publication . Article . 2012

NATURAL HERITAGE OF TAIMYR: CHALLENGES FOR ITS CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE

Y.L. Mazurov; B.S. Ebbinge; A. Pakina; G.B.M. Pedroli;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2012 Journal: Geography, Environment, Sustainability, volume 5, issue 3, pages 88-103 (issn: 2071-9388, eissn: 2542-1565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Lomonosov Moscow State University
  • Country: Netherlands
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...
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free text keywords: natural heritage, taimyr, arctic, protected areas, indigenous people, russian-dutch expeditions, ecotourism, Alterra - Dierecologie, Dierecologie, Alterra - Spatial knowledge systems, Spatial Knowledge Systems, Applied Spatial Research, Alterra - Animal ecology, Animal Ecology, lcsh:Geography (General), lcsh:G1-922, Cultural heritage, Geography, Indigenous, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Sustainability, Cultural heritage management
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