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"Green" transport: why Arctic fleet should prefer gas fuel to diesel
Experts told how much time it take to create an arctic "green" fleet and what role the state plays in this
The Arctic tanker Christophe de Margerie
© Mikhail Metzel/TASS
1 million for doctors of the Arctic
In total, 42 physicians from 11 arctic regions received payments.
210 billion rubles for the Arctic
Budget financing of the program of socio-economic development in the Arctic up to 2025 will amount to 209.7 billion rubles. This is stated in the materials for "The Arctic - the Territory of dialogue" International Arctic Forum.
238 million to support of reindeer husbandry in Yakutia
MPs and the Government of the Republic agreed on an amendment to the law "On budget of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)." Thanks to this document reindeer herders of the region will get additional 238 million rubles.
700 million rubles for northern reindeer husbandry of Yakutia
698.5 million rubles were allocated to support northern domestic reindeer husbandry in 2017. This was stated at the parliamentary hearings in Il Tumen by the head of the State Committee of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) for Arctic, Prokopy Nikolaev.
A solar power plant to be built in the Yakut village
40kW solar power plant will be built in the village of Kystatyam, Zhigansky region of Yakutia (the village is located near the Arctic Circle).
A unified system of transport complex will be created in the Arctic
There will be a unified, secure information and telecommunications system of the transport complex in the Arctic, said Transport Minister Maksim Sokolov in an interview for Izvestia newspaper.
Afanasy Vladimirov: Support of gifted children is a good investment
The implementation of the decree of the head of Yakutia aimed at identifying and supporting gifted children opens up good prospects for finding talented children in the Arctic and northern regions of the republic. This was stated in the YSIA commentary by the Minister of Youth Affairs and Family Policy of the region Afanasy Vladimirov.
ALROSA enters the Top-5 of sustainability rating «Polar Index»
ALROSA, the world’s largest diamond mining company, has entered Top 5 of pilot sustainability rating
among Russian companies operating in Arctic. The rating is developed by Project Office of Arctic Development and the environmental economics department of Faculty of Economics of Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Andrei Krivoshapkin: The goal of 7th Indigenous People Congress is to protect the northern way of life
The increased level of self-awareness of the indigenous small-numbered peoples of the North was noted by the president of the Association of Indigenous Minorities of Yakutia Andrei Krivoshapkin at the plenary session of 7
Congress of Indigenous People of the republic.
Archaeologists fear Arctic historical monuments may be lost
The Arctic keeps huge amounts of archaeology material
Arctic Council’s SDWG and SAO meetings are being held in Levi, Finland
Levi, Finland is hosting March 19-20 and 22-23, 2018, the Arctic Council’s second Sustainable Development Working Group and Senior Arctic Officials’ meetings held during the Chairmanship of Finland (2017-2019). These meetings bring together representatives from the eight Arctic States, the six indigenous Permanent Participant organizations, six Working Groups, and over 30 Observer states and organizations.
Arctic Skills international competitions in Yakutia
The competition will be attended by teams from the Krasnoyarsk Territory and Norway
Children's Technopark to be built in Yakutia
The first Technopark for children in the Arctic, Young Yakutians, will be built in the village of Khatassy (a suburb of Yakutsk), on the occasion of 100th anniversary of the Yakut ASSR, which will be celebrated in 2022.
Comfortable urban environment in the Arctic opens doors for innovations — experts
© Lev Fedoseev/TASS
Due to the geographic distances and a lack of available necessary devices, many people have to become inventors, one of the experts said
Defense Ministry expedition reached the island of Kotelny on ice
The Arctic Expedition of the Ministry of Defense of Russia was the first scientific mission in the world to overcome the distance to the island of Kotelny, the archipelago of the Novosibirsk Islands, over the ice cover of the Laptev Sea with machinery. This was reported on Sunday by the Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, Army General Dmitry Bulgakov.
Evgeny Chekin: RAPP is a unique platform for partnership between Yakutia and the USA
The Forum of the Russian-American Pacific Partnership (RAPP) is an effective mechanism for maintaining business activity between Yakutia and the United States. This was stated by the head of the government of the region Evgeny Chekin during the opening of the event, which is taking place in the capital of the republic.
Experts work on development strategy for Yakutia’s Arctic zone
The development strategy for Yakutia’s northern and Arctic districts will be ready this year
Film about the hunters of mammoth tusks won the prize of Sundance Film Festival in USA
Director and cameraman of
The Russian-Swiss documentary was awarded for camera work
In the Arctic there are 102 objects of accumulated harm to the environment
The Council of Federation held a joint meeting of the sections of the Arctic and Antarctic Council on the elimination of accumulated environmental damage in the Arctic.
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