#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Red Book of the region is updated every ten years. The circulation of the new edition is 1100 copies. This is an official document that reflects information about rare or endangered species, subspecies and populations of plants, animals and other organisms living or growing in the Krasnoyarsk region. Here are the measures for their protection and restoration.
The region’s Ecology Ministry noted that the first Animals Red Book of the Krasnoyarsk region was published in 2000 on the basis of the list approved by the Krasnoyarsk region administration decree. The first edition of the regional Red Book of Plants and Fungi was published in 2005.
The new edition is illustrated with original color photographs and drawings. Two volumes contain essays on 152 rare species of animals and 647 species of plants and fungi. The descriptions are provided with maps reflecting the habitats of animals and plants in the region. Well-known scientists and ecologists worked on its creation.
In the near future, a new edition of the Red Book can be found in libraries, higher educational and environmental institutions of the region. The electronic version of the book is available on the official website of the Ecology and Rational Nature Management Ministry of the Krasnoyarsk region at the link.
Text: Denis Kozhevnikov, Photo: Olga Polyanskaya