29 грудня в Інституті гідробіології НАН України з нагоди ювілею (100 років від дня заснування колишнього Заповідника «Конча-Заспа») відбулась презентація книги про столітню боротьбу за збереження заплави в середній течії Дніпра ? колишній Державний заповідник Дніпрової пійми «Конча-Заспа»! Доповідач ? автор книги та природоохоронець Олексій Василюк.
A pilot project for the ecological restoration of the small Yahorlyk River is nearing completion. Oleg Dyakov in his Facebook post notes: "It was an exciting journey from finding a suitable site for restoration, working with the local community and communicating with residents to better understand the river, problems, and opportunities for improving its ecosystem and creating new opportunities for the local community, a comprehensive study of the river, the procedure for assessing the impact of planned activities on the environment (AIE), the development and approval of a working project and, finally, the implementation of work to remove obstacles in the channel and restore free flow.
The co-organizer of this interesting event was the Institute of Hydrobiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
According to the order of NENC № 59 of 30.11.2020 on the results of the Scientific and Educational Project "Teachers and students explore the phenomenon of water blooming of reservoirs in Ukraine", researchers of the Institute of Hydrobiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Institute of Botany National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine were thanked.
On December 9, 2020, in a solemn atmosphere in the presence of representatives of the Ningbo Provincial Government (People's Republic of China) and the leadership of the Institute of Hydrobiology of the NAS of Ukraine, the agreement was signed to establish an innovation center of the International Academic Cooperation between Ningbo City Environmental Observation and Research Station and the Institute of Hydrobiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
The agreement was signed by: Director of the Institute of Hydrobiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Corresponding Member Afanasyev Serhiy Oleksandrovych, and Scientific Director of the Institute of Urban Environment of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Head of the Ningbo City Environmental Observation and Research Station Zhu Yongguan.
The book () dedicated to the outstanding Ukrainian scientist Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Honored Worker of Science and Technology, Mykhailo Ilyich Kuzmenko (1936-2019) was published, his life was inextricably linked with the Institute of Hydrobiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.