Environmentalists say the law threatens protected natural areas and the lake’s status as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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A rapid Arctic meltdown taking place in Siberia alarms scientists; Isabelle Khurshudyan, Andrew Freedman & Brady Dennis; Washington Post
Earth’s oldest lake – Makeeva decided to capture the UNESCO World Heritage listed-lake during the spring season when the lake is freed from ice, and seals bask in the sun when the rosemary blooms.
THE world’s deepest freshwater lake – Ozero Baykal – can be found in Siberia, Russia. Also known as Lake Baikal, it is also the oldest lake in the world – dating back some 25 million years.
The world’s largest, deepest freshwater lake is home to hundreds of species that don’t live anywhere else on Earth. But it’s threatened by climate change.
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See what the world’s deepest and oldest lake in Siberia looks like when frozen solid; Maeve Heslin; Lonely Planet
Located in southern Siberia, Lake Baikal is so large it is often mistaken for the sea.