Members of the Northern Forum

SM Mazharov

“Under national goals and strategic development objectives, the Government committed to developing the Northern Sea Route by 2024 and take the cargo traffic up to 80 million tons involving Russia’s regional authorities, mainly in the northern regions”.


Alexander Mazharov,

Deputy Governor of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug

19 Aug 2019
World's largest airship offers spectacular journey through the North Pole

Airlander 10 is a clear indication that the airships, which were to become the main form of air transport after the Second World War, are returning to favorites and will soon become a popular form of [ ... ]

16 Aug 2019
The Arctic Summer School 2019: what has been done


From July 29 to August 15, North-Eastern Federal University held the Arctic Summer School in Yakutsk, co-organized by the Northern Forum and Korea Maritime Institute, Seoul. For the past three [ ... ]

15 Aug 2019
Lightning struck near the North Pole 48 times. It's not normal.

A warmer Arctic, in general, provided the fuel for lightning-producing thunderheads to move north.

Lightning happens all the time, but certain parts of the world get far less of it than others, including [ ... ]

15 Aug 2019
Plastic particles falling out of sky with snow in Arctic

Even in the Arctic, microscopic particles of plastic are falling out of the sky with snow, a study has found.

The scientists said they were shocked by the sheer number of particles they found: more than [ ... ]

14 Aug 2019
Nenets Autonomous Okrug: The number of reindeer has increased


The NAO Department of Natural Resources, Ecology and Agro-Industrial Complex summed up the results of calving based on data received from reindeer herders. According to the department, there are [ ... ]

13 Aug 2019
Kamchatka Krai might use Iceland's experience to develop geothermal energy

The head of the Far East Investment and Export Agency of the Russian Federation (IPA) Leonid Petukhov said that geothermal energy might be used in Kamchatka Krai.

Leonid Petukhov believes that it is [ ... ]

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