Regular issue 6(2) of the journal «Nature Conservation Research» has been released
The regular issue 6(2) of the journal "Nature Conservation Research" (http://ncr-journal.bear-land.org/) has been released today. It is stored here: http://ncr-journal.bear-land.org/journal/35. The cover shows cubs of brown bear (Ursus arctos Linnaeus, 1867) feeding by sockeye salmon, South Kamchatka (Photo: PhD Sergey A. Kolchin).
This issue of the journal "Nature Conservation Research" contains articles devoted to various taxonomic groups of animals, plant communities, environment status evaluation in Europe, Asia and South America. It includes review articles, research articles, short communications, and a research note devoted to study plant communities, invertebrates, mammals, environment status evaluation. One article is devoted to the trichinellosis transmission in the Voronezh State Nature Reserve and adjacent areas, Russia. Two articles include data on the carbon and dioxide carbon estimation in South American tropical forests and the ridge-hollow bog complex of the East European taiga, respectively. The effect of landscape pattern on the 2010 wildfire spread has been investigated in the Mordovia State Nature Reserve, Russia. Long-term changes in environmental parameters were estimated for Torey lakes, Daursky State Nature Biosphere Reserve, Russia. One article was devoted to consequences of a sockeye salmon shortage for the brown bear in the basin of Lake Kurilskoe, Southern Kamchatka. The structure and chemical composition of ground cover and soils of fir-spruce forests were investigated in the Pechora-Ilych State Nature Reserve, Northern Urals. From Brittany, France, a new species of Epithalassius (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) was described for the first time for science. One more article is devoted to the re-description and illustration of the endemic Podismopsis insularis (Orthoptera: Acrididae), and to clarify the taxonomic status of its subspecies. Finally, an only research note presents historical records of Neottia cordata and Hammarbya paludosa, new in the Kazakhstan flora.