BRICS scientific center in Svalbard to be created this year
RU EN

BRICS scientific center in Svalbard to be created this year

Clean Arctic  
06-18-2024
 

The creation of the BRICS scientific center in Svalbard may begin this year, said Denis Moiseev, Deputy Director of the Murmansk Marine Biological Institute for Science.

"We expect that the decree of the Government of the Russian Federation on the establishment of a scientific center will be signed soon. The rollout will begin this year," Moiseev said on the sidelines of the working group on cooperation in oceanic and polar research zones at BRICS.

According to Moiseev, the BRICS research center will closely follow the example of the Norwegian Svalbard International University, which operates in the archipelago.

The creation of a BRICS scientific center in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard remains an urgent issue, confirmed Natalia Golubeva, Deputy Director of the Department for Coordination of Scientific Organizations of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. She said that the idea of creating an international center is being actively discussed, and there is a great interest on the part of the BRICS countries in creating this center.

The expert highly appreciated the importance of the BRICS countries' participation in Arctic research. According to Golubeva, climate change "primarily concerns the polar regions," and therefore it is especially important to "coordinate international activities in both the Arctic and Antarctic regions," b-port.com reports.

More
07-18-2024
The Summer Tourism Festival to be held at the end of July in Norilsk
The summer tourism festival"Norilsk is calling!" will be held on July 27-28 at Lake Tabornoe
07-16-2024
The fourth "Arctic Purity Cup" ended
The fourth "Arctic Purity Cup" has ended, during which more than 2,000 participants collected about 53 tons of garbage at 45 sites
07-15-2024
Projects for the development of tourist infrastructure in the Murmansk region identified
The winning projects for the development of tourist infrastructure in the Murmansk region have been identified, for the implementation of which 52.6 million rubles will be allocated
07-12-2024
Yakutia plans to triple the number of tourists
The authorities of Yakutia plan to triple the flow of tourists compared to 2023, the press service of the head and government of the republic reported
07-11-2024
Roshydromet Conducts Radioactivity Monitoring in the Arctic
Roshydromet has announced the completion of an expedition to study radioactive contamination of the environment in the southeastern Barents Sea, as well as hydrological and hydrochemical parameters of the White Sea
07-10-2024
The expert revealed why tourists go to the Arctic in the summer
In the heat people do not stay in the south, they want to relax in the North, where it is comfortable and cool