In Salekhard opened the festival of ice sculptures "the polar Rhapsody". The event will run until December 3, its main theme will be "Ecology of the Arctic". When creating ice sculptures are allowed to use only ice and water. The application of dyes, artificial supports and decoration is prohibited.
Authorities in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district plans to spend 6.8 billion on the construction of social institutions in the Arctic towns of the region. In particular, it is planned to construct five kindergartens, two schools, centre of national cultures in the village of Yar-sale and three healthcare facilities.Select
In the Nenets Autonomous district adopted a new law "On reindeer husbandry". The document is intended to give "additional impetus to the development of the basic industry economy" and to eliminate the contradictions with the Federal legislation. Over the provisions of the law worked the representatives of the nomadic communities.Select
In the Nenets Autonomous district private kindergartens, having the license for educational activity, will receive government subsidies. Administration NAO compensates such institutions for the cost of labor, purchase of textbooks, other learning tools and toys. First district kindergarten will open in Naryan-Mar.Select
On Yamal there will be two new magnetometer for the prediction of the Aurora Borealis. In a press-service of the Governor YANAO believe that the creation of a network of such devices will allow to attract tourists to the region. Magnetic storms on the Yamal Peninsula affect the precision of navigation equipment and electricity.Select
In Teriberka, Murmansk region will start the production of salt. The implementation of the project will be engaged in cooperative "Lakalaka" together with businessman Oleg Stepanov. The centre will create in the village of 20 jobs and to build a unique regional brand. Salt is planned according to ancient technologies.Select
The winner of the contest "Leader of environmental activity in Russia — 2016" admitted the Kola nuclear power plant located in Murmansk region. Power plant emissions ten times less than established standards. The company provides sustainable development of the economy of the North.Select
Garbage sorting by color, shape and size robot, created by students of the Murmansk Polytechnic Lyceum, won the robotics Olympiad in India in new Delhi. At home young inventors were congratulated by the Governor Marina Kovtun, who noted the relevance of the invention.Select
In Krasnoyarsk have earned ATMs for the blind and visually impaired people. The device placed in the offices of Sberbank, and also in the city administration building. The project was implemented in cooperation with all-Russian society for the blind. In order to use the ATM, the client needs to connect headphones.
In Murmansk from 26 to 27 November will be held the documentary film festival "the Northern character". The spectators will see the 73 films. Among them are the works of both Russian and foreign Directors. The festival will be attended by film Director Egor Konchalovsky with his film "return to "a".
The draft law on the development of the Arctic, prepared by the Ministry of economic development, will be finalized taking into account comments from members of the Federation Council. In the Arctic it is proposed to establish eight support areas of public-private partnerships around industrial enterprises. However, the bill does not impact environmental and social aspects.Select
In Salekhard the center of youth innovative creativity "Prestige" will open a laboratory in which students will learn to design unmanned aerial vehicles and karts. The government of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district noted that the necessary equipment has been purchased: 3D scanner and printer, heat press machine, milling machine.Select
National Park "Russian Arctic" has appointed a contest for the collection, removal and disposal of waste accumulated on the Earth Frantsa-Joseph. Works worth 700 million rubles should be made before 20 November 2017. In addition to cleaning the territory of the national Park intends to carry out ecological surveys of other areas of the archipelago.Select
In Pasvik Zapovednik, located on the border of Finland, Norway and Russia can be created a tourist route that passes through the territories of the three countries. About this told the Minister of natural resources Sergey Donskoy. The idea stems from the opening of the new visitor center of the Murmansk region.Select
After the closure of the Nickel plant in Norilsk harmful emissions into the atmosphere fell by a third, according to representatives of the company "Norilsk Nickel". The Minister of ecology of Russia Sergey Donskoy commented on the closure of the company. "This is correct from the environmental point of view and from the point of view of competition", — said the head of Department.Select
In the capital opened a Federal forum "the Arctic Days in Moscow". Forum events will be held from 21 to 25 November several Metropolitan areas. Its purpose is to draw attention to the natural, historical and cultural sites of the Arctic, and increase the tourist attractiveness of the region.
Norilsk ended the festival "Big Argish 2016". The closing ceremony was held on Saturday, November 19, at Komsomolskaya square. "Big Argish" consisted of four small festivals — literary, gastronomy, photography and travel. The festival is dedicated to the meeting of winter and polar night.Select
Student station of young technicians in Krasnoyarsk Zoliboy Ergashev has developed and constructed a robotic metal skeleton that allows the person to use the paralyzed leg. Project student received financial support to create an improved version of Plexiglas.Select
Murmansk regional vetstantsiya will hold a promotion for a free reception and vaccinate Pets of the townspeople. This was reported in the regional administration. Consultation and vaccination will be available in car mobile laboratory. The campaign will last a little over a month: from November 21 to 23 December.Select
Employees of the Scientific center of Arctic research said about the need to create new posts for air quality monitoring in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district. Currently, the district has only one post, it is located in Salekhard. In addition, environmentalists insist on the creation of a common database.Select