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Arctic and Antarctic sea ice growing rapidly

Arctic and Antarctic sea ice growing rapidly

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In recent days, there have been reports from the Arctic about a new anomaly - a rapid increase in the area of ​​sea ice. The annual minimum area of ​​Arctic sea ice (4.72 million square kilometers on September 16, 2021) was 26 percent higher than ...

Taimyr Reserves directorate defends Arctic seas

Taimyr Reserves directorate defends Arctic seas

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Pollution of the Arctic seas and the organization of ecological tourism in the Russian Far North became the main topics of round tables at the Big Ocean September International Festival, organized at the initiative of the Russian Ministry of Nature Federal Reserve Center. The famous ...

KrasAvia airlines plans using single-engine aircraft for North

KrasAvia airlines plans using single-engine aircraft for North

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Siberian Federal University hosted a presentation of the Krasnoyarsk regional airline KrasAvia project for the launch of single-engine nine-seater aircraft to the northern villages, as well as other plans for the renovation until 2027. The round table was dedicated to the interaction of industrial ...

World ocean level rising at record rate

World ocean level rising at record rate

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The problem of climate change on the planet is becoming more acute every year. Over the past ten years, the ice level in the Arctic has decreased by 13 percent compared to 1979. Warming oceans and melting ice have led to an increase ...

Orphaned polar bear found in Dikson

Orphaned polar bear found in Dikson

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. For the third day now, a small polar bear cub has not left one place near the Taimyr village of Dikson. The director of the Krasnoyarsk park of flora and fauna Royev Ruchey Andrey Gorban told about this on social networks. “The bear cub is ...

Shrubs accelerate permafrost melting

Shrubs accelerate permafrost melting

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Scientists at Tomsk University have found out that shrubs accelerate the permafrost melting in the tundra. As reported on the website of the Russian Science Foundation, the high bioproductivity of plants increases the temperature of the soil, reduces humidity and increases the permafrost ...

Scientists explain ozone hole over Arctic appearing

Scientists explain ozone hole over Arctic appearing

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Scientists from the Beijing University explain the formation of a huge ozone hole over the Arctic last year with a temperature anomaly. This is reported by mir24.tv with reference to the publication Advances in Atmospheric Sciences. The researchers noticed that the waters of the North ...

Nornickel to increase support for Taimyr indigenous peoples

Nornickel to increase support for Taimyr indigenous peoples

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Nornickel and the Association of Indigenous Minorities of Taimyr have signed an additional agreement to the basic agreement. The document clarified the list of the most relevant events for the indigenous peoples that the company will support, and also increased the amount of their funding ...

Arctic unicorns may disappear due to man-made noise

Arctic unicorns may disappear due to man-made noise

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Over the past 50 years, the oceans have become much noisier due to ship engines, exploration and mining, military sonars, blasting in the construction of oil and wind farms. Moreover, the low-frequency noise has significantly increased - the range that many marine mammals use ...