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Phenomena of Arctic Nature (KO2093 PAN)

Programme funding: 2175915 Total budget: 2615785 Duration: 01.03.2019 – 31.08.2022

Project’s overall objective is that attraction and awareness of arctic nature and its unique phenomena in tourism market are growing and result in increasing number of tourists, higher income in the local economy and better employment rate in the tourism sector along the northern most part of Green Belt of Fennoscandia. The concrete outputs of the project include permanent exhibitions in nature centres, nature observation bases, and audio-visual shows. Target groups are tourism entrepreneurs, tourists, pupils, students and local people in the Barents area in Russia, Norway and Finland.
Lead partner: Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland
Other partners:
Youth Centre Vasatokka, Finland
Institute of Industrial Ecology Problems of the North, Russia
State Nature Reserve Pasvik, Russia
Biotope AS, Norway
Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Norway
The Board for the Øvre Pasvik National Park, Norway
Lapland University of Applied Science, Finland
Municipality of Salla, Finland
Status: Ongoing
Type of the project: Standard Projects