New Staff for BGCI-Russia
Nikita Mergelov, has recently joined BGCI's Russia office as Secretary. After graduating in Soil Science from Moscow State University in 2002, Nikita participated in various field expeditions studying the tundra and taiga ecosystems in European and Asian Russia.
Based at BGCI's Moscow office, Nikita is involved in organising workshops and translating key documents into Russian. He is also responsible for publishing the BGCI - Russia Botanic Gardens Council Newsletter, distributed to all Russian and CIS botanic gardens and other botanical institutions. Nikita is also working hard to complete his PhD thesis.