Winter comes to Norilsk

It looks like snow won't melt anymore. A slight warming is predicted for the week, but it will not last long.

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Abnormally snowy winter expected in Russia

Abnormally snowy winter expected in Russia

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Russians were promised an abnormally snowy winter. Despite the ongoing global warming, the process of ice melting has stopped in the Arctic this year. According to the Phobos Center, the coming winter in most of Russia may turn out to be abnormally snowy. The ...

Nobody allows hunting polar bears in Russia

Nobody allows hunting polar bears in Russia

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia gave explanations on information that appeared in the media about plans to allegedly allow hunting for Red Book polar bears, which has been banned since 1957. Recall that since 2019, the polar bear is one of the ...

September brought abundance of polar lights to Norilsk

September brought abundance of polar lights to Norilsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In September, Norilsk people actively published pictures of the northern lights on social networks. This wonderful phenomenon has been repeatedly seen in our sky. A well-known Norilsk photographer Alexander Haritonov shared his pictures with subscribers on Instagram, and he told This Is Taimyr about where ...

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 ...

Royev Ruchey bears get ready for hibernation

Royev Ruchey bears get ready for hibernation

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In nature, bears gain 30-40 percent more weight before winter. Nowadays, the zoologists of the Krasnoyarsk fauna and flora park Royev Ruchey are helping pets get fat by increasing feed by 20-50 percent. The main diet of the clubfooted is porridge, which consists ...

Lake Ayan cleared of man-made waste

Lake Ayan cleared of man-made waste

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. On the initiative of the Norilsk Development Agency, the Chisto_Ayan ecological project, the idea of ​​which belongs to the specialists of the Taimyr Nature Reserves directorate, was continued. The project to clear the most beautiful lake on the Putorana plateau won the Nornickel grant competition ...

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 ...

Indian summer came to Norilsk

Indian summer came to Norilsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Warm weather has been observed in Norilsk for the last two days. Though with a strong wind, but Norilsk residents are not afraid of it: Leninsky prospect closed for transport and plus 16 degrees are conducive to walking. According to forecasters, in the coming days ...

Underwater drone and gas analyzer to monitor water and air in Norilsk

Underwater drone and gas analyzer to monitor water and air in Norilsk

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Public figures of Norilsk now have an underwater drone and a device for monitoring atmospheric air. High-tech equipment was handed over by the first deputy chairman of the Central Council of the All-Russian Society for Nature Conservation Elmurod Rasulmuhametov during his working visit to ...