Northern Fleet Rise to Protect The Arctic

24.11.2014

Command of the Russian Northern Fleet has decided to take under special control ecological situation in the Russian Arctic. This was personally told by fleet commander Admiral Vladimir Korolev at an enlarged meeting of the military council. Currently, according to the commander, the Regional Environmental Center of the Northern Fleet is being formed, and it will monitor the situation in the future. The main task of the center is the environmental monitoring and control of the execution of the Russian and international legislation in the field of conservation.

Northern Fleet Rise to Protect The Arctic

It is planned that the «operation» to save the Arctic will start next year, but some events are held now. For example, this year the Northern Fleet began to clean up the beaches of the Kotelny island from heritage of Soviet times, garbage and rusting metal fuel barrels.