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Nature users record climate change in Yakutia

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As a rule, scientists and environmental experts are involved in complex international and interregional issues of climate change. The ‘Gorizonty’ Initiative Group attracted the users of natural resources, the reindeer herders of the republic, to this important and interesting work. Reindeer herders noted the damage caused by anomalous climate change to natural resources and traditional farming.

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ALROSA joins the project to conserve tundra populations of wild reindeer

Ministry of Ecology, Nature Management and Forestry of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Directorate of Biological Resources and PАs of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and ALROSA
signed an Agreement on cooperation and implementation of measures for the protection and restoration of the number of tundra populations of wild reindeer in 2019-2022.
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ALROSA allocates over 800 million rubles for environmental measures

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On January 30, the deputies of (Il Tumen) adopted a draft resolution on recommendations “On the environmental situation in the Vilyui river basin,” which reflected detailed proposals for resolving the environmental situation in the Vilyui river basin.
The first Parliamentary hearings on the Vilyui River were held at the State Assembly (Il Tumen) on November 27, 2018.
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Yakutia organizes nature reserve to protect polar bear population

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Yakutia’s Ministry of Ecology plans to organize in 2020 in the region’s north a federal nature reserve to protect the polar bears’ population. The new reserve’s base will be the existing Bear Islands National Park, which is the animals’ main area for reproduction, the ministry told TASS.

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Photo report: Winter in Yakutsk

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January is the frostiest and foggiest month in Yakutsk. But the subzero temperature does not prevent to admire the winter capital of the republic. The pictures of Maria Vasilieva, YSIA, capture the views of fabulous snowy Yakutsk.

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Kytalyk Reserve is granted National Park status

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The Kytalyk Reserve will receive the national park status, and three more reserves will appear in the Arctic zone of the republic - Medvezhy Ostrova (Bear Islands), Bolshoye Tokko (Big Tokko) and Laptevomorsk
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Mammoth steppe from Yakutia presented in Washington

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The project of the Pleistocene Park, which can help fight global warming and not only preserve, but also recreate the fragile Arctic ecosystem as it was before man appeared, was presented in Washington at the AGU Fall Meeting, told Nikita Zimov, a scientist and active participant of this project.

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