On the initiative of Rosprirodnadzor the project «Master of the Arctic» starts in Russia

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 09:52


Вячеслав Владимирович Рожнов

The "Master of the Arctic" project is being implemented within the framework of cooperation between Rosprirodnadzor and the International Ecological Fund "Clean Seas". In addition, the Arctic Initiatives Center is actively involved in this work.

Scientists have shown that the Far East is a habitat of endangered relict crustacean

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 09:48

Ветвистоусое ракообразное

Russian scientists, together with colleagues from the State University of New York at Buffalo, studied the phylogeography, evolutionary ra

Lake Baikal Foundation and IPEE RAS sign a new agreement

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 09:40


The Lake Baikal Foundation signed an agreement with the A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution RAS (IPEE RAS) to conduct serological and hormonal studies of the biomaterial of the Baikal seal, which was collected during the expedition in 2019, and also transferred part of the necessary funds.

What flying with birds can tell us

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 09:25

Софья Борисовна Розенфельд

Well-known Russian ornithologist, researcher at the A.N.Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution RAS, candidate of biological sciences Sophia Rosenfeld worked for a week in the Nizhnekolymsky region of Yakutia. Together with the pilot Georgy Kirtaev on a small amphibious aircraft, they were engaged in aerial survey of geese.

My Planet: "Do animals recognise their grandparents, like people?"

Fri, 26/06/2020 - 09:35


The site "My Planet" published an article by N.Yu. Feaktistova, d. N., scientific secretary of the A. N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution RAS, about what animals know and remember their parents.

100 years under another name. Type of ladybugs will be revised.

Fri, 26/06/2020 - 09:32

божьи коровки

Instects magazine published a scientific article by M.Ya. Benkovskaya and A.O. Benkovsky on the belonging of two populations of ladybugs to one species. The scientific and information portal Search described in detail the essence of the study and posted a comment of the project manager Marina Yakovlevna Benkovskaya, Doctor of Biological Sciences, senior researcher at the A. N.

45 year anniversary of the Scientific-Experimental Base “Chernogolovka”

Fri, 26/06/2020 - 09:25


This year, the Scientific-Experimental Base “Chernogolovka” of IPEE RAS celebrates its 45th anniversary! We have prepared a small report (see video report under the text) about the workings of the base at the moment and the scientific research conducted there.

Alice Kosyan passed away on June 17, 2020

Fri, 26/06/2020 - 09:21


On June 17, 2020, while diving in the Black Sea, Alice Kosyan, a researcher at the Laboratory of Morphology and Ecology of Invertebrates, passed away.


New site of the Theriological Society at the Russian Academy of Sciences


Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to invite you to register on the new website of the Theriological Society at the RAS.

We hope that the website of the Theriological Society will help unite colleagues,…