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Arctic

Scientists to test Arctic for radioactivity

Scientists to test Arctic for radioactivity

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The expedition aboard the Ivan Petrov research vessel with the participation of researchers from the leading organization of Rosgydromet in the field of radiation monitoring of the environment - the Typhoon research and production association - is studying the sinking sites of nuclear submarines ...

Water purification station to start operating in Hatanga

Water purification station to start operating in Hatanga

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In the northernmost village of the Krasnoyarsk region – Hatanga – a cold-water purification and disinfection station is to be commissioned by December, which will pass more than three thousand cubic meters of water per day. Now 2.6 thousand people live in the village. There ...

Big Arctic regatta reaches Arhangelsk

Big Arctic regatta reaches Arhangelsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The big Arctic regatta docked at the seaport in Arhangelsk. BAR-2021 is a unique project by Stanislav Koryakin dedicated to the development of small-sized shipping in Arctic rivers and seas. This year, the expedition sailed beautifully on June 14 under the raised bridges of St. ...

On Taimyr haymaking tradition resumed

On Taimyr haymaking tradition resumed

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The World Organization of Mowers in Switzerland decided to include the members of the Husky-Tyal community, which is located in the Taimyr village of Volochanka, in the organization. According to experts from the World Mowers Organization Volochanka residents this year are carrying out the northernmost ...

Polar bears’ last refuge begins to melt

Polar bears’ last refuge begins to melt

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Last Ice Zone - as the area north of Greenland is called - has begun to melt due to global warming. This is an area critical to the survival of polar bears. Polar bears’ last refuge begins to melt Plus-one.ru reports with reference to the ...

Scientists investigate microplastics in Barents Sea

Scientists investigate microplastics in Barents Sea

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The ice-class scientific expedition vessel Mikhail Somov, having left Arhangelsk, visited the White and Barents seas, as well as two polar archipelagos - Novaya Zemlya and Franz Josef Land. 55 people attended the expedition of the Arctic Floating University 55 people, including 20 students and graduate ...

Scientists collect data on sea unicorns in Arctic

Scientists collect data on sea unicorns in Arctic

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The second expedition of the Narwhal project by Gazpromneft has come to an end. The team investigated the sea unicorns - the narwhals - for three weeks. It is a rare cetacean species with a characteristic tusk. Sea unicorns in Arctic The narwhal lives in high ...

Fisherman’s Day celebrated with contests and stroganina tasting

Fisherman’s Day celebrated with contests and stroganina tasting

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. On Taimyr, the Fisherman’s Day will be celebrated on a grand scale. Competitions, quizzes, concerts and northern cuisine await guests. Festive events in the villages start today, July 2. Fisherman’s Day The anglers from the village of Potapovo will be the first to celebrate it. On ...

Traveler Vladimir Chukov visited Dudinka

Traveler Vladimir Chukov visited Dudinka

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. President of the Arctic Expeditionary Center of the Russian Geographical Society, organizer and leader of more than 30 expeditions in the Arctic and Antarctica Vladimir Chukov visited Dudinka, where he met with the head of the region, Yevgeny Vershinin. Traveler Vladimir Chukov visited Dudinka According to ...