On the 80th Birthday of Professor Otto Kinne

On the 80th Birthday of Professor Otto Kinne Russian Journal of Marine Biology, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2004, p. 73. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2004 by Biologiya Morya, Kas’yanov. MARINE BIOLOGISTS station on Helgoland Island (Biologische Anstalt Hel- goland); since 1967 he has been a professor of the Uni- versity of Kiel, Germany. In 1984 Kinne founded the International Ecology Institute and the Inter-Research Scientific Publishing Center in Germany and became the director of these institutions. Prof. Kinne is the founder of six interna- tional journals, the leaders in their respective lines of science, Marine Biology, Marine Ecology Progress Series, Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, Climate Research, Aquatic Microbial Ecology, and Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics. He is also the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the monographic series Excellence in Ecology. In 1992 Kinne, who always showed great respect and benevolence to Soviet biologists, founded, using his private resources, the Otto Kinne Foundation pro- viding grants for young ecologists from Russia, the countries of the CIS, and Eastern Europe. In 1998, anxious about harmful tendencies in the anthropogenic degradation of the environment, Kinne founded the Eco-Ethics International Union which has departments in many countries. Prof. Otto Kinne is a Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy; Honorary Member of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom; Prof. Otto Kinne, one of the greatest marine biolo- Honorary Professor of the General Biology Division of gists of our time, was born in 1923. His scientific inter- the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; Honorary ests include marine ecology, zoology, physiology of Member of the Russian Hydrobiological Society, and marine animals, marine pollution, and problems of bio- Honorary Member of the Institute of Marine Biology, ethics. He is an editor and major author of the world Far Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences. famous treatises Marine Ecology (in 5 volumes) and V.L. Kas’yanov Diseases of Marine Animals (in 4 volumes). From 1962 to 1984 Kinne was the Executive Direc- Institute of Marine Biology, Far Eastern Branch, Russian tor and a Professor of the famous marine biological Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, 690041 Russia 1063-0740/04/3001-0073 © 2004 ŒAIŠ ÒNauka / Interperiodica” http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Marine Biology Springer Journals

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