Scientific projects of Yamal were discussed within the festival «The Arctic Days» in Moscow
14:35 24 ноября 2014
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The festival «The Arctic Days» organized by the Ministry for natural resources of Russia was finished in Moscow.
The minister for natural resources and ecology of the Russian Federation Sergey Donskoy, the first Vice President of the Russian Geographical Society Artur Chilingarov, the Nobel laureate Terry Callaghan, the chairperson of the board of directors of the company «NOVATEK» Alexander Natalenko participated in the plenary session.
They marked a growing role of the Arctic for economy of Russia and the world and increasing competition for resources of the region.
The participants of the forum underline that development of the Arctic can take place only at observation of ecological norms and close international cooperation. Meanwhile, now efforts on providing of ecological safety in high latitudes in much are decreased by western sanctions, which are spread not only on equipment and technologies for energy companies but also on international scientific projects.
Much was said within the forum about researches and scientific projects, which are fulfilled on territories of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Thus, a participant of the expedition «Yamal-Arctic» Alisa Baranskaya told about the expedition and its practical results useful for science and economy. According to the words of employees of the Scientific center for exploration of the Arctic Gennady Detter and Roman Kolesnikov, the participants of the conference, information and materials, with which specialists were able to exchange during the discussions, will help to activate work of scientific organizations for safe development of the Arctic, as it is informed to IA «Sever-Press» in the press-service of the governor of Yamal.