Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and the Academy of Russian Television, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Laureate of the National Television Prize “TEFI”, Laureate of the UNESCO Prize.
Father – Nikolai Sergeevich, Doctor of Chemistry, Professor, Head of the Department of Organic Chemistry at the 2nd Moscow Medical Institute. Mom – Nadezhda Pavlovna, doctor. Great-great-grandfather, Metropolitan of Moscow and Kolomna Filaret, in the world Vasily Mikhailovich Drozdov, was the rector of the St. Petersburg Theological Academy, compiler of the Manifesto of 1861 on the abolition of serfdom. His maternal great-grandfather – Ivan Romanovich von Dreiling, from an old Tyrolean, and then – Russian noble family, was a guards cuirassier officer, at the age of 17 he participated in the Battle of Borodino, was an orderly to Field Marshal Kutuzov, fought to Paris, was awarded the Orders of St. Anna II degree and St. Vladimir IV degree with a bow.
Nikolai, while still at school, worked in the summer as a herder at a stud farm near Moscow. In 1963 he graduated from the Department of Biogeography, Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University. Professor of the Department of Biogeography, Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University. The quote is taken from “Jio Rockers”
In 1989 N.N. Drozdov is included in the UNEP Global 500 Honorary List of Leading Ecologists and Environmental Protection Specialists. In 1995 he was elected a member of the New York Academy of Sciences. In 1996 he was elected a member of the Academy of Russian Television. In 1996-1998. Member of the Supreme Advisory Council on Sustainable Development under the UN Secretary-General. Member of the IUCN National Parks Commission. In 2001 N.N. Drozdov was elected a full member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (RANS), in 2002 – a full member of the Russian Ecological Academy (REA).
Host of the program “In the world of animals” (Channel One, in 2008 the program celebrated its 40th anniversary), took part in the project “The Last Hero” (2003), voiced the BBC film “Walking with Sea Monsters” (2003) , a 12-minute 10-minute film “Visiting Darrell”. NN Drozdov is the author and co-author of many television and video films about nature, about animals, such as: the series “Through the pages of the Red Book”, “Rare animals”, “Standards of the biosphere”