Director of Scientific Center for the Study of Arctic Svyatoslav Alekseev, a senior fellow at the institution Andrei Plekhanov and director of interregional Expeditionary Center "Arctic" Konstantin Oschepkov located in Rovaniemi in Finland.

January 20 they met with the Director of the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland Paula Kankaapnya, on the next day they took  part in a seminar on the launch of the project "Humanor", the implementation of which invited Yamal scientists. About this IA "Sever-Press" reported the press service of the Governor YANAO.

Arctic Centre of University of Lapland and the Arctic Research Center study have collaborating since 2012. They jointly conducted comprehensive studies of the monument of the Middle Ages Yarte-6 in the lower reaches of the river Yuribey in Yamal, during which new knowledge about the environmental history of the peninsula, the development of nomadic reindeer herding and how climate change adaptation varied people and animals to the new conditions. The new project "Humanor" which begins the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland is also devoted to study of interaction of humans and animals in a changing climate, influenced by social and environmental factors on the preservation of the traditional economy. An international team of researchers conducted a qualitative analysis of the socio-ecological systems in different geographical regions of the Arctic, assessed the risk for the preservation and development of modern reindeer herding.

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Original article: sever-press.ru