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Usually misfortune struck where medical care was rudimentary - tick-bite fever in the Transkei, a broken foot in Laos, gout in Madagascar, concussion in the Carpathians, cracked ribs in several places, bronchitis in several others and a dislocated knee on the northern shore of Lake Baikal. An incidental ...
investors from China are showing a growing interest in Lake Baikal's tourism market as they see business opportunities in an increased number of Chinese tourists in the region. The locals feel uncomfortable: over 50,000 people signed an online petition to ban the Chinese from land purchases around ...

Water Levels in Russia's Lake Baikal Could Drop 35 Centimeters Below Critical Mark: Expert · Lake Baikal Levels Falls Below Critical Threshold · Study Says Lake Baikal's Low Levels Are Part of a Natural Cycle · Scientific Expedition to Study Lake Baikal Concludes · Russian government May Lower ...
Moscow, January 16. /TASS/. The water level in Lake Baikal, the world's largest freshwater body, has dropped by six centimeters below the critical mark and the outlook is negative, Head of Russia's Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring Roman Vilfand said on Tuesday.
Song, a businessman from Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, visited Lake Baikal in Russia's southern Siberia in January of 2016 at the invitation of a friend. Once there, he not only was impressed by the magnificent landscape but also by the growing number of Chinese tourists arriving there ...
Lake Baikal, known as the planet's oldest, deepest and clearest freshwater lake has always been attracted a lot of attention from around the world, and that is not just because of its prominent titles. Enjoy a selection of airy images snapped by Sputnik's photographer at the legendary Siberian lake. In winter ...

According to the Moscow Times, 2,000 tons of ice from Lake Baikal and other lakes nearby were used to make 40 football-related statues, with a chunk of it being used on Ronaldo. The Ledovaya Moskva festival has been taking place since December 29 and runs until January 8, and its sculptures are ...
We drive to Listvyanka, a small place close to Irkutsk, popularly known as the Gateway to Lake Baikal. Around 300 years ago, the village was tiny with a small post-office; today, it is a major tourist hub, well-known for its lake views and Siberian delicacies. Lake Baikal is one of Russia's great sights: it is the ...
Birds from as far as the Caspian Sea, Lake Baikal, Aral Sea and other remote parts of Russia, Kirghiz steppes of Mongolia, Central and Southeast Asia, visit the lake to escape the biting cold in their native places. They start their homeward journey with the onset of the summer season. Stay up to date on all ...
"The ban on commercial fishing for the Baikal omul embraces the Chivyrkui bay of Lake Baikal and the rivers flowing into it, in the Barguzin River basin, the Sor and Sor-Cherkalovo bays, and in the Selenga River Russian Federal agency for fisheries (Rosbybolovstvo) said in a press release. "There will be ...
"In the '90s, it was proclaimed that Lake Baikal had such pure water that if you were to take a glass of this water, the water would start to etch the glass," Nyman said, "because water likes ions, and it would just take the ions right out of the glass into solution." Nyman said that this affinity is too powerful for ...
... tag along on one of their trips around the world and learn the secrets to their success. Well, you now have your chance, as Murad and Nataly Osmann recently shared with me every detail of their photo shoot at Russia's Lake Baikal so that you can organize your next Instagram-worthy trip more efficiently.
World's deepest lake crippled by putrid algae, poaching and pollution. Lake Baikal in Siberia holds one fifth of the world's unfrozen fresh water, but its precious fish stocks are disappearing. Lake Baikal algae. Lake Baikal, a world heritage site, is under threat. Photograph: Oleg Timoshkin/AFP/Getty Images.
Should Russia's Lake Baikal be one of your 2018 dream destinations? Perhaps. Business Insider magazine polled travel experts and came up with a breathtaking list of 25 must-see places in the new year. Here are some of the magazine's recommendations made by sources that include Lonely Planet ...
IRKUTSK, RUSSIAN (NBC NEWS) - Russian divers celebrated the holidays Saturday with a plunge into the frigid waters of a Siberian lake. Sixteen divers put on their suits and scuba gear for something like an underwater party. The waters of Lake Baikal were just a couple of degrees above freezing.
satellite imagery that showing active wildfires (outlined in red) and smoke near the shoreline of Lake Baikal in southern Russia, July 27, 2017.
They sold frozen fish from Lake Baikal, shiny trinkets from tribesmen, and according to Stanislav, cheap rifles if you knew who to ask. In the ...

