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  • The Japanese will design special Arctic wind power for Yakutia

    In the village of Tiksi in the Republic of Yakutia will appear designed by Japanese specialists of the wind farm. "All installations will be made with consideration of the peculiarities of the Arctic", — said the head of the regional Department of energy Vyacheslav Emelyanov. According to the calculations, the wind turbines will save approximately 227 tons of diesel fuel a year.

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  • The scientists found a reference to sea water off the coast of Franz-Joseph

    Sea water off the coast of Franz-Joseph is recognized by scientists as a reference. According to the Deputy Director of the national Park "Russian Arctic" Maria Gavrilo, it is free from impurities that come with coastal runoff. Samples taken in the spring as part of a joint project with the Institute of trace elements for UNESCO at the PFUR.

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  • The government has narrowed the boundaries of the far North

    The Chairman of the government Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree with a precise list of areas of the far North. The number of territories with such status, was markedly reduced. In the updated list are still areas that do not have a permanent road connection with the "mainland."

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  • The polar bear population will shrink by a third due to global warming

    International research has shown that over the next 35 years the polar bear population will be reduced by more than 30 percent due to global warming. Conclusions are made on the basis of the analysis of the data collected during 35 years of observations. It is established that the lives of these animals depend on the ice in the Arctic is less.

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  • Kola MMC has joined the environmental campaign

    Kola Mining and metallurgical company joined the action "Zero negative impact on the environment", which is held on the initiative of the international ecological Association "Bellona". The aim of the campaign is to reduce emissions through voluntary and short-stay activities.

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  • In this way, opened the ski season

    In the Murmansk region earned all ski resorts. Season in the Khibiny was open despite the snowy weather. On the slope of the mountain earns first aikuaivenchorr Tarzan "zip line", involving descent along the steel rope with a separation from the earth. Opened and trails located within the boundaries of Murmansk.

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