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  1. Lake Baikal’s Water Level Plunges Below Critical

    17 Jan 2018- 08:43 by Local Press Report MOSCOW Tass Russian News Agency 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 Serv ...

    Local Press Report - 01/17/2018 - 08:43

  2. What’s Killing the Seals in Putin’s Favorite Lake?

    2 Nov 2017- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Around 130 dead seals have washed up on the shores of Russia’s Lake Baikal this week, prompting an investigation by Siberian authorities. Scientists have identified exhaustion caused by hunger as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/02/2017 - 11:12

  3. Mass Seal Deaths Reported in Lake Baikal

    31 Oct 2017- 13:31 by Local Press Report MOSCOW The Moscow Times Siberian authorities are investigating the mysterious deaths of more than one hundred seals at Russia’s Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater lake. Alexei Kalinin, an attorney at the W ...

    Local Press Report - 10/31/2017 - 13:31

  4. Baikal "Crippled" by Algae, Poaching, Pollution

    19 Oct 2017- 07:16 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian 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 the world’s deepest lake for centuries but ...

    Local Press Report - 10/19/2017 - 07:16

  5. Baikal Researchers Study Climate Change Impacts

    3 Aug 2017- 08:11 by Local Press Report LEIPZIG Environmental Research Web As part of the Helmholtz Russia Research Group LaBeglo, UFZ researchers are studying the impact of climate change and environmental toxins on the Lake Baikal's fauna. In a rec ...

    Local Press Report - 08/03/2017 - 08:11

  6. China Plans for Baikal Water in Trouble

    8 May 2017- 12:50 by Local Press Report IRKUTSK Nikkei Asian Review A Chinese proposal to pump water from Lake Baikal, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and carry it across two borders to help alleviate water shortages seems to be a real problem solver. The R ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2017 - 12:50

  7. Chinese Firm Le Eco Starts Importing Lake Baikal Water into China

    4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Chinese technology firm Leshi Internet Information and Technology (LeEco) plans to start importing water from Lake Baikal for sale in China, according to Xu Xinquan, president of LeEco Russia an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/04/2016 - 11:56

  8. Distillery for Former Baikal Pulp Mill

    15 Sep 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Water bottling company Baltbira is looking to start producing whiskey at the now-closed Baikal Pulp and Paper Mill facility on Lake Baikal. IA FlashSiberia quoted a company official as saying t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/15/2016 - 08:26

  9. Hydropower Facilities on Selenge River Threaten Fish in Lake Baikal

    24 Aug 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Construction of hydropower plants on the Selenge River in Mongolia could pose a threat to the Baikal omul – a species of whitefish endemic to Lake Baikal in Russia’s Siberia region, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2016 - 10:29

  10. Russian Government Provides Aid for Drought-Stricken Trans-Baikal Farmers

    11 Aug 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian government is providing 5.5 tons each of wheat and barley through the Federal Intervention Fund to drought-affected farmers in the country’s Trans-Baikal region. "Last year we s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2016 - 10:02

  11. Siberian Journalist Calls on Locals to Collect Lake Baikal Algae Samples

    4 Aug 2016- 09:27 by Local Press Report ULAN UDE Siberian Times Campaigning Siberian journalist Margarita Morozova has called for people to send samples of the invading algae to scientists to allow a lake-wide analysis the problem. Ecosystems Environment ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2016 - 09:27

  12. “Stain” on Lake Baikal Due to Natural Causes: Environment Minister

    3 Aug 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia A foul-smelling stain that appeared on the surface of Russia’s Lake Baikal last week was caused by natural factors, according to Russian Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Sergey Donsk ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/03/2016 - 10:11

  13. Russia’s Trans-Baikal Region Loses 46,000 Hectares of Agricultural Land to Drought: Official

    27 Jul 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Russia’s Trans-Baikal Region has lost some 46,000 hectares of farmland-- 30 percent of the area planted with spring crops-- due to drought, which has persisted for a second year, Acting Minist ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2016 - 10:08

  14. Russian Officials Discuss Mongolian Hydropower Plants During ASEM Meeting

    25 Jul 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN BATOR, Mongolia Russian officials raised the issue of Mongolian hydropower projects on the rivers that feed Lake Baikal on the sidelines of this month’s Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Ulan Bator. Russian D ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/25/2016 - 10:15

  15. Chinese Tech Company in Talks to Export Drinking Water From Lake Baikal

    18 Jul 2016- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Chinese technology firm LeEco is holding talks with the government of Russia’s Irkutsk region on a plan to export drinking water from Lake Baikal to China. LeEco officials and Irkutsk Governor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 11:03

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