Activities that are carried out within the framework of the laboratory together with the Head of the project Professor Ming Wong in 2022

09/27/2022 organized and took part in the International Youth Scientific School «MONITORING, PROTECTION, AND RESTORATION OF SOIL ECOSYSTEMS IN ANTHROPOGENIC CONDITIONS», Rostov-on-Don, with lecture «Environmental monitoring and assessment of persistent toxic substances for sustainable development».

09/28/2022 took part in the round table «The current state of land resources of the steppe zone» within the framework of the International Forum «Steppe Eurasia — sustainable development» and made a presentation.

09/29/2022 took part in the Scientific field trips in Dry steppe ecosystems in State Natural Biosphere Reserve «Rostovsky».

09/30/2022 visited a stationary soil section and experimental field for the soil structure study in the Botanical Garden of Sothern Federal University.

10/02/2022 took part in an excursion to Starocherkassk.

10/05/2022 gave a lecture for students at the Academy of Biology and Biotechnology of the Southern Federal University «Reclamation of metal- contaminated sites: Interactions of plants, associated microbes and organic matter».

10/06/2022 took a part in a seminar: discuss plans for further work on the project «Biorestoration of polluted ecosystems» within the framework of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, agreement No. 075-15-2022-1122.

10/07/2022 took part in a seminar at the Southern Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences with lecture “Restoration of contaminated sites: principles and practices”.

10/08/2022 visited the city of Taganrog.

10/09/2022 visited the amusement park «Logo»

10/11/2022 gave an open lecture at the Southern Federal University «Writing scientific papers for journal publication».

10/12/2022 visited the Southern Science Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

10/14/2022 took part in a seminar at the Southern Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Evgeny Leonidovich Mukhanov, Vice-Rector for Strategic and Innovative Development of the Southern Federal University, had a meeting with the leading researcher, Honorary Professor Dinesh Mohan (H-index 71) of the Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. The meeting discussed the possibility of cooperation on improving the fertility of agricultural land and bioremediation of polluted soils using new technologies, including the use of carbonaceous materials.

Soils, where food begins


Soil nutrient loss is a major soil degradation process threatening nutrition and is recognized as being among the most important problems at a global level for food security and sustainability all around the globe. World Soil Day 2022 (#WorldSoilDay) and its campaign «Soils: Where food begins» aims to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining healthy ecosystems and human well-being by addressing the growing challenges in soil management, increasing soil awareness and encouraging societies to improve soil health.