Gydan was presented at the festival “Primordial Russia”
14:43 11 февраля 2020
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The company “Gazprom dobycha Yamburg” presented the photo-album about Yamal and the Gydan peninsula in Moscow. Its presentation was held within the seventh all-Russian nature festival “Primordial Russia”. “Gazprom” was its general sponsor. Authors, representatives of the Gydansky National Park and the Vernadsky Non-governmental Environmental Foundation were invited to the event.
The ecological and educational project of “Gazprom dobycha Yamburg” is dedicated to the northernmost national park in Western Siberia located beyond the Polar circle. Its territory is home for 18 species of mammals, 76 species of birds, including ones enlisted to the Red Books. They include the polar bear, the Atlantic walrus, the white-billed loon, the white-tailed sea eagle, and the peregrine falcon.
Preparation and publication of the photo album took three years. The information was given to the news agency “Sever-Press” in the service on public relations and communication with mass media of “Gazprom dobycha Yamburg”. The book includes about 500 unique images of the Arctic tundra. Each photograph is a story about the unique nature of the severe region, about rare inhabitants of the Gydan Peninsula and about scientific activity on the territory of the National Park. The photo album was published in 2 thousand copies. The bigger number of the books was donated to libraries, educational institutions, museums of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, the Gydansky National Park and the Vernadsky Foundation. Also they were sent to UNESCO, the Ministry of natural resources and environment of the Russian Federation, the government of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. The electronic version of the photo album is published on the website of “Gazprom dobycha Yamburg”.
The photo album includes works by Andrey Gorchakovsky (Gydansky state nature reserve), Nikolay Korostelev (Moscow zoo), Sofia Rosenfeld (Severtsov Institute of ecology and evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences), Maksim Tolstoy (Shirshov Institute of Oceanology) and Danila Shiryaev (Moscow State University). From “Gazprom dobycha Yamburg”: the photos were provided by an employee Danil Khusainov, the text was prepared by Nikolay Rybalka, and the layout was prepared by Galina Kashirova. The photo album was published jointly with the Vernadsky Non-governmental Environmental Foundation.