A third of the territory of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation is covered with forests. This is over 328 million hectares, or 3.28 million sq. m. Such data was provided by Roslesinforg. Most of the Arctic forests are located in the Krasnoyarsk Territory – 67.8 million hectares.
The three leaders also include Yakutia (54.3 million hectares) and Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District (16 million hectares).
This is followed by the Murmansk Region (5.4 million hectares) and Chukotka (4.9 million hectares), on the territory of which long-lived trees grow: they are on average 134 years old.
Roshydromet and JSC Admiralty Shipyards signed a contract for the construction of a new vessel "Ivan Frolov", which will be part of the fleet of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, the press service of the Ministry of Natural Resources reported