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As part of the preparation of the events of the Northern Forum in Khanty-Mansiysk on June 5-8, Vladimir Vasiliev, Executive Director of the Northern Forum, had a productive conversation with Senator Grigory Ledkov, President of the Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East.

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On May 25, Savina Alekseeva presented the Arctic Startup Expedition at the X technology conference Startup Village Skolkovo, which is taking place these days in Moscow.

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Mikhail Uksusov, Russia's Youth Envoy for International Cooperation in the Arctic for the period of the Russian Federation's chairmanship in the Arctic Council 2021-2023, met with Vladimir Vasiliev, Executive Director of the Northern Forum.

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A new, ambitious five-point plan to jump-start the transition to renewable energy – the “low-hanging fruit” of climate action – was announced by UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the launch of WMO’s State of the Global Climate 2021 report.

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Geneva, 18 May 2022 (WMO) - Four key climate change indicators – greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rise, ocean heat and ocean acidification – set new records in 2021.

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A discussion on arctic marine conservation cooperation will be held on May 24th, 3 PM GMT by the Arctic Circle and Co-hosted by the WWF Arctic Programme.

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Source: Press service of the Head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and the Government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

 

In the conditions of the economic crisis and sanctions, the Arctic is a promising market for canned products.

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The branch of the National Library of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) DTK - Reading Center is holding the second International competition of publishing and visual creative projects for children and adolescents "White world of the Arctic through the prism of a children's book".

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World Data System is looking for papers for their session, "AI & Reproducibility, Repeatability, and Replicability" at the upcoming SciDataCon, part of International Data Week in Seoul, Korea and online (20-23 June 2022).

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The journal Advances in Polar Science is inviting people to submit manuscripts to their special issue entitled “Observations and simulations of Greenland ice sheet melting”.

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What is permafrost and is it eternal? What happens if the underground ice melts? And how can a bicycle help the Antarctic? Answers to these and other questions can be found on the pages of the first children’s book about permafrost in Russian, The Secrets of Permafrost, published by Future Books Publishing House, specializing in educational children’s literature, and the Association for the Northern Territories Development Assistance The Northern Forum Academy. 

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Participants of the "Immortal Regiment" campaign, which was held in full–time format for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, passed with portraits of veterans of the Alaska-Siberia air route. The legendary highway, along which planes were transported from the USA to the Soviet Union under the lend-lease agreement during the Great Patriotic War, has become a symbol of true international cooperation, the unification of peoples in the struggle for the liberation of the world from Nazism. The feat of the pilots, involved in the construction of airfields along the route, is honored and remembered in Siberia and Alaska.