Scientists discover new, rare subspecies of Arctic butterfly in Yakutia

TOMSK, June 7. /TASS/. A new subspecies of the Arctic butterfly, which lives exclusively in Yakutia, was studied by scientists from the Tomsk (TSU) and the Altai (AltSU) state universities.

Pleistocene Park Reserve in Yakutia expects arrival of bison

YAKUTSK, June 5. /TASS/. A batch of 12 bison will be brought to the Pleistocene Park Reserve in Yakutia's south-east before the end of June, the park's Director Nikita Zimov told TASS.

Russia's first "green" expedition across Arctic due to begin on July 1

TOMSK, May 29. /TASS/. The first "green" expedition in Russia on a sailing trimaran with an electric motor that runs on lithium batteries will kick off in Khanty-Mansiysk on July 1.

Sibir nuclear-powered icebreaker performs flood-control work on Yenisei River

MURMANSK, May 24. /TASS/. Rosatomflot's Sibir nuclear-powered icebreaker of project 22220 for the first time performed flood-control works on the Yenisei River.

Clean Arctic opens third cleanup season in Karelia

TASS, May 22. The Clean Arctic project opened the third season in Karelia on Sunday, when Russia marked the Polar Explorer's Day. Till December, Clean Arctic will organize 30 expeditions, the project's press service said.

Volunteers from Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan to participate in Arctic cleanup

TASS, May 19. More than 80 volunteers from across Russia, from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan will participate in the Green Arctic's ecology expeditions to the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region during the coming summer season, the regional government's press service said on Wednesday.

Clean Arctic plans several dozen expeditions for upcoming season

MOSCOW, April 27. /TASS/. The Clean Arctic project plans several dozen youth expeditions between May 18 and September 30, the project's press service reported on Wednesday.

Russians will have chance to see lunar eclipse on May 5, say astronomers

MOSCOW, April 24. /TASS/. A penumbral eclipse of the Moon will occur on May 5, and the event will be visible from most places in Russia, the Moscow planetarium told TASS on Monday.

Siberian scientists suggest conducting large-scale Arctic fish studies

KRASNOYARSK, April 21. /TASS/. Scientists of the Siberian Federal University suggest conducting large-scale laboratory studies of fish in the Russian Arctic zone in the Krasnoyarsk Region's north.

Authorities declare state of emergency in Kamchatka’s district affected by volcanic ash

TASS, April 22. The state of emergency has been introduced in the Ust-Kamchatka district, where several settlements were affected by the ash fall during the eruption of the Shiveluch volcano, the district’s head, Oleg Bondarenko, said on Saturday on his Telegram channel.