Clean Arctic

Clean Arctic

“Clean Arctic” is a large-scale project to clean up the Arctic territory of Russia from waste and garbage accumulated since Soviet times. The idea belongs to Dmitry Lobusov, captain of the “50 Years of Victory” nuclear icebreaker, and Gennady Antokhin, Soviet and Russian icebreaker captain, Hero of Labor of the Russian Federation. “Clean Arctic” has become a platform that brings together public and volunteer organizations, scientists, heads of Russian regions and businesses. The project partners are MMC Norilsk Nickel, PhosAgro and Russian Railways. The “Clean Arctic” Column is dedicated to the environmental initiatives of all countries in the region. Map of project Clean Arctic-2023

Domestic tourism should double the share of the Russian northern regions in GNP


Domestic tourism should double the share in the gross national product of the northern regions of the Russian Federation, whose tourist infrastructure does not keep up with the increase in tourist flow to the Russian Arctic, said Russian Minister for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic Alexei Chekunkov

Russian scientists will determine the mechanisms of climate change and the nature of Svalbard in 150 thousand years


Specialists of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI) will conduct paleogeographic studies in the new season of work on Svalbard this year

The glacier of Romantics reached the final of the competition "From the South Seas to the Polar region"


The Yamal Glacier of Romantics, which is the most popular natural attraction of the Polar Urals, can be included in the list of the 30 most beautiful places in Russia as part of the "More than a Trip" program

The Walla-Tunturi tour cluster scheduled to open in 2032


The opening of the Valla-Tunturi tourism cluster on the territory of the Kola Peninsula is scheduled for 2032, the Ministry of Information Policy of the Murmansk Region reported

The Federation Council approved the law on the expansion of the Arctic zone of Russia


The Federation Council approved the law on the inclusion of the Berezovsky and Beloyarsk municipal districts of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Yugra into the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation

Russian experts study the state of permafrost and the process of melting glaciers in Svalbard


Scientists from the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AAI) are starting a new season of scientific work in the Svalbard archipelago in Norway

The tourist route of the Arkhangelsk region become one of the best in Russia


The route "Arkhangelsk: the Arctic begins here" was included in the first printed catalog of national tourist routes in Russia

Reindeer sledding races in Salekhard to be shown live


Reindeer sledding races, which will be organized as part of the celebration of Reindeer Herder's Day on March 23-24 in Salekhard, will be shown live for the first time

BRICS countries may create a scientific center in Svalbard - scientist


Russian scientists plan to conduct joint research with China on Svalbard, and in the future, the BRICS countries may create a scientific center in the Arctic archipelago, said Denis Moiseev, Deputy director of science at the Murmansk Marine Biological Institute (MMBI)

The "March of Parks-2024" starts in Taimyr


The Federal State Budgetary Institution "Reserves of Taimyr" invites everyone to take part in creative contests of the March of Parks-2024 campaign, which will be held in Taimyr under the motto "Let's save nature together!"

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