Transneft Siberia defined migration routes of reindeer in Yamal
8:54 15 сентября 2017
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The company “Transneft Siberia” completed the stage of field researches on monitoring and organizing of migration routes of reindeer at exploitation of objects of the trunk oil pipeline “Zapolyarye – Purpe”.
The researches are being conducted within the Year of Ecology announced in the Russian Federation and in the company “Transneft” for analysis of transhumance of reindeer and defining of unfavorable time for fulfillment of planned repairs on the oil pipeline. Till the end of the year specialists of the center will elaborate the scheme of informing of reindeer herders about possible non-routine events and planned work on the oil pipeline, will give recommendations about necessity to build protecting constructions in places of passages for prevention from traumatism of animals and damage of the oil pipeline. Besides, it is planned to create the map of transhumances with pointing of places of nomadic camps, nutritive base and routes of movement, as the press-service of the enterprise informs.
All this work will be fulfilled by a member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences – the Biodiversity Conservation Center (Moscow), specialists of which have experience in the sphere of conducting of ecological consulting.
The ecologists will give an assessment to activity of “Transneft – Siberia” on preparation and exploitation of reindeer passages across the pipeline system “Zapolyarye – Purpe” and also will elaborate recommendations on interaction between the enterprise and reindeer herders at exploitation of the trunk oil pipeline.
In the course of building of the country’s northernmost trunk oil pipeline the company fulfilled full scale activities on protection of fragile ecological system of the region. Passages for domestic reindeer were organized with consideration of population’s opinion. It allowed decreasing influence of building activities on natural migration of domestic reindeer during transhumance from winter pastures to summer ones.