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.

Brazil intends to become an observer in the Arctic Council


Brazil intends to become an observer in the Arctic Council, Brazilian Ambassador to Russia Rodrigo de Lima Baena Soares told reporters

Nornickel starts drafting master plan for new Tukhard settlement


Nornickel, Wowhaus architects and the Norilsk Development Agency have conducted the first survey among Tukhard residents to draft a master plan for the new settlement

Climate change in the Arctic could help reduce atmospheric CO2 concentrations


Specialists from the Antarctic and Antarctic Research Institute joined the international team

Russia will strengthen environmental monitoring of the Arctic


The press service of the "Clean Arctic" reported that the issue of creating this system is already being worked out by the Ministry of Natural Resources together with Roshydromet and Rosatom

A new University of Alaska report aims to help state leaders craft energy policies as the Arctic changes


The second section, on Alaska’s Arctic energy systems, discusses the way energy is used in Alaska, including potential for modernization and integration of renewables. The third section discusses the need for infrastructure that is resilient to climate change, which is happening faster in Alaska and the Arctic than in almost every other place in the world. That section mentions the disastrous impacts in Alaska last fall of Typhoon Merbok as one recent event that shows the need for climate-adapted infrastructure.

Digital ecosystem "Ice Navigator" to be launched on the Northern Sea Route


The decree on financing the development and launch of a digital ecosystem, which is designed to improve the safety of navigation in northern latitudes, was signed by the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin

Russian scientists will continue fundamental research of the Arctic seas despite the sanctions


The press service of the "Clean Arctic" project reported that the plans of the Institute of Oceanology. P. P. Shirshova study of the features of climatic processes, biological productivity and matter flows in marine ecosystems of the Arctic

Preparations for the celebration of the Day of the reindeer herder began in Yamal


The first municipalities of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug have begun preparations for the celebration of the Reindeer Breeder's Day

A new eco-expedition to eliminate the ghost village in Yamal is planned for August


The next ecological expedition to clean up the territory of the liquidated village of Polyarny is scheduled for August

Taimyr Tourist radio channel helps travelers with communication


In the Arctic, the Taimyr Tourist Radio Channel (TRT) works for outdoor enthusiasts

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