Scientists from Yamal will tell about economic potential of the region on the conference in Archangelsk
14:14 8 октября 2014
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The international scientific conference «Competitive potential of the northern and arctic regions» was opened in Archangelsk. It was organized by the Russian Academy of sciences, the International Arctic Science Committee and the European polar board at support of the government of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug and Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
The conference will last three days, as the press-service of the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug informs. Representatives of bodies of the power, Russian and foreign business, leading scientists of the RAS, universities of Russia, Canada and Japan, regional scientific centers gathered on the conference. Researchers from Yamal also arrived to the forum. They will participate in discussion of transport and logistical infrastructure of the macro-region and preservation of natural environment and traditional way of life of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North.
Candidate of historical sciences, the chief of the sector of ethnology at the scientific center for exploration of the Arctic Galina Kharyuchi will tell about influence of industrial development on destiny of sacred places of Nenets people and experience of Yamal on protection of territories of traditional nature management and cult objects. A junior scientific employee Ruslan Ilyasov will present the report about the role of the Northern Sea Route in forming of the Arctic zone of Russia. Besides, the young scientists Ruslan Ilyasov and Yevgeniy Borodin will participate in work of the youth scientific school «Circumpolar research». Yevgeniy Borodin will speak on the report about attractiveness of Yamal for international and interregional cooperation and high economic potential of the region.