The anthropogenic cause of the mass death of seals at the end of October on Lake Baikal is completely ruled out, the West-Baikal ...
The discovery of more than 140 dead seals in Siberia's Lake Baikal has puzzled scientists and led to fears of an epidemic among the rare ...
Dozens of dead Baikal earless seals have been found on the shores of the world's deepest lake in the last six days. While an epidemic has ...
The dead seals started appearing along Lake Baikal last weekend, the Irkutsk region's government said in a statement. Most of the seals were ...
Local residents have begun using the carcasses of more than one hundred dead seals who washed up on the shores of Lake Baikal to feed ...
Siberian veterinarians say the more than one hundred seals that washed up on the shores of Lake Baikal may have died from hunger, the ...
Around 130 dead seals have washed up on the shores of Russia's Lake Baikal, authorities said Tuesday, as they launched a probe into the ...
"No, the gold fell into [Lake] Baikal! That's why no-one can ... He brought the train to Irkutsk, a trading city near Lake Baikal. And that's exactly ...
Holding one-fifth of the world's unfrozen fresh water, Baikal in Russia's Siberia is a natural wonder of "exceptional value to evolutionary ...
Lake Baikal is undergoing its gravest crisis in recent history, experts say, as the government bans the catching of a signature fish that has lived ...
Lake Baikal is undergoing its gravest crisis in recent history, experts say, as the government bans the catching of a signature fish that has lived ...
Siberia's Lake Baikal--the world's deepest lake at more than 5,500 ... Over the past 15 years, the biomass of omul living in Lake Baikal has ...
Lake Baikal in Russia is the largest freshwater lake by volume in the world and a major international tourist attraction, but experts have ...
Mongolia has proposed several hydroelectric projects that could affect Lake Baikal, across the border in Russia. But the most problematic ones ...
Lake Baikal is undergoing its gravest crisis in recent history, experts say, as the government bans the catching of a signature fish that has lived ...
In 2010, our friends Hubert Kriegel and Chinzo crossed Lake Baikal on their Ural sidecar in the middle of a particularly brutal Russian winter.
Superior is the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area, and second only to Russia's Lake Baikal in volume. (Don't sneeze at ...
Crescent-shaped Lake Baikal is now the planet's deepest and oldest lake, emerging 25 million years ago on a tectonic crack, an area of 31,722 ...
Russia's Lake Baikal, the world's deepest freshwater lake, has extremely high pollution levels, President Vladimir Putin warned Friday while ...
The region is known for its environmental significance; Irkutsk State University is near Lake Baikal, the deepest and largest freshwater lake in ...
The construction of hydroelectric power chain on the Selenga River, the main tributary of Lake Baikal, and the rivers flowing into Selenga is ...
This isn one being cooked at Lake Baikal, Mongolia. Having spent the summer working alongside the future stars of food and drink, as part of ...
... Ocean - more than the next seven largest rivers combined and enough to fill Lake Baikal - the world's deepest lake - in less than four years.
It is a popular stop on the Trans-Siberian Express railway, often as a stopover to reach the majestic Lake Baikal, meaning "sacred sea" in the ...
... excursion through Russia, from Vladivostok to Moscow, that passes by endless grasslands and Lake Baikal, the deepest lake on Earth.
Somewhere in the middle of Siberia - between Novosib, as the locals call the "capital of Siberia," and Irkutsk near Lake Baikal - almost all my ...
... Paper Mill, once a major polluter of Lake Baikal, the largest fresh water reservoir in the world, the president's administration said Thursday.
Social networks are awash with angry comments, with people comparing it to relinquishing control of Lake Baikal. "I just don't get it. Is it a free ...
The body of the tourist, named only as Anthony, was found on a rock-strewn beach by the edge of the water at Lake Baikal, the deepest in the ...
For their first mission, a team of seven intrepid divers took to Lake Baikal, Siberia, from February 14th - 22nd, for some extreme, under-ice diving. Mares has spent several decades developing products, especially regulators, that can work in such ...
In the autumn of 2016, residents of the Irkutsk region and the Republic of Buryatia witnessed a bright green meteor soaring above Lake Baikal. It was later dubbed the Baikal Bolide. scientists believe that its weight was about 80 kilograms but because ...
The Cochrane-based doctor started his trek across Lake Baikal, in Siberia, on Feb. 27 to help identify the specific health needs of each community and encourage and support high quality, economically viable, culturally sensitive and local solutions in ...
Everyone has a travel bucket list. For some they are long-harboured dreams, for others a new resolve inspired by landmark birthdays or notable life events.


 

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