Scientific research is important to conserve the tiger

  • 26.11.2014
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Scientific research is important to conserve the tiger

The International Academic and Research Conference "Habitats, Migrations and Other Movements of Wild Animals", organized by the the Biology and Soil Science Institute and the Pacific Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences' Far Eastern branch with the support of the Amur Tiger Center ends on November 27, 2014.

The conference was focusing on four main issues. The first issue includes the habitat of wild animals, including existing methods of studying, development of habitats and current problems. The second issue is wildlife environment related to the use of territories, including the study of habitats and movements, habitat preferences. The third issue includes the migration of birds and mammals. The specialists also discussed the practice of applying scientific research in the conservation of wild animals.

The range of animals, which experts talked about, is quite wide: from a small singing bird of Chinese remez to a large representative of the feline family - the Amur tiger.

The conference was attended by specialists from leading Russian institutions in the field of wildlife studies and scientists from Japan and South Korea. It should be noted that the event aroused the interest of students of Far Eastern universities - Far Eastern Federal University and the Primorskaya State Academy of Agriculture.

The International Academic and Research Conference "Habitats, Migrations and Other Movements of Wild Animals" can become a popular platform for discussing topical issues in the biology of terrestrial animals.

"Now there are not enough platforms where experts in land animals could exchange experiences and ideas. Apparently, the venue had by a certain affect, since 12 reports were devoted to the Amur tiger and related elements of the ecosystem," commented director of the Amur Tiger Center’s Primorye branch Sergei Aramilev. - The participation of the Amur Tiger Center in the organization of this conference is the first such experience for us, which, undoubtedly, can be called successful. After completing the census of the Amur tiger, we plan to hold a larger conference, which will be devoted entirely to the study and preservation of the feline. The last time such an event was held in the spring of 2010 ".

On November 27, the participants of the conference will visit the Land of Leopard National Park, where they will get acquainted with the work of the park, including studying and preserving the Far Eastern leopard and the Amur tiger.

Following the results of the conference a collection was published, which included all the reports of the participants.

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