As Chinese Flock to Siberia’s Lake Baikal, Local Russians Growl; Neil MacFarquhar; NY Times

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The Deepest Lakes By Continent; Oshimaya Sen Nag; World Atlas

Lake Baikal, the deepest lake in Asia, is also the world’s deepest.

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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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Ancient lakes: eyes into the past, and the future; Cheryl Dybas; NSF

NSF’s mission is to advance the progress of science, a mission accomplished by funding proposals for research and education made by scientists, engineers, and educators from across the country.

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Best of frenemies: Official relations are good, but Russians grow wary of Chinese investments; Nectar Gan; SCMP

Halting the building of a bottling plant on Lake Baikal was an environmental victory, but experts note the anti-Chinese animus that helped fuel it. As Chinese projects have increased, they have stoked resentment and tension in Russia.

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The world’s oldest, deepest lake is full of life. Humans are changing that; Marlene Cimons; Popular Science

Lake Baikal is the world’s oldest and deepest lake. It’s now suffering the devastating effects of climate change.

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Methane Bubbles Frozen in Lake Baikal; Klaus Schmidt; Space Fellowship

What are these bubbles frozen into Lake Baikal? Methane. Lake Baikal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Russia, is the world’s largest (by volume), oldest, and deepest lake, containing over 20…

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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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At Asia’s heart, Lake Baikal stirs Russians to protect nature; Fred Weir; CSM

Environmental protections are often reactive, coming only after pristine areas have succumbed to pollution and degradation. But on Siberia’s Lake Baikal, care for nature has always been a way of life. Fifth in a five-part series.

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10 Most Amazing Lakes in the World; Jennifer Gonzales; Wander Wisdom

Lakes are not as frequently visited as beaches and falls. Although they are not as popular, they can certainly be just as beautiful and spectacular. Sometimes, they are even more so.

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