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Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: Works on involvement of the local community of the Vorkuta region in forest fire prevention and climate change adaptation activities have been carried out
November 29, 2016

 
Within the framework of the Permafrost Component of the UNDP/GEF project “Strengthening Protected Area System of the Komi Republic to Conserve Virgin Forest Biodiversity in the Pechora River Headwaters”, the activities on involvement of the Vorkuta region local community in forest fire prevention, nature conservation and climate change adaptation… Read more »

Environment Minister and European Union consider effects of Paris Climate Agreement on Belarus

Minsk, 29 November 2016 – The EU-funded Clima East programme, which provides support to the eastern European Neighbourhood Policy countries to be better prepared to deal with climate change impacts, organised a round table attended by representatives of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Belarus, including Minister… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: The All-Russian conference “Stationary research on forest and marsh biogeocenoses: ecology, productional process and dynamics” with the participation of international experts has been held at the Institute of Biology (Komi Ural branch, RAS)
November 28, 2016

 
On 14-23 September 2016, at the Institute of Biology, Komi Science Center, Ural Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, the All-Russian Conference “Stationary Research on Forest and Marsh Biogeocenoses: Ecology, Productional Process and Dynamics” with the participation of international experts was held. 61 experts, including 12 doctors of science and… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: The Prognozkomi company continues implementing “The Tundra in its true colors” project within the framework of the permafrost component of the UNDP/GEF/EU project

Our staff members have been set a challenging task of developing and publishing a children’s book about the northern nature, tundra and permafrost, reindeer and reindeer breeders. Using the experience of highly professional experts in the field of development and publishing of books, in particular, the experience of copy editors,… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: The progress of works on the development of management plans and regulations on regional permafrost protected areas in the Republic of Komi

 
As a result of the analysis of the regulations on some federal protected areas, which have been approved this year (in particular, the state nature reserves Remdovsky, Pozarym and Altacheysky), it has been found out that all of them have similar structures, because they have been approved by one… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: A rafting expedition through the Sebys complex reserve on 17-26 July 2016
November 26, 2016

Within the framework of the implementation of the Iz’vatas Habits of Centuries project, a rafting expedition through the Sebys complex reserve was undertaken on 17-26 July 2016. The expedition team comprised students from the Izhma region headed by Yevgeny Rochev (Izhma District Center of Children’s Creativity). Olga Smetanina, Izhma Museum… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: School expedition to the Adak reserve
November 22, 2016

Under Contract № 140у-2016, of 12 May 2016, the Municipal Budget-Funded General Education Institution Comprehensive School № 6 acts as the main executor of the Zapolyarnaya Moroshka project, which is related to rational nature management and aims at conservation of permafrost peat bogs and their adaptation to climate change through… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: Works on experimental innovative methods of tundra ecosystem restoration are completed
November 16, 2016

The activities under this contract are carried out to ensure the implementation of UNDP/GEF project 00059042 “Strengthening the Komi Republic Protected Area System to Conserve Virgin Forest Biodiversity in the Pechora River Headwaters Region” (hereinafter referred to as the Project).
Environmental restoration activities are performed in accordance with developed concepts… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: OOO Prognozkomi has started implementing the community-focused Wild Terra project with the assistance of the UNDP/GEF project in the Republic of Komi and NAO and the Komi Republic state budget-funded institution “Protected area center”

Since 2013, in the Republic of Komi and the Nenets Autonomous Okrug, within the framework of the UNDP/GEF project and with the assistance of the EU ClimaEast Programme, a programme aimed at improvement of the knowledge and experience in reducing GHG emissions and carrying out climate change mitigation activities has… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: The first stage of implementation of the community-focused environmental education-related project “Tundra in its true colors” dedicated to Komi Republic reindeer breeders and tundra is completed
November 15, 2016

A community-focused environmental education-related project entitled “Tundra in Its True Colors” is currently being implemented by the PROGNOZKOMI Company within the framework of the Permafrost Component of the UNDP/GEF/EU project. The project is dedicated to Komi Republic reindeer breeders and tundra, a unique northern ecosystem and reindeer breeders’ habitat. The… Read more »