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

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!"

Experts have started developing the tourist scheme "Russian North and the Arctic"


The Arkhangelsk region has begun developing a tourist scheme for the macroterritory "Russian North and the Arctic", the press center of the regional government reports on its website

Appointed a new director of the Center for Tourism Development in the Polar Urals


Olga Filippenkova has been appointed the new managing director of the Center for Tourism Development in the Polar Urals

About 27 thousand polar bears live in the Arctic today


To develop measures for the conservation of the animals, scientists study not only their numbers, but also their habits. Polar bears are clean, can run and swim fast, and like to throw algae at each other

Volunteers of the Green Arctic to clean the territory of the Ingilor Nature Park


From July 29 to August 11, volunteers participating in the Green Arctic expedition will clean up the territory from scrap metal and dilapidated buildings in five different sections of the Ingilor Nature Park in the Priuralsky district

Reindeer Herder's Day to be held on March 23-24 in Salekhard


There are 17 days left until one of the brightest and most spectacular holidays, which is expected not only by locals, but also by tourists

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