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JOURNAL: 2020, є2(38), p. 109-121

HEADING: Regional problems

AUTHORS: Tortsev A.M.

ORGANIZATIONS: N. Laverov Federal Center for Integrated Arctic Research

DOI: 10.25283/2223-4594-2020-2-109-121

UDC: 332.1

The article was received on: 23.01.2020

Keywords: coastal communities, stages of development, development trends

Bibliographic description: Tortsev A.M. The coastal territories of the Arkhangelsk region: the development of natural resources and socio-economic development. Arctic: ecology and economy, 2020, no. 2(38), pp. 109-121. DOI: 10.25283/2223-4594-2020-2-109-121. (In Russian).


Coastal communities on the shores of the White Sea were formed during the period of active use of the territory natural resources. Sea animal catching, fishing and livestock farming provided income and welfare for local communities. Analysis of the use of natural resources and socio-economic development of coastal areas are the objectives of the study. The researcher considers the stages of the use of the territory natural resources and changes in local communities. Currently, the economic development of the territory has a zonal character. The remoteness of the main consumers and the inaccessibility of the use of natural resources are the reasons for this model of economic activity. In the main part of coastal settlements, there is a strong migration outflow of the able-bodied population. Only some settlements have positive development trends. However, new drivers for the territory development appeared: industrial development of the diamond deposit and the laying of the road, providing almost year-round communication with the regional center.


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