Photo: Ilya Timin / RIA Novosti
The government of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (YANAO) intends to allocate 15 million rubles to the Russian centre of Arctic exploration. The money will be invested in conducting a scientific research expedition “Yamal — Arctic”, according to the website of the regional government.
Funds will be used for rental of premises in the area of the expedition, the purchase of products, insurance of property and health of members of the expedition and transport costs.
“The priority of long-term work aimed at obtaining new knowledge about the environmental processes in the region, with a forecast for the future, the development of science-based recommendations for the conservation and maintenance of favourable status of rare species of animals and birds”, — the press-service of the government.
Earlier the employees of the national Park “Russian Arctic” was restored and digitized found on the Hayes island in the archipelago of Franz Joseph, the film of the 1970-ies. Captured on film newsreel about the Antarctic station “Youth”.
Video, photo All from Russia.