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Special aircraft masters Northern Sea Route

Special aircraft masters Northern Sea Route

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Two Captains research expedition has completed to study the prospects for the use of amphibians and small aircraft in the Arctic, the Russian Defense Ministry’s Information and Mass Communications Department reports. The expedition was launched in October 2020 and held by naval aviation of ...

Nornickel released valuable fish into Yenisey

Nornickel released valuable fish into Yenisey

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In September, Nornickel released into the Yenisey river another batch of valuable fish breeds - 325 thousand fry of the Siberian sturgeon went on the first voyage in the Prutovsky shallow water in the Yenisei district of the region. “Maintaining biodiversity, replenishing the fry in ...

Wounded Dikson bear senses tickling

Wounded Dikson bear senses tickling

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Dikson island rescued white bear’s hind legs react to tickling. This was told by the Moscow Zoo director Svetlana Akulova. “Veterinary doctors regularly conduct training with the bear to test reflexes and sensitivity: tickle motionless paws with a brush. And at the latest training, ...

Taimyr permafrost retained chocolate in baron Toll’s ‘refrigerator’

Taimyr permafrost retained chocolate in baron Toll’s ‘refrigerator’

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Scientists of the sixth expedition of the RAS Federal Center for Food Systems named after V.M. Gorbachev checked how toffee and chocolate, which were held in a natural refrigerator on cape Depot from 12 to 42 years old, were preserved. Earlier, canned food and ...

Clean Arctic volunteers to collect scrap metal in Norilsk

Clean Arctic volunteers to collect scrap metal in Norilsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In the Krasnoyarsk region, large-scale cleaning continues within the federal project Clean Arctic. Volunteers and local residents do up the industrial zone on the Schuchya river banks with the support of the project’s general partner - Nornickel. By this day it was possible to collect ...

Northern Sea Route turns 90

Northern Sea Route turns 90

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In 2022, the shortest route between the European part of Russia and the Far East - the Northern Sea Route (NSR), which is often called the Arctic life road, celebrates its 90th anniversary. History In 1932, the expedition of Otto Schmidt on the Alexander Sibiryakov icebreaker ...

Arctic digital Red Book to appear in Russia

Arctic digital Red Book to appear in Russia

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Arctic Development Project Office board chairman Nikolay Doronin, said that in 2023, an electronic Red Book of the Arctic will appear in Russia. The expert informed the Goarctic portal about the problem of correlation of categories in international, national and regional Red Books. “The situation ...

Scientists found giant viruses in arctic lake

Scientists found giant viruses in arctic lake

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Canadian microbiologists in an isolated lake of Miln Fyord in the Arctic ocean, which is 800 kilometers from the North Pole, found giant viruses. Floating, or epichelphic, lakes were previously common in the Arctic, but are rare now. Their main feature is that they have ...

Scientists suggest freezing poles

Scientists suggest freezing poles

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Global warming is most reflected in the poles: the Arctic and Antarctica heat up several times faster than other parts of the Earth. This bears a great risk for residents of coastal areas: ice melting and the glaciers destruction at the poles will lead to ...