Pine forest with trees older than 300 years in the Nefteyugansk district of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous district has become the new natural monument of the region, reports TASS with reference to the Department of public and external relations of the regional government.
"Documents to establish another monument of nature — the territory of "far, Neris" — will be taken at one of the nearest meetings of the government of the Autonomous Okrug", — noted in Department. In this unique natural landscape cedar trees are growing 30 percent faster than in other forest areas of the region, it is also the oldest, with a diameter more than a meter.
The Deputy Governor of the Khanty Alexei Zabozlaev noted that in this area per hectare is 350 cubic meters of wood, while the average in the region of 115. Length of the special area is about 15 km, width — from 2 to 3 kilometers. Now about Bora live two families of local indigenous peoples in the future the government intends to open here the tourist routes.
9 March the authorities of the neighboring Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district, has announced the opening of a new Sinsco-Waikaraka reserve. Its area is will be more than 292 thousand hectares, it is located on the territory of the Shuryshkarsky district of the Yamal.
Eight Arctic countries, including Russia and the United States signed a statement on cooperation in the region. The document specifies the "basic principles and rules of the exchange of information on emergencies at sea and joint operations in the Arctic." In addition, the parties agreed to joint military exercises.
The first in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district (YANAO) plant for the recycling of plastic waste put into operation in Noyabrsk. The raw material used sorted polymer waste: film for household packaging, plastic bags, disposable tableware, industrial packaging, Jerry cans, plastic containers etc.
"Greenpeace of Russia" made a map of the natural and abandoned landfills on the territory of Arctic regions. The document was prepared in anticipation of the Arctic forum in Arkhangelsk and should help the leaders of the Arctic regions to work more effectively under the program of liquidation of accumulated environmental damage.
The head of the Federation Council Committee on rules Vadim Tulpanov proposed to introduce criminal liability for gross violation of public order while driving. The document proposes to expand the list of aggravating circumstances of article 213 of the Russian Criminal code ("Hooliganism").
Skier Olga Repnina, who won the skiathlon in the championship of Russia, commented on his performance at the tournament. Replacin noted that he would like to do all of the races, but will make decisions based on their well-being. She praised the willingness of the track in Khanty-Mansiysk.
Russian woman Dina Averina won three gold medals on the second day of the third stage of Gran-at on rhythmic gymnastics in the French Article. Averina excelled in exercises with Hoop, ball and clubs. Another Russian, Yulia Bravikova won gold (ribbon), two silver medals (Hoop, clubs) and bronze (ball).