Russia: 3 new PAs focusing on Arctic biodiversity announced for Nenets Autonomous Area

In 2017, three new specially protected nature areas of regional importance will be established in the Nenets Autonomous Area. They are the Pakhanchesky and Khaipudyrsky nature sanctuaries and the Severny Timan Nature Park, the website of the Year of the Environment in Russia reported.

The protected areas will facilitate the conservation of unique Arctic biodiversity.

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