A rapid Arctic meltdown taking place in Siberia alarms scientists; Isabelle Khurshudyan, Andrew Freedman & Brady Dennis; Washington Post

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The Incredible Science Of Lake Baikal: The World’s Largest, Oldest, Deepest Lake; Ethan Siegal; Forbes

It contains more water than all the Great Lakes combined, and the science of our planet explains why.

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11 photos of majestic scenery that will help you relieve stress; Break.com

Studies show that looking at pleasant images, especially those of nature, can provide a mental escape for stressed people.

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‘Mental escape’ pictures actually relieve stress. Here’s what they look like; Monica Buchanan Pitrell; CNBC

Little can replace the feeling of being in the Great Outdoors. Yet simply looking at photographs of nature for as few as five minutes can have a similar calming effect on the brain.

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Russia acts to protect Lake Baikal amid anger at Moscow, concerns over Chinese development; Simone McCarthy; SCMP

Observers say domestic issues prompted Kremlin to tighten environmental protection around the lake in Siberia, but Chinese activities also played a part.

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Russian artist captures otherworldly beauty of Earth’s oldest lake; Daily News Egypt

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.

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Russians beg Leonardo DiCaprio to save Siberian lake; Rupert Hawksley; The National

The actor’s Instagram page has been flooded with messages asking him to raise awareness about Lake Baikal…

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How a vast Siberian lake became the latest victim of overtourism; Chris Leadbeater; Telegraph

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A Wave of Protests in Russia and the Chinese-Russian Relationship; Blog Factory

Official relations are good, but Russians grow wary of Chinese investments Halting the building of a bottling plant on Lake Baikal was an environmental victory, but experts note the anti-Chinese…

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Incredible photos capture the world’s deepest freshwater lake in winter; Kara Godfrey; The Sun

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 2…

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Exploring Lake Baikal; James MacDonald; JSTOR Daily

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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Where Is Lake Baikal?; Wonderopolis

Join us in Wonderopolis today for a tour of one of the largest lakes in the world!

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Baikal Ice. Timelapse; Air Pano

Russia – Lake Baikal

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See what the world’s deepest and oldest lake in Siberia looks like when frozen solid; Maeve Heslin; Lonely Planet

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How untouched nature on Lake Baikal’s secluded northern coast lures VIP tourists; Tass

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Research at Lake Baikal—for the protection of a unique ecosystem; Phys.org

Russia – Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal: The world’s oldest and deepest freshwater lake, in pictures; Alex Wheeler; IB Times

Russian Federation – Lake Baikal

Located in southern Siberia, Lake Baikal is so large it is often mistaken for the sea.

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