|PROBLEMS OF MODERN ECONOMICS, N 1 (73), 2020|
|Nogovitsyn R. R.|
Chair of Economics and Territorial Development Management, M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University (Yakutsk), PhD (Economics), Professor
Chamezov A. V.
PhD student, Chair of Economics and Territorial Development Management, Institute of Finance and Economy, M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University (Yakutsk)
|The article focuses on the process of reintroduction of the wood bison on the territory of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). The authors discuss preconditions of the projects, provide its short historical background, describe climatic conditions and local food supply, as well as they key stages of the reintroduction process and the legal aspects related to the wood bison’s status. Special attention is paid to the economic perspectives through analogies with the related species of the “American bison” and its uses in agriculture of North America. The article also emphasizes the tourist potential related to the perspectives of using the wood bison as a rare species.|
|Key words: bison, wood bison, reintroduction of wood bison, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)|
| Pages: 206 - 210|