Butorin Aleksei

Research Associate
butorin [at] nhpfund.ru
Department of Physical Geography and Environmental Management Problems

Research interests
Strictly protected areas, international conventions and programs on the conservation of nature. The UNESCO World Heritage Convention: development of the principles for selection and conservation of the World Heritage sites, preparation of nominations, elaboration of the management plans, efficient monitoring of the conservation status. Analysis of the existing and potential conflicts between the nature conservation and socio-economic priorities.
Study areas: the Urals, the Altai Mountains, the Western Caucasus, the Far East, the Ubsunur Hollow, the Taimyr peninsula, Yakutia, Dauria, the Volga Delta, the Pamirs, the Tien Shan Mountains.


Selected publications
Ananicheva M., Badenkov Yu., Baklanov P., Butorin A., Vedenin Yu., Glezer O., Dobrolyubov S., Zaytseva N., Kasimov N., Karlin L., Kolossov V., Kotlyakov V., Korytny L., Medvedev A., Plyusnin V., Tishkov A., Khropov A., Shmakin A. 2012. Geography in Russia. Publication for the international Geographical Congress, 104 p.
Maksakovsky N.V., Krogius V.R., and Butorin A.A. 2010. World Heritage Management Issues: Russian Experience in the Global Context. Heritage and Modern Times: Information Bulletin, issue 17, pp. 22–48.
Butorin A.A. 2010. World Natural Heritage in Russia: Sites, Value, Problems, Perspectives. Environmental Planning and Management, issue 4, p.  .
Butorin A. and Kladovshchikova M. 2010. Daurian Steppes aAre the Potential International World Natural Heritage Site. Nature Conservation Collaboration in the Trans-Border Environmental Regions: Russia–China–Mongolia: Research Bulletin, issue 1, pp. 55–57.
Butorin A. and Karivalo L. 2006. The Fennoscandian Green Belt. The Green Belt of Europe. From vision to reality. IUCN. Page Bros, Norwich, UK, p. 37-45.
Butorin A. 2005. Benefits of World Heritage status. Russian conservation news bulletin, Issue 40, p. 4-6.
Butorin A. 2005. World Natural Heritage Sites in Russia – current situation and perspectives. World Natural Heritage and cultural landscapes in Europe, Bonn, Germany, p. 77-87.
Butorin A. 2001. World Heritage Convention. An experience of preparation of Natural Heritage nominations in Russia. Green conservation bulletin, issue 14, p. 21-31.
Butorin A.A. 2001. World Natural Sites in Russia. Problems of Regional Geography, issue 3, pp. 61–69.
Blokov I., Butorin A., Tsyplenkov S., Shestakov A., Blagovidov A., and Pishchelev, V. 2000. Manual for the Preparation of Nominations for UNESCO World Heritage Status. M.: Luch, 96 p.

Zhuravlev A., Trofimova E., Butorin A., Maksakovsky N., Solomonov N. et al. 2011. Nomination “The Lena Pillars” (Justification for Inscription on the World Heritage List). 120 p.
Butorin A., Darman Yu., Lebedev A., and Maksakovsky N. 2010. Nomination “The Bikin River Valley” (Justification for Inscription on the World Heritage List). 104 p.
Valizer P., Butorin A., Gubko G., Kladovshchikova M., Maksakovsky N., Nikandrov S., and Snitko V. Nomination “The Ilmen Mountains” (Justification for Inscription on the World Heritage List). 111 p.
Butorin A., Bekhteev V., Kochurov B., Schmidt P., Edom F., and Ivanov V. 2009. Nomination “Magadansky State Nature Reserve” (Justification for Inscription on the World Heritage List). 103 p.
Butorin A., Glazov P., Gorbunov A., Lychagin M., Maksakovsky N. et al. 2008. Nomination “The Volga Delta” (Justification for Inscription on the World Heritage List). 130 p.
Butorin A., Vronsky N., Larin V., Maksakovsky N., and Schmidt P. 2007. Nomination “The Putorana Plateau” (Justification for Inscription on the World Heritage List). 106 p.
Abdulnazarov A., Butorin A., Muratov R., and Tsoi A. 2005. Nomination “The Pamir Mountains” (Justification for Inscription on the World Heritage List). 102 p.
Butorin A., Ieshko E., and Petrov V. 2004. Nomination “The Green Belt of Fennoscandia” (Justification for Inscription on the World Heritage List). 128 p.
Bugrovsky V., Kurbatskaya S., Butorin A., and Urtnasan N. 2002. Nomination “The Ubsunur Hollow” (Justification for Inscription on the World Heritage List). 65 p.