About edition | Steppe Bulletin 
ISSN 1726-2860
(print version ISSN 1684-8438)

About edition Steppe Bulletin

ISSN 1726-2860 (hard version ISSN 1684-8438)

Work bulletin on conservation of steppe ecosystems and sustainable use of steppes

Originally the Steppe Bulletin was established by the NGO “Siberian Environmental Center” (Novosibirsk), NGO “Biodiversity Conservation Center” (Moscow) and Middle-Volga Regional Branch of Ecological Academy (Tolyatti) and registered in the State Comittee on Press of Russia (registration number PI № 77-13021, June 28, 2002).

Since 2015 the founders of the Steppe Bulletin are Sibecocenter Co Ltd (Novosibirsk) and NGO “Biodiversity Conservation Center” (Moscow) (registration number PI № 77-63000, September 4, 2015).

Steppe Bulletin is a non-for-profit information and analitical bulletin, only the Russian-language periodical devoted to problems of conservation, restoration and sustainable use of steppes.

The bulletin is publishing since 1998. The circulation of last issues is 1500-2000. The number of our readers is constantly increasing and now there are about 1450 addresses of persons and organizations who receive the bulletin. The geography of publications and distribution embrace all countries of former USSR where the steppes are situated – mainly Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine, less 6 other new independent countries and Mongolia. Editorial board includes 16 known scientists and conservationists represented 5 countries (Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Mongolia).

Steppe Bulletin is published in “paper” version 2-3 times in a year, all issues are available online:


The bulletin is distributed free of charge among conservational non-profit organizations, scientific and planning organizations and specialists working on problems of steppes conservation and sustainable use of steppes and also among central and territorial forms of government in the sphere of wild-life conservation, management of agriculture and land resources in steppe zone of Russian Federation, Republic of Kazakhstan, Ukraine and some other countries.

The sponsors of SB were:

  • The Open Society Institute (1998)
  • John D. and Kathryn T. MacArthur Foundation (1999-2000)
  • IUCN, the Office for Russia and CIS (2001)
  • The Program PIN/MATRA of the Government of the Netherlands (2001-2005)
  • Global GreenGrants Foundation (2006)
  • WWF Russia (2007 and 2008)
  • European Commission’s external aid Thematic Programme for Environment and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources, including energy (ENRTP) project “Sustainable Integrated Land Use of the Eurasian Steppe” (2008-2009)
  • UNDP/GEF/Committee on Forestry and Hunting, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of
  • Kazakhstan Project “Steppe Conservation and Management” with the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (2011-2013)
  • UNDP/GEF/Russian Federal Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Project “Improving the coverage and management efficiency of protected areas in the steppe biome of Russia” (2009-2015)

Also we are collecting charitable donations since 2004.

Edition’s contact:
Mobile.: 913-453 06 01
E-mail: steppe.bull@gmail.com

Steppe Bulletin is made on donations. If you want to donate write please to the Editor.

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Siberian Environmental Center
Biodiversity Conservation Center
UNDP/GEF Steppe Project in Russia
Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan
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