The Committee on the Education and Science
To the administration of Murmansk Region
Copy: to the Academy of Sciences of Russian Federation
Having considered the materials and scientific publications about the cooperation results of the N. K. Koltsov Institute of developmental biology of RAS (Moscow) and the fishing collective farm «Sprouts of Communism» (Murmansk Region) in the pursuit of conservation of the largest in Russia and Europe Atlantic salmon’s stock having a natural reproduction in the Varzuga river as well as the word largest population of European pearl mussel, the Committee notes that this experience has an unique significance for the nature protection in Russian Federation.
The committee endorses a creation of ecological research center «Varzuga» for the conservation of polar ecosystems’ biodiversity that will undoubtedly have a critical importance for the conservation of the North’ natural resources.
The Committee Chairman I. I. Melnikov