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Weekend Crossword: How Natural World Heritage Sites fight to live another day; Sanya Nayeem; Gulf News

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We learn how Nature’s wonders are under constant pressure and threat, in today’s Crossword…

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Discover Lake Baikal, the “Pearl of Siberia”; Stars Insider

The planet’s largest and deepest freshwater lake is also its oldest. In fact, Lake Baikal is unique. Its sapphire blue waters are considered among the clearest found anywhere, and the destination’s scenic beauty, rich biodiversity, and indigenous Buryat culture make this magnificent natural wonder truly deserving of its UNESCO World Heritage status. Browse this gallery and find out more about the lake they call the “Pearl of Siberia.” (Photo: Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0)

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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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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.

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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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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

Russia – Lake Baikal

 

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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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