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ALROSA invested 4.4 billion rubles in environmental programs

Environmental Center

ALROSA, the world leader in diamond production, summed up the major results of environmental programs and events for 2017. Last year, the Company allocated 4.4 billion rubles for environmental programs. These funds made it possible to implement important projects for ALROSA and the region, as well as significantly strengthen monitoring of the state of the environment.
  • Category: Nature

"Living Diamonds of Yakutia" - one of the best social projects

"Living Diamonds of
 Yakutia" Nature Park was founded in 2009 with the goal of preserving natural ecosystems on the territory of Mirny on an area of 32,105.22 hectares, four kilometers from the recreation center Chuonalyr, along the Mirny-Chernyshevsk road.
  • Category: Nature

Today is Day of Snowdrop

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Every year on April 19 many countries around the world celebrate a traditional beautiful spring holiday - The Day of Snowdrop
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Yakutia’s version of permafrost protection

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The Chairman of the State Duma (Il Tyumen) of the RS (Y) Aleksandr Zhirkov today gives a speech on the legislative initiatives of the Yakutia parliament on the environmental direction, in particular, on the draft federal law on the protection and rational use of permafrost at a meeting of the Public Council of the Ecology Forum.
  • Category: Nature

Yakutia proposes to include forest bison in the Red Book of Russia

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The authorities of Yakutia consider it necessary to include forest bison in the Red Book of Russia for better protection of the animal population that were brought into the region from Canada. This was announced on Tuesday by the Minister of Nature Protection of the Republic Sakhamin Afanasiev.
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The Hollywood star is concerned over the situation in Yakutia. Video


“Recently, thermometers broke when temperatures reached near-record in the Siberian village of #Oymyakon (Republic of Sakha), known as the coldest inhabited place on Earth. The estimated temperature that night was around -62℃ (-111.6°F). Locals said they haven't recorded such levels in the past 15 years. #climatechange is posing a real threat to local people's lives and life structures, changing the soils, the fauna and the flora.”
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Russia and China to study Canadian and Siberian Cranes in Yakutia

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Ornithologists from the Yakut Institute of Biological Problems of the Cryolithozone of SB RAS and the Institute of Wildlife of the Beijing Forestry University of China are planning an expedition to the northern regions of Yakutia in the summer of 2018 to study the ecology and migration of Canadian Cranes and Siberian Cranes. On Tuesday, TASS learned from the research assistant of the zoological research laboratory of the Institute Inga Bysykatova.
  • Category: Nature