Russia’s Republic of Sakha-Yakutia is pretty proud of being the land, where mammoths could be found nearly every year. Recently, the Yukagir community area in Yakutia’s Arctic zone has brought many valuable findings for the world of paleontology. Eight years ago, it was the intacted Yukagir mammoth head and foot. They were shown at 2005 World Expo in Japan. A few years ago, there was already an ancient horse remains found. Read the related post with photographs. Last year was prominent with two events. In August, the well-preserved…

In the early November, Yakutsk-based Vladimir Potapov (fb profile) arranged the winter snowmobile expedition to the Arctic zone of the Republic of Sakha-Yakutia (Siberia/Russia). The route was Ust Kujga (map) — Kazach’e (map) — Laptev Sea. The mission was to deliver the remains of the Yuka Mammoth from the area of the Yukagir community, Laptev Sea, to Yakutsk. It is the same place, where the famous Yukagir mammoth head was discovered seven years ago. The Yuka mammoth corpse was found in the well-preserved condition by Vasily Gorokhov’s community…

Here are my announcements of big international events in Yakutsk for June 2010. Initially published on the Twitter account @yakutia. — Khabarovsk-based Japanese Centre will hold the seminar on the development of tourism, timber & construction industries in Yakutsk on Jun 2-3UNDP & the Northern Forum will held the seminar on climate changes in Yakutsk on June 2-6, 2010. #climatechange — UNDP & the Northern Forum will held the seminar on climate changes in Yakutsk on June 2-6, 2010. #climatechange. — 13th University of the Arctic Council Meeting…