Research

The GRAss research activity products:

Policy brief:

EU governance of natural resources: geopolitics, regions and sectorspolicy brief. Pskov State University, 2019

Contributors:

Per Angelstom, Attila Katona, Jaak Kliimask, Ruben Mnatsakanian, Krzysztof Niedziałkowski, Alexander Sergunin, Anton Shkaruba, Hanna Skryhan, Sviataslau Valasiuk, Ruben Zondervan, Viktar Kireyeu / Edited by Anton Shkaruba and Olga Likhacheva

Conference proceedings:

Book cover

Abstracts Proceedings of the Conference "Environmental
Knowledge and Policy Innovation between East and West.
Lessons Learned and not". Minsk, Varaksin A.N, 2019. 144 p.

Articles:

     
Paper on biodiversity
Bogs, Birds and Berries in Belarus: the multi-scale dynamics of wetlands sustainability initiatives in a top-down context

Lucas Dawson (Stockholm University, Sweden)
Marine Elbakidze (Stokholm University, Sweden)
Anton Shkaruba (Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia)
Per Angelstam (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden)

Ecology and Society 26(1):8. Available here.
Paper on the Baltic cooperation
A tale of two protected areas: “value and nature conservation” in comparable national parks in Estonia and Russia

Henri Järv (Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia)
Anton Shkaruba (Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia)
Olga Likhacheva (Pskov State University, Russia)
Viktar Kireyeu (Saint Petersburg State University, Russia)
Raymond Ward (Centre for Aquatic Environments, School of the Environment and Technology, University of Brighton, UK)
Kalev Sepp (Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia)

 Land. 2021 (pending)
Paper on Arctic cooperation
Planning Sustainable Development Strategies of Russia’s Arctic Cities: Challenges and Opportunities Nikolai Bobylev (Saint-Peterburg State University, Russia) 
Aleksander Sergunin (Saint-Peterburg State University, Russia)  
The full paper is submitted to international peer-review journal; decision is pending
Capstone paper    
EU‐Russia cross‐border cooperation in the 21st century: turning marginality into competitive advantage Nikolai Bobylev (Saint-Peterburg State University, Russia) 
Sebastien Gadal (Aix‐Marseille Université, France)
Viktar Kireyeu (Saint-Peterburg State University, Russia)
Aleksander Sergunin (Saint-Peterburg State University, Russia) 
Reg Sci Policy Pract. 2020. P. 1–19. Available here.
Other
Addressing Inertia and Isolation in Teaching and Studying Global Environmental Change in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine

Anton Shkaruba (Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia)
Ruben Zondervan (Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future, Utrecht, the Netherlands)
Olga Likhacheva (Pskov State University, Pskov, Russia)
Hanna Skryhan (Belarusian-Russian University, Mahilioŭ, Belarus)

 Pskov Journal of Regional Studies. 2020. 1(41). P. 102-114. Available here.
The Arctic Policy of the European Union and Policy Options for the New Commission

Ruben Zondervan (Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future, Utrecht, the Netherlands)
Anton Shkaruba (Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia)

The full paper is submitted to international peer-review journal; decision is pending

Monograph:

Principles of EP 

Principles of Environmental Policy: Local, European and Global Perspectives.
Multi-authored monograph.
Edited by A. Shkaruba.
Pskov, Publishing house of Pskov State University, 2018. 342 p.

The book includes the following chapters:

Istomin A. V., Likhacheva O. V. (2018) Introduction. In Principles of Environmental Policy: Local, European and Global Perspectives, Edited by A. Shkaruba. Pskov, Publishing house of Pskov State University. Pp. 8–15.

Shkaruba, A., Donchenko, V., Zondervan, R. (2018) Global and European Environmental Policy — Milestones and Concepts. In Principles of Environmental Policy: Local, European and Global Perspectives, Edited by A. Shkaruba. Pskov, Publishing house of Pskov State University. Pp. 16–43.

Zondervan, R. (2018) Science — Policy. In Principles of Environmental Policy: Local, European and Global Perspectives, Edited by A. Shkaruba. Pskov, Publishing house of Pskov State University. Pp. 44–59.

Shkaruba, A., Kireyeu, V. (2018) Environmental Governance and Institutions of Environmental Governance. In Principles of Environmental Policy: Local, European and Global Perspectives, Edited by A. Shkaruba. Pskov, Publishing house of Pskov State University. Pp. 60–75.

Kireyeu, V., Shkaruba, A. (2018) Governance of Adaptation and Adaptive Governance. In Principles of Environmental Policy: Local, European and Global Perspectives, Edited by A. Shkaruba. Pskov, Publishing house of Pskov State University. Pp. 76–91.

Hisschemöller, M. (2018) Knowledge in support of Governing Sustainability Transitions. In Principles of Environmental Policy: Local, European and Global Perspectives, Edited by A. Shkaruba. Pskov, Publishing house of Pskov State University. Pp. 92–122.

Albert, C., Falaleeva, M. (2018) Social Learning for Deliberative Policy-Making. In Principles of Environmental Policy: Local, European and Global Perspectives, Edited by A. Shkaruba. Pskov, Publishing house of Pskov State University. Pp. 123–154.

Loftus, A.-C., Anthony, B. (2018) Challenges and Opportunities of Integration Local Knowledge into Environmental Management. In Principles of Environmental Policy: Local, European and Global Perspectives, Edited by A. Shkaruba. Pskov, Publishing house of Pskov State University. Pp. 155–189.

O’Mahony, C., O’Hagan, A. M., Gault, J., Falaleeva, M. (2018) Coastal Environments — Challenges for Integrated Management in Multi-Use Settings. In Principles of Environmental Policy: Local, European and Global Perspectives, Edited by A. Shkaruba. Pskov, Publishing house of Pskov State University. Pp. 190–218.

Idrisova, A., Anthony, B. (2018) Impacts of Climate Change on Biodiversity and its Implications for Protected Areas Management. In Principles of Environmental Policy: Local, European and Global Perspectives, Edited by A. Shkaruba. Pskov, Publishing house of Pskov State University. Pp. 219–262.

Skryhan, H., Kireyeu, V. (2018) Urban Planning in the Context of Environmental Governance: Actors, Conflicts, Effectiveness. In Principles of Environmental Policy: Local, European and Global Perspectives, Edited by A. Shkaruba. Pskov, Publishing house of Pskov State University. Pp. 263–278.

Anthony, B., Mmethi, H., Anthony, R. (2018) Community Fora as Vehicles of Change? The Hlanganani Forum and Kruger National Park, South Africa. In Principles of Environmental Policy: Local, European and Global Perspectives, Edited by A. Shkaruba. Pskov, Publishing house of Pskov State University. Pp. 279–340.