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  • In the Kara sea will attempt to find oil and gas

    Russian geologists in 2016-2017 will conduct research on marine areas of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district. The main goal is to assess the hydrocarbon potential of the waters of Baidaratskaya lips (Bay of the Kara sea). In 2014 on the shelf of the Kara sea it was discovered a large oil and gas field Pobeda.

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  • Nenets Autonomous Okrug will create five reserves

    In the Nenets Autonomous district by 2021, will create two parks and three reserves. The reserves will be protected to be included in the Red book of plants, animals, and unique ecosystems. Total area of especially protected natural territories will exceed one million hectares.

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  • In Krasnoyarsk region extinguished all forest fires

    In the Krasnoyarsk region eliminated all forest fires. Total for the day was extinguished six wildfires on an area of 77 hectares. In the Siberian Federal district (SFD), which is part of Krasnoyarsk Krai, the fire was affected by 2.4 thousand hectares of forest. The total number of fires in SFO is closer to 80.

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  • On Yamal will try to grow sturgeon

    In the Yamalo - Nenets Autonomous district (YANAO) conducted an experiment on the cultivation of sturgeon. On a farm in Salekhard contains about 20 thousand individuals of Siberian sturgeon. Local authorities say that the fall will be the first result — a fish weighing 1.5 kilograms.

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  • Murmansk oblast has introduced e-registration to visit the natural parks

    The Ministry of natural resources of the Murmansk region have introduced electronic registration form for those wishing to visit the natural parks of the region. In the form include data about the tourists, including the dates of trip and number of other parameters. Domestic tourism is growing, and unique areas in need of protection, emphasize power.

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  • The Ministry of natural resources named the most eco-friendly companies in Russia

    "Norilsk Nickel" was awarded by the Ministry of natural resources "Ecological development – Evolution Awards 2016. The award was presented by the Minister of natural resources and ecology of Russia Sergey Donskoy. "Nornikel" plans to 2020 to invest in environmental projects 300 billion rubles. Among the other award winners — "EuroChem" and "Gazprom"

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  • Forecasters acknowledged record may snowfall in Krasnoyarsk

    Snowfall, held in Krasnoyarsk, may 8 and 9, became record for all history of observations c 1916. Two days in the city fell to 28.6 millimetres of rain. At 30 millimeters of rainfall in the city would be required to impose a state of emergency. The storm knocked down 450 trees.

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  • The Arctic has changed color due to global warming

    The color of the vegetation covering in the summer the North polar region changes from green to brown and gray. Scientists believe that this may be related to global warming. It is unknown what the consequences will lead new trend, but scientists fear that one of them may be melting glaciers

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  • Murmansk oblast has again decided to put traffic cameras on billion rubles

    The Ministry of transport of the Murmansk region announced re-purchase of recording cameras by almost a billion rubles. Previously this was opposed by the local branch of the popular front. FAS twice cancelled the contract because of the violations. In the transport Ministry said that the cameras needed to ensure safety on the roads.

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  • The plant for the "Yamal LNG" will be built from Chinese parts

    Up to 80 percent of equipment for the Yamal LNG project will be performed in Chinese shipyards and Chinese materials. In 2016 the company intends to put on the platform 79 of the modules that will start the first line of the plant. According to the plan, the beginning of LNG production is scheduled for 2017.

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  • Greenpeace demanded that Norway stop fishing in the Barents sea

    A delegation of the "Greenpeace Russia" handed over to the Ambassador of Norway in Russia, the letter on the need to stop fishing in the Northern part of the Barents sea. The Ambassador also handed a petition with 140 thousand signatures. Environmentalists believe that fishing in the Norwegian part of the sea is a dangerous method, devastating the ecosystem of the Arctic.

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  • In the Northern hemisphere experienced record warming

    In the Northern hemisphere experienced record warming. According to meteorologists, from may 2015 in the Northern hemisphere recorded absolute maximum average month air temperature. Record annual figures were installed after April 2016 was the warmest in the entire history of observations.

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