RUSSIA (Sakha Republic) - Protection for 70 million hectares of Sakha Republic | WWF

RUSSIA (Sakha Republic) - Protection for 70 million hectares of Sakha Republic

Posted on 01 September 1996    
Taiga & Riverine Forest. Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Siberia, Russian Federation.
Taiga & Riverine Forest. Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Siberia, Russian Federation.
© WWF / Hartmut JUNGIUS
Seventy million hectares of the republic's territory will be under special protection by the year 2000, helping to secure the world's largest surviving tract of unbroken forest, and populations of 80,000 Moose, 45,000 Bighorn Sheep, and 250,000 Wild Deer.
Taiga & Riverine Forest. Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Siberia, Russian Federation.
Taiga & Riverine Forest. Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Siberia, Russian Federation.
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