First snow falls in Norilsk

Nature spiced snowfall with a real blizzard, to which Norilsk residents, accustomed to all kinds of weather surprises, were still not ready.

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Polar bears population tracked by AI

Polar bears population tracked by AI

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Russian Geographical Society and the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources specialists, the Wrangel island reserve employees and environmentalists will track the polar bears population using artificial intelligence technologies. On Wrangel island, between the East Siberian and Chukchi seas, a joint complex expedition ...

Polar bear from Dikson hit by car

Polar bear from Dikson hit by car

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The bear rescued from Dixon island got injuries in a car collision. Experts came to this conclusion based on the computed tomography results. “After a thorough examination and computed tomography, the diagnosis of veterinarians is as follows: the bear has multiple shot wounds, including in ...

Arctic birds can help fertilize Taimyr lakes

Arctic birds can help fertilize Taimyr lakes

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In Taimyr, the first stage of an expedition to collect data to study the possibility of restoring water quality and increasing the Arctic lakes productivity by guanotrophication has been completed. Recall that in November 2021, RAS corresponding member, the RAS SB Biophysical Physics Institute’s Experimental ...

First snow covered Norilsk mountains

First snow covered Norilsk mountains

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR.  It is snowing in Norilsk today - the first time after a short northern summer. Due to the plus air temperature, large flakes of snow do not settle to the ground. But the Norilsk people are watching the mountains’ snow caps. Nobody knows whether the ...

Dikson bear got multiple gunshot wounds

Dikson bear got multiple gunshot wounds

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR.  The bear rescued from Dikson island turned out to be not a female, as they thought at first, but a male. Doctors assess his condition as serious but stable. This was announced by the Moscow Zoo general director Svetlana Akulova. “Our victim turned out to ...

Wounded polar bear being saved in Taimyr

Wounded polar bear being saved in Taimyr

ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The circumstances under which the animal got wounded are being investigated by law enforcement and supervisory authorities. According to preliminary data, the bear showed up in the village of Dikson on the Taimyr peninsula two weeks ago. The owners of the Arctic are not ...

King crab habitat increases due to warming in Arctic

King crab habitat increases due to warming in Arctic

ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Climate change in the Arctic, observed in recent decades, will affect the red king crab population. This was stated by scientists from the Murmansk Marine Biological Institute (MMBI) of the Russian Academy of Sciences following a study published in the international publication Water. According to ...

Black storks photographed in Krasnoyarsk national park

Black storks photographed in Krasnoyarsk national park

ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Shushensky Bor national park employees for the first time has taken photographs of the Red Book black stork. At first they saw one bird, and a few days later they captured a group of 15 storks. For the territory of Shushensky pine forest, this ...

Polar lights season starts in Norilsk

Polar lights season starts in Norilsk

ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Norilsk photographer Sergey Dokukin captured the summer northern lights. Green rays painted the still bright sky of our city - the period of twilight nights continues in the Arctic. “The aurora season opened tonight. The sky is still bright, but something is already visible. I ...