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
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.
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.
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.