The head of the Ministry of natural resources and ecology Sergey Donskoy suggested to create a scientific and tourist expedition complexes in the Arctic. The implementation of these objectives will require an additional 700 million rubles, reports TASS.
According to Donskoy, the project will help the development of ecological tourism and conservation of biological diversity. The Ministry hopes that these measures will help increase tourist arrivals to 2 million by 2020.
The project will develop in two stages. The first involves the creation of scientific and tourist expedition complexes on the island of Hayes Land archipelago Franz-Josef and the Northern island of the Novaya Zemlya archipelago until 2019. In the second phase the construction of the research vessel, as well as the visitor centre in the national Park "Russian Arctic".
"People, citizens and guests of our country should have the opportunity to visit the protected areas," — said Sergey Donskoy. The meeting also considered the draft "wild nature of Russia: save and see", which runs until 2025. Events will be held in seven protected natural areas, including Altai, the Baikal region and the North Caucasus.
5 January, President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on holding the year of ecology. Its purpose is to draw attention to problems of ecological security of the country.
At the Scientific centre of Arctic research has developed guidelines for proper nutrition of the indigenous population of the Yamal tundra. This was told by head of the sector of ecological and biological research center Elena Aghbalyan. "The problem of deficit and excess of some other substances affect the health," she said.
In the framework of International military-technical forum "Army-2017", the participants will discuss developments for the protection of military facilities in Arctic conditions. Scientific and business program of the forum will be held from 23 to 26 August, it will be attended by prominent scientists and public figures, said the Ministry of defence.
The head of Kandalaksha (Murmansk region) Mikhail Pavlov in anticipation of the 500th anniversary of the city decided to call the newborn twin daughters of Kanda and Laksha. It is noted that the wife Pavlova with babies situated in Murmansk perinatal center. According to the mayor, it would like to call daughters Alisa and Nika
Feliz Mourinho, a former goalkeeper and coach, father of head coach of English "Manchester United" Jose Mourinho, has died at the age of 79 years. Mourinho Sr. began his career as a player in the "Vitoria" from Setubal, which has twice won the Cup of Portugal from 1968 to 1974 he defended the colors of "Belenenses".
The event with the participation of people's artist of Russia Valentin Gaft in the Yeltsin center will not take place. "Evening with Valentin Gaft cancelled for health reasons of the artist", — reported in the institution. It was planned that the meeting will be held on 27 June in the framework of the cinema club. The actor was to speak with his poems.
The flow of Russian tourists in the Dominican Republic in may rose more than 300 percent compared to the same period in 2016. According to the Director of the representative office of the Ministry of tourism of the Republic of Russia Galina Lysenko, in may the country was visited by nearly 20 thousand Russians.