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The lake is included in the list of PAs thanks to schoolchildren

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Lake Usun-Kyuol, located in the suburbs of Yakutsk - Tulagino village, was included in the list of specially protected natural areas (PAs) due to a comprehensive study of the reservoir carried out by the 10th grade student of the local school Evgeny Beschetnikov, along with other schoolchildren under the guidance of Svetlana Timofeeva, teacher, and consultants from the NEFU Support Center for Scientific Programs and Grants.
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Ministry for Natural Resources of Yakutia and ALROSA sum up cooperation

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The Minister of Nature Protection of Yakutia, Sakhamin Afanasiev, held a working meeting with the ALROSA Deputy Chief Engineer for Ecology, Environmental Protection and Work with Indigenous Minorities of the North, Polina Anisimova. The aim of the meeting was to summarize the results of joint activities for the current year and to discuss further plans.
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Government of Yakutia discusses the extraction of mammoth fauna

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Issues of conducting a comprehensive industry analysis of the performance of economic entities involved in the extraction of mammoth remains in the territory of Yakutia were discussed on July 7 at a meeting with Chairman of the Government of the Republic Evgeny Chekin.
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Nature protection of Yakutia is under high-tech control

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In Year of Ecology, two modern Agilent laboratory complexes entered the arsenal of the republican system of environmental monitoring. They are able to effectively determine environmental pollutants, which previously could not be identified by other methods of analysis.

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Snowdrop Day in Yakutia

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Annually on May 18 Yakutia celebrates Snowdrop Day. Every year the number of these flowers decreases.
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Ice drift on the Lena River

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May 16 drifting ice reached Yakutsk. We visited Cape Tabaga and offer readers to look at this natural phenomenon.
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