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Marushchak О Yu, Nekrasova ОD, Dubyna NA, Bolotov MB, Georges JY (2024) Findings of animals listed in the red data book of Ukraine during 2023. In Distribution of rare biodiversity in Ukraine / Series: « Conservation Biology in Ukraine », Kyiv- Chernivtsi, 38: 243-250.  Abstract in English (pdf)

Nekrasova O, Pupins M, Tytar V, Fedorenko L, Potrokhov O, Škute A, Čeirāns A, Thrissinger K, Georges JY (2024) Assessing prospects for integrating Asian carp polyculture in Europe: a nature-based solution under climate change? Fishes 9, 148. (pdf)

Marushchak O, Syrota Y, Dmytrieva I, Kuzmin Y, Nechai A, Lisitsyna O, Svitin R (2024) Helminths found in common species of the herpetofauna in Ukraine. Biodiversity Data Journal 12: e113770. (pdf)

Nekrasova O (2023) Some records of flora and fauna made in Mykolaiv and adjacent regions during the first 3 decades of XXI century. Version 1.1. Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO). Occurrence dataset accessed via on 2023-10-19.

Nekrasova O (2023) Records of common species of amphibians and reptiles widespread in Northern, Central, Western and Southern Ukraine. Version 1.8. Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO). Occurrence dataset accessed via on 2023-01-05.

Tytar V, Nekrasova O, Pupins M, Škute A, Kirjušina M, Gravele E, Mezaraupe L, Marushchak O, Čeirāns A, Kozynenko I, Kulikova AA (2023) Modeling the Distribution of the Chytrid Fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis with Special Reference to Ukraine. J Fungi 9: 607. (pdf)

Nekrasova OD, Marushchak OYu, Pupins M, Bolotova KM, Čeirāns A, Škute A (2023) Phenotypic study of population and distribution of the Poecilia reticulata (Cyprinodontiformes, Poeciliidae) from Kyiv sewage system (Ukraine). Zoodiversity 57(4): 301-310. (pdf)

Marushchak O, Nekrasova O (2023) Records of herpetofauna made in 2023 by Marushchak OYu and Nekrasova OD. Version 1.1. Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO). Occurrence dataset. GBIF. (link)

Čeirāns A, Pupins M, Kirjusina M, Gravele E, Mezaraupe L, Nekrasova O, Tytar V, Marushchak O, Garkajs A, Petrov I, Škute A, Georges JY, Theissinger K (2023) Top‑down and bottom‑up effects and relationships with local environmental factors in the water frog–helminth systems in Latvia. Scientific Reports 13:8621. (pdf)

🇺🇦 Pupins M, Nekrasova O, Tytar V, Garkajs A, Petrovs I, Morozova A, Theissinger K, Čeirāns A, Škute A, Georges JY (2023) Geographically isolated wetlands as a reserve for the conservation of amphibian biodiversity at the edge of their range. Diversity 2023, 15(3), 461. (pdf)

Philippot V, Georges JY (2023) Reintroducing a forgotten species in an area neglected by the public: the case of the European Pond Turtle in Alsace (northeastern France). Natures Sciences Sociétés 31(1): 18-30. (pdf) – in French

🇺🇦 Nekrasova O, Marushchak O (2023) Records of common species of amphibians and reptiles widespread in northern, central, western and southern Ukraine. Biodiversity Data Journal 11: e99036. https://doi: 10.3897/BDJ.11.e99036 (pdf)

🇺🇦 Pupins M, Nekrasova O, Marushchak O, Tytar Volodymyr, Theissinger K, Čeirāns A, Škute A, Georges JY (2023) Potential threat of an invasive fish species for two native newts inhabiting wetlands of Europe vulnerable to climate change. Diversity 2023, 15, 201. (pdf)

Quintard B, Georges JY (2022) Veterinary management of European pond turtle reintroductions. Fowler’s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine Current Therapy, Vol. 10, Chapter 67: 451-457 (pdf)

Meinard Y, Dereniowska M, Glatron S, Maris V, Philippot V, Georges JY (2022) A heuristic for innovative invasive species management actions and strategies. Ecology and Society 27(4): 24. (pdf)


🇺🇦 Nekrasova O, Tytar V, Pupins M, Čeirāns A (2022) Range expansion of the alien red-eared slider Trachemys scripta (Thunberg in Schoepff, 1792) (Reptilia, Testudines) in Eastern Europe, with special reference to Latvia and Ukraine. BioInvasions Records 11(1): 287–295. (pdf)

🇺🇦 Nekrasova O, Marushchak O, Pupins M, Tytar V, Georges JY, Theissinger K, Čeirāns A, Škute A (2022) Modeling the Influence of Invasive Fish Species Perccottus glenii (Dybowski, 1877) on the Distribution of Newts in Eastern Europe, Exemplified by Lissotriton vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758) and Preserved Triturus cristatus (Laurenti, 1768), Using a GIS Approach. Biology and life science forum 2022, 2. (pdf)

Pupins M, Čeirāns A, Nekrasova O, Theissinger K, Georges JY (2022) Method of collecting green frogs for scientific and environmental studies by hand net catching. Latgales Ecological Society, 11 pp. (pdf)

Emys-R is funded through the 2020-2021 Biodiversa & Water JPI joint call for research proposals, under the BiodivRestore ERA-Net COFUND programme, and with the funding organisations Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR, France), Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF, Germany), State Education Development Agency (VIAA, Latvia), and National Science Center (NSC, Poland).



Jean-Yves Georges, IPHC, FR


Kathrin Theissinger, SGN, DE