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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.


THE NARWHAL PROJECT ON THE INTERACTIVE WEBSITE: EXPEDITION DIARY AND DETAILS ABOUT "SEA UNICORN"

Mon, 17/01/2022 - 11:10

Нарвалы

The Narwhal research project started in 2019, when PJSC Gazprom Neft, together with IEE RAS, arranged for the first expedition to study these animals. Then the "sea unicorns" were found in the archipelago Franz Josef Land. The second expedition, organized by the company and the A. N.


DOCUMENTARY FILM “NEXT TO BEARS. DIARY OF AIR EXPEDITION-2" PREMIERED AT THE DARWIN MUSEUM

Mon, 17/01/2022 - 11:04

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The documentary film about the second season of the expedition "Master of the Arctic" will allow the observation of the Arctic islands from the height of the L-410 turboflight, the blue ice of the Barents Sea - from the legendary ship "Mikhail Somov"; learn how people live and work on expeditions and what is the purpose of their hard work.


THE USE OF “HISTORICAL” DNA ANALYSIS MADE IT POSSIBLE TO REVEAL THE TAXONOMICAL DIVERSITY OF THE TIEN SHAN BIRCH MICE

Mon, 17/01/2022 - 11:01

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It is difficult to overestimate the importance of museum collections as a repository of hidden information about biodiversity. Over the past decade, “historical” DNA has been actively used for evolutionary and taxonomic studies. Genetic data from museum specimens is especially important for obtaining new information about rare or little-studied species.


THE ETHIOPIAN HIGHLANDS AS THE CENTER OF DIVERSIFICATION AND ENDEMISM OF THE WHITESHROWS

Mon, 17/01/2022 - 10:58

Эфиопское нагорье

The Ethiopian Highlands are a vast mountain range with many potential ecological niches, characterized by a high level of endemism among small mammals. Ethiopian endemics include 12 species of shrews of the genus Crocidura, represented exclusively by forest or alpine forms.


EVOLUTION ON A MOUNTAIN SLOPE - A COMBINATION OF DIVERGENCE AND RETICULATION AS A SOURCE OF DIVERSITY AND NEW ADAPTATIONS IN MAMMALS

Mon, 17/01/2022 - 10:32

Эволюция на горном склоне – сочетание дивергенции и ретикуляции

It has long been assumed that interspecific hybridization and introgression (the transfer of genes from one species to the gene pool of another by backcrossing), in other words, reticular processes, play a very limited role in evolution and the acquisition of adaptations in mammals.


INTERNATIONAL TEAM OF RESEARCH DESCRIBED FIVE NEW GENERA OF AFRICAN RODENTS

Mon, 17/01/2022 - 10:21

Лес

The Praomyini tribe is one of the most numerous and diverse groups of African rodents. The species of this group are reservoirs of many pathogenic microorganisms, as well as agricultural pests.


WORK ON LEOPARD MONITORING CONTINUES IN THE CENTRAL CAUCASUS

Mon, 17/01/2022 - 09:01

Поиск следов леопарда

In the first half of January 2022, the work of a complex expedition continued on the territory of RNO-Alania and Kabardino-Balkaria, which included employees of IEE RAS, IEGT RAS, the North Ossetian State Reserve and the Elbrus National Park.


Caspian seal habitat awarded IMMA status

Wed, 29/12/2021 - 09:15

Щенок каспийского тюленя. Международная экспедиция. Северный Каспий, Казахстан, 2019 г. Фотография Шумейко Н.
Caspian seal puppy. International expedition. Northern Caspian, Kazakhstan, 2019 Photo by Shumeiko N.

Endangered Caspian Seal Habitat Identified in Three Important Marine Mammal Area (IMMA) Status.


DIATOMS INDICATED THE MAIN FACTOR AFFECTING THE LOCAL CLIMATIC CONDITIONS OF THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS IN THE PAST

Mon, 22/11/2021 - 08:56

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О.А. Крылович и А.Б. Савинецкий на отборе торфяника

The Aleutian Islands constitute a region that attracts the attention of researchers of various specialties.


EMPLOYEES OF IEE RAS WERE PUT ON THE LIST OF MOST QUOTED SCIENTISTS OF THE WORLD

Mon, 22/11/2021 - 08:51

фото сотрудники

Elsivier has published a fresh list of the world's most cited scientists, which was first presented two years ago. The rating is based on the analysis of the number of citations of articles (taking into account the order of authors and other indicators) by more than 8 million scientists on the basis of scientific publications SCOPUS.


PICTURES OF THE RESERVE SWAMP IN THE TVER REGION BY THE STAFF OF IEE RAS CONQUERED EUROPE

Mon, 22/11/2021 - 08:40

Болото

At the UN International Conference on Climate Change, a film about the project for the conservation and restoration of Russian swamps and a virtual tour of the “Staroselsky moss” (Старосельский мох) bog, which is located in the Central Forest Biosphere Reserve (Nelidovsky District, Tver Region), was presented.


SCIENTISTS FROM IEE RAS JOINED THE COUNTING OF GEESE AND BRANTS IN THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN

Fri, 19/11/2021 - 08:55

гуси

Sofya Borisovna Rosenfeld, Ph.D., Researcher, Center for Bird Ringing of Russia, IEE RAS, took part in counting geese and brants in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The survey takes place within the international project “Life for the safe flight” of the European Union for the preservation of the red-breasted goose.


THE FIRST STAGE OF THE "SOUL OF THE CASPIAN" EXPEDITION IS COMPLETED

Fri, 19/11/2021 - 08:52

Экспедиция

The aerial stage of the "Soul of the Caspian" expedition with the purposes of research and preservation of the Caspian seal was completed on October 31 in the Astrakhan region. These are the first aerial observations of the smallest seal on earth after it was entered into the Red Book of Russia.


Young but distinct: description of Eubranchus malakhovi sp.n. a new, recently diverged nudibranch species (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia) from the Sea of Japan

Fri, 19/11/2021 - 08:49

Моллюск

A group of scientists from the Faculty of Biology of Moscow State University, the Koltsov Institute of Developmental Biology of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the A.N.