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Priroda

 

(Nature), a monthly illustrated natural-science journal published for the general public. Priroda prints material on achievements in the natural sciences, on the philosophy and history of natural science, and on the organization of science. It also publishes original articles by researchers and prominent Soviet and foreign scientists, survey articles, hypotheses, discussions, profiles of scientists, reminiscences, and information about current scientific events.

Priroda was founded in Moscow in 1912 by the Man and the Universe society. In the 1920’s it was the publication of the Commission for the Study of the Natural Productivity of Forces of the Academy of Sciences, and in 1930 it became a journal of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. The place of publication has changed, but since 1952 the journal has been published in Moscow. Since its inception, Priroda has propagated progressive views and the struggle for scientific progress.

Priroda has been edited by the outstanding scientists V. A. Vagner (1912), L. V. Pizarzhevskii (1912–13), L. A. Tarasevich (1913–27), N. K. Kol’tsov (1914–27), A. E. Fersman (1917–30), A. A. Borisiak (1931–35), S. I. Vavilov (1936–51), O. Iu. Shmidt (1952–56), and D. I. Shcherbakov (1957–66). Since 1967, the editor in chief has been N. G. Basov. Circulation, 60,000 (1974).

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Major organization : MEIMURSKA PRIRODA JAVNA USTANOVA ZA ZATITU PRIRODE (35686623551)
Gatagova, Severnyi Kavkaz v epokhu pozdnei imperii: Priroda nasiliia 1860-1917gg.
Kirilina (2004: 129-130) istice kako i u mnogim filozofskim sustavima postoji niz medusobno suprotstavljenih kategorija: priroda - kultura, aktivnost - pasivnost, racionalnost - iracionalnost, logika - emocija, duh - materija, vlast - pokornost.
"Tropicheskaya Afrika: priroda mificheskikh sil" [Tropical Africa: the nature of the mythical forces].
Over the period 1941 to 1978, he published at least 78 articles or encyclopedia entries, mainly on the history of Arctic exploration, in journals such as Sovetskaya arktika, Morskoy flot, Meteorologiya, Gidrologiya, Vokrug sveta, Problemy Arktiki i Antarktiki, Ogonek, Izvestiya Vsesoyuznogo Geograficheskogo Obshchestva, Priroda and Letopis' Severa, and newspapers such as Pravda, Vodnyy Transport, Vechernaya Moskva, and Nedelya, as well as entries in the Bol'shay a Sovetskaya Entsiklopediya and Kratkaya Geograficheskaya Entsiklopediya.
In Priroda i ekonomika Kuzbassa i sopredel'nykh territorij [Nature and Economy of the Kuznetsk Basin and Adjacent Territories] (Udodov, V.
Covek i priroda, zarazna i parazitarna oboljenja ljudi i zivotinja u Vojvodini [Man and nature, contagious and parasitic diseases of humans and animals in Vojvodina].
Rezoliutsiia Vos 'mogo Mezhdunarodnogo ekologicheskogo foruma Priroda bez granits [Resolution of the eighth nature without borders international ecological forum].
Boldyrev, "Why is homocysteine toxic?" Priroda, vol.