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Vladimir Burkanov

Vladimir Burkanov graduated from the Kirov Agricultural Institute, Russia, in 1980 with a Masters's Degree in Wildlife Biology in the field of marine mammals. Since 1979, he has been actively involved in marine mammal and fisheries management and numerous marine mammal research and conservation projects in the Russian Far East. In 1990, he received his Ph.D. in Environmental Studies from the A.N. Severtsov’s Institute of Evolution, Ecology and Morphology of Animals, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow. His research focuses on the distribution, abundance, and conservation of marine mammals in the northern Pacific,…

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