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870 million for Yakutia to protect forests

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The volume of subventions for Yakutia from the federal budget for the execution of delegated powers in the field of forest relations will be 873.6 million rubles. Increased funding will allow to purchase equipment and active management of reforestation.

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Thousands of Siberian Cranes are leaving Yakutia

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In recent years, the situation with the threat of Siberian Cranes' extinction has changed, their livestock is rapidly increasing. Scientists have discovered a place of mass overflight of these birds, which is located in the Tompo ulus.
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Nature reserve for polar bears in Yakutia

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A nature reserve to protect the Yakut population of polar bear is planned to be created in Yakutia until 2020 in the archipelago of the Medvezhyi Islands (Bear Islands) in the East Siberian Sea.

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Three Prehistoric Wolf skulls found in Yakutia

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People of Verkhneveliuysky district discovered three skulls of prehistoric wolves and a cave lion upper jaw fragment. Yakut scientists intend to find new information on the existence of the ancient man on the alleged Paleolithic sites.

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