In 1982 graduated from a Specialized Biology School
in Moscow. In 1984-1985 attended Higher Literature seminars by L.A.
Zhukhovitsky. In 1989 graduated from the Psychology Department of the
Moscow State University, with specialization in Animal Psychology.
From 1980 to present working at the Kandalaksha
Administers the Nature Reserve website from 2010.
Editing for First of September (Pervoye Sentyabrya),
a publishing house that specializes in educational literature.
Freelance research work.
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Member of the Russian Union of Writers ("Soyuz
Literatorov") from 1991
Participates in Russian and international
conferences on sea biology and history of science. Over 120
publications, mostly in ecology, nature preservation, and the history
of science. Littoral Littorina - a major study of the history of White
and Barents Sea biological stations - published in 2005 on CD.
Recipient of a grant from the Open Society
Institute (Soros Foundation) in 1998 to write a series of articles on
White Sea biological station under the common heading of The Worlds of
Honorary Award for active participation in Nature
Reserve Echo-98 ("Zapovednoye Ekho-98"), a nation-wide competition for
best publications on the importance, activities, and problems of
protected natural territories. Won third prize for an article
submitted to this competition.
Crystal Magpie ("Khrustalnaya Soroka") prize at the
First Russian Journalist Competition for an article on Problems of
Nature Reserves and National Parks.
Honorary award for active participation in the
Nature Reserve Echo-2000 ("Zapovednoye Ekho-2000") event.
Recipient of the State Stipend for Literature and
Art in 2001, 2002, and 2003.
2004 - Received a MacArthur Foundation grant to
support her work on the project The History of Science as the Stories
of Scientists (The History of Russian Biological Stations in the White
Region and their Role in the Development of Marine Biology and in the
Growth of Ecological Consciousness in Russian Society).
2006 - Awarded the first prize at the F.P.
Shchtilmark competition "People n the History of Nature Reserves and
Reserves in Life Stories of People".
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