Tag Archives: RU – Lake Baikal

Russia Sparks Backlash for Allowing Deforestation, Construction Along Lake Baikal; Moscow Times

Environmentalists say the law threatens protected natural areas and the lake’s status as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Source: Russia Sparks Backlash for Allowing Deforestation, Construction Along Lake Baikal

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

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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.

Source: Russian artist captures otherworldly beauty of Earth’s oldest lake – Daily News Egypt

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 25 million years.

Source: Incredible photos capture the world’s deepest freshwater lake in winter

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.

Source: Exploring Lake Baikal | JSTOR Daily

Baikal Ice. Timelapse; Air Pano

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

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

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