ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CHORNOBYL RADIOECOLOGICAL BIOSPHERE RESERVE AS RECOVERY BIOTECHNOLOGY IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EXCLUSION ZONE

Authors

  • Oleh Bondarenko State Environmental Academy of Postgraduate Education and Management
  • Yaroslav Movchan National Aviation University /National ecological Centre of Ukraine
  • Dmytro Gulevets National Aviation University /National ecological Centre of Ukraine
  • Olga Goutsal National Aviation University /National ecological Centre of Ukraine
  • Anastasiya Drapaliuk Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18372/2306-1472.69.11060

Keywords:

Chornobyl exclusion zone, environmental protection facilities, environmental monitoring, flora, fauna, Natural Reserve Fund, Chornobyl Radiological Biosphere Reserve

Abstract

Purpose: an article is dedicated to preservation of the unique territory that has an inimitable combination of forests, wetlands, ponds and fallow lands, which de facto became a radioecological testing ground, under current conditions it is possible by creating a biosphere reserve on a basis of the Exclusion zone, as well as existing territories and objects of the National natural reserve fund. Methods: cartographic evaluation methods and the methods determining the projected rate of decline in area. Results: improved management of existing and new protected areas, by creating a large protected natural area in the region and strengthening the monitoring of the Chornobyl tragedy event for several globally important populations of rare and endangered species and preserve some critical sites along the African-Eurasian bird migration routes. Discussion: proposed preliminary functional zoning of the projected Biosphere Reserve within its respective administrative areas, land users in accordance with the suggestions of stakeholders.

Author Biographies

Oleh Bondarenko, State Environmental Academy of Postgraduate Education and Management

Doctor of Biology, Professor.

Head of Department of balanced technology and monitoring of the State Environmental Academy of Postgraduate Education and Management.

Education: National Taras Shevchenko University, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Yaroslav Movchan, National Aviation University /National ecological Centre of Ukraine

Doctor of Biology, Professor.

Head of Laboratory of ecosafety, National aviation university.

Education: Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine.

Dmytro Gulevets, National Aviation University /National ecological Centre of Ukraine

Junior researcher, Laboratory of ecosafety, National Aviation University.

Education: National Aviation University, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Olga Goutsal, National Aviation University /National ecological Centre of Ukraine

Senior researcher, geographer, Laboratory of ecosafety, National Aviation University.

Education: National Taras Shevchenko University, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Anastasiya Drapaliuk, Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine

Principal Specialist of Protected areas Department, Ministry of Environmental Protection.

Education: National Taras Shevchenko University, Kyiv, Ukraine.

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Published

21-12-2016

How to Cite

Bondarenko, O., Movchan, Y., Gulevets, D., Goutsal, O., & Drapaliuk, A. (2016). ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CHORNOBYL RADIOECOLOGICAL BIOSPHERE RESERVE AS RECOVERY BIOTECHNOLOGY IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EXCLUSION ZONE. Advances in Aerospace Technology, 69(4), 89–95. https://doi.org/10.18372/2306-1472.69.11060

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BIOTECHNOLOGY

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