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Record number 441754
Title Natural heritage of Taimyr: challenges for its conservation and sustainable use
Author(s) Mazurov, Y.L.; Ebbinge, B.S.; Pakina, A.; Pedroli, G.B.M.
Source Socially scientific magazine : "Geography, Environment, Sustainability" 3 (2012)5. - ISSN 2071-9388 - p. 88 - 103.
Department(s) Alterra - Animal ecology
Alterra - Spatial knowledge systems
Publication type Non-refereed article in scientific journal
Publication year 2012
Abstract The article discusses the natural heritage of Taimyr (northern Siberia) within the perspective of the environmental conditions of the region. The assessment of its significance is based on the results of many years of Russian-Dutch ecological expeditions. Issues discussed are the responsibility for the preservation of heritage, the interests of the local indigenous peoples, and the role of public authorities. Based on the results of a pilot project, the feasibility of developing ecotourism as one of the most effective forms of sustainable use of the heritage is demonstrated. Key words: natural heritage, Taimyr, Arctic, protected areas, indigenous people, Russian-Dutch expeditions, ecotourism
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