Arctic, Antarctic museum digitizes Russian polar exploration heritage

ST. PETERSBURG, September 20. /TASS/.

Arctic tourism, North culture to be on agenda of Eastern Economic Forum

KRASNOYARSK, September 8. /TASS/. From the development of tourism in the Arctic regions will favor the preservation in Russia of the North's indigenous peoples' culture, which already has been lost in the world. This topic will be on agenda of the upcoming Eastern Economic Forum.

Unique pegmatite vein found in Murmansk Region's mine

MURMANSK, September 7. /TASS/. Geologists of Rosatom mining division's Lovozero Mining and Processing Plant in the Murmansk Region, discovered a unique pegmatite vein with a combination of minerals never seen before in any rock.

North Pole platform for the first time changes ice floe to continue Arctic seas drifting

ST. PETERSBURG, August 29. /TASS/. The North Pole unique ice-resistant self-propelled platform during the maiden expedition changed successfully an ice floe to continue drifting in the Arctic Ocean's straits.

Rosatom identifies five sites to build small power plants in the Arctic

NOVOSIBIRSK, August 25. /TASS/. Rosatom has selected five most promising sites to build small-capacity nuclear power plants in the Arctic, adviser of Rusatom Overseas (a Rosatom company) Semyon Musher told TASS on the sidelines of the Technoprom forum.

Volunteers collect about 30 tons of waste on Arctic island

ARKHANGELSK, August 18. /TASS/. Volunteers collected on the Vaygach Island, which is located between the Kara and Barents Seas, about 30 tons of waste, the Arkhangelsk Region Governor's Center told TASS. The expedition worked on Cape Bolvansky Nos and a local polar station for one month.

Arctic Cleanup Cup - competitions in cleaning - to take place in 9 Arctic regions

TASS, August 14. Competitions in cleaning and in waste sorting will be organized in the Arctic's all nine regions between August 26 and September 3 in the framework of the 3rd Arctic Cleanup Cup, the competitions' organizers told TASS.

Automatic permafrost monitoring stations to cut risk of accidents in Arctic

YAKUTSK, August 7. /TASS/.

Data from Arctic, Africa to favor accurate climate forecasts, scientist says

ST. PETERSBURG, July 27. /TASS/. Effective work to forecast global climate change may be possible if data from the polar Arctic and Antarctic areas is used together with data from African countries on both sides of the equator, Director of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI, St.

Putin holds meeting on development of Arctic cities

MURMANSK, July 21. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is currently on a working trip to the Murmansk Region, is holding a meeting on development of closed and Arctic cities. The event partially takes place in a video conference format.