Russian Association Biosphere Reserves

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Workshop for the biosphere reserves in European Russia was held in the Volga-Kama National Nature Reserve and Raifsky Mother of God Monastery men. The seminar was organized by the Russian MAB Committee, UNESCO Moscow Office and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan with the support of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Republic of Tatarstan and the Volga-Kama National Reserve. Apart from the above The following organizations also attended the meeting: Department of the Protected Areas (PAs) in the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR), the Biodiversity Conservation Center, Institute for Sustainable Communities, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow State University, Administration of Zelenodolsk region of Tatarstan Republic, the Grand Kokshaga and Volga-Kama National reserves. The following topics were discussed during the seminar: – Experience in implementing the recommendations of the Seville Strategy and the contribution of biosphere reserves to implement the concept of sustainable development – Establishment of Russian Association Biosphere Reserves and mechanisms to strengthen cooperation within the net biosphere reserves' in the European territory of Russian Federation – Biosphere Reserve – a standard description of the Internet and the expansion of participation of biosphere reserves' in the exchange of information – development of possible joint projects in extra-budgetary support. The results of the meeting were summarized in a resolution in the narrative which says that the Russian biosphere reserves perform the functions assigned strategy Seville. They are effective in the biodiversity and landscape conservation and cultural preservation. Research and environmental Education at a relatively high level. .

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