Selection is ahead. 180 volunteers want to go to Vilkitsky Island
16:58 24 мая 2019
Категории: News in English
The application campaign for participation in the expedition on restoration of ecological balance of Vilkitsky Island was completed. 180 applications were received during 2 weeks in the interregional public ecological-sociological organization “Green Arctic”.
Geography of the participants is from Kaliningrad to Nakhodka, from Murmansk to Yessentuki. Also there are Russian compatriots residing abroad among the volunteers – from Israel, Moldova, Germany, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan and Morocco. This information was given to the news agency “Sever-Press” in the department of external relations of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
As the chairman of the interregional public ecological-sociological organization “Green Arctic” Yevgeniy Rozhkovskiy tells, the calculation of points on the test published on the website is being fulfilled. The participants had to answer 33 questions. The results will be summed up within a week. The remote questionnaire survey will be conducted with the applicants, who scored the most points, and they will be invited to the onsite stage from the 5th to the 10th of July to the Polar Urals, where they will finally form a group of volunteers to participate in the expedition.
As it should be reminded, the ecological expedition to Vilkitsky Island will be held from the 10th of July to the 10th of August. The general cleaning on the island has been fulfilled since 2017. During two short summers the volunteers cleared the area in 32 hectares, collected 135 tonnes of scrap metal. The total amount of scrap metal to be removed is 802 tonnes.