• Yamal has created a new nature reserve

  • On Yamal there will be new specially protected natural area (SPNA) — Sysco-Bonarski sanctuary. About it reports the press service of the the Governor of the region Dmitry Kobylkin.

    Creates a reserve for scientific research, environmental monitoring, protection of the Northern spawning rivers.

    "The need for additional protection of the rivers Synya and Tanya away due to their high importance in the process of natural reproduction of water biological resources and existing at the moment of illegal fishing that is carried out in the period of spawning of valuable white fish", — reported in the Institute of ecology of plants and animals of the Ural branch (UB) of RAS, carrying out scientific justification for the creation of a new reserve.

    The area of the reserve will be more than 292 thousand hectares, it is located on the territory of the Shuryshkarsky district of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district. Representatives of indigenous peoples will be allowed to build there traditional residential and farm buildings, and use local flora and fauna for their own needs, in addition to catching fish with nets.

    Thus, on the territory of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district will have 14 areas. Their total area is eight million hectares — about 10 per cent of the land throughout the district.


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