Hidden resources

The overcast sky is reflected in the Yuribey river. Yamal is home to one of the world's biggest known gas reserves and the peninsula is now being exploited by Gazprom, threatening the Nenets' traditional way of life. Gazprom are already battling to create secure pipelines that will have to adjust to the changing ground underneath as the landscape thaws.

Photo 12 of 15 in Crossing the Yuribey

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The overcast sky is reflected in the Yuribey river. Yamal is home to one of the world's biggest known gas reserves and the peninsula is now being exploited by Gazprom, threatening the Nenets' traditional way of life. Gazprom are already battling to create secure pipelines that will have to adjust to the changing ground underneath as the landscape thaws.
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