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Inauguration of the Great Arctic Reserve (Zapovednik) in Dudinka, Russia, 1993

Inauguration of the Great Arctic Reserve (Zapovednik) in Dudinka, Russia, 1993

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Uploaded 09 Mar 2013 by Peter Prokosch
In summer 1993 the "Great Arctic Rerserve" (Zapovednik) was established at the northern coasts of Taimyr. An international (WWF) delegation took part in the inauguration in Dudinka and in the field. The Taimyr peninsular is covered by the most extensive and northernmost tundra habitats in Siberia. These enormous wetlands are used during the short Arctic summer by millions of waterbirds, which winter in Southern Europe, Southern Asia and Africa. The biodiversity of the Taimyr peninsular is w ...
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