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  1. 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 ...

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

  2. 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

  3. “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 ...

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

  4. Blue-Green Algae Spreads on Lake Baikal

    1 Aug 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Widespread reports of blue-green algae growth on the shores of Lake Baikal in Buryatia have prompted Russia’s Ministry of Natural Resources to order the Federal Environmental, Industrial and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/01/2016 - 10:36

  5. 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 ...

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

  6. 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 ...

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

  7. 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

  8. China Withholds $1 Billion in Funding for Mongolian Hydropower Projects

    13 Jul 2016- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia China is withholding $1 billion USD in funding for a Mongolian hydropower project on a tributary of the Selenge River due to Russian concerns about the project’s potential impact on Lake Baikal. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2016 - 09:58

  9. Putin Expresses Concern About Mongolian Hydropower Projects on Selenge River

    24 Jun 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Russian President Vladimir Putin this week expressed concern about Mongolia’s plans to build a hydropower plant on the Selenge River, which feeds Lake Baikal, the world’s largest ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2016 - 10:02

  10. Russia’s Buryatia Region Considers Selling Bottled Water to China

    14 Jun 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn, governor of Russia’s Republic of Buryatia, said officials there are considering a plan to sell bottled water from Lake Baikal in the Chinese market. Nagovitsyn told ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/14/2016 - 09:59

  11. Chinese Investors Plan Drinking Water Plant on Lake Baikal

    10 Jun 2016- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Chinese investors have confirmed plans to build a 2-million-cubic-meter per year drinking water plant on Russia's Lake Baikal. The project involves construction of a plant to extract and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2016 - 11:47

  12. 14 Tons of Trash Collected Near Tuul River

    24 May 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report ULAN BATOR AKI Press More than 300 Mongolians were engaged in cleaning 15.6-hectare area surrounding Tuul River. The environmental protection campaign aims to reduce environmental pollution on the banks of Tuul ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2016 - 08:57

  13. Water Levels Rising in Lake Baikal

    18 May 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Water levels in Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater body, have started rising after dropping for more than a year-and-a-half and hitting record lows earlier this month, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2016 - 10:10

  14. World Bank Suspends Funding for Mongolian Hydropower Projects on Selenge River; Russia Proposes Alternatives

    16 May 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia The World Bank has suspended plans to finance two major Mongolian hydropower projects on the Selenge River and its tributary, the Orkhon, which feed Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2016 - 11:40

  15. Rio Tinto Approves $5.3 Billion Expansion of Contentious Mongolian Copper Mine

    6 May 2016- 11:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN BATOR, Mongolia British-Australian multinational Rio Tinto has given approval for the $5.3 billion USD underground expansion of its open pit copper mine at Oyu Tolgoi, in the Gobi desert in Mongolia. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2016 - 12:02

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