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.

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.

Scientists conduct first survey of aquatic flora on Novaya Zemlya, Kolguev, Vaygach

ARKHANGELSK, July 18. /TASS/. During the Arctic Floating University expedition onboard the Professor Molchanov research/survey vessel scientists for the first time studied plants in fresh water bodies on the Kolguev, Vaygach Islands and on the Novaya Zemlya Archipelago.

Taymyr expedition to survey bio resources following 2020 devastating fuel spill

NORILSK, July 13. /TASS/. A scientific expedition will assess the ichthyofauna on the Taymyr Peninsula in the Krasnoyarsk Region's north following the devastating fuel spill in Norilsk in May, 2020.

Cleanup missions in Arctic to feature 5,000 volunteers

MURMANSK, June 28. /TASS/. About 5,000 volunteers will participate in more than 30 missions to clean the Arctic's all nine regions, Clean Arctic's COB Ruslan Gubaidullin told TASS.

Russian Geographical Society organizes Arctic Volunteer movement

ST. PETERSBURG, June 20. /TASS/. The Russian Geographical Society (RGS) will organize a new movement - Arctic Volunteer, which will unite volunteers and specialists, engaged in the Arctic ecology cleanup, RGS's Deputy Executive Director Sergey Korlykhanov told the St.

Academy of Sciences begins biodiversity survey on Kola Peninsula