Regular issue 5(4) of the journal «Nature Conservation Research» has been released

The regular issue 5(4) of the journal "Nature Conservation Research" ( has been released today. It is stored here: The cover shows Myotis cf. tschuliensis Kuzyakin, 1935 in the Dagestan State Nature Reserve (Russia), cluster «Sarykum dunes» (Photo: Dr.Sc. Dmitriy G. Smirnov).
This issue of the journal "Nature Conservation Research" contains articles devoted to varous taxonomic groups of plants and animals in Europe, Asia and Africa. It includes research articles devoted to study vascular plants, inveterbrates, mammals, and phenological observations of nature. Some insect groups (Diptera, Hymenoptera) were studied in Protected Areas and outside them in Asia and Europe. Various mammal species have been investigated in Malaysia, Caucasus, and Bulgaria. Threatened vascular plants were studied in the Yugyd va National Park (Russia). Herbaceous vegetation communities have been studied around lake Manyara (Tanzania). Threatened lycophytes and ferns were investigated in four Protected Areas of Mindanao (Philippines). Finally, one study presents methodological paper proposed the recommendations to unify phenological observations in Russia.